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A history of violence
Analysis of 150 years of homicide in Cambodia finds long-term trend

One-stop solar shop
Manufacturer opens Phnom Penh showroom for all things sun-powered

Quote of the day

Jacob Maimon, chief executive of Star8, on his vision for solar-powered tuk-tuks and other vehicles in Cambodia

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Government land sector reform paper to tackle poverty, food security

The government yesterday hailed its track record on land policy reform as it approved a new “white paper” on the subject, although activists doubted authorities’ willingness to tackle Cambodia’s myriad ongoing land disputes.

NGO's plan for ethical land eviction of riverside community

The garbage-strewn, riverside area that contains Chrang Chamres commune may be unsightly, but the local Cham community fears that a future away from their niche in Phnom Penh’s far north would be far worse.

Tuol Sleng staff come up with new ideas to stem visitor slide

Worried about sliding visitor numbers, the director of the Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum unveils a slew of new exhibits he hopes will engage Cambodians

Monks get on the air to spread the good word of Buddhism

Equipped with a 1kw transmitter, one pagoda is spreading the good word of Buddhism near and far

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Floating away

Floating away

An ethnically Vietnamese community that has lived on the water in Phnom Penh for decades is given three weeks notice to cut their houses loose.

Provincial fried rat

Provincial fried rat; the new organic fad?

Cambodian exporters have found an unlikely selling point for their rodents - hygiene.

Chea Sim cremated

Chea Sim cremated

King sends off late Cambodian People's Party president

Market perks up with Starbucks

A pedestrian walks by a Starbucks Coffee shop in San Francisco earlier this year. Yesterday Starbucks announced that it would open a shop at the Phnom Penh International Airport by the end of the year, with a second store slated to open early next year.

US-based coffee giant Starbucks is set to enter the Kingdom’s coffee market later this year, going head-to-head with a number of well-established international and local brands, including popular Cambodian cafe Brown Coffee.