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Fabien Martial (left) and Viroth Kol, owners of Viroth’s hotels and restaurant

Siem Reap’s ‘East Bank’ evolution

Publication date 27 June 2015 | 08:36 | ICT

Business owners and residents of Siem Reap’s rapidly evolving ‘East Bank’ are calling for better urban planning amid anxiety about the future of their beloved, laidback, leafy neighbourhood

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  • Last year’s giant rice cake weighed 2.8 tonnes

    Going big for Khmer New Year party in Siem Reap

    Publication date 10 April 2015 | 22:24 | ICT

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

  • Jeweller Ly Pisith has received an international award.

    Stones in silver score Piseth jewellery award

    Publication date 10 April 2015 | 22:26 | ICT

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

  • 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

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

    Publication date 03 April 2015 | 21:17 | ICT

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

  • Mane Key

    New hotel takes guests on a historical journey

    Publication date 27 March 2015 | 20:35 | ICT

    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

  • The students at Ecole du Bayon

    The sweet secret of Temple Town

    Publication date 27 March 2015 | 20:37 | ICT

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

  • Thai seafood

    Guest chefs to provide a taste of top Thai food

    Publication date 20 March 2015 | 22:14 | ICT

    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.

  • Michelle Obama

    Getting the red carpet ready

    Publication date 20 March 2015 | 22:16 | ICT

    Follow @phnompenhpost on Twitter as we livetweet US first lady Michelle Obama's visit to Siem Reap

  • Joannès Rivière

    Chef Rivière’s restaurant named best in Cambodia

    Publication date 13 March 2015 | 22:07 | ICT

    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.

  •  Adam Rodwell And David Stirling

    Kandal Village and the birth of cool

    Publication date 07 March 2015 | 11:11 | ICT

    Not much to look at, yet home to some of Siem Reap’s most fashionable spots, a gritty backstreet has emerged as one of Temple Town’s most stylish destinations

  • The bubbling bowls of Muscovy duck soup are made for sharing with friends.

    One hit wonder: the duck soup diner

    Publication date 06 February 2015 | 21:23 | ICT

    It’s not often you come across a successful chef who cooks just one dish, but Sela Cham – a Siem Reap native and entrepreneur – has had a busy restaurant every night for the past three years.