Lifestyle

Wed, 9 August 2017

Phnom Penh eats: Where shaved ice meets a sugar rush

Shaved ice, fruit toppings, and a squirt of cream – these are the ingredients to make a perfect bingsu.

A bowl of claypot laksa, one of Singapore's iconic dishes.
Fri, 4 August 2017

Calling all food lovers: Singaporean food festival, burgers, and more

Food lovers should rejoice, for there is much to be had this week. On Friday, Kingdom Breweries is offering drinks and burgers, for people looking for a classic American meal.

Hollywood actor Angelina Jolie sits between two members of the First They Killed My Father cast, ‬Sareum Srey Moch and Mun Kimhak, as they speak to the press before the movie's premiere.
Thu, 3 August 2017

Jolie’s First They Killed My Father set for Netflix release

First They Killed My Father, the film adaptation of Loung Ung’s well known autobiographical account of her family’s struggle to survive the Khmer Rouge, will be released on Netflix on September 15, seven months after it was

Mekong Shadows: Tales From Cambodia features 21 stories about life in Cambodia, written by expat and local authors. Photo supplied
Wed, 2 August 2017

Short stories address Cambodia’s social issues

The Kingdom’s social issues will be up for exploration in a new anthology of short stories being released on Thursday.

Nget Chanpenh’s Drowning, which shows the difficulty of pulling people out of addiction without also being consumed by it. Photo supplied
Tue, 1 August 2017

Visualising a Battambang artist’s journey out of addiction

Nget Chanpenh, a 23-year-old artist living in Battambang, says he feels like he has woken from a nightmare, with only his work as evidence.

Fri, 28 July 2017

Temple exploring in Cambodia without the crowds

Those who make the journey almost 100km from Preah Vihear province’s capital Tbaeng Meanchey to the 11th century remains of Preah Khan Kompong Svay will be richly rewarded.

Open Wine Restaurant will be offering an all-you-can-eat Raclette menu next week to celebrate Switzerland’s national day. Varaine
Fri, 28 July 2017

Find all-you-can-eat Raclette, plus more things to try in Phnom Penh this week

Whether you’ve been in Phnom Penh for a long or short while, there’s always something new to discover in the city, whether it’s hidden locales, new adventures, or unusual events.

The band Vartey Ganiva will perform this Friday night.
Fri, 21 July 2017

5 things to do this weekend

It’s the end of the week, and that means it’s time to fill up your social calendar with fun activities for the days ahead. Get cultured with concerts of all kinds, sports, exhibitions, fashion, and a language class or two.