Tag Archive: America

Blowing Out the Candles: Top 5 Sleepless in Singapore Stories

The above above video is character-driven montage of “Portraits of Southeast Asia,” a photo-heavy post  from September 2013 on Sleepless in Singapore that shows a beautiful cross section of the characters who inspired… Continue reading

Meditated Reality (Cambodians in NYC Pt. IV)

NEW YORK — A drizzly autumn afternoon in the Bronx has camouflaged Morris Avenue in monochromatic grey. On this bleak street one figure stands out: A Cambodian monk clad in a vibrant orange… Continue reading

Buddhism in the Bronx: Wat Jotanaram (Cambodians in NYC Pt. III)

EDITOR’S NOTE: Click here to see an updated version of this story published by Voices of New York in April 2014. NEW YORK — A drizzly autumn afternoon in the Bronx has camouflaged… Continue reading

Bronx Community Silent — And Indifferent — to U.N. Khmer Rouge Tribunal (Cambodians in NYC Pt. II)

EDITOR’S NOTE: Click here to see an updated version of this story published by VICE in April 2015. NEW YORK — Kandaal Pheach, sitting cross-legged, is quietly basking in the gentle glow of… Continue reading

Cambodians in New York: Coming to America

This is the first of a four-story series on Sleepless in Singapore exploring Cambodian culture in North America & more specifically, the New York City borough of the Bronx. Welcome to “Cambodians in… Continue reading