‘The story I wish to tell is [my mother’s],’ wrote Duras in the 1940s, ‘that astonishing mystery, never fathomed …’
At 3.30am, Victor Koppe, international defence counsel for the ideological mastermind of the Khmer Rouge, emerges from behind the iron gates of his house.
The legacy of Kambujasuriya, Cambodia’s first Khmer-language literary journal.
Since this house was built, Cambodia’s name has changed half a dozen times and a clamouring of ideologies have had their day.
When we talk or write about Phnom Penh, we evoke three themes: nostalgia, destruction, and unplanned reconstruction.
Decades after Vietnam, Wayne Matthysse discovered the reason he was still alive – a temple community for children affected by HIV/AIDS.
‘The wrecking ball has claimed relics from the days of Angkor and the French colonial era alike’ – Steven Boswell talks about his book, King Norodom’s Head.
The Annamite Mountains are a wilderness – peoples, plants and animals found nowhere else.
Two new Cambodian films, The Last Reel and A Tomb for Khun Srun, for all their differences, share striking parallels.
Historian Niall Ferguson’s biography of Henry Kissinger was long in the making; the result is a study in grey.