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Children leave the floating Kbal Taol Primary School in Battambang province’s Koh Chivaing commune by boat.

At Floating Village, Children Drift Away From Schooling

In a floating village in Battambang province, children are enlisted to help their families catch fish, with many dropping out of school to support their family’s livelihoods.

A woman holds a copy of Sovicheth Meta's Khmer translation of Hédi Fried's book "Questions I Am Asked About the Holocaust" in Phnom Penh on July 19, 2019. (Matt Surrusco)

‘Sacrifice by Fire’: A New Approach to Translating ‘Holocaust’

A Cambodian translator has coined a new Khmer term for the word “Holocaust” for use in Documentation Center of Cambodia publications, including her Khmer-language version of a memoir by a Holocaust survivor that was released in Phnom Penh on Friday.

Two local residents point out villagers’ farms falling within the potential bounds of a new airport development in Mondulkiri province. (Danielle Keeton-Olsen/VOD)

Dispute Brewing Around Proposed Ecotourism Airport

O’REANG DISTRICT, Mondulkiri province — With guards standing by, threatening to quash any potential protest, an excavator dug closer to the Bunong communal burial grounds,