| Aug 16, 2013
| 7:52 PM
The owner of a local youth hostel went before a federal judge on Friday, accused of traveling overseas to have sex with a minor.
The judge ruled to keep 43-year-old Jason Jayavarman in custody for the time being. He was arrested Wednesday and he...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 2:30 AM
HONG KONG -- Cambodian-born auteur Rithy Panh has been named as "Asian Filmmaker of the Year" by the Busan int'l film festival.
He will receive his commendation during the 18th edition of the festival (Oct 3-12, 2013).
Panh, whose most recent work, "The...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 10:21 AM
Haing S. Ngor won an Academy Award for portraying a survivor of Cambodia's Khmer Rouge regime in the 1984 movie "The Killing Fields," but his own life story offers an equally riveting and dramatic tale.
That's the audience hook for a new stage play...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 12:30 PM
It's not your typical industry charity gala that takes place at Jesse Lasky's palatial estate, built in 1919 in the Hollywood Hills. Nor is it typical that your guest speakers are four teens from Cambodia, raised in garbage dumps who now plan to go to...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 9:12 AM
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| Mar 22, 2013
| 9:00 AM
Another antiquities auction has turned into another international art dispute.
This time it’s the sale, scheduled for Friday and Saturday at Sotheby’s in Paris, of the Barbier-Mueller Collection of Pre-Columbian art from Mexico and Central...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 7:34 AM
NEW DELHI -- The death Thursday of one of the last senior leaders of Cambodia’s brutal Khmer Rouge regime before his trial concluded underscores flaws in the war-crimes tribunal process that threaten to undermine the pursuit of global justice,...
| Feb 17, 2013
| 4:46 PM
SKUON, Cambodia — This place gives new meaning to the concept of a roadside rest stop. We're talking about Skuon, better known locally in Cambodia as Spiderville.
We're not sure how or why this place started serving up furry arachnids to weary...
| Feb 1, 2013
| 3:16 PM
You don't have to spend much time in Vietnam before you notice something unusual. You hear no birds singing, see no squirrels scrambling up trees or rats scurrying among the garbage. No dogs out for a walk.
In fact, you see almost no wild or...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 7:10 AM
The ethics for adding ancient works to American art museum collections became substantially more stringent five years ago when the Assn. of Art Museum Directors (AAMD) decided to set the bar higher -- prompted by complaints from Italy, Greece and other...
| Jan 21, 2013
| 12:28 PM
In today's modern world, books aren't the only tool for teaching kids how to read.
"American kids have access to amazing technology, when it comes to education and learning how to read," said Isabelle Duston, a Lynchburg resident and entrepreneur....