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Workers making Armani jeans spend their shifts repeating minute tasks several hundred times

High fashion's human cost
Armani factory workers fight to keep from fainting

Tim Thou’s house is crowded with traditional Khmer dance costumes and props

At home in Lowell
Small US city home to a thriving 'Cambodia Town'

Long Bora wears the simple khaki suit of a civil servant, but sits on a raised seat typical of monks.

Fortune telling
'Grandfather Floating Stone' opens divination school

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Long Bora, also known as "Grandfather Floating Stone", on offering $300 fortune-telling courses, the country's first.


Gov’t spokesman urges ‘legal action’ for online ‘insults’

Council of Ministers spokesman Phay Siphan has formally called on the Ministry of Interior and Ministry of Telecommunications to “take legal action” against people who use social media to attack civil servants and government leaders.

Photobook shows dual reality of development

March 27, 2009 in Phnom Penh. A child plays in muddy water that is spraying out of a broken pipe. The pipes were pumping sand into a natural lake in Borei Reakreay community. The community was evicted from their homes in mid-2009 to make way for residential complexes

Transitioning Cambodia is designed as a coffee table book, but the dark social juxtapositions its images and texts present make it into something more than casual browsing material

Experts disagree over antiquity repatriations

The 10th-century Hanuman statue was ceremonially greeted on its May 12 return to Cambodia

Last week Cambodia welcomed home a 10th-century statue of the Hindu god Hanuman.

Polonsky associates sent packing: official

Aleksei Kunitcyn (left) and Roma Kotenlikov at the airport on Friday

Three employees of deported Russian businessman Sergei Polonsky were deported yesterday, an immigration official said.

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Bomb saw

Diving for bombs

In the murky waters of the Mekong, brave men recover a 500-pound Vietnam War-era bomb and defuse it.


Mayaguez remembered

Seven former US servicemen revisit the site in Cambodia of the disastrous final battle of the Vietnam War 40 years later.

Hanuman statue returned

10th-century statue depicting the Hindu god Hanuman returned after evidence of theft.

Bomb’s away in Kandal

A Cambodian Mine Action Centre member and policeman keep watch behind a Mark 82 bomb in Kandal province yesterday after it was retrieved from the riverbed of the Mekong.  AFP

The Cambodian Mine Action Centre yesterday successfully completed the underwater removal of a 500-pound (227-kilogram) aerial bomb recently discovered in the Mekong River in Kandal province, a historic first for a country that has dealt