Volume 2 No.12: (December, 2002)
Choosing To Chew - The Traditi...

Sitting serenely in her doorway with an old, worn betel basket on her knee, Ourng Long, 67, of Siem Reap province, is ready to begin folding betel leaves in preparation for chewing after her family's ... Read More.

Nuts About Dancing

The coconut dance is a routine that Cambodian people traditionally perform after working hard in the fields and on occasions such as Khmer new-year and sometimes at weddings. The dance means a lot to ... Read More.

The Art Of AYAI

Ayai is a popular art form that is held in high esteem by Khmer people all through Cambodia, particularly those living in rural areas. It involves two people pitching their wits against each other thr... Read More.

Mat For An Easier Life

Wearing a happy face with her hands both busy at weaving leaves of the palm together and one leg holding down at the other end, Ou Nuy, 61 explained that clients would complain that your mat is of bad... Read More.

Kang Kep baob - Delicious Stuf...

Take a ride along Phnom Penh's Russian Confederation Boulevard on an evening and you will see stall after stall displaying delicious curry-fried frogs for sale. During the rainy season there are a lot... Read More.

Cambodian Spirit - An Ardent S...

Prach Bunnaruoh is a sculptor who has spent half his life transforming plain blocks of stone and wood into intricate carvings, and is rightfully proud of his profession. Bunnaruoh, now 26, spent ten y... Read More.

MALAYSIA - A Long Festival

Last month, I was among five lucky Cambodians selected to visit Malaysia as guest participants of the Mega Familiarisation Tour Program, run in conjunction with Malaysia Open House 2002 and sponsored ... Read More.

What's Up

Miss Universe To Visit Cambodia: Miss Justine Pasek, reigning Miss Universe will visit Cambodia from 13-16 December 2002 and will spend her first day of visit in Siem Reap to see the Angkor Wat. On 2... Read More.

Raising Star Of Cambodia - A B...

18 year-old Bit Bunly, a third year student of tourism management at the Norton University in Phnom Penh, is widely known as an outstanding student in her field. A confident young woman, Bit Bunly say... Read More.

Legend Behind Prasat Neang Khm...

Once upon a time there was a powerful king named Preah Bat Soriyavong who lived on Phnom Chisor, a mountain between Phnom Penh and Takeo province. He built five temples and four large ponds there, one... Read More.

The Spice Of Travel

'So many things to do and so little time' sums up the delightful dilemma many travelers face when choosing from the menu of attractions and entertainment options in the majority of tourist destination... Read More.

The Story Of An Old Man

A frail old man went to live with his only son, daughter-in-law and their four-year old lad - his grandson. The old man's hands trembled, his eyesight was blurred, and his step faltered. The family at... Read More.