The name of the main character in Madeleine Thien’s book “Dogs at the Perimeter” is Janie. But this is just the name she took after escaping Cambodia and the Khmer Rouge at the age of 11, and seeking refuge in Canada.
More than 70 artists and Buddhist monks from India will be taking part in a festival celebrating art forms associated with Buddhism, which opens this afternoon in Phnom Penh.
The Royal Palace has released a statement demanding that King and Queen Mother’s names be left out of politics and asked people not to “exploit” their names for political ends, state media claimed Thursday.
Ten years ago Wednesday, union leader Chea Vichea walked to his favorite newsstand in front of Wat Lanka to read the day’s headlines: Prime Minister Hun Sen had ordered spending cuts, health officials were trying to handle the first outbreak of bird flu in Southeast Asia and celebrations for Chinese New Year were underway.