Healthy Eating: Cambodia
Food / News

Healthy Eating: Cambodia

Knowing what you’re eating in the Kingdom can be hard, but it’s getting easier. Writer Jessica Tana speaks with three companies doing their best to source organic, locally grown and sustainable food. Photography by Lucas Veuve. Ripening agents, preservatives, MSG – eating healthily can be a challenge in Cambodia, which has virtually no regulations on chemicals, and a … Continue reading

Beating the Traffic: Cambodia
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Beating the Traffic: Cambodia

The number of vehicles on Phnom Penh’s roads are rapidly rising, increasing the need for greater road awareness, quality vehicle inspection standards and improved infrastructure. Words by Jessica Tana; cover photo by Enric Català.  Grid-locked junctions, narrow roads dominated by large four-wheel drives, horns incessantly honking and fumes chugging into the air are increasingly becoming part of … Continue reading

Kingdom of Spirits: Cambodia
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Kingdom of Spirits: Cambodia

From cheap spirits and saccharine syrups, to imported rums and local ingredients, the ever-evolving cocktail scene in Cambodia has gone from Bacardi rum buckets at the beach and landed with a Kampot pepper martini on a rooftop lounge. Words by Jessica Tana; photography by Lucas Veuve. “Cambodia has largely gone from cheap beers and colourful, generic cocktails … Continue reading

George Yeo: ASEAN
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George Yeo: ASEAN

The Building Blocks of an ASEAN Infrastructure George Yeo, the chairman of Asia’s leading logistics provider, Kerry Logistics, is a member of the Foundation Board of the World Economic Forum, the Berggruen Institute on Governance, the Asia-Pacific Advisory Board of Harvard Business School and the International Advisory Board of IESE Business School. In a distinguished … Continue reading

Upcycling: Cambodia
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Upcycling: Cambodia

Upcycling is a trend that is sweeping across Cambodia. “It’s about making something beautiful from something that’s not,” Vanessa Ferrer says, referring to the hammered ring, made of brass melted from bombshells that she holds in her hand. “It’s about making something beautiful from tragedy.” Ferrer is explaining how her label, La Boots, transforms by-products, … Continue reading

Building with Bamboo: Cambodia
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Building with Bamboo: Cambodia

Bamboo is shaking off its reputation as a poor man’s material, thanks to the efforts of sustainable builders and the country’s first festival celebrating the diverse material. Bamboo is a traditional building material that has been used in Cambodia for centuries. It is lightweight, extremely flexible and rapidly renewable compared to timber. Bamboo, however, is … Continue reading