A new high speed boat has joined the flotilla at The Lake Clinic, the health project bringing medical care through the waterways to the floating villages of Tonlé Sap. The Norwegian-designed TLC-4,
The Center for Khmer Studies’ first photographic exhibition, Beyond Borders, opened last Sunday and features works by five Siem Reap-based. The 50 photos in the show are all taken in different
Cambodia will host a global conference on sports tourism in Siem Reap by the end of this year under the joint auspices of the Ministry of Tourism and the National Olympic Committee of Cambodia.
Go down to Phnom Penh’s Central Market at 8am and you’ll find that the food court on the west side is crowded with diners. Stalls offer the usual fare: pork and rice, borbor rice porridge, kuy taev or
Child protection and NGO workers are pleading with tourists and volunteers to stay away from orphanages in Cambodia, claiming so-called “orphanage tourism” damages the children and enables
Cambodia’s tourist arrivals registered a 14.9% growth in October 2013 according to the country’s statistics and tourist information department.
A popular tourist river craft, the RV Saigon Pandaw sank off the Malaysian coast, late December, while under tug tow from Ho Chi Minh City to Yangon its owners reported.
PHNOM PENH- Is the ghost of the Arab Spring Revolution reaching the shores of Southeast Asia? While Thailand is ensnared into a never-finishing protest against its government, Cambodia is shaken by
The earliest known map of the country, a chart of the Cambodian coast produced by sailors in 1860, has been donated to the National Archives.
The number of foreign and local tourists who spent time in Cambodia’s coastal destinations increased in 2013, according to provincial officials in Preah Sihanouk, Kampot, Kep and Koh Kong provinces.
Street 105, famed for its pungent sewage canal, is hardly the setting that comes to mind when thinking about where to have a meal. The area that links the upcoming Russian Market neighbourhood with
In my mind, golf buggies have always been rather comical contraptions used to ferry around rich Americans on glamorous TV shows. That was before last weekend, when I found myself riding one around the
Old lady terrorism, in the form of a pimped up and yarn-bombed or crocheted tuk-tuk will form a big part of the Sok San Street Festival, a community arts festival organised by artist and photographer
The Prime Minister of Cambodia, Hun Sen, affirmed tourism's role as an important agenda item for the sustainable development of Cambodia's tourism as he became the 13th Head of State in Asia to
Over 1,600 delegates are expected to attend, including some 150 ASEAN tourism ministers and officials, 500 ASEAN exhibitors, 500 international buyers, 100 international and local media as well as 100
Cambodian-French director Rithy Panh’s film The Missing Picture has moved a step closer to an Academy Award after being named as one of the final nine foreign language films in the competition.
Cambodia and Myanmar have agreed on mutual visa exemption for holders of ordinary passports, reported Wednesday Chinese News Agency Xinhua.
Cambodia's Angkor Wat Temple, one of the world heritage sites, had received some 1.98 million international visitors in the first 11 months of 2013, up 8 percent from 1.83 million tourists over the
The number of places to sit and watch the sun set over the city with a drink in hand has rocketed over the past few years. From the hotels along Riverside to towers on Monivong, there are plenty of
Christmas really isn’t the same without a traditional Christmas dinner of roast meat and vegetables, Yorkshire pudding and gravy. Pork and rice, while delicious, just doesn’t cut it. Unfortunately,
This is just to say: until this week, it had been more than two years since I ate a plum. It was delicious. So sweet. Not from the icebox, but the oven: warm and roasted and William Carlos Williams
During a conference in Siem Reap last weekend, an academic accused foreigners of damaging the local arts scene. His accusation caused a stir, Will Jackson finds.
Europe has the latke. Japan has the oknomiyaki. All over the world there are different versions of savoury pancake. In Cambodia it is the meaty banh chao. I had previously tried its Vietnamese cousin,
Two endangered pileated gibbons – touted as future parents to a new generation in the wild – were yesterday released into forest surrounding the Angkor temple complex in Siem Reap.
The upcoming ASEAN Tourism Forum (ATF) 2014 will be held in Kuching, in Malaysia's Sarawak state, from January 16 to 23.