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The ‘high school’ food nostalgia restaurant rekindling memories

Publication date 22 February 2019 | 15:45 | ICT

Soun Sovann was a student at Bak Touk High School in Phnom Penh during the 1990s, a public school in which classrooms were filled with 50 to 70 students sitting in several rows of long tables learning shoulder to shoulder.

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  • A simple grain: Rice finding its way into medical and beauty products

    Publication date 22 February 2019 | 14:06 | ICT

    THE most widely consumed staple in the world, rice, has long been Thailand’s major export.

  • ‘Home of Rock’ hosts Battle of the Bands in Phnom Penh

    Publication date 22 February 2019 | 10:03 | ICT

    BYOB means ‘Bring Your Own Band’ at the Hard Rock Cafe as the ‘home of rock and roll’ is set to host a four-month Battle of the Bands tournament – pitting aspiring musicians against each other in an effort to find the Kingdom’s best

  • Famous Thai artist displays portraits of Asian people

    Publication date 21 February 2019 | 14:13 | ICT

    SPECIAL portraits lurking in romantic and poetic symbols and patterns by Thai artist Vichit Nongnual are on display at an exhibition which kicked off on Tuesday in the Vietnamese capital Hanoi.

  • Frontier photographer revives archaic art form

    Publication date 21 February 2019 | 12:46 | ICT

    EDWARD Kaprov makes a final adjustment to the oversized, traditional-style camera perched on a heavy tripod aimed at an Israeli military jeep near the Gaza border.

  • Cambodia’s blockchain social media app rewards creativity

    Publication date 20 February 2019 | 10:15 | ICT

    Eleven years ago, at roughly this time of the year, Dutch-Cambodian man Lim Chhay Lem took a leap of faith, leaving his home in the Netherlands for his ancestral homeland in Cambodia, a country of which he had virtually no experienc

  • AYLA – Cambodia aims to empower and give a voice to Kingdom’s youth

    Publication date 19 February 2019 | 14:12 | ICT

    Sitting in a humble work space in Phnom Penh’s Tuol Tompoung II is Ky Veasna – his youthful looks, dyed auburn hair and smart-casual attire may fool you into assuming his junior status in the office.

  • Handmade shoes from Zimbabwe a global hit

    Publication date 19 February 2019 | 12:23 | ICT

    IN A tiny factory producing handmade boots and shoes in southwestern Zimbabwe, leather cutter Misheck Sibanda is on another hectic shift as he tries to keep up with soaring global demand.

  • Olive trees breathe new life into Spanish village

    Publication date 18 February 2019 | 16:07 | ICT

    ‘THEY’RE over 500 years old,” says Sira Plana proudly as she points to Oliete’s olive groves, many of which are thriving now thanks to an adoption scheme that has prevented this northeastern Spanish village from dying out.

  • India hosts first ‘yoga on a pole’ world championships

    Publication date 18 February 2019 | 13:03 | ICT

    WEARING only underpants, Pavel Kalina twists his body up a wooden pole before performing a handstand at the top in the first world championships of an ancient Indian sport.

  • Street mural pays homage to the Khmer Empire’s great king

    Publication date 18 February 2019 | 11:34 | ICT

    At a small street near the Royal Palace in Phnom Penh, a mural of the great Khmer King Jayavarman VII of an ancient bygone era has appeared surrounded by a bright circle of traditional flower patterns, attracting passersby with its