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Breaking silence on forced marriage

Mom Vun speaks not for the camera, but to a courtroom: “This was unforgettable humiliation,” she says.

Mon, 24 April 2017 Erin Handley

Khmer New Year games: it’s never too late to try them out

Even though games such as “Fight for the leaf” or “Hide the towel” are traditionally played during the Khmer New Year holidays, no one eve

Fri, 21 April 2017 Post Staff
The Royal Palace in Phnom Penh, which will operate usual opening hours over the Khmer New Year.

A guide to spending Khmer New Year in Phnom Penh

One of the biggest holidays of the Cambodian calendar, Khmer New Year, kicks off this week, as people around the country prepare to eat and drink with family, play traditional games, and visit a pagoda with food as a blessing.

Wed, 12 April 2017 Jenni Reid

Khmer New Year getaway: Ghost Island

One of 23 islands in the sea of Koh Kong, Koh Kmoch (Ghost Island) has a wealth of corals and other sealife visible through its crystal clear water.

Tue, 11 April 2017 Post Staff

Celebrating sustainable bamboo

Through the weekend, Freedom Park will be showcasing examples of sustainable design, local crafts, art and concerts, in a first-time festival dedicated principally to bamboo and its use in construction.

Wed, 29 March 2017 Rinith Taing
Artist Phe Sophon works on a piece for his exhibition, Waterworks, at the Asia Foundation’s Community Art Gallery.

Exhibit sends a message in a bottle

In an exhibition opening tonight at the Asia Foundation’s Community Art Gallery, artist Phe Sophon uses waste – specifically plastic bottles – to both explore the human impact on the environment and to interrogate the meaning of lif

Tue, 28 March 2017 Anna Koo, Rinith Taing

A taste of Phnom Penh's first container night market

At the launch of Phnom Penh's newest market, The Post spoke to customers and stallholders about what the hub of bars, food stalls, shops and live music will add to the city's nightlife.

Sat, 18 March 2017 Keo Ratana, Jenni Reid
People browse the stalls of female-run businesses at an event for International Women's Day at the Raffles Hotel.

Ethics-conscious brands promote gender equality at International Women's Day event

Beneath the palm trees of the grand Elephant Bar garden at Phnom Penh’s Raffles Hotel, female-run businesses came together to showcase their products and promote gender equality at an event for International Women’s Day.

Thu, 9 March 2017 Jenni Reid, Julia Stoklasa