In commemoration of the 60th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the Philippines and Cambodia, Cambodia’s Ministry of Culture, the National Commission for Culture and the Arts of the Philippines and the Philippines Embassy in Cambodia put on a joint cultural performance on August 26 at Chaktomuk Theatre featuring Ballet Philippines. Guest of honour at the event included Minister of Culture HE Phoeurng Sackona. A photo exhibit called Parallel Lives, featuring day-to-day scenes of Philippine and Cambodian people, was also held to mark the occasion. Photos by Heng Chivon
The Post visited the Lakhon Khol Youth of Cambodia dance group as they practised at the Royal University of Fine Arts in preparation for a performance on Sunday at Beltei International University.
Following last week's events, when Prime Minister Hun Sen proposed redistributing the Cambodia National Rescue Party’s National Assembly seats among minor opposition parties, the controversial amendments were passed a