UK-born Jo Farrell started travelling to China in 2005 to search for the last remaining women with bound feet. She tells Anith Adilah Othman stories of the suffering these women had to endure in a practice that had been considered a norm for centuries.
Have you ever felt excluded from the society and from your own family? Have you ever been discriminated by your classmates based on your gender?
Coming from different family backgrounds and academic studies, five youths collaborated to write a book that mirrors the society they live in.
“Brave New World” is what many would consider a classic. The novel written by Aldus Huxley, first published in 1932, is about a fictional futuristic society inspired by technological progress, conditioning of the mind, strict hierarchy and a group of people discontent with the status-quo of society.
Published in April 2018, “Red Moon” or more commonly known in Khmer as Preah Chan Krohom depicts an aspect of the Cambodian tradition and how people normally deal with such tradition.
There was silence at the Cloud on Friday night as every single soul stared at Phavine Phung reciting one of her poetry from her newly launched “On the Hilltop of Hempstead Heath” book.
On his seventh birthday, Bobby Clarke shows off his new baseball glove to a pissed-off nine-year-old Kip and mocks him for being too poor to afford one.
With an inborn obligation to show our deepest respect and gratitude to our parents, we are sometimes forced to obey any and all rules they set.
In our previous editorials, we stressed that “transformative leadership” was required to address national issues, some of them chronic and some emerging.
“Black Cover” is a book containing seven stories of the society and of love. The book was published in 2008 by the Cambodia-Sweden Literature Association.
After the last rays of the sun faded, book enthusiasts – locals and foreigners from different walks of life –have gathered at the Factory Phnom Penh.
The United Nations General Assembly adopted the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) consisting of 17 goals and 169 targets in 2015 with the aim of helping member countries realise sustainable development by striking a balance between the economy, society and the environment.
Today is World Homeless Day. To live without a roof over one’s head, to have to work the streets for sustenance, is arguably no one’s dream for the future.