A group of six divers led by The Dive Shop Cambodia owner Dennis Funke have discovered what they believe is the wreckage of a Japanese merchant vessel sunk by a US Navy submarine during World War II. The cargo ship is suspected to be the steam-powered Burma Maru, and was discovered on Tuesday last week over the course of a two-day dive. The find was the result of nearly five years of research.
The Cambodian National Rescue Party yesterday signalled that acting president Kem Sokha would take the helm of the opposition, flanked by three deputies – Pol Ham, Eng Chhay Eang and Mu Sochua. According to CNRP spokesman Yim Sovann, the party yesterday resolved to vote in three deputies beneath Sokha, who is the only candidate for the presidency. A vote will take place on Thursday at an extraordinary congress of some 1,100 members.
Soth Rey was working in a Siem Reap massage parlour to help support her parents and three younger siblings when she contracted an unexpected illness. According to Rey’s 20-year-old sister Soth Borey, the young woman fell ill with a sinus infection in December. They brought her to a doctor in Siem Reap who said she had the flu. But weeks later, ulcers developed in her nose, and the doctor opted to pull some of Rey’s teeth.
Australia has become the latest Western country to see military cooperation programs with Cambodia suspended, with the scrapping of a counter-terrorism exercise, a defence official confirmed yesterday. The decision to suspend the Dawn Kouprey exercises was first reported by the Australia Broadcasting Corporation. It follows a decision by the Royal Cambodian Armed Forces, revealed in January, to postpone drills with the United States military for two years.
Angelina Jolie's First They Killed My Father depicts some of the atrocities committed during the Pol Pot regime. How did watching it feel for those who were alive at the time?
Brought over by the French, painted cement tile making has been incorporated into Cambodian design for more than a century, even as the industry has died out in Europe.
The story of Loung Ung and her family’s suffering under the Khmer Rouge became known around the world with the success of her autobiography.
Cambodian migrant workers in Thailand facing exploitative conditions showed very low awareness of their labour rights and options for legal recourse there, with many chalking this up to a lack of confidence in authorities first ingrained
Cambodian exports to Thailand surged by 46 percent last year compared with 2015 while imports from the neighbouring country decreased slightly, according to statistics provided yesterday by the Ministry of Commerce.
In one of John Burgess’s photos, of a row of homes in the centre of Battambang, what grabs the attention is what is not in the frame. On the streets there is nothing but the shadows cast by coconut trees and rusted utility poles.
An injury-time header by captain Khoun Laboravy saved the day for Boeung Ket Angkor as the reigning champions turned a seemingly lost cause into an honourable 2-2 draw in their opening game of the Metfone C-League season against visiting
Two foreigners got a taste of the local criminal culture after two men failed to snatch their bags in Phnom Penh’s Chamkarmon district on Monday.
After the ministers, dignitaries and survivors of the Khmer Rouge had filed in Saturday evening, and Angelina Jolie had greeted the arrival of King Norodom Sihamoni and Queen Mother Norodom Monineath, the lights in the ruins of the ancie
Angelina Jolie's First They Killed My Father depicts some of the atrocities committed du