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Khmer New Year (Jol Chnam Khmer)

People in the world always say New Year celebrate their happy festival. They usually schedule and prepare it differently, depend on their belief and tradition. For Cambodian have hold it since past till the present. The reason that cause to finish the old year for the are that: There have been some people believe that there is a story as following ...
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MAD MONKEY: HOSTELS WITH A PURPOSE

 Exploring this world has repeatedly shown us that there's a lot of history we were not taught in school. While traveling in Cambodia, we learned a bit about the nation's heartbreaking history and were left particularly humbled. Mass genocide, a totalitarian dictator, millions of land mines, a ban of education and the arts. The list goes on. A...
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The First Islam in Cambodia

Cambodia occupies part of the Indochinese Peninsula in the south-east of the Asian continent. It is bounded on the northeast by Laos, on the east and southeast by Vietnam, and on the southwest with the Gulf of Thailand. It is bordered to the west and northwest with Thailand. Its landmass is 182,000 km2. The presence of Islam in Cambodia dates back ...
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A Glimpse into the lost kingdom of Champa: Po Nagar / Cham Temples of Nha Trang, Vietnam

 History records the existence of Champa, a once-glorious kingdom that appeared during the late second century CE and went on to attain a high level of civilization. At the height of its cultural flowering, its territory stretched over the coastal plains and highlands of present-day central Vietnam. This poly-ethnic state composed of the Cham ...
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Rarely represented in media, Seattle Cham Muslim youth filmed their own documentary, ‘Ramadan’

A still from Ramadan​ Young people from the Southeast Asian Muslim Cham community rarely see themselves represented in the media. But now, three Cham youth in south Seattle have brought their stories on screen in a documentary titled Ramadan. The film, which has won awards from the Southeast Asia by Seattle (SeaXSea) 2019 Film Festival and the Ethn...
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5 Delicious Street Food Dishes You Must Try in Cambodia

 With food carts offering a plethora of tasty street foodsoccupying every corner, Phnom Penh is an excellent destination for food lovers wishing to enjoy a culinary adventure. Here we take a look at the city's must-try items that are sure to get your taste buds tingling! Fish amok Travelers must try this authentic Khmer street food at least so...
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The 5 Most Memorable Attractions In Cambodia

Ever since Angelina Jolie swung through temple ruins in Cambodia as Lara Croft, Tomb Raider, the place has been crawling with tourists. Siem Reap, the town closest to a vast complex of ancient Hindu/Buddhist Temples, is in fact a tourist bubble (with 127 hotels from hostel to ultra luxe) within an otherwise fearful, unkempt country. Pockets of opul...
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Cambodia must restore political dialogue and cooperation

Adhoc officials Ny Sokha (right) and Yi Soksan are escorted out of a police vehicle at the Supreme Court, where their appeal for bail was denied last month in Phnom Penh. Several political crises have escalated in recent weeks, causing many to question the Kingdom's capacity to hold a free and fair election. Hong Menea (published on analysis and op...
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Oxfam to Empower Cambodian Rice Farmers With Blockchain

 Oxfam has launched a pilot project in Cambodia to help rice farmers getting paid their fair share using blockchain technology. Blockchain for Livelihoods from Organic Cambodian Rice, or Blocrice, will analyze and test how 50 farmers can be empowered by having up-to-date information and value distribution in their supply chain. Taking place in...
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