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About 120 performers entertained the crowds at the inaugural Bonn Phum festival last year
Sat, 28 March 2015

Festival gets back to its roots

The second annual Bonn Phum (village festiva) – in the lead-up to Khmer New Year – gives contemporary youth a taste of fading traditions

Regular construction workers usually earn a little less than $6 a day
Sat, 28 March 2015

As Phnom Penh's skyline rises, so do wages

Cambodia’s booming construction industry is putting more money into labourers’ pockets, despite the lack of union involvement. However, safety standards remain a big issue

Sat, 28 March 2015

Putting the bite on 'traditional' dentists

Following HIV cross-contamination in Battambang, ‘traditional’ dentistry practices are under increased scrutiny

White Building
Sat, 28 March 2015

At home in the White Building

With a facade stained by time and lack of care, Phnom Penh’s iconic White Building – known among Cambodians as the Bodeng – has a reputation for being a slum and a haven for drug addicts.

Ao An, aka Ta An, is photographed during a 2011 interview. He appeared in court on Friday to face crimes against humanity allegations. Photo Courtesy DC-CAM
Sat, 28 March 2015

Suspect fronts KRT to face accusations

Despite strong government opposition, the UN-backed Khmer Rouge trial yesterday charged another former Khmer Rouge official in Case 004, with former deputy Central Zone secretary Ao An, better known as Ta An, appearing in person at

Sat, 28 March 2015

Trial over Freedom Park brawl begins

The trial of 11 opposition members and activists accused of “insurrection” over violent protests related to the disputed 2013 election began at Phnom Penh Municipal Court yesterday.

Sat, 28 March 2015

A festival of Cambodian home cookin’

Cambodia’s biggest food festival is back for two days of regional mahope (food) from all corners of the Kingdom.

Jan Van Den Wyngaert
Sat, 28 March 2015

Chicky chicken: The taste of slow food served up fast

A new French-style rotisserie joint is proving that customers don’t have to wait for delicious roast poultry

Sat, 28 March 2015

First kidney traffickers sentenced

Phnom Penh Municipal Court yesterday delivered Cambodia’s first ever convictions for organ trafficking, sentencing two men and a woman to a combined 35 years in prison for sending their relatives to have their kidneys harvested in T

Vanntin Hoerun
Sat, 28 March 2015


Vanntin Hoerun, 22, is the frontman of local deathcore band Sliten6ix. Bennett Murray talked to the Phnom Penh native about his favourite ways to jam around town


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