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Media Mogul Declares Victory Over Government ‘Monkeys’

The owner of Cambodia’s popular ABC radio station expressly declined to thank Prime Minister Hun Sen for donating three “intervention vehicles” to the station’s humanitarian arm, likening the seizure and abrupt return of an unlicensed ABC ambulance to a war victory and describing government bureaucrats as “monkeys.”

Royal Funeral Offers Peek at Country’s Power Politics

The King rarely makes public remarks these days. So when Norodom Sihamoni on Monday addressed 400 prisoners who were released in a ceremony at...

A Nation Bids Farewell to Its Beloved King Father

In a ceremony as tender as it was regal, a country yesterday bade farewell to a king, and an era in Cambodia’s modern history...

110 Days of Remembering Norodom Sihanouk

Keo Sovan Mony journeyed from Preah Vihear province to Phnom Penh to welcome King Father Norodom Sihanouk’s body back to Cambodia on October 17....

Mourners Rush to Buy King Father Mementos

Hundreds of vendors have tak­en to the streets around the Royal Pal­ace to sell badges, ribbons, and post­ers—mementos the mourners can buy to remember their be­loved former monarch.

Thai Spy Freed; 412 Prisoners to Be Released on Monday

Ratree Pipattanapaiboon, who had been imprisoned on espionage charges since 2010, shed tears of joy when her six-year sentence came to an early end...

Thousands Line Up to Pay Final Respects to Norodom Sihanouk

Tens of thousands of Cambodians, young and old, turned out over the weekend to pay their final respects to late King Father Noro­dom Sihanouk...

The Final Journey of King Father Norodom Sihanouk

The golden casket bearing the body of the late King Father No­ro­dom Sihanouk made its final journey through the streets of Phnom Penh on...

A Generation Says Farewell to Their King, Norodom Sihanouk

Va Sin was just 27 the last time Cambodia said goodbye to a king. It was 1960 and King Noro­dom Suramarit, the father of...

In Pictures, a Funeral Fit for a King

The casket holding the body of the late King Father Norodom Sihanouk embarks on a 6-kilometer procession around Phnom Penh on Friday morning. Mourners clad in white and black lined the capital’s streets to bid one final farewell to their former king, who peacefully won Cambodia’s independence from France, rallied political factions in the 1980s to achieve peace against all odds and, when crowned for a second time, mediated the country’s conflicts out of crisis in the 1990s.

Cambodian Officials Prepare Funeral Ceremony Fit for a King

Officials around Phnom Penh yesterday finalized preparations for Cambodia’s largest funeral in dec­ades, deploying thousands of heavily armed soldiers and install­ing a dozen Howitzer...

In Pictures, Cambodia Prepares for King Father’s Cremation

The body of late King Father Norodom Sihanouk will embark on a 6-kilometer procession through Phnom Penh tomorrow ahead of a cremation ceremony to be held on February 4.

Gun Salute Tested Before King Father’s Funeral

As the finishing touches were being put to the Preah Meru plaza in front of the National Museum where late King Father Norodom Sihanouk...

Final Preparations Put in Place for Sihanouk’s Cremation

About 3,000 people took part in a final run-through Saturday morn­ing of the procession that will de­liver the late King Father Noro­dom Sihanouk’s body...

Palace Minister Concerned Over Cremation Site Financing

The government minister in charge of constructing the cremation site for late King Father Norodom Sihanouk said on Monday that he is concerned that...

Hundreds to Be Freed for King Father’s Cremation

Cambodia will release up to 500 prisoners, including the assistant of Thai nationalist Veera Somkwamkid, from jails around the country during a four-day period...

Late King Sihanouk’s Cremation Site Will Cost $5 Million

Construction of the site for the cremation of the late King Father Norodom Sihanouk will cost a whopping $5 million, a member of the...

King Father’s Body to Be Cremated on February 4

The remains of the late King Father Norodom Sihanouk will be cremated on February 4, Prime Minister Hun Sen said during a speech yesterday...

King Father Likely to Be Cremated by February

The late King Father Norodom Sihanouk will likely be cremated by early February and will have a new statue erected in his honor, Prime...

King, Queen Mother Join Crowds at Royal Palace

As the sun went down on the seventh and final official day of mourning for King Father Norodom Sihanouk yesterday, King Sihamoni and Queen...

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Respects paid to King Father on anniversary of his death

The government and people throughout the country paid their respects on Tuesday to the late King Father Norodom Sihanouk on the seventh anniversary of his death.