Silk could be a slick way forward post-COVID-19

A senior official of the Royal University of Phnom Penh has appealed to the local community, private sector and relevant stakeholders to join a silk project development in Cambodia. ...

Sok Chan

Kingdom’s crafts can be hit in Korea

Cambodian handicrafts and home decor products could take off with South Korean buyers if certain obstacles – conceptual design, development techniques, and slow delivery services – are overcome, business owners and merchants said yesterday. Speaking at a seminar on Korean Market Access for Cambodia’s textiles at ...

Weaving woes -Cambodia’s silk sector faces possible extinction as economic realities force artisans to abandon the craft

In the not-so-distant past, visitors to Koh Dach, an island in the Mekong River about 15 kilometers outside of Phnom Penh, were often struck by the sound as well as the sights that met them there. Among the many crafts on display by local artisans, ...

Cambodia's Ancient Silk Industry Hangs by a Fine Thread

Welcome to Cambodia’s lone Silkworm Egg Production Center, and to the techniques that are being used to prevent and monitor diseases that are currently killing off more than 50 percent of all silkworm production in the country. Established by the U.N.’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), ...

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