In your grandfather’s or father’s time, one needed to buy thick, expensive dictionaries and other books to read and improve your English.
When it comes to traditional Khmer musical instruments, many young people can probably rattle off a few names, but the truth is they actually have a wide range to choose from.
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A Japanese woman hands over 85 Khmer artifacts in dedication of her husband.
Language must be preserved while also keeping up with a developing society: RAC.
Last Sunday, Musica Felice once again showcased their beautiful sound. The multi-national choir collaborated with traditional Khmer musicians and sensory-impaired children to create a performance that promotes unity and harmony.
Aside from being a Khmer Linguistics instructor at Mean Chey University, Hun Chhunteng has been researching for years about Khmer inscriptions to unlock his curiosity.
The spokesman of the Royal Government on Thursday, May 9, stated that Cambodian labourers abroad are not in a “slave-status situation,” as was previously often the case as some developed countries trafficked people to fill their labour shortage.
To help medical students and professionals to better understand health issues, diseases and case studies, Healthtime Pro launched its first part of ‘Pathology Guide’.
In Cambodia, one buys drinks or snacks from vending machines that use banknotes rather than coins. Coins are not in use in Cambodia’s modern economy, but it was not always like that.
The joy and enthusiasm that reflect on every young Khmer readers are positive emblems that the Kingdom’s reading culture is going forward. To celebrate this and to further promote this signi-ficant change, the government marked the 4th National Reading Day last week.
A community library that aims to promote an intellectual society and economy, especially among the young generation, Scholar Library has over 3,000 books in 100 categories in Khmer, English and Chinese.
Thousands of booklovers and students are gathering for the 4th National Reading Day celebration at the Institute of Technology of Cambodia.
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.
In this creative generation, cartoons are not just any more for little kids’ enjoyment; they have also become young adults’ pastime. And passion, even.
Shoutout to all local music lovers! Smart Axiata has just officially launched “Pleng” – a revamp of the former Smart Music streaming application – to give Cambodians the best way to listen to Khmer music.
Efforts to include intangible heritage in Unesco’s World Heritage List.
More than 100 of stele-like stone labels identifying the various temples, in Khmer and English, are to be installed on the Angkor sites by the Apsara Authority.
Khmer people of Cambodia have thousands of folktales and legends, which have been orally passed on from one generation to another. Many of those stories are associated with mountains, especially their names and appearances.
As girls, they learned to become dancers and now – as young women and accomplished dancers – they’re waiting for the licence to further thrill.
Performers yesterday left for Singapore to take part in the Chingay Parade to be held over the weekend.
IT wasn’t a typical weekend in Phnom Penh last Saturday. Hundreds of people – all thrilled and excited – gathered at the Chaktomuk Theater to witness for the first time the beautiful and mesmerising royal ballet performance “Neang Watthana Devi”.
Without the genocide survivors, Cambodia would lose all that is required to be a nation. But remembrance itself is questionable, as it could be interpreted differently by different generations.
Often demonised by the ‘host’ country for taking away jobs of locals, Sheila Yuanjiahuan looks behind the story of ordinary Chinese workers at construction sites in Cambodia.
Education is one of the most significant parts of one’s life. Everyone needs to be educated regardless of his or her social status or gender.
There are several qualities of ‘Khmer characteristics’ that Cambodia can aspire to when one observes the Angkor period and it is high time they be revived.
Beyond the infrastructure and financial aid Japan has been providing the kingdom, many talented Khmer students have also benefited from the close friendship between the two historic nations.
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.
It was a hot weekend in Phnom Penh, but the blazing heat of the sun didn’t deter people of all ages from coming into the Cambodia National Library to celebrate the Cambodia Book Fair.
‘Tis the season to be jolly, indeed! Khmer Times’ Anith Adilah Othman joins the Christmas Tree lighting of Phnom Penh’s Raffles Hotel Le Royal, and finds out how the luxury boutique hotel turns this festive season into a more meaningful and charitable celebration.