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Ao An, aka Ta An, is photographed during a 2011 interview. He appeared in court on Friday to face crimes against humanity allegations. Photo Courtesy DC-CAM

Suspect fronts KRT to face accusations
Former Khmer Rouge cadre charged with crimes against humanity

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

As Phnom Penh's skyline rises, so do wages
Construction workers earning more despite small union presence

Putting the bite on 'traditional' dentists
Fears 'cross-infection' putting patients at risk of diseases

Quote of the day

Jessica Vaughan from the Center of Immigration Studies in Washington on tightening immigration control


Exhibition of 1920s 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

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

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.

Trial over Freedom Park brawl begins

The trial of 11 opposition members and activists accused of “insurrection” over violent protests related to the disputed 2013 election began at Phnom Penh Municipal Court yesterday.

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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.

Second Case 004 suspect charged

Despite strong government opposition, the UN-backed Khmer Rouge trial yesterday charged another ex-Khmer Rouge official in Case 004, with former deputy Central Zone secretary Ao An, better known as Ta An, appearing in person at the cour