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Free Dance School Keeps Culture Alive for Next Generation

Forty children move in unison at the bottom of a sloped driveway behind Royal Phnom Penh University. Their high-pitched voices sing the hypnotic music...

Cambodia Waits for the Luxury of Human Rights

“Why in Cambodia does the government always kill the people?” the moto-taxi driver asked. The 23-year-old, who calls himself “Danny,” participated in September’s opposition-led...

Metered Taxi Service Makes Inroads on Phnom Penh’s Streets

After a mototaxi accident that broke his leg, nearly cost him his foot and confined him to a wheelchair for three months, Marc Vanhemelryck...

Ancient Festival of Peace Meets New Challenges in Struggling Society

At the beginning of the world, the devas and the asuras fought bitterly between themselves for amrita, a potion that would bring them everlasting...

US Politician Attacks Statement

US Congressman Dana Rohra­bacher has criticized the US State Department for not taking his call more seriously to condemn Sec­ond Prime Min­ister Hun Sen. And...

Do the Math: Students Are Paying for Studies

The 36 6-year-olds in Kong Kunthea’s first grade class at Aknakvat Practice Primary School on Tuesday learned to write the number 1 and the...

Ieng Mouly Set for Third Term as CMAC Head Chairman

Pledging to “concentrate my whole heart and my whole soul to the demining of the country,” Ieng Mouly said Wednesday that he will be...

Students Air Concerns as School Year Starts

Bun Phearath was not thrilled to be back in school Monday. And, like many of his fellow students, he had a lot of concerns...

Embassy Downplays Significance of Rohrabacher Resolution

While the US State Depart­ment urges an investigation into human rights violations in Cam­bodia, its representatives say it does not support a controversial congressional...

Squatters Celebrate New Homes as UN Celebrates Habitat Day

Tach Rith does not like the place where he lives. The15-year-old is excited about leaving the squatter community of Toul Svay Prey, in southern...

US Group Says July Elections Unacceptable

“To accept this election would, in fact, devalue the worth of elections in building democracies around the world.” That’s what Lorne Craner, the president...

Ministry Says Attack Aimed to Spur Return to ‘Year Zero’

Details Still Murky Over Rocket Blast The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has called Thursday’s B-40 rocket explosion near a CPP motorcade “the ultimate attempt to...

Australian Company Begins $4.5M Oil Study

At a time when many foreign businesses are taking a wait-and-see approach to investment in Cambodia, an Australian company, Woodside Petroleum Ltd, announced Wednesday...

CNN-Like Adventure Ends for Western Pair

Two Western tourists who first saw Cambodia’s unrest on CNN will now be leaving the country voluntarily instead of being de­ported for joining an...

CPP President Appeals for End of Protests

CPP President Chea Sim called Sunday for an end to the demonstrations that have grip­ped Phnom Penh for the last three weeks. Lamenting “the...