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Opposition leader Sam Rainsy listens to Prime Minister Hun Sen during their joint meeting in Kuala Lumpur on Saturday in a photograph published by state news agency Agence Kampuchea Presse.
Opposition leader Sam Rainsy listens to Prime Minister Hun Sen during their joint meeting in Kuala Lumpur on Saturday in a photograph published by state news agency Agence Kampuchea Presse.

Hun Sen Warns Rainsy Not to Take Revenge

At a special public meeting with opposition leader Sam Rainsy in Kuala Lumpur on Saturday, Prime Minister Hun Sen acknowledged that Mr. Rainsy could replace him in 2018, but warned that CPP-loyal “forces” would prevent any acts of revenge Mr. Rainsy planned in such a case.

Chifumi, right, and an assistant paint a wall at the Institut Francais in Phnom Penh last week. (Aria Danaparamita/The Cambodia Daily)
Chifumi, right, and an assistant paint a wall at the Institut Francais in Phnom Penh last week. (Aria Danaparamita/The Cambodia Daily)

Paint This Town

On streets, alleyways and rooftops, look out: Nine street artists have unleashed their paintbrushes and spray cans for the first Cambodia Urban Art Festival, covering walls with art at various sites around the capital.

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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Hun Sen, Rainsy Host Joint Event Abroad

Amid the latest rapprochement between Prime Minister Hun Sen and opposition CNRP leader Sam Rainsy, the two men are scheduled to team up in Kuala Lumpur on Saturday as hosts at a reception for Cambodians working in Malaysia.

A sign blocks the former entrance of Fox Wine Bistro at Aeon Mall last week. (Ottavia Fabbri/The Cambodia Daily)

Amid Slow Sales, Some Aeon Tenants Leave Mall

Less than 10 months after the $200-million Aeon Mall opened its doors to Phnom Penh’s consumers, at least seven tenants at Cambodia’s largest shopping center have shuttered their businesses, complaining of disappointing foot traffic, construction disturbances and overly thrifty patrons.

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