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.
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.
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.’
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.
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
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.
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.
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...
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.
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
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.
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.