Cambodia News: A Khmer Heritage

Push for cultural icons to join UN heritage list | #AsiaNewsNetwork - Eleven Myanmar

Push for cultural icons to join UN heritage list | #AsiaNewsNetwork  Eleven Myanmar

The Ministry of Fine Arts and Culture is hoping to have Cambodian musical theatre Lakhon Yike, traditional silver handicrafts and other art forms placed on ...

21 Feb 2019 | 8:55 pm

Cambodia morning news for February 22 - AEC News Today

Cambodia morning news for February 22  AEC News Today

All the #Cambodia #news you need to know for February 22, 2019. Cambodia English news, Cambodia business news, Cambodia news today, Cambodia latest ...

21 Feb 2019 | 6:20 pm

Asean morning news for February 22 - AEC News Today

Asean morning news for February 22  AEC News Today

All the Asean news you need to know for February 22, 2019. Asean news, Asean Economic Community, Asean English news, Asean business news, Asean ...

21 Feb 2019 | 6:20 pm

In the Land of Khol - Khmer Times

In the Land of Khol  Khmer Times

In November 2018, UNESCO inscribed Lakhon Khol Wat Svay Andet, a form of Khmer masked drama dance, into its List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need ...

21 Feb 2019 | 12:22 pm

Libya's ancient ruins blighted by theft, shunned by tourists - Khmer Times

Libya's ancient ruins blighted by theft, shunned by tourists  Khmer Times

CYRENE (Reuters) – Graffiti covers the walls of a Greek amphitheater in Cyrene, an ancient ruined city in eastern Libya now struggling with neglect, vandals ...

21 Feb 2019 | 12:01 pm

Push for cultural icons to join UN heritage list - The Phnom Penh Post

Push for cultural icons to join UN heritage list  The Phnom Penh Post

The Ministry of Fine Arts and Culture is hoping to have Cambodian musical theatre Lakhon Yike, traditional silver handicrafts and other art forms placed on ...

21 Feb 2019 | 12:41 am

Cambodian dancers win praise in Singapore - Khmer Times

Cambodian dancers win praise in Singapore  Khmer Times

Cambodian dancers have won praise from international guests and Singapore's president and prime minister for their performance at the Chingay Parade in the ...

20 Feb 2019 | 12:07 pm

OK for Direct US Flights Moves Vietnam Into Economic Fast Lane - វីអូអេ - VOA Khmer

OK for Direct US Flights Moves Vietnam Into Economic Fast Lane  វីអូអេ - VOA Khmer

US Federal Aviation Administration says Vietnam meets international safety standards and its air carriers can establish direct flights.

20 Feb 2019 | 8:00 am

Condo project breaks ground in Chamkar Mon - Khmer Times

Condo project breaks ground in Chamkar Mon  Khmer Times

A new luxury condominium project broke ground in Phnom Penh yesterday, hoping to attract young buyers with a modern style and convenient location.

12 Feb 2019 | 12:05 pm

Travel South-East Asia, India, Peru or Kenya with stylish wellness journeys - The CEO Magazine

Travel South-East Asia, India, Peru or Kenya with stylish wellness journeys  The CEO Magazine

Whether you want to explore India's rich spiritual heritage, discover the enduring traditions of South-East Asia, bask in the mystical beauty of Peru, or hike the ...

8 Feb 2019 | 2:00 am

The Last Mistress of the Royal Ballet - Khmer Times

The Last Mistress of the Royal Ballet  Khmer Times

Having devoted her entire life to this passion, she is now the only mistress of the Royal Ballet who is still struggling to pass on her honed skills to the younger ...

8 Feb 2019 | 2:00 am

Sri Lanka declares UNESCO site Sigiriya as polythene free - Khmer Times

Sri Lanka declares UNESCO site Sigiriya as polythene free  Khmer Times

COLOMBO (Xinhua) – UNESCO World Heritage site, Sigiriya, located in central Sri Lanka has been declared a polythene free zone to protect the biodiversity of ...

4 Feb 2019 | 2:00 am

Tourism power of one in Asean - Khmer Times

Tourism power of one in Asean  Khmer Times

Under the theme “Asean – The Power of One” the 38th edition of the Asean Tourism Forum (ATF) was successfully held at Ha Long City, Vietnam,

4 Feb 2019 | 2:00 am

The Siem Reap cafe preserving and promoting Khmer music heritage - The Phnom Penh Post

The Siem Reap cafe preserving and promoting Khmer music heritage  The Phnom Penh Post

As Cambodia fast earns a reputation as a Kingdom of coffee lovers – with a myriad of coffee shops and vendors mushrooming on street corners nationwide – a ...

