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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.



  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Modern Khmer art: The Tale of the Storm Goddess

    Publication date 31 August 2018 | 10:08 | ICT

    Perhaps most in the Kingdom know of the folktale called Moni Mekhala which tells the origin of thunderstorms. Two young art students, however, have refreshed the story by bringing it to life through their digital design skills.

  • Ceramic arts exhibition of Visual and Applied Arts School

    Publication date 27 August 2018 | 13:11 | ICT

    A group of 13 students from Visual and Applied Arts School of Battambang province organised an exhibition to display their achievements at the showroom of the National Institute of Education, located in Phnom Penh, after they comple

  • 3D artwork catching on among capital shops

    Publication date 24 August 2018 | 08:17 | ICT

    Looking back on the past 10 years, the market for 3D artworks was still small.

  • KL’s chair of its own

    Publication date 15 August 2018 | 11:43 | ICT

    Last Friday, an elegant woven-rattan chair took home the Jury’s Award at the KL Chair Open Design Competition, organised by the Kuala Lumpur Architecture Festival (KLAF) 2018.

  • Aerial Hammock Yoga: the new stress buster in heart of capital

    Publication date 30 July 2018 | 10:43 | ICT

    A new fitness program, Aerial Yoga, has hit the capital, and it is quite unique. Participants need not be regular sportspersons to learn the skills either.

  • A cultural season of exploration kicks off at the Kingdom’s CLA

    Publication date 20 July 2018 | 11:43 | ICT

    A three-month program that makes up The Cambodian Living Arts’ (CLA) cultural season kicked off on Thursday and will run through September 23 with the theme Exploring Identities.