Cambodian ambassador in S Korea bridges cultural divide through food

Publication date 22 October 2019 | 21:21 | ICT

It is a busy Monday as usual for the Ambassador of Cambodia to the Republic of Korea Long Dimanche and his wife Nhem Davy, as they handle the Kingdom’s diplomatic relations in South Korea while also ensuring the smooth-running of consular



  • Modern Love: Amazon Prime show offers escape

    Publication date 17 October 2019 | 20:29 | ICT

    Every week, devotees of Modern Love, a Sunday column in the New York Times, read all kinds of love stories – heartwarming, heartbreaking, inspiring, infuriating.

  • Marie-Antoinette: From hated queen to new pop icon of Paris

    Publication date 17 October 2019 | 20:27 | ICT

    IN 1793, the Conciergerie palace-turned-prison in Paris slammed the gate behind its most famous inmate, the hated queen Marie-Antoinette, as she was led to the guillotine.

  • Dancing in the streets: Enthusiastic performers gather for K-pop festival

    Publication date 16 October 2019 | 21:09 | ICT

    On the streets, in parks and garages, seven Cuban youngsters spent seven months practising K-pop moves to secure a spot on their dream stage: an appearance in South Korea to imitate their idols.

  • Taika Waititi takes on Nazis in Jojo Rabbit . . . by playing Adolf Hitler

    Publication date 16 October 2019 | 21:07 | ICT

    It takes a brave director to make a comedy about a 10-year-old Nazi and his imaginary friend Hitler – and an even bolder one to play the moustache-and-swastika-clad dictator himself.

  • Nigeria town touted as ‘twins capital’ of world

    Publication date 16 October 2019 | 21:04 | ICT

    The sign greeting visitors at the entrance of Igbo-Ora in southwest Nigeria welcomes people to a place unlike anywhere on the planet: “TWINS CAPITAL OF THE WORLD”.

  • Save me from selfies, says television drag star RuPaul

    Publication date 16 October 2019 | 21:01 | ICT

    Television superstar RuPaul Charles gave his millions of fans a little piece of friendly advice on Monday – don’t stop him in the street for a selfie.

  • Cleanbodia produces cassava eco-bags to reduce plastic use

    Publication date 15 October 2019 | 21:26 | ICT

    When he first arrived in 2014, Japanese-American entrepreneur Kai Kuramoto heard tourists say that Cambodia is a beautiful country, but they were frustrated by the rubbish littering the streets.

  • Asians aim for zero-waste lifestyle

    Publication date 15 October 2019 | 21:23 | ICT

    Daisy Tam Dic-sze, an academic in Hong Kong, decided to develop a crowdsourcing application last year to help solve one of the city’s biggest problems – food waste.

  • Facebook uses maths for better translations

    Publication date 15 October 2019 | 21:19 | ICT

    Designers of machine translation tools still mostly rely on dictionaries to make a foreign language understandable. But now there is a new way: numbers.

  • Dark side stirs fear 50 years after internet’s conception

    Publication date 15 October 2019 | 21:18 | ICT

    On October 29, 1969, professor Leonard Kleinrock and a team at the University of California at Los Angeles got a computer to “talk” to a machine in what is now known as Silicon Valley.