Ethnic Phnong villagers turn to homegrown produce for a living

Publication date 21 September 2018 | 14:18 | ICT

As she walks in the rain, the 65-year-old ethnic Phnong woman is on her way to Sen Monorom to sell the wild bamboo shoots and bananas she carries on her back. She wears a blue shirt, a krama and yellow flip-flops.



  • Knights of the tripe: French food cults defend local fare

    Publication date 21 September 2018 | 14:16 | ICT

    ON A Saturday morning in September in the Normandy countryside a group of men and women gather for an ancient French initiation ceremony.

  • Youth optimistic about market for scriptwriting

    Publication date 21 September 2018 | 11:31 | ICT

    Taking up writing as a hobby might be fine for the younger Cambodians, but very few people would venture into it for a living.

  • India’s singing village, where everyone has melody

    Publication date 19 September 2018 | 11:17 | ICT

    CURIOUS whistles and chirrups echo through the jungle around Kongthong, a remote Indian village, but this is no birdsong. It’s people calling out to each other in music – an extraordinary tradition that may even be unique.

  • Cambodian Thalassemia kids given new lives after Indian help

    Publication date 17 September 2018 | 11:01 | ICT

    With Saturday having celebrated World Marrow Donor Day, Mazumdar Shaw Cancer Centre at Narayana Health City, one of the leading blood and marrow stem cell transplant units in India, highlights the alarming cases of two Cambodian sis

  • Get the taste of avocados all year in Mondulkiri

    Publication date 14 September 2018 | 11:13 | ICT

    Talll trees and green fields stretch toward the horizon in Mondulkiri province. With the advent of the rainy season, the showers feed and rejuvenate the scenic views.

  • Camille Corot’s vision revealed in figure paintings

    Publication date 14 September 2018 | 11:01 | ICT

    WHEN Camille Corot’s figure paintings last went on display more than a century ago, they stunned Pablo Picasso and Georges Braque, who paid tribute to the French painter in their groundbreaking Cubist creations.

  • Baka Pygmies adapt to change of lifestyle

    Publication date 14 September 2018 | 10:54 | ICT

    JUST back from the hunt with a choice selection of plants, Ebona feels at home in the endless forest where many Gabonese fear to tread.

  • Wall art provides Osaka backdrop

    Publication date 13 September 2018 | 13:08 | ICT

    An old shipbuilding district of Osaka has become a hotspot of sorts for a certain subculture known as kabejo – young women who love wall art.

  • Obesity soars in Europe: UN

    Publication date 13 September 2018 | 11:56 | ICT

    LIFE expectancy in Europe continues to increase but obesity and the growing proportion of people who are overweight risks reversing this trend, the World Health Organization (WHO) warned Wednesday.

  • School offers new hope for children born with autism

    Publication date 07 September 2018 | 09:40 | ICT

    Bott was born a healthy and strong baby, just as any parent would wish for. However, just after his first birthday, he was acting differently from others his age.