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Boy Killed, Three Injured in UXO Explosion

A 12-year-old boy was killed and two other children and their adult neighbor were seriously injured when an old artillery shell exploded on Saturday evening in a remote area of Preah Vihear province, a local military police official said Sunday.

Men watch the boxing match between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao at a coffee shop in Phnom Penh on Sunday. (William Kelly)
Men watch the boxing match between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao at a coffee shop in Phnom Penh on Sunday. (William Kelly)

Pacquiao’s Defeat Spawns Conspiracy Theories

As Floyd Mayweather raised his right arm in victory moments before the end of the 12th round in what had been billed “The Fight of the Century,” the mood at Mao’s nightclub in Phnom Penh began to shift.

In Tour of East, CNRP Tones Down Recent Attacks on Ruling CPP

Taking their most conciliatory tone toward the ruling CPP since the disputed July 2013 national election, opposition leaders Sam Rainsy and Kem Sokha over the weekend toured the eastern provinces of Kompong Cham, Kratie and Tbong Khmum to call on their supporters to show restraint in their opposition to the CPP.

Artists from the French circus company O Ultimo Momento, which will take part in the Tini Tinou festival (Milan Szypura)
Artists from the French circus company O Ultimo Momento, which will take part in the Tini Tinou festival (Milan Szypura)

Global Show

Circus companies from five countries performing in three Cambodian cities over 10 days. This is what the Tini Tinou International Circus Festival is offering this month starting Thursday in Phnom Penh and ending May 16 in Battambang City.

Moving Tales

From left: dancers Khon Chansina, Khon Chan Sithyka and Soy Chanborey rehearse on Tuesday. (Siv Channa/The Cambodia Daily)

The contemporary dancers of Amrita Performing Arts presenting three of their latest works Saturday night have turned daily-life themes into dramatic pieces that appear effortless and are beautiful—as well as being profoundly Cambodian.

Women on Canvas

“Daydream” by Anna Sudra (Anna Sudra)

An art exhibition opening in Battambang City on Saturday represents a rare story of women artists. Rare because there still are so few female painters and sculptors in the country, whether Cambodians or foreigners.

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Unions March on Labor Day Despite Warning

About 3,000 workers took part in three separate rallies to mark Labor Day in Phnom Penh on Friday, with the municipal government warning of possible legal action against the leaders of two of the demonstrations, who failed to heed official warnings not to bring workers onto the city’s streets.

A police officer inspects a construction elevator that fell four stories at a building site in Phnom Penh's Chamkar Mon district on Thursday while carrying four workers, killing three. (Siv Channa/The Cambodia Daily)

Elevator Crash Kills Three at Building Site

Three men died Thursday morning and one was critically injured when the cable lowering a crude elevator they were riding at a high-rise construction site in Phnom Penh’s Chamkar Mon district snapped, sending them plummeting four stories, an official said.

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