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In search of sashimi

Trying to find a well-cut piece of maguro sashimi can be a task in Phnom Penh, not just because of the global shortage that...

US Raises Red Flag Over Private Green Cards

The US Embassy has urged Cambodians to be cautious when approaching private companies or agents offering Lawful Perm­anent Resident status in the US, better...

Ranariddh Announces New Bodyguard Unit

kandal province, Kien Svay district - Seven years after soldiers loyal to Prince Norodom Rana­riddh were disarmed by CPP forces at the end of...

Shops Ignore Ban on Iraqi Beheading Video

Phnom Penh shops are selling video compact discs of footage from Iraq—mostly of beheadings and torture of US and coalition soldiers and civilian workers—des­pite...

Conference Mulls Tactics to Stop Artifact Theft

With thousands of cultural sites poorly documented and unguarded, Cambodia’s cultural heritage has been an easy target for profiteers. Corruption, international criminals and high...

TNT Explodes Near Home of Pheapimex Official

Unknown assailants set off a highly explosive TNT bomb early Saturday on Phnom Penh’s Street 55, in front of the house of a doctor...

Tourism, Handcrafts May Be Key to Saving Phnom Chisor

The view from the pre-Angkorian temple atop Chisor Moun­tain in Takeo prov­­ince is breath­taking, stretching beyond the double-peaked Chambab Mountain, surrounding villages, lake and...

Child Lost at Water Festival Still Unclaimed by Parents

Leaning on a desk in a Chak­tomuk commune police station Mon­day, Hach, 9, the last un­claimed child of five brought to the station during...

Retired King Gives Help to Same-Sex Couple

The life partner of a German diplomat said he has retired King Norodom Sihanouk to thank for per­mission to live here with his same-sex...

Ministry Orders Halt to Tuol Sleng Renovations

Renovations to the Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum were halted Friday by order of the Ministry of Arts and Culture, the museum’s director, Sopheara Chey...

Disabled Orphan Flies to US at End of Bureaucratic Delay

Disabled 2-year-old orphan Roth Arun boarded an airplane bound for the US for medical treatment Thurs­day evening after a cliff-hanger of bureaucratic battles that...

Clinic Closes Surgery Wing Amid Scandal

A private Phnom Penh medical clinic facing multiple complaints, including the death of a man with severe head injuries that went untreated for a...

Disabled Orphan Flies to US at End of Bureaucratic Delay

Disabled 2-year-old orphan Roth Arun boarded an airplane bound for the US for medical treatment Thursday evening after a cliff-hanger of bureaucratic battles that...

Signature Stands Between Disabled Child, US Surgeons

A last-minute snag has thrown into jeopardy the opportunity for 2-year-old disabled orphan Roth Arun to seek medical treatment abroad, at the end of...

Passport Application Expedited for Orphan

Passport Department officials on Tuesday accepted the passport application submitted for Roth Arun, a severely disabled 2-year-old orphan hoping to go to the US...

Passport Application Expedited for Orphan

Passport Department officials on Tuesday accepted the passport application submitted for Roth Arun, a severely disabled 2-year-old orphan hoping to go to the US...

Young Boy’s Touching Journey Begins With a Fingerprint

Roth Arun cried as he was fingerprinted for his passport application on Monday, another step in the process for those who are seeking permission...

Retired King, Queen Help Child Needing Surgery Get to US

Retired King Norodom Sihanouk and Queen Norodom Monineath joined medical doctors offering free care and a humanitarian organization offering to defray costs, to support...

Some Fear Paint Will Cover Tuol Sleng Horrors

Tuol Sleng has gone from a school to a torture chamber to an historical museum, but Wednes­­­day afternoon, it looked more like a construction...

Road to Remote Village Paves Way for New Mosquito Nets

Under a dusty tarp supported on a frame of branches, members of 255 families waited Tuesday for a delivery of new malaria-prevention mosquito nets...