Members of the public will not be allowed to march on foot during Sunday’s funeral procession for political analyst Kem Ley, while a City Hall spokesman yesterday warned mourners against politicizing the event.
Chinary Ung is one of the foremost contemporary composers in the U.S. He also happens to be a Cambodian-American with a passion for encouraging the development of links between Western and Khmer music.
Over 500 years after a ship caught fire off the coast of Koh Kong province, a group of Vietnamese fishermen cast their nets and hauled in an unlikely catch.
The Tourism Ministry has started urging businesses and tour operators to accept Chinese yuan notes as part of a drive to attract tourists from China, sparking concern among some business owners who fear losses and fake currency.
A 10-year-old girl was removed from the Phnom Penh home of her great-aunt on Friday by juvenile protection police over suspicions of severe child abuse after a neighbor called into a popular radio station to report the girl’s abuse, officials said.
More than 30 former garment workers protested outside the Phnom Penh Municipal Court Friday, demanding an injunction that would allow them to sell equipment from a defunct factory they used to work for.
Police in Phnom Penh arrested a teenage student and three men on Thursday afternoon and Friday morning for allegedly killing a high school rival with a sword last month, and said they were seeking three additional suspects currently at large.
The man the military is investigating for announcing an impending coup d’etat against Prime Minister Hun Sen said from Canada on Thursday that he had no plans for an armed movement and only wished to encourage people “to rise up against the dictatorial regime.”
War destroyed Chea Vannath’s world. Then, through faith, she redefined her future.
For nearly three decades, a block in Phnom Penh has served as a distribution hub for the rice that feeds the city. This is the 11th in a 12-part series on Cambodia’s rice cycle, to be published monthly.
In the two weeks before political analyst Kem Ley was shot dead in a gas station convenience store last weekend, he posted 19 political “jokes” to his Facebook page, having announced plans to write 99 and then publish them in a book at the end of this year.
A visiting U.S. human rights envoy on Tuesday urged the government to release and drop charges against five current and former rights workers arrested in April amid what he called a deteriorating political situation in which the courts have disproportionately targeted state critics.
Turkey’s ambassador to Cambodia alleged on Monday that a top international school in Phnom Penh is overseen by the “terrorist organization” behind last week’s thwarted coup in Turkey—prompting a threat of legal action by the school.
After allegedly executing political analyst Kem Ley at a gas station in Phnom Penh, witnesses say Oeuth Ang strode down Mao Tse Toung and Sothearos boulevards, alternatingly brandishing and concealing a pistol as ever more motorbikes jumped on his trail.