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The Vattanac Capital tower is cited as one of Phnom Penh’s few   high-rise highlights
Sat, 22 November 2014

Making it up as we go along

As Phnom Penh continues to build out, and upwards, at a rapid – largely unregulated – rate, a growing number of architects wonder if there could be a market for an aesthetic that is more uniquely Cambodian

Sat, 22 November 2014

KR court moves on Samphan’s lawyers as boycott continues

Defence lawyers for former Khmer Rouge head of state Khieu Samphan have been ordered to take direction from the UN-backed tribunal after their client’s refusal to end his boycott of trial hearings in Case 002/02.

Sat, 22 November 2014

HRW to Aus: Refugees need proper documents

Since the government took over refugee processing from the UN in 2009, not a single refugee has received a residence card, cutting off access to many basic services that require a certain level of documentation, Human Rights Watch s

Sat, 22 November 2014

Young family tied up before house torched

Pailin police believe a husband and wife who burned to death in a house fire along with their one-year-old daughter in the early hours of yesterday morning were tied up with wire before their house was torched.

CPP negotiator and Interior Ministry Secretary of State Prum Sokha.
Sat, 22 November 2014

‘We had to go ahead to please our partner’

As the deal with the opposition that ended the post-election deadlock earlier this year looks increasingly shaky, a ruling party negotiator gives an insider’s view

Sat, 22 November 2014

Where to wax: Phnom Penh’s best beauty spas

Whether you want a quick in-and-out, a pain-free experience or full luxe treatment, Phnom Penh’s many spas have something for everyone. We’ve rounded up five of the best


A rattan Khmer letter created by Sopheap Pich hangs on the wall of the Asia Foundation’s new gallery.
Sat, 22 November 2014

A gallery going off the grid

Sculptures and paintings inspired by Phnom Penh’s lattice-like street planning feature in the first show from an unusual new art space

The pictures highlight the small moments where NGOs make a difference.
Sat, 22 November 2014

Finding humanity behind the headlines

An exhibition opening today at the Bophana Centre aims to counteract negative perceptions of aid workers.

Huang Haibo, the lead actor in Love is Brave, at the launch at Nagaworld in February.
Sat, 22 November 2014

Love is Brave set for heartbreak

Love is Brave, which was shot in the Kingdom this year, is in limbo after the lead actor was caught with a prostitute

WOW! Siem Reap takes users to top spots
Sat, 22 November 2014

The smart money’s on startup apps

Cambodia’s smartphone revolution is proving to be fertile ground for tech-savvy entrepreneurs with bright ideas

Cambodia might be a rookie in the tech game, but industry insiders say it’s just warming up.