They arrive in a cloud of exhaust, tyres slick with mud from yesterday’s rain. In front of an abandoned police checkpoint, deep in the jungle near the Vietnamese border, six men in their teens and 20s light cigarettes and take swigs of
When the man passed away, he had not yet reached 50.
Sok Phalla, her hair in a high plait, sipped sugarcane juice on the street shortly after seeing the prime minister speak on Wednesday. Her pregnant belly swelled under a grey and pink floral dress – she’s due to give birth to her second child, a baby boy, before the month is out.
The government will begin to pay out of pocket for severance wages for labourers at abruptly shuttered factories whose owners have fled, effectively enacting a pro-worker policy without further burdening private businesses – albeit
The number of women in the Cambodian judicial system remains stubbornly low, new statistics compiled by the Cambodian National Council for Women show, with the detrimental effects of that imbalance felt throughout the court system.
The town of Longvek, in Kampong Tralach district, is picturesque but unremarkable. Cows graze between rice paddies and stilted wooden homes dot the landscape.
Klien Savoeun’s hand absent-mindedly drifts to her stomach as she sits on a bamboo platform in her Sa’ang district home. Her lightly-freckled face breaks into a smile when asked if her incoming child is kicking.
Life was quiet at first in the Kandal Stung village where Uong Sim and her husband settled more than 20 years ago.
When Kem Ley was gunned down in broad daylight more than a year and a half ago, it sparked the Kingdom’s largest outpouring of grief since the death of King Father Norodom Sihanouk, the architect of Cambodia’s independence.
When Heng Ny laughs, hundreds of lines run across his face. Sitting in front of his simple house with cats and chickens at his feet, discussing his relationship is what brings out a smile.