The Cambodian People’s Party has demanded authorities take action against two more CNRP figures, including a lawmaker, over a speech in France that referred to the ruling party regime as a “beast” and “puppets of Vietnam”. Sending yet another chill down the spines of government opponents and critics, the letter by the CPP singled out French-based activist Ly Poeung and lawmaker for Prey Veng province Tout Khoeut.
In this dusty mountain hamlet on the Thai border, she is known as Grandma Chaem. The tiny 74-year-old lives peacefully in a snug, stilted house surrounded by papaya, lime and custard-apple trees. Her children and grandchildren live nearby. She grows cucumbers and donates to her local pagoda, chews betel leaf and tends her cows. But Im Chaem, the woman enjoying this apparently idyllic retirement, is accused of overseeing the killing of tens of thousands of people ...
Cambodians spent about $600 million abroad last year, state media reported yesterday, while official figures showed a 20 percent annual increase in outbound tourism. Tourism Minister Thong Khon estimated that Cambodians travelling abroad spent $600 million in 2016, state news agency AKP said, citing an unnamed local media source. At the same time, Cambodian outbound tourism grew to 1.4 million in 2016, up from 1.2 million the previous year.
Disciplinary action for a pair of judges and three deputy prosecutors was approved yesterday by the Supreme Council of Magistracy amid a reshuffle of 54 judges and 31 prosecutors and deputy prosecutors, though officials refused to release information on who was being punished and why. The council met yesterday to review and approve the disciplinary actions, transfers and promotions, according to a statement.
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.
The Appeal Court yesterday upheld a municipal court decision to sentence prominent land activist Tep Vanny and three others to six months in prison
After Acleda Bank and Prasac Microfinance were ordered to change their logo to avoid confusion with government institutions, Sathapana Bank has begun removing its logo from signage in preparation for a possible network-wide logo change.
The Phnom Penh Players theatre troupe is back this Friday with a stage adaptation of Wyrd Sisters, Terry Pratchett’s 1988 parodic reimagining of Macbeth.
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 men were singing the blues after getting beaten and robbed by a mob on their way home from a KTV, only to see their stolen motorbike mysteriously reappear later that day.
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