Volume 1 No.5: (October, 2001)
Happy Birthday

Cambodia this month pays homage to His Majesty King Norodom Sihanouk on the occasion of his 80th birthday. On Wednesday, October 31st, just as Water Festival celebrations are also getting into full sw... Read More.

Celebration On Water

For months, workers at Wat Samrong in Takhmao have been toiling over a brand new boat for Preah Reach Pithi Bonn Om Touk, or Water Festival. Boats from all over the country will come to Phnom Penh to ... Read More.

The Riverfront Shrine

Twin shrines stand at the riverfront in front of the Royal Palace in Phnom Penh. Facing the river from the palace gates, the shrine on the left is devoted to Neak Ta, or animist spirits. The one on th... Read More.

KATHEN, Festival Of Monk Robes

This month sees one of Cambodia's most colorful and joyous festivals. Called Kathena in Pali, or Kathen in Khmer, it is also one of the most important traditional festivals, not only for its religious... Read More.

Exhibition Helps Rediscover Cu...

The waters of the Tonle Sap Lake support millions of Cambodians. They are rich in fish, their flood planes support rice and other crops, and the waters that flow into it down the Siem Reap River are h... Read More.

Internet - Easy Access

A few years ago, Internet access in Cambodia was expensive, slow and difficult to find. Today, hundreds of Internet cafes dot Phnom Penh. Siem Reap and Sihanoukville also have plenty of Internet optio... Read More.

KAMPONG CHHNANG - The Pottery ...

Many people believe Kampong Chhnang is the most beautiful of Cambodian provinces. The province is centrally located on the Tonle Sap in the Tonle Sap Lake region of Cambodia. It can be reached by road... Read More.


Once upon a time, there was a place called the Forest of the Giants. One day, an impoverished man abandoned his 12 infant daughters in the forest because he could not support them. A giantess called N... Read More.

What's New

SEA Games Gold Cambodia clinched the kingdom's first gold medal in an international competition in nearly 40 years last month when the petanque team took gold at the 21st South East Asian (SEA) Games... Read More.

The Power Of Love

A young couple that grew up together as neighbors find themselves very attached to each other, much to the displeasure of the girl's parents. Knowing their daughter's desire, the girl's parents forbid... Read More.

Intangible Heritage

Angkor Wat stands indomitable and undeniable as part of Cambodia's heritage. Khmer classical dancers perform the intricate movements handed down through the centuries. These are both tangible... Read More.