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Sat, 30 August 2014

MoC Ice Bucket

The Ministry of Commerce this week has challenged all its staff to take part in the “ice bucket challenge” to raise money for the Kantha Bopha Children’s hospitals.

Sat, 30 August 2014

Banking Change-Up

Formally known as HwangDBS commercial bank, Phillip Bank officially launched in Phnom Penh on Thursday.

Sat, 30 August 2014

Spice the key in shareable hot pot dish

Like Thailand’s tom yam soup and Indian jalfrezi, Cambodia’s ya horn is one of those dishes where the brilliance depends on spice.

Students crowd around a score board at Sisowath High School
Sat, 30 August 2014

Three quarters of students receive failing mark

Almost 90,000 took the Grade 12 exam, which cracked down on cheaters. Just 11 received an A

A woman walks past BIMA’s offices in Phnom Penh
Sat, 30 August 2014

First micro-insurance sector death payout

Cambodia’s newest micro-insurance firm on Monday paid out a $10,000 personal accident claim to a family who lost a 90-year-old aunt.

Lor Peang villagers protest
Sat, 30 August 2014

Children paying price in land rights fight

‘I do not want to be a monk,’ says boy forced to live in a pagoda after his single mother lost her land in dispute with company

Toritetsu restaurant owner Atsushi Kawase refuses to serve sushi
Sat, 30 August 2014

Moshi moshi! Japanese restaurants taking over

After wrapping the crab meat and avocado in rice and seaweed, the sushi chef sprinkled the dish in tempura batter before dipping it into his deep frier.

Sbek Gong was restricted for children aged below 15 because of its ‘sexy scenes’
Sat, 30 August 2014

Cambodian blockbuster falls victim to age rating rules

The man behind Cambodia’s first-ever blockbuster film, a maverick filmmaker who intends to set up the Kingdom’s answer to Hollywood in Kirirom, claims a first-ever decision to restrict screenings to viewers aged over 15 is costing t

Footballer Pen Sophat.
Sat, 30 August 2014

Football legend to return to coach Cambodian squad

Pen Sophat made his name on the field in the 1960s and ’70s but fled to France as civil war approached. Next year, he will come home

Sat, 30 August 2014

Five kdc land dispute victims released on bail

Five men involved in a long-running land dispute with a politically connected company in Kompong Chhnang’s Lor Peang village were yesterday released on bail from the provincial prison.