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Pride amid prejudice: Dance promotes respect, inclusivity

Publication date 13 January 2020 | 21:38 | ICT

In December last year, members of Cambodia’s first gay Apsara dance company, Prumsodun Ok and Natyarasa, swayed gracefully to traditional music as they performed the Prayer to the Earth Goddess on a small stage at the capital’s Futures

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  • Cultural Institute celebrates the Kingdom’s artistic revival

    Publication date 06 January 2020 | 21:20 | ICT

    Traditional Khmer dancing, yike opera, mohori music, and Cambodia’s ancient art of puppetry – these were only some of the captivating performances featured last December during the commemoration of the Khmer Cultural Development Ins

  • Recycled soap improves hand hygiene awareness among kids

    Publication date 12 December 2019 | 16:30 | ICT

    Sanitation is one of the main challenges facing financially vulnerable Cambodians, who often fall victim to diarrhoea and respiratory infections, which can be lethal in developing countries.

  • Ending domestic violence through the revival of the Honourable Warrior

    Publication date 09 December 2019 | 22:33 | ICT

    In celebration of the annual international campaign, 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence, community development organisation This Life Cambodia (TLC) released a new ad designed to discourage men from violent b

  • Cambodian Youth Network works on civic engagement in society

    Publication date 02 December 2019 | 21:24 | ICT

    Founded 10 years ago, Cambodian Youth Network (CYN) continues to work on its goal of increasing youth mobilisation, boasting more than 2,500 members consisting of university students in Phnom Penh and rural youth living in and aroun

  • Bird Festival and Nature Expo 2019 lifts value of biodiversity

    Publication date 25 November 2019 | 22:00 | ICT

    To be held on December 7, at the Royal University of Phnom Penh, the first “Bird Festival and Nature Expo” welcomes the participation of enthusiasts and aficionados in celebrating the wonders of nature and birds, and promoting their

  • Recycled soap improves hand hygiene awareness among kids

    Publication date 18 November 2019 | 21:08 | ICT

    Sanitation is one of the main challenges facing financially vulnerable Cambodians, who often fall victim to diarrhoea and respiratory infections, which can be lethal in developing countries.

  • Don Bosco Technical School helps youth gain employment

    Publication date 28 October 2019 | 21:54 | ICT

    Italian Roman Catholic priest St John Bosco once said: “The school was not the end; it was rather the instrumental means for improving the way of life.”

  • The homegrown NGO tackling the Kingdom’s rural concerns

    Publication date 21 October 2019 | 22:33 | ICT

    Non-governmental organisation Trailblazer Cambodia Organisation (TCO) is implementing four main projects based on five core strategies to improve the lives of rural Cambodians.

  • Wheelchair user given new lease of life through contemporary dance given

    Publication date 14 October 2019 | 20:54 | ICT

    Twirling his wheelchair around with a smile on his face, Kim Socheat is excited to have the opportunity to perform a solo dance about his life in Australia next week.

  • Young animator brings transgender story to DigiCon6 Asia competition

    Publication date 07 October 2019 | 20:32 | ICT

    ‘Be your own colour, don’t let anyone define you.” This is the message of Colours – Por, a short animation by art school graduate Koa Senghuo and studio Phare Visual that emerged victorious at Cambodia DigiCon6 in August.