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20 Sep 2018 | 3:33 pm

The sounds of Yaksao - Khmer Times


Khmer Times

The sounds of Yaksao
Khmer Times
The performances, organised by Cambodian Living Arts under the Heritage Hub branch, was part of CLA's mission to strengthen living heritage – the range of cultural and artistic practices that are part of people's lives, from music to ritual and crafts ...

20 Sep 2018 | 1:15 pm

Ken: Uniting the people of Cambodia & Laos - Khmer Times


Khmer Times

Ken: Uniting the people of Cambodia & Laos
Khmer Times
There is nothing better than starting the day with music. But, how about we go beyond merely listening and learn about music – traditional one at that – along with other music and culture enthusiasts? That's exactly what happened inside the Cambodian ...

20 Sep 2018 | 1:12 pm

Cambodia Needs Political Reform to Regain Credibility: Analysts - VOA Khmer


VOA Khmer

Cambodia Needs Political Reform to Regain Credibility: Analysts
VOA Khmer
"The Cambodian government, in particular, should give voices, give space, to alternative opposition parties. But, the average person's voice right now, they are completely silent," Olivia Enos, a policy analyst at the Heritage Foundation's Asian ...

19 Sep 2018 | 3:11 pm

Man caught digging up ancient graves - Khmer Times


Khmer Times

Man caught digging up ancient graves
Khmer Times
Banteay Meanchey provincial police, in collaboration with heritage protection police, on Sunday arrested a man for allegedly digging up ancient graves at the Banteay Chhmar temple in Thma Puok district. Tab Sa Om, heritage protection police chief ...

18 Sep 2018 | 11:41 pm

Sri Thep proposed as World Heritage Site - Bangkok Post


Bangkok Post

Sri Thep proposed as World Heritage Site
Bangkok Post
... essential "point of contact" with other regions. As a result, Sri Thep was influenced by the art and culture of great ancient kingdoms like Dvaravati kingdom and Khmer empire, which is world-renowned for Angkor Wat, the Hindu temple complex in ...

17 Sep 2018 | 4:53 pm

Taiwan, China share common heritage - Khmer Times


Khmer Times

Taiwan, China share common heritage
Khmer Times
Relations between Taiwan and China have been tense in recent years as Beijing increasingly tries to isolate Taipei globally. The international community should appeal to moderation on both sides, says Alexander Gorlach. I had just completed my tenure ...
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Shawn Zhang on Twitter: "I think Apple will soon issue an apology for hurting the feelings of Chinese people.… "Twitter

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16 Sep 2018 | 10:22 pm

Nation helps others restore heritage sites(1 - ecns


ecns

Nation helps others restore heritage sites(1
ecns
Construction of Ta Keo as a "state temple" began during the reign of Jayavarman V, a ruler during the Khmer Empire (802-1431). Covering 46,000 square meters, the site is generally considered one of the most magnificent temple-mountains in Angkor.

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11 Sep 2018 | 9:13 pm

Unesco-recognition for Cambodian cities still faraway - Khmer Times


Khmer Times

Unesco-recognition for Cambodian cities still faraway
Khmer Times
There has been little progress so far in Cambodia's bid to get three of its most scenic cities recognised by Unesco as world heritage sites, according to high-ranking officials. Last year, Cambodia asked Unesco to classify Battambang, Kratie and Kampot ...

6 Sep 2018 | 3:47 pm

Time travel: The ultimate guide to Asia's heritage hotels - CNN


CNN

Time travel: The ultimate guide to Asia's heritage hotels
CNN
From Yangon to Hong Kong, many of Asia's most beautiful heritage hotels emerged during the 19th and early 20th centuries. France and ..... The hotel was decommissioned during the Khmer Rouge era and later rehabilitated in 1997 by the Raffles group.

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3 Sep 2018 | 6:49 pm

Cambodian FB users rage over dance ownership - The Nation


The Nation

Cambodian FB users rage over dance ownership
The Nation
One comment on the Unesco Facebook said: “This is my Khmer culture it belong to Cambodia long time ago. It not Thailand. We have proofs on the walls of Angkor Wat temples.” Another user called "Sam Thavrith” said: "Masked dance performance is ...

31 Aug 2018 | 6:23 am

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