Funcinpec has shifted its ceremony to mark the fifth anniversary of the July 5/6, 1997 fighting between it and the ruling CPP which redefined Cambodian politics. Party leader Prince Ranariddh announced a new date of July 10 and 11 "to avoid problems". PM Hun Sen had earlier said people wanted to hear good news rather than bad. The CPP had "no intention to counter attack", but he warned the party's patience was "always limited". Ranariddh said the postponed ceremony would honor all who had given their lives for the party since its formation two decades ago. The opposition SRP said it would go ahead with its plans on July 6 to commemorate those who died in the coup.
- Proof giants walked among us humans?
For years a debate has waged about whether certain bas relief carvings at the 12th-century To Prohm Temple, one of the most popular attractions at the Angkor Wat Temple Complex in Siem Reap province, depicted dinosaurs or some rather less exotic and more contemporary animal,
- Japan bank buys major stake in ANZ Royal Bank
Japan's largest bank acquired more than half of ANZ’s shares in Cambodia on Thursday, according to a statement from Kith Meng’s Royal Group. Japan's JTrust Bank, announced that they had acquired a 55% of stake in ANZ Royal Bank. According to a Royal Group
- Long way to go before Cambodia gets a ‘smart city’
Phnom Penh, Siem Reap and Battambang will struggle to attain smart city status without adopting far reaching master plans, according to officials tasked with implementing the program. The brainchild of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean), the smart city program seeks to link up
- China-Cambodia tourism forum held
The Cambodian tourism sector must be prepared to welcome a growing number of Chinese tourists, as they lead the globe in the number of outbound travellers and were responsible for the most visitors to the Kingdom last year, the country’s tourism minister said on