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Tourists watch the sunrise directly over the central spire of Angkor Wat during a previous equinox, in an image shared to social media by Prime Minister Hun Manet on September 21. STPM

Autumn equinox over Angkor showcases ‘ancestors wisdom’

Publication date 21 September 2023 | 22:00 | ICT

The autumnal equinox will occur this year on September 23.



  • Kong Siden’s imaginative works are being shown at Sa Sa Art Projects in Phnom Penh until November 30. PHOTO SUPPLIED

    Siden’s digital art sparks memories in new exhibition

    Kong Siden, the well-known artist and interior designer, has unveiled his first solo exhibition, Moments in Light, an exploration of the changing urbanscapes and landscapes of Cambodia.

  • A sample of some of Phon Phorn’s delighful coconut creations. FB

    Kampong Cham artisan shares his two decade love of recycled crafts

    Coconuts are a source of both refreshing water and delicious meat. However, many consumers tend to discard the remnants, including the shells, as mere waste.

  • Unn Sophary’s tea, oil, and gin made from herbs. PHOTO SUPPLIED

    Kulen flavours: Pari’s Siem Reap gin a botanical treat

    In Siem Reap province, nestled between the Beng Mealea Temple and the Kulen Mountain, one can find entrepreneur Unn Sophary, known affectionately as Pari, skilfully crafting a delightful blend of flavours and fragrances on her “chemical-free” farm.

  • A new leaf: Students create art from organic waste

    Leaves are often overlooked, generally viewed as nothing more than waste. But a group of high school students from Kandal province’s Mok Kampoul district have elevated this humble greenery into stunning pieces of animal art. Their creations have not only captured the

  • A small sample of one of Sovann Malety’s digital pieces of art. PHOTO SUPPLIED

    Young Battambang artist mastering digital world

    In her room, a young woman embraces her digital platform, emerging as a creative artist. Her fingers glide over a tablet’s surface, conjuring colours and emotions on her digital canvas.

  • Diversity Voyage teams provide sports training to Cambodian students at Olympic Stadium on September 11.

    Athletics empowers future global leaders

    University students from Cambodia and Japan have united under the “Diversity Voyage” programme, which aims to harness the transformative power of athletics to educate and empower children.

  • French embassy throws gates open September 16

    The French embassy in Phnom Penh has announced that it will open its doors to the public free of charge on September 16 to mark the end of the EU’s European Heritage Days.

  • Women’s Radio expands digital coverage, reach using new app

    Women’s Radio FM103.5 channel had ambitions to expand digital coverage in order to continue contributing to the empowerment of women and aiding in their participation in society, said Oung Chanthol, executive director of Women’s Media Centre of Cambodia (WMC).

  • A training to implement the ‘Safe City for Girls’ project was held in Siem Reap province on September 6. PLAN INTERNATIONAL CAMBODIA

    ‘Safe City for Girls’ project underway in Siem Reap

    Plan International, in collaboration with Siem Reap-based Women’s Resource Centre, is implementing the “Safe City for Girls” project to ensure the safety of 1,500 girls and young women in Siem Reap’s public spaces.

  • Thorn Sreynich uses ECM-1 to sweep her school campus in Kandal province. PHOTO SUPPLIED

    Teens craft eco-clean STEM powered machine in Kandal

    It’s neither a scooter, nor a go-cart, and certainly not a harvesting machine. The Eco-dust Cleaning Machine Version 1 (ECM-1) is a small electric car fitted with a back-support chair and equipped with a sweeping system.