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Female cadres of the Khmer Rouge
Study examines 'underestimated' role of women in murderous regime

Until recently, mining in Poutung village was done illegally.

Going straight in the 'forest of gold'
Illegal mining community getting the chance to dig without fear of arrest

Quote of the day

Suzannah Linton, a lead researcher in a project exploring the roles of women in Khmer Rouge ranks.

Leading

Providing dignity in death for Cambodia's poorest communities

For the past six years, a Taiwanese NGO has been offering unusual aid – building facilities for villages too poor to effectively cremate their dead

New brew: Five men ferret out the right formula

Sihanoukville’s Five Men brewery is one of the Kingdom’s precious few craft beer producers. It has been a bumpy ride for the German-trained brewmaster behind the ale, but the road looks smoother on the horizon

After S’ville governor ousted, replacement vows safety

Former Sihanoukville governor Chin Sarin

Seemingly ending his ambitions for the province’s top job, Sihanoukville’s city governor will next week be out of provincial politics altogether, amid criticisms of his performance by Deputy Prime Minister Sar Kheng.

Conference puts spotlight on Khmer language's extended family

Unless you live in Cambodia, South Vietnam or maybe Long Beach, California, speaking Khmer isn’t likely to give you a global competitive edge.

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Floating away

Floating away

An ethnically Vietnamese community that has lived on the water in Phnom Penh for decades is given three weeks notice to cut their houses loose.

Provincial fried rat

Provincial fried rat; the new organic fad?

Cambodian exporters have found an unlikely selling point for their rodents - hygiene.

Chea Sim cremated

Chea Sim cremated

King sends off late Cambodian People's Party president

Grenade attack verdicts

Former Kouk Roka commune chief Phy Nop leaves Phnom Penh Municipal Court yesterday after being sentenced to life in prison.

The Phnom Penh Municipal Court yesterday sentenced four men to between 30 years and life in prison for a grenade attack in Phnom Penh last year, an attempted assassination that injured five people and killed the intended target’s 11-year

Romeet to close doors, ponder future

Camille Baczynski curated the Romeet Gallery’s final art show, "Phare Celebration: Last But Not Least".

Romeet Gallery – the Street 178 gallery which four the past four years has been the Phnom Penh showroom for graduates of Battambang’s Phare Ponleu Selpak art school – is closing for good, a statement on the gallery’s Facebook page announ