WASHINGTON — Sylvain Vogel, a native of France, grew up in Alsace-Lorraine speaking French and German. Since then, he’s acquired fluency in English, Portuguese, Farsi, Pashto and Khmer, the language spoken by the majority of people in his adopted country, Cambodia. Read about THE PASSION PROJECT here. Vogel has spent most of the past 25 […]
This is an interesting documentary short on the night-time newspaper photographers in Phnom Penh as they hustle to get ‘the photograph’ of that accident or incident. It has always struck me how my Khmer friends are fascinated by blood and guts.
Two farmers were arrested on Sunday afternoon as police confiscated nearly 70 marijuana plants during raids on their Battambang province farms. Mong Russey district police chief Lieutenant Colonel Kith Heang identified the two suspects as Chhum Chhong, 73, and Chea Lo, 60. “They were arrested while police raided their marijuana plantations in the village on […]
Underwater deminers of Cambodia Photographer Charles Fox’s portraits of those carrying out the dangerous task of demining Cambodia’s rivers.
Based on a survey that includes responses from thousands of experienced travelers, BusinessInsider.com places Siem Reap, the gateway to world’s famous Angkor Wat, third place. The first and second of the list are: Kyoto, Japan, and Charleston, South Carolina. The Huffington Post’s travel writer also has a list of the 15 most memorable attractions in Cambodia, […]