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Phnom Penh eats: Ptas Nak Battambang

As the name suggests, Ptsa Nak Battambang – which in English means Battambang's house – is the right place for those who want to try some of the province's typical dishes in Phnom Penh. The Khmer-style restaurant offers vast choices,…

The tile master’s apprentice

Every few days for the past month, 35-year-old Eric Hav has woken up early and driven his moto nearly an hour out of Phnom Penh and down a dirt road to reach the home of ageing tile-maker Heng Srun. For years, the craft of making encaustic…

What's on: Phnom Penh Pride 2017

Phnom Penh's Pride week is here and it is packed with events to suit every taste. Numerous films and documentaries on LGBT+ related issues and stories will be screened at Meta House, while drinks and food can be enjoyed at The L Bar or at…

Tuk-tuk tours to showcase street art

Phnom Penh hides its street art treasures well – down back alleys, on storefront grates and even inside the city’s markets. That’s where David Myers and Kimchean Koy come in. The two 19-year-old architecture students, who are also budding…

Kse diev master dead, age 91

The country on Saturday lost its pre-eminent master of the kse diev, a long-necked single-string instrument that dates back to Angkorian times, with the death of Sok Duch at his home in Bati district in Takeo province. He was 91 years old.…

Photographer rediscovers his roots

Cambodian-born Serey Siv, 31, took an unlikely path to Cambodia, going from being an English teacher and J-pop recording artist in Tokyo to owning a café in Siem Reap, by way of Seoul and Montreal. Once here he picked up his camera and used…