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Phnom Penh eats: Khmer-style snails at The Snack

While foreigners may find the menu at The Snack unusual, the crabs, snails and ambiguously-named "inside of cow" will bring back memories of high school lunches for many Cambodians.

Fri, 3 March 2017 Jenni Reid

Khmer Rouge survivors react to First They Killed My Father

Angelina Jolie's First They Killed My Father depicts some of the atrocities committed during the Pol Pot regime. How did watching it feel for those who were alive at the time?

Sun, 26 February 2017 Jenni Reid, Keo Ratana

8 moments from the First They Killed My Father premiere

The world premiere of Angelina Jolie's new film, First They Killed My Father, brought hundreds of people to Siem Reap on Saturday, from those who worked on the project to those who lived through the Khmer Rouge-era atrociti

Mon, 20 February 2017 Jenni Reid
King Norodom Sihamoni gives flowers to Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie at the premiere of Jolie’s new film First They Killed My Father on Saturday in Siem Reap. Str/Afp

Jolie unveils new film First They Killed My Father in Siem Reap

After the ministers, dignitaries and survivors of the Khmer Rouge had filed in Saturday evening, and Angelina Jolie had greeted the arrival of King Norodom Sihamoni and Queen Mother Norodom Monineath, the lights in the ruins of the

Mon, 20 February 2017 Alessandro Marazzi Sassoon
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.

At Jolie film premiere, survivors and royalty re-witness Khmer Rouge horrors

As the sun set last night over the Terrace of the Elephants amid the ruins of Angkor Thom, nearly 1,000 people – from ministers and the royal family to survivors of the Khmer Rouge regime – took their seats for the world premiere of

Sun, 19 February 2017 Alessandro Marazzi Sassoon

New street food dish shakes things up at Russian Market

Though the bustling food stalls that emerge after dark next to Russian Market can seem intimidating to tourists at first glance, there are street food treats to be enjoyed by all.

Tue, 14 February 2017 Jenni Reid, Keo Ratana
Dancers perform Monkul Lokey, an interpretation of the Song of Songs from the Hebrew Bible.

An elevated evening of dance

The Helipad of Phnom Penh’s Canadia Tower was converted into a dance stage on Thursday night for a first-of-its-kind performance by the Sophiline Arts Ensemble.

Mon, 13 February 2017 Alessandro Marazzi Sassoon
A still from Rithy Panh’s Exile, which will make its local debut at the Cambodia International Film Festival. Photo supplied

Rithy Panh’s Exile to headline Cambodia's international film fest

The organizers of the Cambodia International Film Festival have unveiled the preliminary schedule for the seventh edition of the event, to be held from March 4-9 in venues around the capital.

Wed, 1 February 2017 James Reddick

A moving show on forced marriage

Conveying the complexities – emotional and historical – of forced marriage under the Khmer Rouge through art is no easy task.

Mon, 23 January 2017 Alessandro Marazzi Sassoon

SIK GAEK Korean Cuisine: “The Taste is Memories and Nostalgia”

Korean cuisine is fast taking over the upmarket restaurant scene, from the Americas and Europe to Southeast Asia, with the World Health Organization praising it as a model of balance, harmony and taste.

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