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Artist couple’s new exhibition takes Picasso’s contention that ‘art is a weapon’ and applies it to a new enemy: the danger of forgetting the past

Keynote speaker Sarah Rhodes is planning to go plastic-free for one month.
Sat, 25 April 2015

Local businesses learn that plastic’s not fantastic

To mark World Earth Day, environmentalists put pressure on the hospitality industry to reduce non-recyclable rubbish

Forest activist Chut Wutty has entered the realm of legend since being shot dead in 2012
Sat, 25 April 2015

Three years since shooting death

It is three years tomorrow since environmentalist Chut Wutty was gunned down in the far reaches of Koh Kong province. Meet three forest advocates who are carrying on the late campaigner’s legacy

Hashim Fahram and his family fled Iraq and sought a safe haven in Cambodia
Sat, 25 April 2015

Warning from Iraqi family who found safe haven in the Kingdom

Iraqi family who found safe haven in the Kingdom warns that not all asylum seekers may be as lucky

Ned Evett showcases his famous ‘Globro’ guitar at Hard Rock Café Angkor.
Sat, 25 April 2015

Old school rocker turns animator

Ned Evett is using Siem Reap as his base while he works on a trippy animation about time travel

Burger King is one of the US companies targeting Cambodia’s rising middle class
Sat, 25 April 2015

US investors put off by uncertainty and corruption

While American companies have more than $1 billion invested in the Kingdom, the West’s largest economy remains lukewarm on doing business here

Sat, 25 April 2015

Kingdom rates low on 2015 happiness index

The Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) released its 2015 World Happiness Report on Thursday, ranking Cambodians’ satisfaction with their lives 145th out of 158 countries.

Nicolaus ‘Nico’ Mesterharm: Meta House founder
Sat, 25 April 2015

MY PHNOM PENH

Nico Mesterharm, the founder of German-Cambodian cultural centre Meta House, has lived in Phnom Penh for the past 14 years.

Sat, 25 April 2015

Hun Sen and Rainsy continue 'honeymoon' in Malaysia

Opposition leader Sam Rainsy yesterday announced he would be taking a weekend jaunt to Malaysia with Prime Minister Hun Sen to spread the gospel of the “culture of dialogue”, days after facing accusations that pair’s recent friendli

Sat, 25 April 2015

Cambodian worker shot dead in Thailand

A Cambodian migrant worker was allegedly shot dead on Thursday by his Thai supervisor in Thailand’s Chachoengsao province after an alcohol-fuelled argument with a Burmese co-worker, the victim’s family and a Cambodian border officia