For some years now, a charity in Laos has been providing women at risk of being trafficked with a new tool to seek help: the Chinese social media app WeChat.
Movies about race, politics and music dominated nominations for the Golden Globe awards on Thursday, setting the stage for a lively Hollywood awards season leading up to the Oscars in February.
Local and international runners run through the Angkor Archaeological Park for the 23rd Angkor Wat International Half Marathon on December 2, principally sponsored by Manulife.
‘Tis the season to be jolly, indeed! Khmer Times’ Anith Adilah Othman joins the Christmas Tree lighting of Phnom Penh’s Raffles Hotel Le Royal, and finds out how the luxury boutique hotel turns this festive season into a more meaningful and charitable celebration.
Migrants tend to be healthier than the residents of wealthy countries they travel to, such as the United States, and often help fight diseases by becoming healthcare workers in those nations, according to a study published on Wednesday.
You’ve heard of the story of Jack and the Baked Beanstalk, haven’t you? An authorial debut of illustrator Colin Stimpson, the fiction is an overhaul and humor-filled version of the classic English fairytale Jack and the Beanstalk.
A recent study indicates that fewer young men and women in Japan are going on dates or having sex than in the past, with ramifications for a nation already struggling with a falling birth rate and an aging population.
When Rabee Shrouf put on his first pair of ballet shoes two years ago, he knew he had found his calling. The Jordanian’s lifelong dream was to be on stage and as a ballet dancer in Amman, he wanted to shatter stereotypes along the way.
Myanmar youth activist and television host Thinzar Shun Lei Yi would once have called herself one of Aung San Suu Kyi’s greatest fans. Now, she is one of her most vocal critics.
The 94-year-old George H.W. Bush has died, according to a statement released on Saturday.
Russia and some former Soviet Union countries risk developing out-of-control HIV epidemics, experts said on Wednesday, after data showed a record number of new cases last year.
On December 2, thousands of runners will gather in front of Angkor Wat Temple to join the Angkor Wat International Half Marathon. Some of the local celebrities will also make it to the race. Join them on the running weekend!
Investment to tackle climate change is increasing around the world but remains far too low to limit global warming and avoid its most harmful consequences, as governments have committed to do, analysts said on Tuesday.
The suspected killing of an American missionary on a remote Indian island has sparked calls to better protect indigenous people from increasing pressure to free up their land for tourism, mines and highways.
From the floating city of Venice to prehistoric rock carvings in Spain, Europe’s cultural heritage is vulnerable to floods, quakes and wildfires, and requires better protection to preserve it for future generations, officials and researchers said.
North and South Korea joined forces to get their ancient wrestling tradition onto a UN list of cultural treasures on Monday – a step forward in their rapprochement as their governments grapple with deeper divides.
The rise in number of foreign tourists in the kingdom also means an increase in the number of job opportunities for Khmers. However, has this demand for skilled workers in the industry been met?
The Anne Frank House Museum, built around the secret apartment where the Jewish teenager and her family hid from the Nazis, has reopened after being renovated to receive a new generation of visitors whose grandparents were born after World War II.
It’s Friday afternoon at the Venetian Macao hotel’s Portofino restaurant, and on the terrace a handful of chefs in white uniforms are preparing the casino hub’s famous pork chop bun for waiting guests.
Looking for a podcast where Asian women chat about taboos, plus-sized women discuss dating, or Muslim feminists talk politics? Scroll through any list of popular podcasts, and you would be hard-pressed to find one that fits the bill.