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For most, a plastic bag is a mundane item, thrown away minutes after it’s acquired, but for Svay Sovannara, it’s just one the raw materials that go into his tailored creations.

A Phnom Penh native and scholar of Cambodian history with a current focus on the independence and post-independence periods, Sombo Manara,
Fri, 29 July 2016

MY PHNOM PENH: Sombo Manara: Historian

A Phnom Penh native and scholar of Cambodian history with a current focus on the independence and post-independence periods, Sombo Manara, director of the Center for Khmer Studies at Pannasastra University of Cambodia, sat down

The Lord’s Gym in Svay Pak offers local men – including sex traffickers – a chance to learn about boxing and Jesus.
Fri, 29 July 2016

The Lord’s Gym: Where even sex traffickers are welcome to work out

At the Lord’s Gym, forgiveness comes with a mean left hook.

Cone pizzas work well as a snack on the run.
Fri, 29 July 2016

Adding another dimension to a classic fast food dish

Already popular in Europe, the US and other countries in Asia, cone-shaped pizzas have arrived in Cambodia.

The interior of Saranghae is slick and modern.
Fri, 29 July 2016

Koreans offer cheesy BBQ taste explosion

Korean barbecue meets Swiss fondue at new Korean restaurant Saranghae Cambodia.

Christian De Boer helped turn Shinta Mani into one of the most highly rated hotels in the world. Photo supplied
Fri, 29 July 2016

After taking Shinta Mani to the top, Christian De Boer reveals what’s next

When Christian De Boer announced his surprise resignation from his role as general manager of Shinta Mani in March, rumours swirled as to what this Siem Reap mainstay was going to do next.

João Pedro Henriques Rodrigues Soares is running drumming workshops.
Fri, 29 July 2016

The rhythm is gonna get ya . . . healthy

A paint bucket and a metal tube strung together by twine and slung across his chest, and wooden and metal drumsticks in hand, João Pedro Henriques Rodrigues Soares sings a simple Kassa rhythm.

Historical satellite imagery provides an aerial perspective on Phnom Penh's transformation – and a glimpse of what's to come.
Fri, 29 July 2016

Interactive: The changing face of Phnom Penh

Historical satellite imagery provides an aerial perspective on Phnom Penh's transformation – and a glimpse of what's to come.

A devoted vegetarian, Victoria Wymark has over the past four years in Phnom Penh sought out the city’s best meat-free food.
Fri, 22 July 2016

MY PHNOM PENH: Victoria Wymark: Vegetarian

A devoted vegetarian, Victoria Wymark has over the past four years in Phnom Penh sought out the city’s best meat-free food.

The restaurant’s Tunisian-style tuna steak.
Fri, 22 July 2016

Tunisian, Italian cuisines collide at new bistro

“Everything is a mix,” says 29-year-old Tunisian-American Aymen Ghali who, along with a trio of Italians, opened new bistro Mestizo last week in the capital’s Boeung Trabek neighbourhood.