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Ly Phally: From the slums to successful entrepreneurship

Publication date 28 May 2023 | 21:21 | ICT

Sculptures in the traditional Khmer style, including tep pranam, dragon, phnhy tes, reahou chap chan, and Hanuman carvings, are traditionally crafted out of timber.



  • Battambang business turning crops into health supplements

    In Cambodian households and plantations, the cultivation of general crops such as bananas, galangals, ginger and curcuma raktakanta is a common practice. Besides serving as a tradition, growing these crops also helps reduce expenses, decrease imports and promote public health.

  • Palm sugar bread boosts local pride at 7-Eleven stores

    Cambodian sugar palm bread is the latest addition to the 7-Eleven convenience store chain in Cambodia, and is becoming a source of local pride.

  • Cambodian showcase a hit in Japan

    The Cambodian embassy in Japan recently organised a festival to showcase the country’s rich culture and promote it as a tourism destination.

  • Cambodia hosts first international kite flying event

    Cambodia on May 6 hosted its first international kite flying event “SkyFest 2023”, held under the slogan “Khmers can fly”, to promote traditional culture and inspire the younger generation to pursue their dreams.

  • Fantastic plastic: NGO’s inaugural recycling competition held in Kandal

    The Wonders of the Mekong project, an NGO working to ensure a healthy Mekong River, on May 4 organised their first "Plastic Recycling Competition 2023” competition to celebrate Earth Day this year.

  • Siem Reap golf tournament tees off for charity

    The Kingdom’s golf enthusiasts have marked their calendars for the 2nd Charity Golf Tournament organised by the Ecoled’ Hotellerieet de Tourisme Paul Dubrule (EHT Paul Dubrule).

  • National football team star raises donations to educate children

    ISF Cambodia, a non-profit organisation that provides education and community services to underprivileged children and their families, has launched an exciting new fundraising campaign.

  • Battambang troupe leads theatre revival

    Battambang-based Lakhon Komnit Organisation (LKO) is making waves in the world of theatre, as it helps to preserve and develop Lakhon Niyeay, a form of traditional Cambodian theatre.

  • Battambang pagoda ordains 200 monks

    Wat Soriyaram, located in Battambang province’s Moung Russey district, is one of several pagodas that ordains hundreds of young Cambodians each year.

  • Artist Adana explores social issues through film, dance

    Art has always been a powerful medium for expressing emotions and ideas that are sometimes difficult to put into words.