The comical Typhoid Mary also known as Mutant Zero, is a fictional supervillain who is an enemy of Daredevil and Spiderman.
“There isn’t much laughter in medicine but there is plenty of medicine in laughter.” Madan Kataria who is a doctor himself came to this realisation and went on to create what he called “laughter yoga”.
Although present-day Cambodia is so much different than what these evacuees recalled, a huge portion were still deeply scarred to the point that they wish to close the whole Cambodian chapter altogether.
There were no shortages of class acts in Phnom Penh over the year and Sonny Inbaraj Krishnan picks the best six that made it to Good Times2 – from punk, blues rock, and indie to Khmer fusion.
The long-awaited holiday season is just around the corner and this means a lot of people will take the opportunity to travel across the globe for various reasons, be it to meet their loved ones or merely to take a break from life’s daily drama.
Diversification is the name of the game these days, and Siem Reap is about as diverse as it gets, with all manner of people and tribes from all manner of countries represented in the city’s melting pot expat community.
After 10 exciting days of continuous promotion, the US Foods Week 2018 had officially come to an end on December 12 with a grand ceremony at one of the capital’s most high-end establishments, Raffles Hotel Le Royal.
Greg Jewell looks at stories of children in the province of Ratanakiri. Ratanakiri is about a nine-hour drive northeast of the capital city Phnom Penh, and is located near the Cambodian and Vietnamese/Laos border.
Ongoing and Upcoming Events: 31 Dec : Marina Bay Singapore Countdown – 31 Dec : New Year’s Countdown in Sentosa – 11 Jan – 10 Feb : Pongal Celebrations – 19 Jan – 27 Jan : Singapore Art Week
Renowned female director and screenwriter Poan Phoung Bopha once again creates a story that all Cambodians can relate to.
Surprisingly, China has about 50 million vegetarians. Vegetarian restaurants have emerged in big cities like Beijing and Shanghai, while in Lhasa and Xining, vegetarian food such as dried bean curds and ham made of soybeans are also very convenient to order online, Xinhua reports.
Much to the chagrin of fans around the globe, storied Japanese video games manufacturer Nintendo is winding up its popular NES and SNES Classic console range.
Chinese smartphone manufacturer Huawei revealed its unique Nova 4 complete with a curious circular “hole-punch” in the screen.
Earlier this week, a Chinese court granted semiconductor manufacturer Qualcomm an injunction against Apple which would force the company to cease sales of several older iPhone models (6S to the X).
So, get ready with your chilled wine or soda, chips and popcorn, pucker all your pillows, clutch your most comfy blanket, turn off your phone, and allow yourself to get filled up with Christmas cheer through these inspiring, comical, dreamy movies this holiday.
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.