Across the globe, modern printing has all but relegated the hand-painted movie marquee to the cutting-room floor of celluloid history. Yet in Phnom Penh, tradition still holds, and 63-year-old Lim Kiev is the master.
The new FCC affiliate program gives FCC members reciprocal rights at the Hanoi Press Club. Similar agreements with other venues in the region are slated.
In his exhibit at the FCC Phnom Penh, titled "Amber, Saffron and Gold," Livingston Armytage weaves a narrative rich with the definitive colors of Cambodia.
Sandwich + soft drink + cookie. $3.50. Dine in, take away or delivery. At Cafe Fresco, below the FCC, 361 Sisowath Quay, Phnom Penh. For delivery call 023 217 041 or 012 235 222. Offer good for a limited time only.
Unwind after work in air-conditioned comfort. Half-priced cocktails, $1 draft, full tapas menu and Latin rhythms. Weekday happy hour from 5 to 7 at Pacharan, 389 Sisowath Quay.
The United Nations has recognized the efforts of a local NGO using sport to integrate landmine survivors back into society.
The World Bank's regional update, released in March, attributes Cambodia's high growth rates in 2005 to a dramatic shift in agricultural growth — from minus 2 percent in 2004 to 17 percent in 2005, said Robert Taliercio, World Bank Senior Country Economist.
When Wat Phnom's resident elephant, Sam Bo, takes her leisurely lope home on Sisowath Quay each evening, she is now adorned with a curious new accessory — a bright red sign that trumpets the logo of a riverfront restaurant.
"Amber Saffron and Gold" Photographs by Livingston Armytage, on display from May 15 to June 15. Opening reception with the photographer May 15, 7 p.m.
Sunday Movie Night - Shows start at 8:00 p.m.
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