1 Feb 2019 | 2:00 am

Arn Chorn-Pond / The Khmer Rouge survivor fighting to revive Cambodia's traditional music - Southeast Asia Globe

Arn Chorn-Pond / The Khmer Rouge survivor fighting to revive Cambodia's traditional music  Southeast Asia Globe

Learning an instrument helped Arn Chorn-Pond survive the Khmer Rouge era. He has since dedicated his life to reviving traditional Cambodian music.

30 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

What's in a name? Everything, say Australia's indigenous people - Khmer Times

What's in a name? Everything, say Australia's indigenous people  Khmer Times

The north bank of Melbourne's Yarra River is dotted with a series of Aboriginal-made art installations. The eel-shaped winding paths, the metal shields and the ...

30 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

Khmer Crafts and Food Festival empowering Cambodian women - The Phnom Penh Post

Khmer Crafts and Food Festival empowering Cambodian women  The Phnom Penh Post

It is almost once again time for the annual Khmer Crafts and Food Festival (KCFF) in Phnom Penh. This rapidly growing event aims to promote Khmer culture as ...

29 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

Lumbini: a place for beautiful architectural details and heritage - Gulf Times

Lumbini: a place for beautiful architectural details and heritage  Gulf Times

MEDITATION: Today one can visit over 25 international Buddhist monasteries, study Buddhism, meditation and visit Buddha's birthplace itself within the ...

29 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

Cambodia-India ties stronger than ever - Khmer Times

Cambodia-India ties stronger than ever  Khmer Times

The Kingdom of Cambodia is known for its good relation¬ships with other nations. With India being one of its strongest bilateral partners, Khmer Times spoke to ...

25 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

Culture Ministry supports land encroachment prevention - Khmer Times

Culture Ministry supports land encroachment prevention  Khmer Times

Culture Ministry says there are still challenges to address in order to protect heritage.

25 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

Culture Minister urges youth to visit Kingdom's museums - Khmer Times

Culture Minister urges youth to visit Kingdom's museums  Khmer Times

Culture and Fine Arts Minister Phoeung Sakona is appealing to young Cambodians to visit museums in the Kingdom to understand its culture and history after ...

24 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

A Cinematic Love Song: Cambodian-American Filmmakers with NoVa Roots Premiere 'In the Life of Music' - Loudoun Now

A Cinematic Love Song: Cambodian-American Filmmakers with NoVa Roots Premiere 'In the Life of Music'  Loudoun Now

Loudoun-based producer Neardey Trinh and Los Angeles-based filmmaker Caylee So are more than cousins—they're creative collaborators. Their first feature ...

24 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

Cambodian Deportees Leave US For 'Home' They've Never Known - The Atlantic

Cambodian Deportees Leave US For 'Home' They've Never Known  The Atlantic

America is deporting Cambodian refugees convicted of crimes. Did the U.S. have a responsibility to help them when they first arrived as refugees?

16 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

Ha Long showcases 2019 ATF - Khmer Times

Ha Long showcases 2019 ATF  Khmer Times

The Asean Tourism Forum which begins today in Viet Nam's Ha Long city, is a cooperative regional effort to promote the regional grouping as one tourist ...

14 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

Get ready for Garuda's Song - Khmer Times

Get ready for Garuda's Song  Khmer Times

The Kingdom's music lovers are in for a rare treat this month with live performances of Garuda's Song, a musical composition telling the story of Cambodia's rich ...

11 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

ACC aims to bring in more tourism and revenue - Khmer Times

ACC aims to bring in more tourism and revenue  Khmer Times

Cambodia will on January 15 launch the Asian Cultural Council as it hosts the first session in Siem Reap. The Kingdom hopes to bring about 700 national and ...

10 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

Myanmar: Why the reluctance to make itself understood? - Khmer Times

Myanmar: Why the reluctance to make itself understood?  Khmer Times

Some have called Myanmar a struggling beauty. Without a doubt, the country is beautiful, home to a number of unique heritage sites. Yet it is also a country that ...

