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After retiring from the monkhood, Somnieng Hoeurn wants to do good as a secular man – even though that means making mistakes

Taiwan’s Formosa Circus Arts incorporate stunt work into their act
Sat, 2 May 2015

Circus festival brings acts from all over the world

More than 50 jugglers, acrobats, magicians, dancers and stunt artists from Asia and Europe are set to join Cambodia’s circus performers for a tour around the Kingdom starting this week.

Jeweller Ly Pisith has received an international award.
Sat, 11 April 2015

Stones in silver score Piseth jewellery award

Siem Reap bespoke jeweller Ly Pisieth has been recognised for his series of designs that evoke the vast carvings of the Angkorian temples

Last year’s giant rice cake weighed 2.8 tonnes
Sat, 11 April 2015

Going big for Khmer New Year party in Siem Reap

Celebrations are set to feature traditional games and dancing along with a giant rice cake, Khmer hat, palm pipe and chess game

Damien Evans, research fellow at the École Française d’Extrême-Orient, Tan Boun Suy, deputy director-general of APSARA and Jean-Baptiste Chevance, Archaeology and Development Foundation program manager
Sat, 4 April 2015

Record-breaking aerial laser survey to reveal Kingdom's historical secrets

Following the incredible discoveries of the first ‘lidar’ project around Angkor Wat, archaeologists have big hopes for a second, much-larger survey

The students at Ecole du Bayon
Sat, 28 March 2015

The sweet secret of Temple Town

At Ecole du Bayon, young women are taught the fine points of baking pastries fit for the Kingdom’s best hotels

Mane Key
Sat, 28 March 2015

New hotel takes guests on a historical journey

A decade of global travel, a passion for boutique hotels, and a desire to show guests that there is more to Cambodian history than the Angkor era and Khmer Rouge period inspired Cambodian businesswoman Mane Key to open the new Mane

Thai seafood
Sat, 21 March 2015

Guest chefs to provide a taste of top Thai food

Siem Reap is set to get a taste of – and lesson in – first rate Thai food when Bangkok chefs Duangporn “Bo” Songvisava and Dylan Jones host a series of “pop-up dinners” and a cooking class this week.

Joannès Rivière
Sat, 14 March 2015

Chef Rivière’s restaurant named best in Cambodia

Cuisine Wat Damnak in Siem Reap was this week named Best Restaurant in Cambodia when it entered the prestigious Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants list at number 50, the first time a Cambodian restaurant has been included on the list.

This month 20 years ago...

1995-04-07 07:00
Who's who in the Khmer fourth estate
1995-05-05 07:00
Hayden and the longest limo in town
1995-04-21 07:00
My birthday(s), my problems
1995-04-07 07:00
On The Town
1995-04-07 07:00
The tax man cometh...
1995-05-05 07:00
Royal succession