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Late King Sihanouk’s Cremation Site Will Cost $5 Million

Construction of the site for the cremation of the late King Father Norodom Sihanouk will cost a whopping $5 million, a member of the...

Government Order May Close Many of City’s Internet Cafes

The open-source mapping website Urban Voice launched a campaign yesterday against a government order banning Internet cafes within 500 meters of schools that will...

Woman Dies After Grenade Attack at Wedding

A 63-year-old woman and 10 others were seriously injured after a man threw a grenade into the middle of a wedding party on Saturday...

Siem Reap Market Fire Kills Eight

Eight people, four of them children, were killed when fire ripped through Siem Reap City’s popular night market in the early hours of Saturday...

Results From Mental Health Survey ‘Alarming’

A high prevalence of suicide attempts, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and anxiety has been found among the general population, according to the results of...

Hospital Official to Be Removed After Boy Dies From Snakebite

A district hospital official in Banteay Meanchey province will be removed from his post after a 7-year-old boy died on Thursday because he was...

Thousands Take Part in 17th Angkor Wat Half Marathon

More than 6,000 runners gathered in Siem Reap yesterday to compete in the 17th Angkor Wat International Half Marathon, which saw Cambodians place first...

Ten People Killed by Antitank Mines in a Week

An antitank mine killed three people in Battambang province’s Samlot district on Sunday night, less than a week after another antitank mine killed seven...

Two Thai Women Caught With Cocaine at Siem Reap Airport

Police at Siem Reap International Airport arrested two Thai women yesterday evening for trying to smuggle 11 kg of cocaine into the country, police...

HRP Official Admits to Murder of CPP Member

A Human Rights Party (HRP) commune councilor on Friday con­fessed to the murder of a CPP member after a fight broke out during an...

The Graduates

For students anywhere, being admitted to university on merit is no small accomplishment. For a blind student in Cambodia, qualifying for university is a...

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Cambodia strongman delights as orangutans dance and kickbox

Cambodia's strongman leader Hun Sen took a brief break from electioneering on Saturday to watch orangutans roller skate, kickbox and dance provocatively as he opened the first major zoo in the capital.

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