9 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

Thailand’s masked dance drama ‘Khol’ now on UNESCO cultural heritage list - The Indian Express

Thailand’s masked dance drama ‘Khol’ now on UNESCO cultural heritage list  The Indian Express

Lakhon Khol was recently listed by UNESCO, the United Nations' cultural agency, as an intangible cultural heritage, along with neighbouring Thailand's version ...

9 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

Masked dance tradition rises from near extinction in Cambodia - Reuters

Masked dance tradition rises from near extinction in Cambodia  Reuters

Cambodia's centuries-old tradition of masked dance was nearly wiped out by the Khmer Rouge's "Killing Fields" regime, but a handful of artists managed to keep ...

4 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

Kev's Vagabond Pub - Khmer Times

Kev's Vagabond Pub  Khmer Times

He's an American expat of Armenian heritage who's been operating in the Southeast Asian region for nigh on twenty years and, for the last 18 months or so, he's ...

28 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Spotlight on Royal Ballet: New story, new dances, the same art - Khmer Times

Spotlight on Royal Ballet: New story, new dances, the same art  Khmer Times

Royal Ballet of Cambodia will again mesmerise locals and foreigners with its new production “Neang Watthana Devi” on January 18 and 19 at the Chaktomuk ...

28 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Siem Reap's new pride - The Heritage Walk - The Phnom Penh Post

Siem Reap's new pride - The Heritage Walk  The Phnom Penh Post

It is a spectacular sight strolling along The Heritage Walk mall in Siem Reap which offers the ultimate shopping and entertainment destination for local and ...

28 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

World recognises heritage protection - Khmer Times

World recognises heritage protection  Khmer Times

The Kingdom of wonders has increasingly gained international support in protecting and preserving its cultural heritage after UNESCO listed the 12th historic ...

26 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

International music workshop in Siem Reap set to showcase rich cultural heritage - The Phnom Penh Post

International music workshop in Siem Reap set to showcase rich cultural heritage  The Phnom Penh Post

For a week in January, young musicians from around the world will convene in Siem Reap to share their musical and cultural heritage as part of a global music ...

24 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

On a mission to save Cambodia's musical heritage - Griffith News

On a mission to save Cambodia's musical heritage  Griffith News

Griffith creative arts lecturers have collaborated on a stunning new book that documents the battle to preserve Cambodia's musical heritage. Dr Catherine Grant ...

18 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Intangible heritage stands up to scrutiny - Bangkok Post

Intangible heritage stands up to scrutiny  Bangkok Post

The recent 2018 inscriptions of intangible cultural heritage (ICH) on Unesco Lists has raised again global awareness about variations of masked dance in ...

15 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodian culture in still images - Khmer Times

Cambodian culture in still images  Khmer Times

The European Union Delegate in Cambodia announced last week the winners of this year's photo competition in line with the celebration of the European Year ...

14 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

The Cambodian designer making Barbie dolls in traditional costume - The Phnom Penh Post

The Cambodian designer making Barbie dolls in traditional costume  The Phnom Penh Post

A Cambodian IT student has turned his back on the world of computers and set his sights on something far more unusual and creative – designing traditional ...

14 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

It's Time for French Museums to Return Cambodian Artifacts - The Diplomat

It's Time for French Museums to Return Cambodian Artifacts  The Diplomat

The debate as to whether international museums and governments should return cultural artifacts acquired during the colonial period is not a new one. However ...

13 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia to officially launch Asian Cultural Council in Siem Reap - Khmer Times

Cambodia to officially launch Asian Cultural Council in Siem Reap  Khmer Times

Cambodia, with Unesco support, is set to host the launching of the Asian Cultural Council next month, a government official said yesterday. According to Ek Tha, ...

13 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Bokator championships wrap up - Khmer Times

Bokator championships wrap up  Khmer Times

The Kun Bokator National Championship 2018 wrapped up earlier this week at the Sports Hall of the Royal University of Phnom Penh.

12 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

The Layup Drill - Northwest Asian Weekly

The Layup Drill  Northwest Asian Weekly

By Jason Cruz NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY. Welcome to another edition of The Layup Drill. In the end of the year edition, we look at college football's ...

7 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

A meeting of chapei masters and artists - Khmer Times

A meeting of chapei masters and artists  Khmer Times

On November 30, 2016, the kingdom celebrated Unesco's recognition of the Chapei Dang Veng as part of the country's intangible cultural heritage.

