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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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The women's ju-jitsu newaza 49 kg category at the 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta. From left to right: Mahra Alhinaai of United Arab Emirates; Jessa Khan of Cambodia; Margarita Ochoa of the Philippines; and Thi Thanh Minh Duong of Vietnam. (Web Screenshot)   By VOA Cambodia -August 25, 2018​ Washington, DC – Jessa Khan, a 16-year-old Cambodian jiu...
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Gold medalist Jessa Khan of Cambodia pose for photograph during the victory ceremony in the newaza women's - 49 kilogram jujitsu at the 18th Asian Games in Jakarta, Indonesia, Friday, Aug. 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Firdia Lisnawati)  By AP -August 27, 2018​ Jakarta, Indonesia – At 16, Jessa Khan has already won a stack of gold medals at state, regio...
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A fan holds up a printed photograph of Washington State head coach Mike Leach during the first half of an NCAA college football game between Washington State and Boise State in Pullman, Wash., Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017. (AP Photo/Young Kwak)  By Spokesman-Review -August 16, 2018​ The chairman of the Senate Higher Education Committee has some poi...
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By Yahoo! Sports -August 17, 2018​ Keisuke Honda joked he had asked weird questions in his interview to become Cambodian manager while still playing A-League football. Watch the video: https://uk.sports.yahoo.com/video/asked-them-weird-questions-honda-071352608.html © 2018, The Cambodia Daily. All rights reserved. No part of this article may be rep...
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Mother Nature Cambodia By Mongabay -August 20, 2018 A spate of mass toxic poisonings in the Cambodian provinces of Kratie and Mondulkiri have hospitalized hundreds and killed at least 16 people since May. Although the causes of the three events are as yet unproven, some suspect it may be due to cyanide from gold mining as high levels of the compoun...
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A military helicopter flies during the flood after the Xe Pian-Xe Namnoy hydropower dam collapsed in Attapeu province, Laos, July 26, 2018.  By VOA Cambodia -August 19, 2018​ Attapeu Province, Laos – Renewable energy proponents have seized on the fatal collapse of a dam in Laos in their push to steer the country away from its hydropower "binge...
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The Don Sahong hydroelectric dam under construction on the Mekong River in the Siphandone area of southwestern Laos' Champasak province is seen in an undated video screen shot. RFA  By RFA -August 25, 2018​ A coalition of NGOs and community-based groups dedicated to raising public awareness about the risks associated with dams on the Mekong Ri...
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Livestock float on makeshift rafts amid flooding in Stung Treng province's Talat commune, Aug. 20, 2018. Photo courtesy of the Stung Treng provincial government By RFA -August 22, 2018​ More than 1,000 families in northeast Cambodia's Stung Treng province are facing extreme difficulties after heavy rainfall led a tributary of the Mekong River to fl...
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 FILE PHOTO - Khmer Literature Festival held at the Cambodia-Korea Center for Cooperation (CKCC) in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, October 16, 2016. (Bun Penghuy/VOA Khmer) Event organizers expect up to 1,000 people to attend the festival. By VOA Cambodia -August 25, 2018​ Phnom Penh – Following its successful launch in Siem Reap last year, the Khmer L...
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Samoeurth Seavmeng, known as Meng, organises a forum 'offline' so people can talk without fear of being monitored on social media [Adam Bemma/Al Jazeera] As Cambodian critics are targeted online, an offline forum provides space to discuss issues such as a cybercrime law. By Al Jazeera -August 24, 2018 Phnom Penh, Cambodia – Samoeurth Seavmeng sits ...
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Eating a fried tarantula has become a popular photo opportunity for tourists in Cambodia. However, this delicacy is in danger of disappearing, thanks to deforestation and over-harvesting of the spiders. By Deutsche Welle -August 16, 2018 The moment you arrive at the market square in Skuon, you see the tarantula vendors. Most are young girls, who th...
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A little slice of America is served to refugees who were deported to Cambodia from the United States. Photo: AFP For many deportees, the United States had been home for decades. Now, they struggle to adjust to life in the country of their birth. By South China Morning Post -August 25, 2018 After four months in Phnom Penh, Sothy Kum still has more b...
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The next designer handbag you buy is less likely to bear a "made in China" label. Fashion companies, eager to diversify their supply chains, were already expanding into production sites in Southeast Asia as alternatives to China. Then the trade war happened. Now, with tariffs on products such as Chinese handbags set to rise, nations like Cambodia a...
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San Diego – Everest, a biometry based, value transfer company, announced today a strategic partnership with the Cambodian Health Ministry of Kampong Chhnang Province and local implementer WAH Foundation to improve healthcare services in Kampong Chhnang Province. The project enhances a multitude of health services using blockchain technology, focusi...
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​The UN Development Program (UNDP) and China's Green Leader Holdings Group signed a cost sharing agreement here on Thursday to accelerate inclusive cassava market development in Cambodia. The deal was inked between Nick Beresford, UNDP country director for Cambodia, and Michael Tse, CEO of Hong Kong-based Green Leader, in the presence of Cambodian ...
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​Landing International Casino Chairman Yang Zhihui — who was earlier reported missing from the firm — has been detained in Cambodia, according to a Beijing news source that confirmed the story with multiple sources. Caixin reported Thursday that Yang Zhihui, chairman and executive director of Hong Kong-based Landing International Development Limite...
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​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 Camb...
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