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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

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US first lady, embassy chastised for not providing scholarships

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Anti-Corruption Unit spokesman Keo Remy on an index by World Justice Project that ranked Cambodia 98 out of 102 countries in terms of government openness, specifically commenting on impunity for corrupt officials

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Cambodia near bottom in gov't openness index

Cambodia ranks near the bottom of 102 countries surveyed in a new index of government openness, scoring dead last in mechanisms through which complaints can be lodged against government officials and 98th in sanctions for officials’ misconduct.

Nauru meets ‘fall flat’

Refugees hold signs during a protest against the Australia-Cambodia refugee deal

Cambodian officials visiting Nauru were left with little to do yesterday but wander along the coast, as efforts to encourage refugees to volunteer for resettlement fell on deaf ears, according to an Australia-based NGO in contact with those on the

Gov’t ‘not meddling at KRT’

Deputy Prime Minister Sok An

Deputy Prime Minister Sok An yesterday rejected accusations of interference in government-opposed cases 003 and 004 at the Khmer Rouge tribunal, even as the head of the court’s security department confirmed yesterday that he had received requests

Polonsky bugbear arrested in Sihanoukville

Son of Russian businessman Nikolai Doroshenko

Businessman Nikolai Doroshenko, the longtime adversary of fugitive former billionaire Sergei Polonsky, has been arrested in Sihanoukville on charges of counterfeiting documents, forgery of signatures and breach of trust.

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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 Poptea baron now serving up sandwiches

A shredded chicken bahn mi

Monira-Daniel Sir, 30, is the Canadian-Cambodian founder of Phnom Penh’s Poptea chain – with nine branches it’s the most successful of the homegrown bubble-tea cafes (he recently opened one with a library for student customers on Str