Pchum Ben – the Festival of Ancestors – is, along with Khmer New Year, the most important in Cambodia’s Buddhist calendar. No matter how busy people are, they will spend time preparing food and going to the pagoda with family and friends.
It’s a drizzly afternoon in the middle of Pchum Ben, and most of the teenagers who live at one state-run orphanage on the outskirts of Phnom Penh are at home, with their families. Aside from the patter of the rain, the grounds are quiet.
Interior Minister Sar Kheng on Wednesday delivered an appeal for calm and negotiations, declaring political competition is “not the enemy”.
Lawmakers who boycott meetings of the National Assembly or “insult and look down” on other MPs will have their salaries slashed and may be banned from future parliamentary meetings, according to a proposal made by the ruling CPP yesterday.
With an attempted coup against the government of President Recep Erdogan quashed only days ago and more than 7,000 alleged conspirators now under arrest, the Turkish ambassador to Cambodia yesterday pressed the govern
Two opposition lawmakers, Nhay Chamroeun and Kong Sakphea were beaten unconscious during protests in Phnom Penh, as over a thousand protesters descended upon the National Assembly.
Students at Phnom Penh's Liger Learning Center have written and published a new book, "The Cambodian Economy".
In what is the latest in a litany of drowning cases across the Kingdom in the past two months, two siblings and a boy drowned in two separate cases on Wednesday.
Cambodia's national debt stood at $5.7 billion as of the end of June, totalling about a third of GDP, according to a report on the national budget submitted to the National Assembly yesterday.
The WHO says cooking indoors using wood or coal is a serious health risk for billions of people.
The Cambodian Basketball Federation will soon open the country’s first academy to keep pace with the growing popularity of the game among youth, according to the CBF vice president.
Three key ingredients – speed, rain and darkness – were a recipe for disaster for one Takeo driver on Monday night.
A fundraising campaign has been launched to ensure the short-term future of a long-standing Phnom Penh sbek thom (shadow puppet) theatre.