Cambodia

Cambodia’s ‘Rubbish Man’ schools children -- for trash

Sitting in a building made from used tyres, plastic bottles and old sneakers, Cambodian student Roeun Bunthon jots down notes during an English lesson at the “Rubbish School” where tuition is paid...

July 20, 2017
July 20, 2017

Cambodia widow sees dead husband in five-month-old calf

Cambodia's latest social media sensation is a five-month-old calf believed by a villager to be the reincarnation of her dead husband.

April 5, 2016
April 5, 2016

Hoop dreams of Cambodia's disabled cagers

Slamming into each other with a metallic crunch, Cambodia's first women's wheelchair basketball team are changing attitudes to disability in a nation where unexploded landmines claim new...

February 22, 2016
February 22, 2016

The magic of Makha Bucha

Makha Bucha Day; an important Buddhist festival celebrated on the full moon day of Māgha in Cambodia, Laos, and Thailand, and on the full moon day of Tabodwe in Myanmar, affords Buddhists a chance...

January 21, 2016
January 21, 2016

France returns statue head taken 130 years ago

France returns the head of a Hindu deity's statue from the 7th century more than 130 years after it was taken away in the name of research.

July 30, 2015
July 30, 2015

Alarm over Cambodia ‘timber grab’

Ancient, highly valuable forests are being lost at an "unprecedented" rate from protected lands in Cambodia, according to a new report.

July 29, 2015
July 29, 2015

Angelina Jolie preparing son Maddox to take over charity

Hollywood actor-filmmaker Angelina Jolie wants her eldest son, Maddox, to run the charity in Cambodia and has hired him as a researcher on her new film.

July 20, 2015
July 20, 2015

Asia's best boat trips: Along the mighty Mekong

Rain is pelting the observation deck, falling in sheets so thick we can barely see where the Mekong meets the shore.

June 3, 2015
June 3, 2015

Taj Mahal ranks 3rd among world''s top landmarks

Travellers from across the globe have ranked Taj Mahal among the top three landmarks in the world

March 20, 2015
March 20, 2015

Failures in Cambodia RMG sector

Workers in Cambodia’s garment factories often experience discriminatory and exploitative labour conditions including dismissal by employer at will and poor government inspection and enforcement,...