Bernadette Cheventon, founder of Soutien á L’Initiative Privée pour L’Aide á la Reconstruction.

Libraries on wheels spread the words

Publication date 06 December 2017 | 08:52 | ICT

On Wednesday afternoons in Kandal village, a green van arrives in front of a house and is immediately swarmed by children – from toddlers to teenagers – shouting “Here comes the library! Here comes the library!”



  • Soung Sokunthy (front) walks off the stage during a performance of her play, ‘The Life of an Orphan’, in Takeo province.

    Dance troupe tours the country, modernising a classic form of art

    Publication date 01 December 2017 | 07:47 | ICT

    It's already nearly 8 in the evening, and Soung Sokunthy, 47, is applying make-up to her face as she prepares for a performance at Wat Koh Andet, about 50 kilometres from the capital of Takeo.

  • Hub’s mobile bar is set up by Wat Botum pagoda.

    At Hub, mixology without pretension

    Publication date 30 November 2017 | 08:00 | ICT

    As darkness falls on the capital, the sidewalk along Wat Botum Park comes to life. Food carts line the promenade, and the sounds of chatter fill the air.

  • Sunday's Siem Reap run may touch magical 10,000

    Publication date 30 November 2017 | 17:39 | ICT

    The 22nd running of the Angkor Wat International Half Marathon and other added attractions around the sprawling World Heritage Site in Siem Reap this Sunday is set to topple previous records with the organisers anticipating the tota

  • Army keen on closing the deal in MCL

    Publication date 30 November 2017 | 17:20 | ICT

    After 21 game weeks, the first phase of the Metfone C-League season winds up this weekend, leading to the four-team playoffs later this month and the championship game on December 31.

  • Alicia to compete in Asian jumping meet in Hong Kong

    Publication date 30 November 2017 | 17:18 | ICT

    Cambodia's fast-emerging showjumping prospect Alicia Khiem is among riders from 18 countries competing in the elite 2nd Asian Equestrian Federation Junior Jumping Championship at HKJC Beas River Equestrian Center in Hong Kong's subu

  • The Khmer Rally Raid will take place from December 8 to 11.

    First Khmer Rally Raid set to take place in Mondulkiri

    Publication date 30 November 2017 | 08:04 | ICT

    In a major initiative to promote ecotourism and boost adventure on both four-wheelers and motorcycles, event organisers Kampuchea Autosport Racing Agency (KARA) will hold the country’s first-ever Khmer Rally Raid in the mountainous

  • Tep Timothy will be leading the local charge in the qualifiers.

    Khunnah remembered as ITF Juniors to open

    Publication date 30 November 2017 | 08:07 | ICT

    Tennis Cambodia will organise the season-ending ITF Grade 5 Junior Tennis Tournament at the National Training Center from the week commencing December 4 after qualifiers during the weekend.

  • Vy Sreykouch (left) is choked out by Singapore’s May Ooi in Friday’s ONE: Immortal Pursuit matchup.

    Sreykouch faces hardships in, out of ring

    Publication date 28 November 2017 | 07:47 | ICT

    Cambodian mixed martial artist Vy Sreykouch decided to tell the public about the difficulties she faced before losing to the veteran hometown favourite May Ooi in the woman’s strawweight meeting at ONE: Immortal Pursuit in Singapore

  • Naga, Boeung Ket press on as knockout stage looms

    Publication date 28 November 2017 | 09:04 | ICT

    Nagaworld and Boeung Ket Angkor won their penultimate round matches on Sunday to be as close as one point behind leaders Preah Khan Reach Svay Rieng as the Metfone C League season enters the knockout stage after a final round of rou

  • CCF founder Neeson gets honorary degree

    Publication date 28 November 2017 | 09:02 | ICT

    Scott Neeson, the founder and executive director of the Cambodian Children’s Fund, was awarded an honorary Doctorate of Social Work from St Elizabeth University of Health and Social Sciences in Slovakia yesterday.