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US first lady Michelle Obama talks with students at a school in Siem Reap on the weekend during her visit to the Kingdom

Hun Sen knocks Obama visit
US first lady, embassy chastised for not providing scholarships

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Anti-economic crime unit deputy director Top Chhun Long on the owner of a warehouse raided over fake labels for the energy drink Carabao

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New Sesan, new study: NGO

Trucks drive though a deforested area

Rights advocates have called for construction of the Lower Sesan II hydropower dam in Cambodia’s Stung Treng province to be halted until new environmental and social impact assessments can be carried following changes allegedly made to the project

Ministry unveils new strictures on dredging

A sand dredger works on the Tonle Sap river near Phnom Penh

Sand-dredging businesses were offered both carrot and stick yesterday by officials touting a new regime for the much-criticised industry.

M&S hits out at HRW report

An employee helps a customer try on a suit jacket inside a Marks & Spencer store in Singapore

UK-based clothing brand Marks & Spencer, which was named in a Human Rights Watch (HRW) report this month detailing misconduct in Cambodia’s garment industry, has claimed to have not received any evidence of malpractice in supplier factories.

Siem Reap ranked one of world's best travel spots

Siem Reap has been placed second among the world’s top 25 travel destinations in 2015, jumping seven places from last year’s ranking, as judged by leading online travel site TripAdvisor.

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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.

The city’s newest, strangest eatery

A tasty carbonara at Li Shishi

Li Shishi – an eccentric new Italian-Asian eatery on the corner of streets 19 and 172 – was named after China’s most famous escort: a 12th-century Chinese courtesan of the Song dynasty said to have been a favourite of Emperor Huizong.