7 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Hun Sen defends heritage site evictions - Khmer Times

Hun Sen defends heritage site evictions  Khmer Times

Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday defended the government's stance on the eviction of people illegally living in heritage sites.

5 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Thousands descend on Angkor Wat for half marathon - Khmer Times

Thousands descend on Angkor Wat for half marathon  Khmer Times

Organisers of the annual Angkor Wat International Half Marathon have lauded the events continued popularity as thousands of runners, both amateur and ...

3 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

With nod from Unesco, a 'year of khon' planned - The Nation

With nod from Unesco, a 'year of khon' planned  The Nation

The Culture Ministry has planned a year of activities to further promote khon, the classical masked-dance theatre that on Thursday was added to Unesco's list of ...

1 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia celebrates listing of Lkhon Khol, masked dance-theatre, on UNESCO's world heritage list - Xinhua | English.news.cn - Xinhua

Cambodia celebrates listing of Lkhon Khol, masked dance-theatre, on UNESCO's world heritage list - Xinhua | English.news.cn  Xinhua

PHNOM PENH, Nov. 30 (Xinhua) -- Cambodia on Friday night celebrated the inclusion of Lkhon Khol, a masked dance-theater, in the UNESCO's prestigious ...

1 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

ICC-Angkor expo coming up - Khmer Times

ICC-Angkor expo coming up  Khmer Times

The Apsara Authority, responsible for the research, protection and conservation of cultural heritage sites around Angkor have organized an exhibition of the ...

30 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Institutions in the dark as to 10pm 'drum celebration' - The Phnom Penh Post

Institutions in the dark as to 10pm 'drum celebration'  The Phnom Penh Post

The government and the Minister of Education, Hang Chuon Naron, released a letter on Thursday morning which called on all educational institutions, including ...

30 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Lakhon Khol gets Unesco Heritage status - The Phnom Penh Post

Lakhon Khol gets Unesco Heritage status  The Phnom Penh Post

Unesco on Wednesday inscribed the traditional Cambodian dance drama genre Lakhon Khol on the List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent ...

29 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

UN lists 'khon' dance as Cambodian heritage - Bangkok Post

UN lists 'khon' dance as Cambodian heritage  Bangkok Post

In a move certain to rile Thai nationalists and cultural experts, Unesco has listed a version of khon dancing as a Cambodian cultural heritage.

29 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

UNESCO adds reggae music to global cultural heritage list - The Nation

UNESCO adds reggae music to global cultural heritage list  The Nation

Reggae music, whose calm, lilting grooves found international fame thanks to artists like Bob Marley, on Thursday won a spot on the United Nations' list of ...

29 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Beyond Angkor Wat: 5 things to do in Siem Reap, Cambodia - National Geographic

Beyond Angkor Wat: 5 things to do in Siem Reap, Cambodia  National Geographic

Angkor Wat, the world's largest religious monument and a UNESCO World Heritage site, is a must-see for many travelers. This iconic temple complex in the ...

28 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia's Lkhon Khol, or masked dance-theatre, inscribed on UNESCO's intangible Cultural Heritage List - Xinhua | English.news.cn - Xinhua

Cambodia's Lkhon Khol, or masked dance-theatre, inscribed on UNESCO's intangible Cultural Heritage List - Xinhua | English.news.cn  Xinhua

PHNOM PENH, Nov. 28 (Xinhua) -- Lkhon Khol, a Cambodian masked dance-theater, was inscribed on the UNESCO's prestigious list of intangible cultural ...

28 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Lakhoan Khaol listed as Unesco heritage - Khmer Times

Lakhoan Khaol listed as Unesco heritage  Khmer Times

Lakhoan Khaol, masked theatre, has been included in Unesco Intangible Cultural Heritage List on Wednesday following Cambodia's request. The UNESCO ...

28 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

City needs new laws to protect heritage buildings - Viet Nam News

City needs new laws to protect heritage buildings  Viet Nam News

HCM City needs to develop new laws to protect and preserve HCM City's old buildings, especially villas, experts have recommended.

26 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Queensland museum will receive major boost from ninth Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art - Art Newspaper

Queensland museum will receive major boost from ninth Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art  Art Newspaper

Acquisitions include woven clothing mats from the Marshall Islands and reflections on the Khmer Rouge's reign of terror.

