cambodia

Restaurants

Scorpions and Tarantulas Crawl All Over Your Coffee at This Cambodian Cafe

Owner Chea Raty started the business with a single iguana, but has since acquired tortoises, bearded dragons, horned frogs, and other reptiles and arachnids.
Jamie Fullerton
8.7.18
cambodia

Cambodia's Supply of Fried Tarantulas Is Under Threat

The arachnids, a popular street snack in Cambodia, are facing modern perils such as deforestation and overhunting.
Jelisa Castrodale
4.9.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Canadian and British Backpackers Mysteriously Die in Cambodia

‘They decided to sleep it off but never woke up again.’
Mack Lamoureux
11.16.17
Health

An Abortion is Still a Death Sentence for Many Cambodian Sex Workers

A recent report is the first to investigate the causes of maternal deaths among sex workers anywhere in the world.
Holly Robertson
6.13.17
cambodia

This Iraqi Refugee Family Makes Cambodia’s Best Baba Ghanouj

Muna, her husband, and five sons fled their war torn hometown of Fallujah for Cambodia two years ago. Now in Phnom Penh, the family runs a restaurant recreating traditional Iraqi dishes with a makeshift oven and improvised ingredients.
Nathan A. Thompson
2.7.17
Photo

The Perilous Lives of Cambodia's High Rise Construction Workers

Some work 11 stories high without safety harnesses, wearing flip-flops. Every month, there's another story of someone falling to death.
Alex Consiglio
12.8.16
video

Southeast Asia Is a Mirrored World at the 2016 Singapore Biennale

Multimedia mirrors and full-scale replicas of household bomb shelters took center stage at the Singapore Biennale.
DJ Pangburn
12.4.16
Deportees

This Former Gang-Banger Is Banging Out Delicious Cubans in Cambodia

“In America I never would have owned my own business,” says Ry Mam, a Cambodian-American who was deported from the US due to his criminal record. In Cambodia, deportees like him are often stigmatised by locals, but Mam has found success in his small...
Brent Crane
9.8.16
The Sick Day Issue

Cambodian Journalists Are Dying Trying to Save the Country's Forests

In Cambodia and across the remote forests of the world, a rising boom in the illegal sale of wood, land, and minerals has turned the environmental beat into a new kind of conflict journalism.
Saul Elbein
9.6.16
cambodia

Cambodian Weddings Are an Excuse for Offal and Line Dancing

Weddings are a big deal in Cambodia. In rice-farming villages, people don’t often get to eat five kinds of meat in one sitting or drink until even the most wayward dance moves seem appropriate.
Nathan A. Thompson
8.8.16
FIGHTLAND

Hawaiian Mixed Martial Artist Makes His Cambodian Kickboxing Debut in Phnom Penh

Follow the Honolulu native Justin Wong, as he takes his first professional kickboxing match in a packed TV studio in Phnom Penh.
Daniel Bruce
6.2.16
Rio 2016

Meet the 43-Year-Old Khmer Rouge Survivor Trying to Become Cambodia's First Female Olympic Marathoner

Nary Ly quit her job as a research scientist with the U.S. Navy to focus on the final push for the Rio Olympics, where, if she makes the cut, she will make history as the first Cambodian woman to run a distance event at the Summer Games.
Michael Light
5.18.16
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