Submerged cars, buses and motorbikes were abandoned throughout the city during heavy flooding in Sihanoukville, Cambodia, early last month. Photo: Mother Nature

Is Chinese money drowning Sihanoukville, Cambodia? Floods blamed on rapid pace of development

  • The coastal city has become a focal point for investment from China, but the pace of development has outpaced essential town planning
  • When floods caused extensive damage last month it raised safety concerns, and worries that things are only going to get worse
Topic |   Cambodia

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Submerged cars, buses and motorbikes were abandoned throughout the city during heavy flooding in Sihanoukville, Cambodia, early last month. Photo: Mother Nature
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Mak Therng, Arts4peace. Photo: Plae Pakaa [FEATURES 2019]

Cambodian arts festival celebrates music, dance and performance as scene thrives once again

  • Performing artists young and old will join forces over 10 days in November at Arts4Peace, the largest celebration of Cambodia’s arts in 40 years
  • The festival marks four decades since the ousting of the Khmer Rouge, which all but wiped out the country’s cultural scene during its four-year reign
Topic |   Art

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Mak Therng, Arts4peace. Photo: Plae Pakaa [FEATURES 2019]
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