22 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Preah Vihear gets new water pumps - Khmer Times

Preah Vihear gets new water pumps  Khmer Times

Access to clean water has been a real challenge for Cambodians living in some districts of provinces such as Preah Vihear.

16 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

How this young Buddhist monk uses Instagram to connect with Khmer youth - KUOW News and Information

How this young Buddhist monk uses Instagram to connect with Khmer youth  KUOW News and Information

he Khmer Rouge genocide erased Khmer culture in Cambodia in the 1970s. As a result, some Khmer youth in America are now disconnected from their heritage ...

13 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Japan passion for Khmer fashion, Post - The Phnom Penh Post

Japan passion for Khmer fashion, Post  The Phnom Penh Post

Inspired by the costumes of the masked dance drama called Lakhon Khol, a self-taught Cambodian artist has put his passion for design into a collection to be ...

26 Oct 2018 | 2:00 am

The ancient ruins of Vat Phou, Laos - CNN

The ancient ruins of Vat Phou, Laos  CNN

A UNESCO-listed heritage site, the ancient Khmer temple of Vat Phou is located in Champasak Province, Laos.

9 Oct 2018 | 2:00 am

When the drums speak out for women - Khmer Times

When the drums speak out for women  Khmer Times

Two talented groups showed and proved that traditional music, dance and art are not dead and will never die. The musical ensemble Yaksao and all-female ...

28 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

Sept 29 – Heritage Day at the French Embassy - Khmer Times

Sept 29 – Heritage Day at the French Embassy  Khmer Times

The French Embassy in Phnom Penh will open to the public on its Heritage Day. Visitors require no pre-registration.

28 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

EU launches 'Cultural Heritage' photo contest in Cambodia - Khmer Times

EU launches 'Cultural Heritage' photo contest in Cambodia  Khmer Times

The Delegation of the European Union to Cambodia launched last week a photography contest that is aimed to encourage Khmers to value and appreciate the ...

28 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

Third Silk Road International Cultural Conference ongoing in China - Khmer Times

Third Silk Road International Cultural Conference ongoing in China  Khmer Times

DUNHUAN, CHINA – The 3rd Silk Road International Cultural Conference kicked off yesterday in China's Gansu province. The conference, entitled “Showcase ...

28 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

Soar Over Cambodia's Stunning Stone City | National Geographic Australia - National Geographic Australia

Soar Over Cambodia's Stunning Stone City | National Geographic Australia  National Geographic Australia

The ancient capitals of the Khmer Empire house some of the most remarkable architectural and artistic accomplishments of the ancient world.

27 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

Preah Vihear's ancient Koh Ker temple seeks World Heritage Status - The Phnom Penh Post

Preah Vihear's ancient Koh Ker temple seeks World Heritage Status  The Phnom Penh Post

The Cambodian government is preparing a proposal to register the ancient Koh Ker temple in Preah Vihear province as a Unesco World Heritage Site. Minister ...

24 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia Needs Political Reform to Regain Credibility: Analysts - ខ្មែរ (VOA)

Cambodia Needs Political Reform to Regain Credibility: Analysts  ខ្មែរ (VOA)

At a meeting on Thursday at the Heritage Foundation, speakers said the newly one-party parliament did not reflect voters' wishes to see pluralistic democracy in ...

20 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

R.I. Women in Action: Chanda Womack brings to light the struggles of Southeast Asian refugees - The Providence Journal

R.I. Women in Action: Chanda Womack brings to light the struggles of Southeast Asian refugees  The Providence Journal

Womack, 38, founded ARISE (Alliance of Rhode Island Southeast Asians for Education) and through her organization, helped launch a pilot course in ethnic ...

20 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

Sri Thep proposed as World Heritage Site - Bangkok Post

Sri Thep proposed as World Heritage Site  Bangkok Post

Thailand is preparing to propose Sri Thep Historical Park in Phetchabun as a World Heritage Site, following on the footsteps of the 700-year-old city of Sukhothai ...

18 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

Merivale to launch new pop-up at the Tennyson - The Shout

Merivale to launch new pop-up at the Tennyson  The Shout

Chef Mitch Orr and the ACME team are partnering Merivale to launch Kingdom of Rice Cambodian pop-up at Tennyson Hotel in Mascot, Sydney.

5 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

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

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

From grand dames to cozy boutiques, these 24 heritage hotels from India and Sri Lanka to Singapore and China have witnessed Asia evolve over the decades.

