FILE - Angelina Jolie arrives at the 20th annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards at the Hollywood Palladium.
The Water Festival is generally held in November, a tributary of the Mekong River, changes course, due to monsoon rains that fill up its source lake in the Cambodian interior.
A 2013 research showed that six of 14 skin-whitening creams had levels of mercury higher than allowed in Asean or the US.
“Sex, Love, and Money in Cambodia: Professional Girlfriends and Transactional Relationships” looks at the intimate lives of Cambodian women and the idea of “transactional relationships.”
An exhibit of the project is currently running at the Bophana Center in Phnom Penh.
The festival, the first of its kind in the coastal town, will include writers, songwriters, singers and journalists.
Phare’s performance “Khmer Metal” was applauded by the audience, some reacting with the words:“Now that was circus!”
Cambodia has in recent years received hundreds of pieces of antiquity, returned by foreign governments and private collectors alike.
With garlands and trumpets, some 200 government officials paid their respects to the late King Norodom Sihanouk, who died three years ago in Beijing.
Hun Sen warned against political messages of change, such as those that have transpired since the Arab Spring.
More than 800 indigenous people in Mondulkiri province are seeking to oust the provincial governor, who is accused of violating the rights of the ethnic minority.
The 15-day religious ceremony entail monks waking very early to chant, and more people arriving to make offerings, in one of the country’s most important annual rituals.
Tun Sovan, head of the Cambodian Buddhist Society at Wat Buddhikaram temple, said later he was happy to participate in a religious ceremony with the pope.
Phare, a Cambodian circus, is conducting its first US tour, after traveling across Europe and Asia for the last decade.
Often underpaid and undervalued, there are not many artists devoted to preserving Khmer cultural values through arts these days.
Chhim Sothy's award-winning work has been shown in many countries, including the US, and in Europe.
The move comes after Cambodia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs requested the Indian government find a way to stop the project.
General views inside Royal University of Fine Arts, Cambodia’s oldest fine arts college. Stand next to the National Museum in Phnom Penh, the school will soon leave for the outskirts of the Cambodian capital due to a planned expansion of the National Museum.
Hem Sophoan hopes to help tour guides and the general public about the historic temples.
A plan to move Cambodia’s oldest fine arts college is sparking concern among teachers, students and artists.
Preah Vihear temple, which sits on a high cliff near the Thai border, has been the center of confrontation between Cambodia and Thailand for years.
These days, quiet—and tourists—have returned to the temple. John Burgess, a former Washington Post reporter who has written a book about the temple and the conflicts over it, revisited the site recently to learn where things now stand.
In an interview at the temple with VOA Khmer, Burgess said both governments may find it difficult to create lasting peace near the temple, because it has emotional significance to both Thai and Cambodian groups. VOA Khmer Neou Vannarin reports from Preah Vihea.
This is the third time that Cambodia has sent athletes to the Special Olympics, but their success, in Shanghai in 2007 and Athens in 2011, has garnered them little attention.
According to Burgess, Cambodian ancestors shaped the naturally occurring sandstone of the mountains to build the temple—now a Unesco World Heritage Site.
Development worker talks about his efforts to preserve ethnic minority cultures and sow the seeds for sustainable development in the mountainous province.
A 2015 report by the Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications says more than 5 million Cambodians have access to the Internet.
As with other TV influencers—Korean pop culture among them—Thai programming has brought Thai fashion and style to Cambodia’s youth.
It’s a common sentiment these days: that alcohol makes communication not only easier, but better.
They live thousands of kilometers away from Cambodia, but that doesn’t keep some Cambodian people from being in touch with their culture. Every Sunday parents drive their children, sometimes for over an hour, to learn classical dance and traditional Cambodian music. VOA Khmer's Poch Reasey reports from Paris, France.
Every Sunday parents drive their children, sometimes for over an hour, to learn classical dance and traditional Cambodian music.
The second annual Cambodian Music Festival will be held at Pearson Park Amphitheater on July 25th in Anaheim, California.
Preah Vihear temple has been at the center of a border dispute between Cambodia and Thailand for more than a century.
The discussion has given Cambodia’s LGBT community hope but it has also exposed divisions in the country conservative culture.
Preah Vihear temple has been at the center of a border dispute between Cambodia and Thailand for more than a century. Built from sandstone a thousand years ago, it was the center of faith and worship during the height of the Khmer Empire. The temple is situated in the Dangrek Mountains, atop a 500-foot cliff.
VOA Khmer’s Emma Cramer sits down with author and former Washington Post correspondent, John Burgess, to talk about his new book entitled “Temple in the Clouds: Faith and Conflict at Preah Vihear” – and has this interview.
Ryun Patterson, a Chicago-based writer who worked as a journalist in Cambodia, has traveled around the country to document as many magic practitioners as possible.
The exhibit offered hands-on experience and history lessons when it was held at the Cambodia-Japan Cooperation Center in Phnom Penh.
Photographer Charles Fox has assembled 150 images on a website called “Found Cambodia,” which shows a Cambodia before and after the Khmer Rouge.
Korean fashion, music and reality shows are all a part of Cambodian youth culture, and that has only gotten more pervasive with the spread of the Internet.
Hundreds of Cambodians lined up outside the auditorium of the Royal University of Phnom Penh Wednesday night, awaiting the premiere of “Hamlet.”
Speaking to about 100 people at an Iftar dinner to break the Ramadan last Sunday, Sam Rainsy promised Khmer Islam air time on the upcoming opposition TV station.
The exhibit called "Consuming Passion", which opened June 25 at the Plantation Hotel, in Phnom Penh, contains a total of 20 paintings.