Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar, June 5 (IBNS) Ministers and tourism authorities of Myanmar, Cambodia, Indonesia and the Secretary of Tourism of the Philippines have expressed their intention to collaborate with
KIEN GIANG, 3 June 2013: Plans to create a tourist circuit linking coastal areas of Vietnam, Cambodia, and Thailand have a hit a major snag due a lack of infrastructure and investor interest.
As thick rain clouds gathered over Phnom Penh yesterday morning, award-winning director Rithy Panh stood beside the gates of Bophana Audiovisual Resource Centre looking decidedly chuffed.
My friend Ken Wahl is an award-winning actor having won a Golden Globe and been nominated for an Emmy. The passionate animal advocate and voice for veterans of war is best known for his starring role
Canadian miner Angkor Gold has found “visible gold in the soil samples” in the Otray prospect in Ratanakkiri province, which hints at possibly larger reserves, said CEO and chairman Mike Weeks in a
While Cambodia Airports, of which France-based Vinci Group is major stakeholder, sees tourist numbers taking off, eviction issues are gnawing at the company’s image. Emmanuel Menanteau, chief
Cambodia’s tourist arrivals registered an 18.3% growth in March according to the country’s statistics and tourist Information department.
I have a shameful secret. I only learnt to ride a bicycle two years ago. At the age of 35 in fact, when I moved to Siem Reap. I don’t know what happened: I had an otherwise normal childhood. Swimming
Children from the International School of Siem Reap (ISSR) travelled to Kantoo village in Dan Run commune on May 7, to donate over $500 of school supplies purchased with money raised from their school
LA/Khmer band Dengue Fever is headed back to Temple Town, playing a sellout gig at FCC Angkor on June 1. This will be the second time the band has visited, following a packed concert at the former
Sarah Dixon took in the warm, damp air as she walked down the dirt road. The women of the village offered her fried tarantulas in a basket, and local children happily snacked on the delicacies. Dixon,
At about noon yesterday, dozens of young women pushed their mountain bikes up the steep ramp of a ferry on the shore of the Tonle Sap.
Young Cambodians will now learn about tourism in grades 11 and 12, according to the new curriculum for public education that was launched yesterday. The development is aimed at enhancing quality in
Cambodia Airlines is expected to receive an initial investment of about $20 million, a sum an airline expert says contradicts the new flag carrier’s “aggressive” expansion plans, which would probably
Cambodian and Kuwaiti diplomats exchanged views on issues of Syria, Iran and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) on Monday, and both sides expressed desires to see peaceful solutions to
Tourists from Arab and Middle Eastern countries are top spenders in Cambodian tourism, according to a recent assessment.
Director Rithy Panh put Khmer Rouge survivors firmly back in the picture yesterday, taking home the 2013 Cannes Film Festival’s Un Certain Regard award for his autobiographical documentary L’mage
Jeff Opperman, a senior freshwater scientist with the Nature Conservancy, is taking a once-in-a-lifetime trip down the Mekong River in Southeast Asia with his wife and two children, ages 8 and 10.
One new place opening this weekend, Noodle Café, combines the fusion of traditional noodle with a modern twist.
The streets of downtown Siem Reap will be alive with the strains of Debussy and Rachmaninov on Tuesday night.
A ‘village’ of eleven traditional Khmer houses from different eras and different provinces has been carefully built as part of an uber-chic new hotel, Sala Lodges.
The circus big-top, a 400-seat venue, finally arrived in Siem Reap from France on May 11, and is now in the process of being installed and readied for performance, according to Huot Dara, co-director
Ethical Khmer crafty company Artisans Angkor has been steadily going from strength to strength since its conception in 1998. But now a trendy new Parisian concept store, Babel, is to stock its
Here's a random peek inside the home airport lounge of Cambodia Angkor Air, the national carrier of Cambodia. On a trip from Phnom Penh to Ho Chi Minh City, we booked ourselves in Business Class and
Prime Minister Hun Sen on Wednesday told landowners in the coastal province of Kep to pay their taxes on unused land and increase the amount of investment in the area to attract more visitors.