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Janelle Kohnert

Deputy managing editor

ACU Tosses Complaint Against ActionAid

The Anti-Corruption Unit on Thursday dismissed a complaint filed by a Cambodian NGO against the local arm of the international humanitarian group ActionAid for allegedly embezzling $3 million, the unit’s chairman said.

More Than 50 Chinese Sentenced in Cambodia Phone Scam

A Chinese court on Thursday sentenced 56 Chinese nationals to between 27 months and 12 years in prison for their involvement in a telecom scam in Cambodia, where they were arrested in 2011, the China Daily reported Friday.

Balloon Crashes at Angkor; Nine Tourists Injured

A hot air balloon carrying 17 for­eign tourists over the Angkor temple complex in Siem Reap province lost control in strong winds and came crashing to the ground in a hard emergency landing Tuesday, injuring at least nine of the people on board, officials confirmed Wednesday.

Hun Sen to Hold Bilateral Talks With Obama

Prime Minister Hun Sen will hold bilateral talks with U.S. President Barack Obama when the newly re-elected American leader visits Phnom Penh during this...

Ibis Still Endangered Despite Population Increase, Groups Say

A recent census of White-shouldered Ibis in Cambodia, one of the rarest birds in the world, shows their numbers have increased, but conservationists are...

Life After B Kak Blooms for Some Businesses

As Boeng Kak lake in Phnom Penh has slowly vanished, so too have the budget guesthouses, bars and restaurants that once flourished in the...

Range Rovers: The Latest Symbol of Wealth for Cambodians

Toyota's Land Cruiser was once the undisputed king of luxury vehicles in Cambodia. Brought here in huge numbers during the Untac period in the...

Giant Python Sent to Zoo After Biting ‘Brother’

sa’ang district, Kandal pro­vince - At 12 years of age, Chamroeun was big for her age. Measuring five meters in length and almost half...