Briefs: Happy holidays

Briefs: Happy holidays

This is the final Siem Reap section for 2008, as next Thursday is Christmas Day and, therefore, a non-publishing day. Staff from the Siem Reap bureau would like to extend their warmest festive season greetings to all Siem Reap subscribers, readers and supportive businesses. Appreciation is also extended to the Post's head office in Phnom Penh for assistance and leadership.This was a historic year for the Post, which saw the launch of its daily edition and the establishment of a bureau in Siem Reap. In 2009, this bureau hopes to fulfill Siem Reap readers' expectations of this section by providing an informative and exciting read, with new features and new insights.


  • Hun Sen’s China visit ‘a good opportunity’

    Prime Minister Hun Sen’s visit to Beijing on Sunday to discuss economic and trade issues presents a good opportunity for the Kingdom to strengthen Chinese ties and counter punitive measures by the West, an analyst says. The prime minister’s four-day official visit to

  • Former chief bodyguard receives royal pardon

    The former chief bodyguard of late Senate president Chea Sim has received a royal pardon nearly eight years after he was sentenced to 15 years behind bars on several charges, according to a royal decree dated November 12, last year, and obtained by The Post on Wednesday.

  • Close to the edge: Hair raising pictures from Kulen Mountain

    A new hair raising attraction on Kulen Mountain has finally opened to the public, with people flocking to the protruding cliff edge overlooking green mountainous forests to take photographs. The giant overhanging rock is situated in an area known as Mahendraparvata – an ancient city of

  • US warned not to interfere despite successful meeting

    A senior Ministry of National Defence official said the Tuesday meeting between the US Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defence for South and Southeast Asia Joseph H Felter and General Neang Phat had helped strengthen relations between the two countries’ militaries. However, a senior Cambodian People’