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Apsara Authority spokesperson Kerya Chau Sun on photos of a partially nude model dressed as an Apsara dancer at Angkor Archaeological Park and the temples' nude bas reliefs

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Monk in Kampong Speu shot dead

The 67-year-old deputy chief monk of a Kampong Speu pagoda was shot in the head by an unknown assailant Saturday, minutes into a sermon he was delivering to mark the anniversary of a death. Police said they have no leads or suspects.

Nude photos draw Apsara Authority's ire

A topless woman poses for a photo at the temple of Banteay Kdei

Racy photos depicting a topless Apsara dancer reclining amid Angkorian ruins have incensed the government agency responsible for Angkor Park.

‘Guerrilla style’ film turns focus on ex-con turned poet

Spoken word poet Kosal Khiev

Kosal Khiev was 16 when he was jailed for 14 years on an attempted murder conviction. After being deported to Cambodia – a country he had never seen – he sought out a fresh start. A new documentary charts his journey

Crossing over: the Neak Loeung ferry's last days

Crossing the river via the ferry can take more than a hour

Boats have plied the Mekong crossing at Neak Loeung for generations, providing work for drivers and food vendors alike. With the looming completion of a multi-million dollar bridge, the community eyes an uncertain future

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A gibbon at Phnom Thot

Fighting deforestation with eco-tourism

Eco-tourism plans a last resort to save a 6400-hectare patch of forest from illegal logging and wildlife poaching.

A health clinic in Sangke District

Mass Battambang HIV infection

The unlicensed 'doctor' at the centre of allegations over the mass HIV outbreak in Battambang's Sangke district has been charged murder and intentionally transmitting the virus.

Khmer films shine at CIFF

The fifth edition of the Cambodian International Film Festival has proved to be its strongest for both Cambodian produced films and local audiences.