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Second Case 004 suspect charged
Ao An, aka Ta An, fronts court for crimes against humanity charge

US first lady Michelle Obama talks with students at a school in Siem Reap on the weekend during her visit to the Kingdom

Hun Sen knocks Obama visit
US first lady, embassy chastised for not providing scholarships

Quote of the day

Anti-Corruption Unit spokesman Keo Remy on an index by World Justice Project that ranked Cambodia 98 out of 102 countries in terms of government openness, specifically commenting on impunity for corrupt officials

Leading

Exile activists go to UN claiming US breaching human rights

Khan Hin

Tired of Washington’s indifference to their cause, Cambodian-American activists look overseas for help in fighting deportation

Exhibition of newly discovered 1930s photos provides portal to the past

The bank of the Mekong

The photographs of the mysterious travelling actor Georges Portal are being exhibited for the first time thanks to an old family friend

As Phnom Penh's skyline rises, so do workers' wages

Regular construction workers usually earn a little less than $6 a day

Cambodia’s booming construction industry is putting more money into labourers’ pockets, despite the lack of union involvement. However, safety standards remain a big issue

First kidney traffickers sentenced

Phnom Penh Municipal court yesterday delivered Cambodia’s first ever convictions for organ trafficking, sentencing two men and a woman to a combined 35 years in prison for sending their relatives to have their kidneys harvested in Thailand.

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Michelle Obama

Michelle Obama in Siem Reap

First lady of the United States talks girls education during trip to Cambodia.

Leang Seckon

Cambodian artist hits the big time

Phnom Penh based artist Leang Seckon's collage reflections on Khmer society are featuring at the prestigious Art Basel in Hong Kong.

She who tells the story

A diverse group of five female photographers and filmmakers told their stories at a Ruom Collective event to celebrate International Women's Day.