Publication date 08 June 2018 | 11:18 | ICT

WITH swimming pools for adults, kiddie pools, a beautiful garden that’s perfect for selfies, restaurants, water slides and a new wave pool, the water park inside Battambang town’s Happiness Centre is a great way to beat the heat.


A language school in a class of its own

Publication date June 8, 2018 | 9:45 am

In a 10-square-metre classroom on the second floor of St Clements Institute on Street 598, John Giovanni, an Italian priest from the Cambodian Catholic Community Association, is taking his Khmer language lesson – a twice-a-week rout

Cambodia ‘doesn’t’ got talent?

Publication date June 1, 2018 | 12:00 am

As the second season of Cambodia’s Got Talent approaches, it is reported that the talent show, part of the global Got Talent franchise, is having a tough time finding contestants.

Let it glow, let it glow, let it glow

Publication date June 1, 2018 | 12:00 am

It's now easier than ever to make a glowing impression on your friends the next time you go clubbing, thanks to online business Glow It Up which was started to help Cambodia’s young and trendy embrace the new fashion in luminous clo

Famous photographer finds his old painting

Publication date May 28, 2018 | 9:50 am

As alumni of the Royal University of Fine Arts (RUFA) returned to retrieve paintings they had made for their assignments, a well-known Cambodian photographer spotted one of his among the pile.

At Banana Kitchen, cuisines prepared by fact-finding

Publication date May 25, 2018 | 11:20 am

Foreseeing plenty of challenges resulting from a highly competitive market in Phnom Penh, the restaurateur behind Banana Kitchen, located in a busy neighbourhood of the capital, built the restaurant on findings from detailed research.

A Siem Reap day tour that you can bank on

Publication date May 25, 2018 | 11:00 am

For tourists in Siem Reap who seek out things to do after visiting Angkor Wat and the markets, and want a closer look at Cambodian society, tours of the countryside are not a bad idea.

Cambodian women diving deep, going far

Publication date May 18, 2018 | 10:30 am

There is a saying in Khmer that “women cannot dive deep or go far”. The meaning is that women should not stray too far from their traditional gender roles.

Proof giants walked among us humans?

Publication date May 17, 2018 | 10:30 am

For years a debate has waged about whether certain bas relief carvings at the 12th-century To Prohm Temple, one of the most popular attractions at the Angkor Wat Temple Complex in Siem Reap province, depicted dinosaurs or some rathe

Siem Reap’s unlikely culinary treasure

Publication date May 11, 2018 | 11:20 am

Although sausages are not a staple diet of Cambodians, the product of foreign lands has today become one of the many foods that symbolise the growing internationalisation of cuisines that have become common in the city, which was o

A café for aspiring entrepreneurs

Publication date May 11, 2018 | 11:00 am

Twenty-seven-year-old Eu Pech saw his own failures as an opportunity. Eu dropped out of high school during Grade 11 after a traffic accident.

Bird watching

Publication date May 11, 2018 | 12:00 am

A peacock rests on top of a parked delivery van on a Phnom Penh street on Wednesday as a man drives past on a motorcycle. According to residents, the peacock is a pet that escaped from its owner.

Blind masseuse Nika begins the process of having a plaster cast made on Sunday. The mould will eventualy be made into a mask on display at Meta House on Friday.

Mask project shows power of art in unifying cultures

Publication date May 4, 2018 | 12:00 am

Nika lies flat as two paper tubes are inserted into her nostrils, allowing her to breathe as her face is covered in plaster by artist Myong Hee Kim.