Chuon Nath’s vision of the Khmers

Watching the snow piles that line streets and parking lots here, refusing to melt in the cold winter sunshine, my thoughts wander to Ypao Beach where more than a decade ago I swam, watching the coconut leaves dancing against the backdrop of a blue sky, and to decades...

Be thoughtful and imaginative

We’ve all heard the caveat that it’s not what one knows that matters, but how one thinks. Having reached a relatively advanced age, and having also read a good deal about the value of knowledge and the importance of critical thinking, I come down somewhere in the...

Business as usual with Cambodia

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen, feeling the pressure of growing opposition to his long rule, announced in mid-November that if the leader of the opposition Cambodian National Rescue Party Sam Rainsy returned to Cambodia from a trip abroad, he would be arrested....