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.



  • Army aims for uniform bout against AEU

    Publication date 24 November 2017 | 07:56 | ICT

    With three semifinal playoff places as good as sealed in favour of Preah Khan Reach Svay Rieng, Nagaworld and Boeung Ket at the top of the Metfone C League standings, the fourth placed Army will be under some strain to safeguard the

  • Hypnotic Fist Technique, pictured performing at the Golden Street Festival, will be closing out the night with their performance.

    Music festival promises big stage, has even bigger hopes

    Publication date 24 November 2017 | 07:15 | ICT

    With a line-up of local and international artists, and a massive outdoor venue booked on Koh Pich, or Diamond Island, Saturday’s Diamond Moon Festival is aiming to showcase contemporary musical and artistic talents at a scale rarely

  • Junya Goto prepares an egg to top the Hamburg Steak.

    A Japanese take on a hamburger

    Publication date 23 November 2017 | 07:27 | ICT

    The Japanese take on the hamburger, essentially a patty without the bun, is what you’ll be in for at the casual bar and diner 919 Quick.

  • The shortlist: recent collections of short stories

    Publication date 23 November 2017 | 08:24 | ICT

    Hannah Pittard Hannah Pittard reviews recent collections by Emily Geminder, Bennett Sims, Emily Fridlund and Josh Weil. Dead Girls: And Other Stories By Emily Geminder 176 pages. $17.

  • Tourism Minister and President of the National Olympic Committee of Cambodia Thong Khon (left) and NOCC Secretary-General Vath Chamroeun are heading to Singapore to sign a historic sport pact on Monday. Meng Srun Sreng

    Kingdom to sign long-term sport agreement with Singapore

    Publication date 23 November 2017 | 07:33 | ICT

    Cambodia and Singapore will formalise a long term agreement on Monday to strengthen bilateral relationship and co-operation between the two Asean fraternal members in the field of sports.

  • Ben Askren (on top) claims he is ready to defend his title when he enters the ONE cage in Singapore tomorrow.

    Askren roars to defend title in Lion City

    Publication date 23 November 2017 | 07:36 | ICT

    Ben “Funky” Askren claimed that he was ready to show the world that he is one of the best mix martial artists when he steps into the cage to defend his ONE Welterweight World Champion title against Japanese grappler Shinya “Tobikan

  • Kingdom hosts inaugural Cambodia Travel Mart

    Publication date 23 November 2017 | 15:18 | ICT

    Businesspeople from 80 countries around the world attended the ​first Cambodia Travel Mart in Siem Reap last week, connecting local companies to potential international customers.

  • Eng Aisha sells her artwork at a stall in Siem Reap’s Night Market.

    Siem Reap artist goes against the grain

    Publication date 17 November 2017 | 07:54 | ICT

    Wearing a pink hijab, Eng Aisha works away at a newly commissioned painting inside her bamboo home in Sambuor commune, on the outskirts of Siem Reap.

  • Romcheik 5 collective artist Bo Hak works with wood in his outdoor workspace behind the gallery.

    The flower on the Sangke River: Tracing the history of creativity in Battambang

    Publication date 17 November 2017 | 07:59 | ICT

    For well over a century, Battambang has stood out in Cambodia as a cradle of culture, producing renowned artists, writers, poets, musicians and thinkers.

  • An interior view of the newly opened Museum Cafe in Phnom Penh.

    Odd collections a draw at Museum Cafe

    Publication date 16 November 2017 | 07:49 | ICT

    “You can call me the crazy man of Cambodia,” laughs Lee Peng Heng, sitting among around 100 of his vintage coffee grinders, dozens of teapots and a phonograph from 1888, at a table fashioned from a recycled garment factory sewing ma