On Thursday, the British Embassy in Phnom Penh celebrated the 90th birthday of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II at the Intercontinental Phnom Penh Hotel. Over 500 distinguished guests, including representatives from the royal government of Cambodia, foreign diplomats, civil society leaders and students joined Ambassador Bill Longhurst to celebrate the event. Ambassador Longhurst gave remarks about the queen’s birthday celebrations and the partnership between the United Kingdom and the Kingdom of Cambodia. On behalf of the government of Cambodia, Cham Prasidh, minister of industry and handicrafts, delivered a speech. photo by chhim sreyneang
Those who make the journey almost 100km from Preah Vihear province’s capital Tbaeng Meanchey to the 11th century remains of Preah Khan Kompong Svay will be richly rewarded.
Nestled along National Road 1, Bayon Beoung Snor is a farm-cum-restaurant. The team grows their own vegetables, which they then use to whip up traditional Khmer food.