In most places ‘take your kid to work day’ goes like this: Students spend the day at the workplace of a parent, relative, friend or volunteer host, witnessing first-hand the world of work, prompting early career planning, and enabling students to make informed decisions about their future goals and endeavours. The event also gives parents […]
Tag: Cambodian Moments
“On every side, in fantastic over-scale, the trunks of the silk-cotton trees soar skywards under a shadowy green canopy, their long spreading skirts trailing the ground and their endless roots coiling more like reptiles than plants.” — Maurice Glaize
Cambodia to attempt Guinness World Record for Long Boat, August 2018 Guinness World Records set to return to Cambodia in late August 2018 for Cambodia’s longest boat. Nangbanal, Vice Chairman of the Long Boat Manufacturers Association, said that completion is about 90% and it should to be finished later this month. When the boat is […]
Ghosts of Phnom Penh Phnom Penh is a city with a lot of ghosts in its history and so this particular ghost is a common sight in the burgeoning capital. Subsequently, the old gives way to the modern multi-storied buildings and history falls to shopping malls and condos.
Cambodia won a place in the Guinness book of World Records Sunday for a 1,100-metre (3,600-foot) long version of the country’s popular krama scarf. From Straits Times: PHNOM PENH – Cambodia’s longest hand-woven scarf, or krama in Khmer language, was included in the Guinness Book of Records as the longest scarf in the world on Sunday […]
The Oh My Buddha restaurant had to change their name due to relocating close to Wat Ounalom. For the monks, using the name ‘Buddha’ in a business and on a sign was a no-no. Wanting to keep the custom they had built up from their previous location at Lakeside, they just added the ‘Formerly Oh […]