But behind this veneer of innocence and fun is a dark side with drug addiction rife among hostesses, girls selling their bodies to pay for their drug habits, and criminal gangs trafficking designer drugs in KTV joints.
Agnes Alpuerto goes to Malaysia’s storied state, Malacca, and gets to see how it has kept its history alive while hopping into modernity and progress.
Men may not have menstruation, but like women, at some point of time, they also ‘pause’, perhaps somewhat differently. Thus, women’s menopause pronounced as men-no-pause doesn’t really imply that men don’t pause.
Marika Els showcases her artworks that depict loss, death and rebirth, a search of a stable self and self-acceptance. Som Kanika was at her exhibition.
She’s just released her third album, Vertigo, recorded in Siem Reap. It’s an indie-folk music-style work inspired by Sibylle Baier, Feist, Vashti Bunyan and others and it comprises intimate storytelling and reflections.
Kolkata, India, was recently treated to a feast of poetic musings late last month with the foray of the Chair Literary Trust that made its debut with the Chair Poetry Evenings – the first international poetry festival that saw an impressive collection of acclaimed poets both from India and abroad. Khmer Times was one of the media sponsors.
In this age of technology, more often than not we would find children of all ages with their head buried in gadgets – be it smartphones, tablets, or even laptops. Everyday there is always a new video to watch or new music to listen to.
Thalias, one of Cambodia’s respected hospitality and restaurant groups, opens its third Khéma Deli Restaurant – ‘Khéma Angkor’, in the heart of Siem Reap.
Ongoing and Upcoming Events: 1 Dec – 26 Dec : Christmas Wonderland – 31 Dec : Marina Bay Singapore Countdown – 31 Dec : New Year’s Countdown in Sentosa – 19 – 27 Jan : Singapore Art Week
I have read quite a lot of articles discussing about the irrelevance of social media and how it has changed, mostly negatively, the way people connect with each other.
Once in a while, you come across movies or series that give you this ‘huh-moment’; series that will scramble your thoughts, in both good and bad ways.
With Tiny Toones, Tuy ‘Kay Kay’ Sobil and his team provide education, albeit not in the most traditional sense, that is meant to help keep underprivileged and marginalised kids off the streets. But life for Kay Kay is not a bed of roses.
The music of The F16s, from Chennai, South India, will keep playing on in your head if you do listen to them. Whether it’s ‘My Shallow Love’ or ‘Moonchild’, there’s no escaping the ‘earworms’ that would creep into your ears and lodge themselves in your brain.
On November 30, 2016, the kingdom celebrated Unesco’s recognition of the Chapei Dang Veng as part of the country’s intangible cultural heritage. The accolade paved the way to the protection and resurgence of the ancient guitar-like instrument.
Fun, comic and hilarious – these should be how weekends are defined. After a stressful week at work, we need reasons to laugh and be entertained. Agnes Alpuerto went onboard The Brew Cruise to see Phnom Penh’s most exciting and unique live entertainment.
Siem Reap art lovers will find that all their Christmases have come at once in the next few days, thanks to cultural treats such as the Angkor Photo Festival, an exhibition of international press photos hosted by Mirage Contemporary Art Space.
Dear mothers, pregnancy could be a stressful nine-month journey but with the right medical knowledge in hand, it doesn’t have to be. First, take a moment to breathe. Congratulations, you are about to take on a new role as a real-life superhero.
The exponential rise in the use of plastic bags in the country has triggered a Phnom Penh-based Portuguese photographer Miguel Jeronimo to create a discourse through an art exhibition dubbed ‘Plastic Kingdom’.
The 23rd Angkor Wat International Half Marathon last Sunday became a huge opportunity for people from different countries to recognise and celebrate the Angkor Archaeological Park, as well as health and wellness.
Ongoing & Upcoming Events: 10 Nov – 1 Jan : Christmas on a Great Street – 1 Dec – 26 Dec : Christmas Wonderland
31 Dec : Marina Bay Singapore Countdown – 31 Dec : New Year’s Countdown in Sentosa