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Phka Slaa, a new Khmer restaurant geared towards foodie-foreigners, recently opened its doors in a tourist-friendly area on Street 240.

The mee kork spread, with the signature handmade noodles.
Fri, 11 August 2017

At Mee Kork Orussey, noodles are a family affair

Just about the only thing that has changed in the last decade at Mee Kork Orussey is the wait time.

Fri, 11 August 2017

Art meets revelry at new Boeung Kak container market

The capital now has its second large-scale container market, this time in the Boeung Kak neighbourhood.

Varty (left) and her sister Vartey Sochetra (centre), with guitarist Sok Vichey (right) and drummer “India” in the front yard of their home.
Fri, 14 July 2017

Vartey Ganiva: telling village tales with the power of punk

The home of sisters Varty and Vartey Sochetra, and the latter’s husband Timon Seibel, doesn’t appear at first glance too different from a typical country house.

Moviegoers at the Pi Pay hub at Legend Cinema in Toul Kork claiming their 50% discount. Photo supplied
Fri, 14 July 2017

Savvy merchants see uptick in business from cashless app users

Michael Chai, Director at Legend cinema, smiled as he scanned the long queues of Spiderman fans waiting to see the latest installment of the blockbuster Hollywood franchise in Phnom Penh’s Toul Kork district last weekend.

Vendors finish setting up at the market, which doesn’t get busy with buyers until about 3am.
Fri, 7 July 2017

Up all night at Phsar Doeum Kor

Night falls and the first vendors begin setting up their stalls.

Fri, 30 June 2017

Finding a home for children left behind

The interior of Labaab, which is meant to replicate the feeling of a lordly home from 19th-century Battambang.
Fri, 30 June 2017

Restaurant recreates houses from Battambang's 'Lordship Era'

At Labaab, a new restaurant close to Vattanac Capital tower, designer and owner Rith Yoeun has transplanted a 19th-century Battambang-style design into a Phnom Penh dining room, serving up a medley of cuisines running the length

A still from A Cambodian Spring, showing Luon Sovath attending a rally, recording as usual. Photo supplied
Fri, 23 June 2017

Q&A: Chris Kelly on A Cambodian Spring

A Cambodian Spring, a new feature-length documentary by filmmaker Chris Kelly, chronicles the turbulent evictions at Boeung Kak