3 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodian FB users rage over dance ownership - The Nation

Cambodian FB users rage over dance ownership  The Nation

United Nations' cultural agency Unesco's Facebook page has hosted a heated debate between Cambodians and Thais over Bangkok's proposal for the ...

31 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

'Language Barrier' photo exhibition @ Bophana Center - Khmer Times

'Language Barrier' photo exhibition @ Bophana Center  Khmer Times

Serey Siv is a Cambodian-Canadian, born and raised in Canada. He has lived in Montreal, Seoul, Tokyo, Phnom Penh and Siem Reap.

17 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

Myanmar's ancient city gets set for world heritage listing - Khmer Times

Myanmar's ancient city gets set for world heritage listing  Khmer Times

YANGON (Xinhua) – The International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) will visit Myanmar's ancient city Bagan in September for inspection ...

6 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

Angkor Temple voted world's topmost site - Khmer Times

Angkor Temple voted world's topmost site  Khmer Times

TripAdvisor has ranked Angkor Wat Temple as the World's Best Landmark for 2018.

6 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

Sharp increase in visitors at Sambor Prei Kuk - Khmer Times

Sharp increase in visitors at Sambor Prei Kuk  Khmer Times

Sambor Prei Kuk, a world heritage site in Kampong Thom province, saw a 67 percent hike in international visitors and a tenfold increase in local visitors in the ...

30 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

Sri Lanka, Thailand to promote Buddhist heritage - Khmer Times

Sri Lanka, Thailand to promote Buddhist heritage  Khmer Times

COLOMBO (Xinhua) – Sri Lanka and Thailand have agreed to implement a joint tourism promotion programme to take the Buddhist heritage of both the ...

18 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

World Heritage sites feted - The Phnom Penh Post

World Heritage sites feted  The Phnom Penh Post

Thousands of people and government officials gathered at the Olympic Stadium on Sunday. They were celebrating Preah Vihear Temple's and Sambor Prei ...

16 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

Interview: China a key partner in helping preserve Cambodia's cultural heritage: Cambodian minister - The Cambodia Daily

Interview: China a key partner in helping preserve Cambodia's cultural heritage: Cambodian minister  The Cambodia Daily

China has been a key partner in helping renovate and preserve Cambodia's cultural heritage, Cambodian Minister of Culture and Fine Arts Phoeurng Sackona ...

14 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

The 100 Most Beautiful UNESCO World Heritage Sites - Newsweek

The 100 Most Beautiful UNESCO World Heritage Sites  Newsweek

Ranging from Peruvian mountain ranges to European cities, the list encompasses both natural and man-made wonders from every area of the globe.

13 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

Museum extends well-received exhibition on Angkor - Khmer Times

Museum extends well-received exhibition on Angkor  Khmer Times

By popular demand, the Asian Civilisations Museum (ACM) in Singapore will extend its special exhibition Angkor: Exploring Cambodia's Sacred City.

13 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

China Wants to List Mao Zedong Mausoleum as World Heritage Site - Radio Free Asia (RFA)

China Wants to List Mao Zedong Mausoleum as World Heritage Site  Radio Free Asia (RFA)

The ruling Chinese Communist Party has made repeated applications to the United Nations' cultural agency UNESCO to have the Mao Zedong mausoleum ...

6 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

UNESCO's troubled drive for peace through science and culture - Nature.com

UNESCO's troubled drive for peace through science and culture  Nature.com

Andrew Robinson admires an exploration of the agency's highs and lows.

2 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

UNESCO lists Korean mountain Buddhist temples as World Heritage sites - Khmer Times

UNESCO lists Korean mountain Buddhist temples as World Heritage sites  Khmer Times

Seven ancient Korean mountain temples, which typify the way Buddhism in the country has merged with indigenous beliefs and styles, were listed as UNESCO.

2 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia attempts to weave world's longest krama - Khmer Times

Cambodia attempts to weave world's longest krama  Khmer Times

In an attempt to break a world record and help preserve Khmer culture, Cambodians are weaving the longest krama in the world, which has already surpassed ...

27 Jun 2018 | 2:00 am

Angkor Wat temple graffiti causes stir - Khmer Times

Angkor Wat temple graffiti causes stir  Khmer Times

The foreign letters written on the stones of the Angkor Wat temple were written during the 17th century and before the 1990s.

