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.
Topaz Restaurant opened its doors on January 16 to lovers of French fine dining as Michelin Star Chef Christian Têtedoie offered his finest menu.
In fact, this is when Phnom Penh became known as the Pearl of Asia. Much of the French colonial architecture is still alive, too, and can be explored to this day.
‘Travel makes one modest. You see what a tiny place you occupy in the world,’ says French novelist Gustave Flaubert. He’s right. Traveling – by any means – makes one deeply understand that the world is so vast and that there’s so much more to discover.
Preah Sihanouk Provincial Court charged said a Swiss tourist for threatening a French tourist on Facebook and attempting to extort $1,000.
French sports equipment and apparel company, Decathlon, wants to make sportswear more accessible in the Kingdom of Wonder.
French wine lovers revolt against the deportation of “outstanding” winemakers.
The first-ever European Fair, designed specifically to promote business connections between local and European companies, ends.
The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport and UNESCO commit themselves to expanding literacy classes for Cambodian garment workers.
Malaysia to investigate alleged corruption during the purchase of French submarines.
The head of the World Trade Organization agrees with a call from French President Emmanuel Macron for reform.
Most of the Cambodian students might have heard from their teachers or parents about how discipline was strictly practiced by students during the 1950s, when the country was still a French Protectorate.
French is not widely spoken in Cambodia as well as in the world since the 19th and 20th century, a senior Cambodian official said.
French AccorHotels to buy Switzerland’s Movenpick Hotels and Resorts for $567 million.
The Camcontrol blocks the import of Bitter Almonds AB Apricot after French authorities found harmful substances.
Delifrance is a bakery company that serves “French style” bakery products in over 50 countries on five continents.
Court charges a Frenchman over the trafficking of nearly 0.5kg of ecstasy tablets.
Jean-Francois Perigois finds out that the old adage, ‘When in Vientiane, do as the Laotians do and slow down’, still holds true.
PM is concerned about the declining number of students studying French.
During the French colonial period, Cambodian society was governed by strict rules. Girls were not allowed to show their emotions or express feelings of romantic affection. Girls were expected to be obedient and subservient, and do as they were told.
Two French businessmen are convicted in absentia for their involvement in breaching the trademark of a Cambodian company.
A private helicopter carrying two French and a Cambodian made an emergency landing.
Thai court sentences five Cambodians to 50 years for a violent attack on French tourists.
French dancer and anthropologist Lucie Labbe may not have Khmer blood in her veins, but her heart beats for the Kingdom.
Nine backpackers were rushed to hospital after ingesting drugs mistook for cocaine.
Fourteen people, including four French tourists, are arrested on Tuesday night for allegedly using drugs in Siem Reap city.
Legrand, will distribute uninterruptible power supply devices in Cambodia.
Tobam launches Europe’s first mutual fund in bitcoin, as the virtual currency rises.