Idyllic Pursat, perfect for a ‘hidden’ holiday

Publication date 17 August 2018 | 07:43 | ICT

A new destination in the Kingdom is catching the eye of tourists in Pursat. Travelling across the mountains and through the forests of the western province, many are heading toward Thmadar Touch waterfall, just off of National Road 55. The



  • In Wat Bo school, tradition and modernity reign

    Publication date 17 August 2018 | 08:54 | ICT

    Renowned for firm disciplines, well-mannered students, pleasant environment and an attentive set of teachers and a principle, Wat Bo Primary School in Siem Reap provincial city has made its name throughout the Kingdom and beyond.

  • Learning to swim like dolphins in the capital

    Publication date 17 August 2018 | 08:53 | ICT

    It seems to be a new trend that Cambodian parents, fearing for their child’s safety, decide they are too young to learn how to swim.

  • 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.

  • Vienna topples Melbourne as ‘most liveable city’

    Publication date 15 August 2018 | 11:40 | ICT

    Austrian capital Vienna has beaten Melbourne to be ranked the “world’s most liveable city” in a new annual survey released on Monday, ending the southern Australian city’s seven-year reign.

  • Chinese grasp concept of new online cosmetics stars: men

    Publication date 14 August 2018 | 13:12 | ICT

    WHEN Jiang Cheng first tried a bit of concealer during his first year of university in China it gave him self-confidence and he was instantly hooked.

  • Sushi, sake and soy: star chef’s love affair

    Publication date 10 August 2018 | 13:55 | ICT

    Foie gras paired with wasabi, Japanese-style open kitchens and a fierce work ethic: Joel Robuchon, hailed as “chef of the century” on his death this week, drew great inspiration from Japan, where 10 establishments now bear his name.

  • Skin bleaching in Africa: An ‘addiction’ with health risks

    Publication date 10 August 2018 | 13:55 | ICT

    Dr isima Sobande was in medical school when she first heard of mothers who bleached the skin of their babies. She dismissed it as an urban myth. But it wasn’t long before she saw it with her own eyes.

  • Thmor Sor: Fresh air, delicious seafood

    Publication date 10 August 2018 | 13:08 | ICT

    A small beach hidden at the heart of a forest and plantation, located in Koh Kong province’s Botum Sakor district, Thmor Sor has become an attractive tourist destination for people who like eco-tourism and delicious seafood, which a

  • Bookcases, biryani collide at Ikea India

    Publication date 10 August 2018 | 11:32 | ICT

    Curious customers lay on beds and nestled into armchairs Thursday as Ikea opened its first Indian outlet, hoping to wow a burgeoning middle class with offerings tweaked to local tastes, including its famous meatballs.

  • Coffee with a side of furr at capital’s Chhma Catfé

    Publication date 10 August 2018 | 09:27 | ICT

    Unlike most cafés where one can recognise the gentle murmur of small-talk floating in the air with the sound of relaxing jazz, at Chhma Catfé, the first thing you would hear as soon as you open the door is meow, meow, meow – soft an