25 Jun 2018 | 2:00 am

Why has the Cambodian government made tens of thousands of ethnic Vietnamese people stateless? - Equal Times

Why has the Cambodian government made tens of thousands of ethnic Vietnamese people stateless?  Equal Times

Keo Samoeun has helped construct dozens of buildings throughout Phnom Penh. In the past, he repaired villas damaged during the Khmer Rouge era and he is ...

12 Jun 2018 | 2:00 am

Apsara Authority launches heritage education - Khmer Times

Apsara Authority launches heritage education  Khmer Times

The Apsara Authority has started a heritage education program for students at the Sras Srong Primary School in Siem Reap province to develop their love for ...

15 May 2018 | 2:00 am

From genocide survivor and refugee to American Soldier - United States Army

From genocide survivor and refugee to American Soldier  United States Army

JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. -- May is Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month, and Joint Base Lewis-McChord will celebrate the diversity ...

4 May 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia Faces ‘Dark Episode’ With Revival of Traditional Arts, Culture - ខ្មែរ (VOA)

Cambodia Faces ‘Dark Episode’ With Revival of Traditional Arts, Culture  ខ្មែរ (VOA)

Khmer Rouge eliminated 90 percent of Cambodia's artists, but those who survived taught new generations that are advancing traditional arts.

14 Apr 2018 | 2:00 am

WOF 2018 Award Winner Laura Mam: She Sings and Celebrates Her Cambodian Heritage - Awani Review

WOF 2018 Award Winner Laura Mam: She Sings and Celebrates Her Cambodian Heritage  Awani Review

Women of the Future Awards winner for the Arts and Culture category Laura Mam tells how music brought her back to the land of her forefathers. AWANI ...

8 Apr 2018 | 2:00 am

Museum at Preah Vihear Temple to open soon - Khmer Times

Museum at Preah Vihear Temple to open soon  Khmer Times

A museum at the Preah Vihear World Heritage Site to be opened on March 20.

19 Mar 2018 | 2:00 am

Rediscovering Cham Heritage in Cambodia: Language, Script, and Community - Seton Hall University News & Events

Rediscovering Cham Heritage in Cambodia: Language, Script, and Community  Seton Hall University News & Events

Join Professor Jorge Lopez Cortina as he discusses the Cham Heritage Extension Program on Monday, March 19 at 6 p.m..

13 Mar 2018 | 2:00 am

Camp Connects Cambodian-American Children to Their Heritage - Learning English (VOA)

Camp Connects Cambodian-American Children to Their Heritage  Learning English (VOA)

A camp for Cambodian-American adoptees and their families aims to bring greater understanding of Khmer culture. Families consider the group as a valuable ...

3 Feb 2018 | 2:00 am

For ‘Khmerican’ Adoptees and Their Families, Camp Reunion to Keep Bonds Strong - VOA News

For ‘Khmerican’ Adoptees and Their Families, Camp Reunion to Keep Bonds Strong  VOA News

Every summer for the past 15 years, Cambodian adoptees and their adoptive families from across the United States have gathered at a Colorado camp in the ...

22 Jan 2018 | 2:00 am

Angkor Wat marks heritage status - Khmer Times

Angkor Wat marks heritage status  Khmer Times

The Apsara Authority celebrated the 25th Anniversary of Angkor Wat being listed as a Unesco World Heritage Site yesterday in Siem Reap province.

15 Dec 2017 | 2:00 am

Angkor Wat Crowned the Best UNESCO World Heritage Site - Khmer Times

Angkor Wat Crowned the Best UNESCO World Heritage Site  Khmer Times

Angkor Wat of Cambodia came out on top of the list of the best UNESCO world heritage sites, according to a news release from TripAdvisor, the world's largest ...

1 Dec 2017 | 2:00 am

Tourists eye Cambodia's new world heritage site - Reuters

Tourists eye Cambodia's new world heritage site  Reuters

PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - Tourists flocked to Cambodia's newest world heritage site on the weekend, the 16th and 17th century forest temple of Sambor Prei ...

16 Jul 2017 | 2:00 am

Cambodian Temple Site Gets UNESCO World Heritage Status - Voice of America

Cambodian Temple Site Gets UNESCO World Heritage Status  Voice of America

The U.N. cultural organization added an ancient temple site in Cambodia to its world heritage list, the government said on Sunday, bringing the number of ...

9 Jul 2017 | 2:00 am