Election campaigning began this morning (Saturday, July 7) with thousands of people gathering at Phnom Penh’s Koh Pich (Diamond Island) for a Cambodian People’s Party rally.
The days may be wet, and the roads may be muddy, but who’s to say that driving a gleaming, clean car or motorbike during a monsoon is a practical impossibility? Not here it isn’t.
The length of Cambodia’s coastline may be dwarfed by its neighbours, but it makes up with the pristine conditions of its outlying islands.
Time may be a great healer, but many people would also argue that it is a lousy beautician.
Vegetarians, vegans, and pescetarians aside, almost everyone on the face of this earth depends on chicken as their daily source of protein, and it isn’t easy to see the reason behind it.
New York City has its bodegas, while sari-sari can be found in almost corner in Manila. Indonesia has its warung, and Australia has its milk bars.
Commuters in Cambodia are no strangers to road obstacles and traffic hazards, which range from necessary from outrageously funny.
The name Kampong Chhnang, literally means the ‘Port of Pots’, and the name came about with a very good reason – the area’s reputation for producing high-quality pottery predates the zenith of the Khmer Empire by two whole centuries.
For logistic drivers, nothing spoils a day quite like an unexpected breakdown.
In the age where instant gratification is the norm, no one can put a price on convenience – and nothing can beat the convenience of being able to get a refreshing pick-me-up in the middle of the day without the risk of getting drenched by the downpour or parched by the heat of the midday sun.
With a facade that looks more at home in a photoshopped picture of Paris than in the tropics, the Elysee sticks out like a sore thumb.
The Khmer New Year or Choul Chnam Thmey, which means “Enter New Year”, marks the end of the harvest season. It’s the time for farmers to take a break and have some well-deserved leisure time.
At Ice Park on the fourth floor of Aeon Mall, Cambodia’s national figure skating team wrapped up the first ever national competition last weekend.
Phnom Penh is a city that is slowly sinking under the weight of its own waste.
Work is never easy – but it is especially difficult for a person to work efficiently in the absence of a shelter over their head, where they could rest their weary bones after yet another hard day’s work under the unforgiving sun as the mercury begins to rise across Cambodia.
At Phnom Penh’s Riverside, by the banks of the Tonle Sap, before the sun’s fully risen, walkers, runners, aerobic devotees, and Tai Chi exponents can be seen on the pavements.
“Known today as Preah Vihear, the temple was dedicated to the Hindu god Shiva, who was believed to inhabit the heights.
In this week’s In Focus section, we pay tribute to Vann Molyvann – the most prolific Cambodian architect who was the impetus to the Kingdom’s New Khmer Architecture movement.
The Embassy of Malaysia in Phnom Penh celebrated its annual Chinese New Year festivities with guests receiving warm a welcome from Ambassador HE Dato Sri Hasan Malek and friendly embassy officials.
Lion dancers entertain the crowd outside the NagaWorld – the Times Square of Phnom Penh on the weekend as part of the Chinese New Year celebrations.
For a man, getting a haircut is not as difficult a decision as it is for a woman – the main question men think about is how short or long their new hairstyle should be.
Mr Mon Hai smiles as he shows the musical instrument he loves the most. He blows air into the small, hollowed-out hardwood and a beautiful sound echoes through the instrument’s bamboo-made body.
Boeung Kak was once the largest urban lake in Cambodia and was in the north of Phnom Penh with a vibrant community living on its edges. Then along came the developers.
For those looking to get out of Phnom Penh and soak up some of colonial Cambodia, the place to go is Chhlong, about 31 kilometres south of Kratie.
The Pasteur Institute was built in 1965-67 and was a medical research facility, remembered as an animal hospital.
Most of jewelry designs are inspired by the Chaktomuk period, since that was a time rich in gold and silver jewelry design.
Late in the afternoon and in the early evenings along one end of the popular riverside area in Phnom Penh.
One 18-year-old got into the field with the aim of promoting greater public awareness of the need to preserve the environment and Khmer culture.
Local people in the capital city don’t have to go far to find tasty and affordable food, on many street corners there are food stalls.
About 30 kilometres from Banlung town, 10 miners have dug holes deep in the ground in a rubber plantation, hoping to strike it rich.