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“It’s a joyful, defiant celebration of Cambodian artists as they existed before the Khmer Rouge tried to destroy them,” Yee told VOA Khmer.
After premiering earlier this year, “Last Night I Saw You Smiling” picked up NETPAC Award for best Asian film in February at the International Film Festival Rotterdam. It won the Special Jury Award for International Documentary Feature at Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival in May.
Some 50 million people downstream rely for a living on river's waters, along with fish and sediment it washes their way; researchers and environmental advocates say dam could block both.
Real estate firm CBRE reports that nearly 17,000 condominiums will be added to Phnom Penh’s burgeoning housing stock just this year.
Sopheak Soung is among the few Cambodian playwrights who are working to keep one of Cambodia’s oldest art forms, “Lakhorn Niyeay,” alive.
A new report suggests microfinance may no longer be working in Cambodia, where the industry holds at least $8 billion in outstanding debt and the average debt is about three times the 2017 GDP per capita.
The near extinct masked dance of Lakhon Khol was on display recently, thousands of miles away from its birthplace in Cambodia. A group of devoted amateurs brought the ancient dance to the Washington metropolitan. VOA Khmer's Chetra Chap reports.
Hun Sen in response said local authorities would arrest Sam Rainsy if he was “brave” enough to enter the country, regardless of how many people met him at the airport.
Q&A: Legal Expert Nicholas Koumjian Talks Career at the Khmer Rouge Tribunal, Accomplishments and...
The United Nations and Cambodia’s courts established the Extraordinary Chambers of the Courts in Cambodia (ECCC) in 2003, more than four decades after Vietnam occupied Cambodia and quashed the brutal Khmer Rouge regime.
The Chinese Embassy in Phnom Penh on Friday accused the United States of interfering and, in certain cases, abetting the Hong Kong pro-democracy protests, likening the alleged meddling to Cambodian complaints of U.S. interference in domestic affairs.
Tea Banh, who is also deputy prime minister, said it was for the U.S. and its allies to agree on the issue, and did not want to impinge on their sovereignty or rights.
Murphy will face a government that has pivoted towards China, which has invested billions of dollars and provided geopolitical cover for Cambodia’s poor human rights record.
"He never told me anything about his state of affairs at work," she said. "He always had his secret business to attend to and never told me anything."
Cambodians found little comfort in the death of Nuon Chea, believed to be the mastermind behind the Khmer Rouge regime that killed 1.7 million of their countrymen between 1975-1979
Sievphin Chong, 24, chose an unconventional career path for a Cambodian. After growing up in the remote northeastern provinces of Steung Treng and Ratanakiri, Sievphin moved to Phnom Penh to study design at university.
Indigenous villagers in Cambodia hope to regain their livelihoods after they successfully pressured the World Bank over its financial ties to a land-grabbing company.
They say people working on the count were rushed, skipped questions, ignored issues. Enumerators say not enough of them hired to question villagers who weren’t prepared.
Rights activists warn the Chinese firm’s quick rollout of 5G could further expand the Cambodian ruling party’s repression of public dissent and strengthen Chinese influence.
The secretary of state, in Thailand for the ASEAN summit, says he's 'optimistic' the discussion will resume 'before too long'.
Lawmakers hope the Senate would pass and send the bill to President Donald Trump to sign later this year.