Turning destructive items into beauty

Publication date 15 June 2018 | 09:22 | ICT

Lotuses, the Tree of Life, leafs, doves – these have been popular designs for jewellery from time immemorial. At Angkor Bullet Jewellery they prove to be big sellers as well. However, the material used may turn some heads.

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    Publication date 01 June 2018 | 08:56 | ICT

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    Publication date 28 May 2018 | 09:44 | ICT

    As alumni of the Royal University of Fine Arts (RUFA) returned to retrieve paintings they had made for their assignments, a well-known Cambodian photographer spotted one of his among the pile.

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    Publication date 25 May 2018 | 11:11 | ICT

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    Publication date 17 May 2018 | 11:17 | ICT

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    Publication date 02 May 2018 | 07:17 | ICT

    Jailbreak, the genre-busting Cambodian film that opened last year to critical acclaim both at home and abroad has earned another honour: Come Wednesday, the film will be making its Netflix debut.

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    Publication date 13 April 2018 | 07:31 | ICT

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    Publication date 06 April 2018 | 08:55 | ICT

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    Publication date 06 April 2018 | 08:57 | ICT

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    Publication date 06 April 2018 | 08:59 | ICT

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    Publication date 30 March 2018 | 07:17 | ICT

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