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Plans afoot to create an SME board on Cambodia’s fledgling stock exchange – with generous reductions in red tape and tax subsidies – to encourage smaller companies to go public

Bonchon’s interior looks more like a bar than a fast food joint
Sat, 21 February 2015

Hard to beat when it comes to the crunch

New chain eatery Bonchon dishes up ultra-crispy South Korean-style fried chicken in a glossy, upmarket setting

Nuon Hat
Sat, 21 February 2015

Livelihoods destroyed as loggers move in

In Cambodia’s forests, families face a stark choice: sell their resin trees for a paltry amount to local officials or have them stolen by loggers

Kampong Thom province

David Thompson
Sat, 21 February 2015

Siam cuisine sets sail from Siem Reap

Renowned Thai culinary expert, Australian-born David Thompson is best known as the owner-chef of Nahm Bangkok, voted number one restaurant in Asia in the prestigious Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants Awards and thirteen in the world in the

Sat, 21 February 2015

Chilling new campaign aimed at orphanages

A coalition of NGOs hopes to stem the flow of donor money to Cambodian orphanages with a new a campaign featuring images of children packaged as dolls labelled “My New Orphan” and a disturbing cartoon.

Alex Gonzalez-Davidson
Sat, 21 February 2015

With time running out, activist speaks out

As of today, Alex Gonzalez-Davidson, a high-profile environmental activist and the founder of NGO Mother Nature, is living in Cambodia with an expired visa.

Sat, 21 February 2015

Anthony Mrugacz: GM at Equinox

In our new series My Phnom Penh we ask local characters about their favourite things in the city.

Sat, 21 February 2015

Parties identify sticking points

The ruling and opposition parties’ working groups on election reform yesterday said that four key disagreements remained between them two weeks ahead of the target deadline to finalise changes to the election law.

A Skateistan volunteer demonstrates the tuk-tuk ramps at Wat Thmei pagoda
Sat, 21 February 2015

Tuk-tuk ramp takes outreach to a radical new level

Not content with opening the city’s first skate park, social outreach NGO Skateistan has built a skate ramp on wheels

Christopher Rompré has been using drones extensively while shooting his documentary The Man Who Built Cambodia
Sat, 21 February 2015

Despite a crackdown by the authorities, the sky’s still the limit for drones in the Kingdom

An unfortunate incident involving the Queen Mother and a German tourist’s unmanned aerial vehicle this week may have ended the free-for-all for drone enthusiasts in Phnom Penh.

This month 20 years ago...

1995-02-10 07:00
Aust beckons Khmer graduates
1995-02-10 07:00
Polio stats
1995-02-10 07:00
Germ warfare
1995-02-24 07:00
MPs allowed to vote on loan
1995-02-10 07:00
US ambulance aid
1995-02-24 07:00
Sacred Mountain beckons King