We all look up to beauty titlists – these women’s undeniable elegance and oozing appeal just make us all want to be like them. But unknown to most, beauty pageant winners and beauty competitions go beyond what they’re presumed to be.
International Women’s Day kicks off in fine style in Siem Reap today with the annual French Week holding a gab-fest about the engagement of women in Cambodian civil society, followed in the evening with Jean-Baptiste’s play Cambodge me Voici, (Cambodia, Here I Am) at the Journee Internationale des Femmes Theater.
There will probably be no better night than last Tuesday’s – for a foreign brass band in Phnom Penh, at least. At Hops Craft Beer Garden & Restaurant, German group LaBrassBanda gave out an inexplicably addictive performance, filling the outdoor stage with their distinct Bavarian sound.
Women of the world, rejoice. It is that time of the year again where the world celebrates International Women’s Day. Being the primary focus of the day, it is only apt to start a discourse on empowering women through the knowledge of good health.
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Visiting American punksters The Dumpies play Oscar’s on the Corner with The Schkoots on Friday, while the Uncomfortably White Brothers take on Bassac Lane.
International Women’s Day is celebrated as a public holiday in relatively few countries – notably the former Soviet bloc, China, Vietnam and parts of Africa – and also in Cambodia.
With MWC 2019 in Barcelona show just over, a raft of smartphone developers have teased their flagships.
MWC 2019 continues to break massive news with the recent announcement of the world’s first 1-terabyte microSD cards.
Critically acclaimed phenomenon House of Cards first aired on Netflix in 2013 and was one of Netflix’s first binge watch shows. It is now going into its sixth and final season with some real life drama to boot towards the show’s infamy.
I just celebrated my first anniversary in the Kingdom. It’s true, time flies when you’re having fun.
The risk of being infected with rabies in Cambodia is very high but people have not paid much attention until a video depicting a dying 10-year-old Cambodian girl infected with rabies, after being bitten by a cat, went viral on social media earlier this month.
As I sit to write this article, I know this will be an emotional one. I know it, because it has been my vision and my passion to see Cambodia rabies free; to never hear of another case of a child that died playing with a neighbourhood puppy.
Cameron Wilson’s personal crisis led him to feel he could help other people cope while they were going through similar experiences. He shares his life story with Eileen McCormick.
American music group Harpeth Rising teamed up with local female artists for an awe-inspiring concert ahead of International Women’s Day celebrations. Som Kanika was at the all-female music event as the performers served up inspiration and courage.
This week, Siem Reap has welcomed two internationally high-profile alpha women who are poles apart in their work and philosophies, but who are both authors and have also both made their mark in what was once regarded as a man’s world.
Theam set aside his life in France and journeyed back to Cambodia – a place he once fled from for more than a decade. He got reunited with those he had left behind and took part in rebuilding the country through his arts.
Have you ever scrolled through social media and came across posts promoting low-carbohydrate intake for a healthier, slimmer figure? If yes, you are likely riddled with other questions regarding its accuracy and effectiveness.
Nestled on the fringe of the city is a 120 year-old building with striking French colonial imprints, once stood as the Bank of Indo China. Today, it has been transformed into a classical elegant French restaurant called Palais La Poste.
Tan Chong Motor (Cambodia) Pty. Ltd. (“TCMC”), Sole and Exclusive Distributor of Nissan vehicles and subsidiary of Tan Chong Motor Holdings Berhad (Malaysia); will be running the Nissan Roadshows Campaign this month.
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Elsewhere on Friday night, there’s The 99 Boyz at Alchemy, Friends of Brin at Bassac Lane, the Fender Benders at Bona’s, eclectic trio Theo, Clara and Alex at Cloud, Jared Bibler at LF Social Club, and French rapper 12me at the French Institute.
The Phnom Penh music scene, in the ten years or so that I’ve known it, has always been very supportive of specific genre bands.
Grace Marks, the famed Canadian murderess, was convicted of the notorious double murder of her employer, Thomas Kinnear, and his housekeeper and mistress, Nancy Montgomery, alongside stable hand James McDermott in Toronto in 1843. She was just 16.
my faithful Cambodian patient who travels frequently to Thailand, once asked me provocatively, “Do you know that 1,500 Cambodians are queuing up at a particular hospital in Thailand every day?”
Gender stereotypes are still exerting influence on career choices in Cambodia. In the country, certain jobs such as drivers and mechanics are generally considered masculine, and thus, not suitable for females.
Prumsodun Ok & NATYARASA is Cambodia’s first gay dance company. They re-stage Khmer classical dances with a vital freshness, and create original, groundbreaking works that thrive at the intersection of art and human dignity.
In November 2018, UNESCO inscribed Lakhon Khol Wat Svay Andet, a form of Khmer masked drama dance, into its List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding.
Sonny Inbaraj Krishnan on ageing, nursing homes and death. Is medical science ignoring personal suffering of the aged by prolonging their life?
It’s an unusual sight, even for Cambodia, but there they are, an obviously well-heeled western couple sitting on a bare batch of earth under a tree and shaded by a patio umbrella, next to a paddy field in the middle of nowhere really, with another westerner nearby cooking a meal on a moto-driven food cart.