June 4 saw the official celebration of the ninetieth birthday of the current British Monarch, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. To celebrate the life and times of the Commonwealth’s longest reigning monarch, commonwealth member nations in Cambodia invited guests to join them for an afternoon garden party at Raffles Hotel Le Grand. A themed afternoon of high tea for adults and plenty of games for the children was capped with a regal birthday cake competition and a few toasts in Her Majesty’s name. Photo by Hong Menea
The bodies of four Cambodian peacekeepers killed by a Christian militia in Central African Republic were repatriated to the Kingdom and honoured in an airport ceremony on May 21.
As the name suggests, Ptsa Nak Battambang – which in English means Battambang's house – is the right place for those who want to try some of the province's typical dishes in Phnom Penh.