Built on the efforts of Hallam Goad and photographer Niles Sprague, 'Stop Evictions' combines images, film footage and comparative analysis to explore the truth and consequences behind Phnom Penh's Sambok Chab relocations.
With a passion for fusion cuisine, new FCC group chef Clinton Webber has overhauled the FCC menu, introducing generous flourishes of traditional Khmer flavors spiked with funky French influences.
From May through August, book any FCC Weekender package and get a free additional room night. Only from the FCC.
The 'Spirit of Apsara' combination treatment focuses on re-invigorating your inner beauty. The session begins with a full body scrub to wash away dead skin cells and reveal your natural, glowing skin. The body scrub is followed by a full-body oil massage, which is complimented with aromotherapy and a herbal pandan infusion. It's a full 90 minutes of heavenly bliss. And during May the 'Spirit of Apsara' combination is available for a special low price of just $65. Only at Visaya Spa. For details or reservations call 063 760 814.
An official investigation into a large-scale narcotics laboratory recently discovered at a Kampong Speu cow farm has led authorities to suspect a powerful "foreign mastermind" and raised new fears about Cambodia's role in Southeast Asia's illicit drug trade.
Everyone agrees that children are deserving of special care and protection by adults - be that through individuals such as parents and teachers, or through governmental and non-governmental organizations. Children are especially vulnerable, and so we are particularly affected when we see children suffering as the victims of war, poverty, or disability.
At first glance the gaunt face of Mean Soket, 49, appears full of wisdom. He dispenses advice as he patiently demonstrates to a young apprentice the tools of his mechanical trade. But a closer look into his sombre expression and deep-set eyes provides a window into an untold life.
Award-winning author Geoff Ryman, 56, was born in Canada but lives in England. His most recent short story about Cambodia "Pol Pot's Beautiful Daughter," has just been nominated for a 2007 Hugo Award given annually for the works best science fiction and fantasy. Past Hugo winners include Isaac Asimov and Arthur C. Clarke. Ryman first wrote about Cambodia in "The Unconquered Country" in 1986, and his 2006 novel "The King's Last Song," is set in both the Angkorean empire of Jayavarman VII and in contemporary Cambodia.
Back issues of The Wires are available online.