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Ethnic Phnong villagers turn to homegrown produce for a living

Publication date 21 September 2018 | 14:18 | ICT

As she walks in the rain, the 65-year-old ethnic Phnong woman is on her way to Sen Monorom to sell the wild bamboo shoots and bananas she carries on her back. She wears a blue shirt, a krama and yellow flip-flops.



  • Zoo Cafe, a happy place for guests and pets

    Publication date 31 August 2018 | 11:31 | ICT

    Coffee shops have been sprouting left, right and centre in the capital, but Zoo Cafe aims to bring an experience that is a little different than your typical corner java joint.

  • Modern Khmer art: The Tale of the Storm Goddess

    Publication date 31 August 2018 | 10:08 | ICT

    Perhaps most in the Kingdom know of the folktale called Moni Mekhala which tells the origin of thunderstorms. Two young art students, however, have refreshed the story by bringing it to life through their digital design skills.

  • Local footballer praised for community action

    Publication date 31 August 2018 | 09:14 | ICT

    Putting an index finger on his lips as a shush sign before giving instructions for a football training, Tith Sovannara, 23, stood among a group of children in a school compound, telling them to pass the ball to their female counterp

  • French farmers battle against the odds to hinder wild boars

    Publication date 27 August 2018 | 15:08 | ICT

    WITH a gaping hole in the ground and tangled corn stalks strewn across Yves Rolland’s field, it looks as if it has been hit by a tornado. He already knows who the culprits are.

  • Ceramic arts exhibition of Visual and Applied Arts School

    Publication date 27 August 2018 | 13:11 | ICT

    A group of 13 students from Visual and Applied Arts School of Battambang province organised an exhibition to display their achievements at the showroom of the National Institute of Education, located in Phnom Penh, after they comple

  • Japanese woman adds a twist to traditional dance

    Publication date 24 August 2018 | 09:16 | ICT

    Hitomi yamanaka's passion for Khmer culture is apparent as she sits down to a meal of local fare to discuss her study of traditional dance, dating back more than two decades.

  • Whisky galore: Mao’s Bar serves up finest collection the capital offers

    Publication date 24 August 2018 | 08:58 | ICT

    It was some 20 years ago when a Frenchman from Corsica, Jean Pierre Franchi, first landed in Cambodia. Amazed at what he saw of the people’s resilience and a nation emerging from the Khmer Rouge genocide, he decided to stay on.

  • 3D artwork catching on among capital shops

    Publication date 24 August 2018 | 08:17 | ICT

    Looking back on the past 10 years, the market for 3D artworks was still small.

  • Young Cambodian builds an App for grade 12 exams

    Publication date 21 August 2018 | 09:42 | ICT

    SEVEN youths have come together to develop an educational app for students sitting for the BAC II examinations.

  • ‘Everything is business’: Crisis offers economic opportunity

    Publication date 20 August 2018 | 12:05 | ICT

    Captain Min Min, a Buddhist from Myanmar, looks on as a stream of Muslim Rohingya labourers zig-zag up narrow gangplanks hauling sacks of ginger from his boat into Bangladesh – one of many seizing the economic opportunities presented by a refugee crisis.