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Even in the Monkhood, Vows Can Be Broken

battambang province - Some men choose to enter the monkhood to repent for their spiritual transgressions. A few must leave to pay for their...

NA Told To Focus Budget on Poverty, Corruption

At the National Assembly on Thursday, more than 100 parliamentarians listened to advice from a range of government officials and ec­onomic experts on how...

NA Told To Focus Budget on Poverty, Corruption

At the National Assembly on Thursday, more than 100 parliamentarians listened to advice from a range of government officials and ec­onomic experts on how...

Cambodia’s First Bio-Ethanol Plant Opens North of Capital

Just north of Phnom Penh, in Kandal’s Ponhea Leu district, Prime Minister Hun Sen presided over the inauguration of a bio-ethanol plant Monday morning,...

Search on for Pursat Racer Swept Into Tonle Sap

On Monday, the last day of training before today’s start of the three-day Water Festival, a boat racer from a Pursat province team disappeared...

Flooded Russei Keo Infested With Insects, Snakes

Sy Makara, 28, and his brother, Sy Vicheka, 25, have a new fishing hole in their home village of Kroul Kor, Russei Keo district....

Organic Rice Growers Gather In Phnom Penh

All day Tuesday, 130 farmers from eight provinces gathered in Phnom Penh for a “national assembly” on organic rice sponsored by local agriculture NGO...

Russian Delegation Discusses Debt Reduction With Gov’t Officials

A delegation from the Russian Federation led by Duma Vice Presi­dent Valery Yazev met with Cambo­d­­ian government officials this week, in the highest-level meetings...

Woman Rescued After Climbing Electrical Tower

Traffic stopped along Norodom Boulevard near Street 242 Sun­day afternoon when a visibly troubled woman climbed an electrical tower, refusing to come down. According...

Election Fever Hits Cambodians Across Capital

When Gallup conducted a recent global poll on the US presidential race between Barack Obama and John McCain, 86 percent of Cam­bodians offered no...

Camcontrol Looks for Melamine Contamination in Local Shops

The Camcontrol Department of the Ministry of Commerce began checking shops Friday for varieties of Malaysian biscuits known to be con­taminated with the compound...

Ban on Sidewalk Selling Has Mixed Results

On Oct 17, Municipal Governor Kep Chuktema announced that police would increasingly work to keep Phnom Penh’s busiest streets and sidewalks clear. Since then,...

Students Question Why ECCC Moves So Slow

What should a defense lawyer do if she knows her client is guilty? If a court monitor witnesses a rights violation, should he disrupt...

Organic Vegetable Farms Sprouting Up Throughout Cambodia

chhuk district, Kampot province - Two months ago, this 5-hectare field in Kampot province was a web of overgrowth. A month ago, it had...

Construction on First of Four New Crematoriums Under Way

In the southern outskirts of Phnom Penh’s Dangkao district, a new, modern crematorium is rising up behind the 200-year-old Russei Saang pagoda. It’s a...

Institute Design Challenge: Preserve the Past, Look to Future

The long, faded buildings of Boeng Trabek High School on Monivong Boulevard look strikingly similar to those of the Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum on...

Documenting the World’s Atrocities a Difficult, Dangerous Task

For people who spend their lives seeking to document the world’s worst crimes, a rare moment of ser­endipity can open up a whole world....

International Experts Weigh Handling of Cambodia’s History

There are many ways to deal with a brutal past. Immediately af­ter the end of reign of the Khmer Rouge in 1979, Youk Chhang...

Organic Farm Offers Lifeline to Disabled Veterans and Families

On the first of September, Mich­el Marty gave himself a deadline. His goal: In three months, he will have established a for-profit model organic...

150,000 Cambodians May Face Eviction: Report

Powerful Cambodians are misusing the court system to attack land-rights activists and villagers facing forced eviction, according to a report released Friday by Amnesty...