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Fugitive Thong Sarath arrested in Vietnam
Tycoon top suspect in rival tycoon's shooting murder

The fall of Phnom Penh 40 years on
An eyewitness remembers the day the Khmer Rouge took power

A city’s fall
Survivors recall Khmer Rouge's entry into Phnom Penh 40 years ago

Members of the imprisoned Boeung Kak Lake community celebrate their release

Boeung Kak protesters freed but defiant
Activists describe dire jail conditions, remain ready to protest

Some Cambodians prefer not to have diabolic images on their walls.

Street art critics
Graffiti artists using the city as their canvas - but reviews are mixed

Rath Sophal and her family

The day the music stopped
Evictees reveal loss after artist community scattered


Preah Sihanouk’s new top cop touts early busts

Less than a week into the role, Preah Sihanouk’s new police chief, Chuon Narin, has announced the early results of a crackdown on crimes involving foreigners, calling them the “main problem” facing the coastal city.

Rice cake goes for gold

People gather in Siem Reap to make a giant traditional sticky rice cake said to weigh 3.2 tonnes

While the New Year holiday beginning on Tuesday is a Cambodian celebration, today could bring one province’s celebration to global prominence.

Travel insider's last-minute Khmer New Year getaway tips

Patrick Chase

Patrick Chase’s job is to put together custom travel experiences, so with the Khmer New Year break looming, Will Jackson quizzed him on some lesser-known, last-minute getaway options for the less organised among us

Oral history project marks 40 years since Phnom Penh's fall

Pov Makara and his grandmother Mao Bin

To mark the 40th anniversary of the fall of Phnom Penh, an oral history project has collected survivors’ intimate memories of life under the Khmer Rouge

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The fall of Phnom Penh 40 years on

An eyewitness remembers the day the Khmer Rouge stormed the Cambodian capital and took power.

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.

Rong Chhun ready to scrap

Unionist Rong Chhun enters the Phnom Penh Municipal Court for questioning over claims of incitement on January 14, 2014

Newly appointed election monitor Rong Chhun has come out swinging ahead of today’s official swearing in of the nine new National Election Committee members, saying he is “sharpening his spurs” for a potential showdown.