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Aid Dependence in Cambodia author Ear Sophal, on the legacy of the Paris Peace Accords


Building a medical system without a foundation?

In Cambodia, medical students don’t get hands-on experience until the last few years of their degree.

Among Cambodia’s 11 registered medical schools, many lack basic resources for hands-on training – including cadavers. As a result, instructors, doctors and students worry about the future of the profession in a country already distrustful of its health care system.

Cambodia worst in region for rule of law: report

Prisoners leave the Phnom Penh Municipal Court last year.

Cambodia ranked 112 out of 113 countries surveyed globally and dead last in the East Asia and Pacific region when it comes to the perceived rule of law, a new report released today states.

NBC survey shows riel perceptions

People sort riel banknotes in Phnom Penh last year.

The central bank released its first-ever national study yesterday on perceptions and usage of the riel and foreign currencies in Cambodia, which aimed at not only understanding existing trends, but also at steering future financial legislation to boost the circulation of Cambodia’s national currency.

US fraudsters found guilty

Former diplomat and author Sichan Siv speaks to students at the American University of Phnom Penh in Toul Kork in 2014.

A former US ambassador to the UN and a late New York state assemblyman were among four men found guilty in absentia yesterday and sentenced to a year each in prison for defrauding a local businesswoman out of $1 million in 2012.

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Turkish Embassy calls for closure of Zaman schools

With an attempted coup against the government of President Recep Erdogan quashed only days ago and more than 7,000 alleged conspirators now under arrest, the Turkish ambassador to Cambodia yesterday pressed the govern

CNRP lawmakers beaten

Two opposition lawmakers, Nhay Chamroeun and Kong Sakphea were beaten unconscious during protests in Phnom Penh, as over a thousand protesters descended upon the National Assembly.

Student authors discuss "The Cambodian Economy"

Student authors discuss "The Cambodian Economy"

Students at Phnom Penh's Liger Learning Center have written and published a new book, "The Cambodian Economy".