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Farmer Ratanak smokes cannabis from a bamboo water pipe at a village in Battambang province

The high life
Should Cambodia make its apparently progressive take on cannabis official?

Somaly Mam is the most recognisable face in the worldwide fight against sex trafficking.

A year after her fall
Concerns remain as Somaly Mam attempts to re-establish her foundation

Seven fishermen rescued from Thai vessels return at the airport

Number of rescued fishermen grows
Some 200 more found in Indonesia


Youth reviving the art of Khmer calligraphy in digital age

Nou Sovannarout (left) and Nouv Samnang work on a Khmer Typography Team design.

Despite technical hurdles, a growing number of young Cambodians are driving development of Khmer fonts

Timber sales to Vietnam trebled in 2014, finds report

Sawn wood extracted from an economic land concession in Ratanakkiri province

Timber exports from Cambodia to Vietnam more than tripled in 2014 compared with the year before, despite ongoing negotiations to curb the trade, according to a new report.

Thais grew testy as Khmer Rouge entered year 3: cables

A fresh batch of US diplomatic cables published on Wednesday by WikiLeaks has shed light on the increasing regional tension caused by the Khmer Rouge regime as it entered its third year in power, particularly in Thailand, where patience was thinni

Book tells the story of Cambodia's Temple in the Clouds

Preah Vihear is one of Cambodia’s most spectacular attractions, but relatively few make the arduous journey to see it.

Built on a cliff-top in the Dangrek mountain range that forms Cambodia’s northern border with Thailand, Preah Vihear temple is one of the Kingdom’s most spectacular attractions. But there’s much more to the site than a pretty view.

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Bomb saw

Diving for bombs

In the murky waters of the Mekong, brave men recover a 500-pound Vietnam War-era bomb and defuse it.


Mayaguez remembered

Seven former US servicemen revisit the site in Cambodia of the disastrous final battle of the Vietnam War 40 years later.

Hanuman statue returned

10th-century statue depicting the Hindu god Hanuman returned after evidence of theft.

The Pol Pot dilemma

Khmer Rouge senior defence personnel look at a map during the 1970s

A trove of more than 500,000 US diplomatic cables from 1978 released by WikiLeaks on Wednesday includes hundreds that paint a vivid picture of a US administration torn between revulsion at the brutality of Pol Pot’s government and fear o

Side project gives glimpse into remote community

Back to the Village depicts a Jarai family after picking fruit and vegetables

Back in January 2012 – after beginning a three-year job on a food security project in the remote northeastern province of Ratanakkiri – Belgian bio-engineer Cédric Delannoy found he didn’t have a lot to do in his spare time, so he starte