Post Weekend

Post Weekend

Humble Khmer joint Eleven One hops neighbourhoods

For Srun Soklim, getting to the point where she was ready to open a second location of Eleven One, an unpretentious but upscale Khmer and Western food restaurant, was years in the making.

Fri, 10 March 2017 James Reddick
Yit Sarin blesses a student before a Lakhon Khol performance. Supplied/Royal University of fine arts

The Monkey God’s last dance: Bidding a Lakhon Khol master farewell

After the troupe of young boys had performed the Monkey Dance, and a group of Apsara dancers had left the stage, 67-year-old Royal University of Fine Arts professor Proeung Chhieng stepped up, shoulders hunched, to the microphone to

Fri, 10 March 2017 Alessandro Marazzi Sassoon, Rinith Taing
Patrons crowd restaurants at the newly opened container market on Wednesday evening.

Container night market brings Bangkok cool to the capital

At Phnom Penh’s newest night market – featuring pubs, restaurants and shops all built into and on top of cargo containers – there’s a buzz of anticipation, and of power tools, in the air. At the Sushi Box, a Japanese restaurant along a row of bars and eateries, co-owner Saron Nhoung chats with a paintbrush in his hand, as he puts the last touches on his space. “I think this location will become a popular place for people,” Saron says.

Fri, 10 March 2017 James Reddick

MY PHNOM PENH: Kim Hak, Photographer

Kim Hak, 35, is a photographer whose work has been featured at art and photography festivals around the world, including in France and Myanmar.

Fri, 10 March 2017 Rinith Taing
Students attend an information session on anatomy last Sunday in Putsor village.

Demystifying menstruation: How a volunteer group is reaching out to young women

When Broher Channy got her first period at the age of 16, she was terrified.

Fri, 10 March 2017 Cristina Maza, Sen David

When a drawing is worth a thousand words

Graphic novels and comic strips are increasingly used for commentary on Cambodian society, and as a medium to address the trauma of the past.

Fri, 10 March 2017 Cristina Maza

Spotlight turns on art collectors at Java Café

Highlights from the collections of the city’s art lovers will be on display beginning next week in a new exhibition to promote the purchasing of local artwork.

Fri, 10 March 2017 Rinith Taing
Rithy Panh at the Bophana Centre on Tuesday.

Q&A: Rithy Panh on Exile and dignity

Over a cuban cigar last week at his Bophana Center office, acclaimed director-producer Rithy Panh sat down with Alessandro Marazzi Sassoon to talk about his recent film Exile (2016) – a

Sat, 4 March 2017 Alessandro Marazzi Sassoon

Weekend food festival all about the packaging

Slaprea, Phnom Penh’s biggest food festival, is ready to serve up an assortment of the city’s diverse food offerings at Olympic Stadium this weekend.

Fri, 3 March 2017 Anna Koo
A patient consults with a clinician at Preah Kossamak Hospital’s Hepatitis center.

A long-awaited treatment for Cambodia’s ‘silent killer’

A free Hepatitis C diagnosis and treatment clinic run by Medecins Sans Frontieres is the first step towards forming a national plan to fight the deadly virus

Fri, 3 March 2017 James Reddick, Rinith Taing