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Cambodian Wetlands a Treasure on the Brink

stung treng province - About 5 km north of Stung Treng town, the landscape turns into a watery wilderness. The marshlands spread on both sides...

The King Has Long Been Deified, His Birthday a Day of Anticipation

In the days of Indochina, the French administrators, in search of a label to describe ceremonies held on the King’s day of birth, called...

Company Plans Market for Olympic Stadium

Though the government isn’t happy with its work restoring Olympic Stadium, Yuan Ta Group is renting out part of the stadium’s land it acquired...

Gov’t Allowed Firms to Partially Fill in Lake

One of Phnom Penh’s largest lakes has been partially filled in by two private firms, which were grant­ed government permission to do so, Russei...

Standoff Between Island Villagers, Police Ends

A standoff between about 20 military police and hundreds of villagers on Koh Pich, an island op­posite the NagaCorp Casino, over the construction of...

Mall Planned on Tonle Bassac Commune Site

A new shopping center is planned on the site of a squatter village in Phnom Penh’s Tonle Bas­sac commune, a move that will sandwich...

Craftsmen in ‘Silversmith Village’ Continue Traditional Art

ponhea leu district, Kandal province - About 20 meters off National Road 5, the pounding of hammer on silver resonates along the laterite road...

A Western Touch – Cambodian Musicians Master Classics From Europe

Talent has little to do with income, said Him Sophy, a Cambodian composer of Western music. While people from wealthier families might have better...

Cambodian Musicians Master Classics From Europe

Talent has little to do with income, said Him Sophy, a Cambodian composer of Western music. While people from wealthier families might have better...

PM Denounces Unidentified Rights Worker

Prime Minister Hun Sen lashed out at an unidentified hu­man rights worker in a me­ta­phor-heavy speech Monday that seemed to allude to Kem Sokha,...

Witnesses Recount Lynching of Accused Thief

A torn blue shirt, a discarded sandal, pieces of cement blocks and a stick stained with blood were all that marked the spot Wednesday...

City Trading Fluctuates for Pchum Ben

The days of Pchum Ben have brought mixed blessings for those who remained in Phnom Penh to work during the holiday. At Phsar Thmei...

New Road Opens Businesses Up to Corruption

koh thom district, Kandal pro­vince - Though residents of this district have a newly reconstructed road, doing business here, some say, is harder than...

Chiseling Out A Living

Kandieng district, Pursat province - From the moment one leaves Pursat town and crosses the wooden bridge over Pursat river, a rattling sound, “pe...

Fishermen Voice Fears Over Plunging Stock

kompong leng district, Kom­pong Chhnang province - Citing il­legal fishing methods and the ongoing effects of a drought, villagers and officials said this month...

Chiselling Out a Living

kandieng district, Pursat pro­vince - From the moment one leaves Pursat town and crosses the wooden bridge over Pursat river, a rattling sound, “pe...

Hun Sen Says He Won’t Talk Politics Anymore

Prime Minister Hun Sen vowed to quit speaking about politics on Thursday, as Funcinpec rebuked CPP Honorary Presi­dent Heng Samrin for accusing Funcinpec’s president...

Let Them Eat Cake

Kratie province - Srey Yieng, 52, used to make kralan cake for special occasions. Using a family recipe that her father had passed on...

King Urges Mothers to Protect Their Daughters

King Norodom Sihanouk ap­pealed to Cambodia’s impoverished mothers to protect their daughters from being trafficked for prostitution and slave work in neighboring countries. In...

Market Shooting Leaves Vendors Incredulous

Following Friday’s shooting in one of the city’s most popular tourist markets, vendors on Sun­day fretted over Phsar Tuol Tum­pong’s reputation and what they...