Sopheak Soung is among the few Cambodian playwrights who are working to keep one of Cambodia’s oldest art forms, “Lakhorn Niyeay,” alive. Originally from the southeastern province of Kandal, the 41-year-old artist moved to Phnom Penh in 1996 to study “Lakhorn Niyeay,” a form of spoken theater. Today
Sievphin Chong, 24, chose an unconventional career path for a Cambodian. After growing up in the remote northeastern provinces of Steung Treng and Ratanakiri, Sievphin moved to Phnom Penh to study design at university. But that was not to be once Sievphin found his passion and an outlet for his crea
Bosba Panh began singing when she was seven. She began composing as a teenager mixing classical Cambodian and Western music. And now as an adult at age 22, her interest shifts to understanding the Cambodian music through academic research. Bosba’s dedication to the arts from a very young age makes h
Janet Seng, 49, came to the U.S. in 1981 from Cambodia as a teenager. She attended high school, college and graduate school in the U.S. Seng earned a Masters Degree in Business Management and currently works as a Financial Analyst. She's also a social worker helping new immigrants from Cambodia, som
Conor Savoy, director of policy and advocacy at the Washington-based Global Innovation Fund, tells VOA Khmer that focusing the development finance on Asia’s private sector is a comparative advantage that the US has over China in the region. VOA Khmer’s Chetra Chap reports.
Courtney Weatherby, Southeast Asia research analyst at the Stimson Center, tells VOA Khmer what Asean countries could do to strengthen sustainable development in Chinese foreign direct investment projects. VOA Khmer’s Chetra Chap reports.
Mory Sar, co-founder, and vice-president of the Cambodian Youth Network was one of the panelists discussing on Cambodia’s human rights at the Stimson Center, Washington, DC, May 29. Sar suggested three ways that Cambodian youths could make a difference in their country.