From May to October, rice fields in every province of Cambodia transform into lush, green landscapes soaking in the daily deluge of rain. Some of the Kingdom’s provinces stay this way year-round, especially those in the north such as Tbong
Financial literacy is fundamental to strengthening financial inclusion and helping people make good decisions with their money. This goes a long way
A recent report has found that the majority of Cambodia’s nearly 40 commercial banks lack the scale and efficiency required to generate a healthy
One of The Post’s former contributors reflects on the improbable origins of the country’s first English-language paper – and the equally improbable phenomenon of a newspaper owner who was actually liked by his staff
For four decades I have written stories only for The Age in Melbourne and other Fairfax Media publications, with one notable exception.
Twelve kilometres across Phnom Penh’s Japanese Bridge, two large columns tower over the fencing of a 94-hectare site. Atop each column, stylised flames leap from a cauldron. The Olympic rings decorate the gates to the site.
Covering arts and culture in Cambodia – as the paper has done throughout its history, and over the last three years through Post Weekend – is a bittersweet affair.
Twenty-five years ago, Cambodia’s schools were scarce, and teachers even scarcer. According to Chin Chanveasna, head of the NGO Education Partnership, enrolment was low and a lack of infrastructure prevented many children from attending classes. While Cambodia’s education system has made
As in the rest of the world, everyday Cambodian life is dominated by the use of smartphones, with consumers glued to social media, streaming videos and staying up-to-date with the latest breaking news and spreading viral content. This, in large part, has been fuelled by the rapid development of a
The Cambodian economy has posted some of the most enviable growth statistics in the world, with GDP increasing eightfold over the past 25 years. But with a surging economy comes rising expectations, and Cambodia will have its work cut out for it if it hopes to continue to make gains in the 25 years
With a relatively stable government and a welcoming foreign investment climate, the slew of Korean, Chinese and other regional capital pouring into an accelerated real estate building frenzy means the Kingdom is fast shaking off its war-torn reputation. Everyone wants a slice of the lucrative real
In early 1992, a slim barang woman ordered office furniture and stationery from a shop where I was a salesman.