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Baby Bear Returns to Zoo Eschews War for Law

Serey, the first sun bear to be born and survive in captivity in Cambodia, has moved from the Phnom Penh apartment where he was...

Making a New Cambodia in Cyberspace

Around the World, Cambodians are Making Virtual Space for Themselves Making a New Cambodia in Cyberspace Battambang native Paul Puth, now residing in Canada, met his...

Khmer Dance Film Wins Prize

A US documentary about Cambodian traditional dance has won a prestigious Cine Golden Eagle award, allowing it to represent the US in international film...

Cambodian Artists Explore Legacy of the Pol Pot Regime

A local gallery has gathered together work by 10 artists around the theme of “The Legacy of Absence” as part of a worldwide Rockefeller...

Amputee’s Marathon Run Hailed as Victory for Disabled

Nok Rotha, the first Cambo­dian amputee to complete a full marathon, returned home last week to ecstatic family members and disability activists claiming his...

Amputee Competes in Marathon Finishes Marathon

A former Khmer Rouge sol­dier who lost his foot to a land mine has become the first Cam­bod­ian amputee to complete a mar­athon, said...

Runners to Laos, N Zealand

Two of Cambodia’s top long-distance runners are going to Laos to participate in the 2nd Vientiane International Friend­ship Half-marathon Sunday. Chhang Piseth, 25, and...

Country’s Only World-Class Marathoner Runs for Nation

To Rithya, Cambodia’s sole world-class mar­a­­­thon runner, sits in the Cambodian Athletic Fed­eration office shoulders in, face down, staring at his hands, still grease-stained...

Thailand Celebrates Its 1st Bangkok Gay Pride Festival

The Bangkok Gay Festival, the first event of its kind in Thailand and one of the few in Asia, attracted thousands of gay men...

Art Gallery to Exhibit Traditional Lakhaoun Khaol Masks

A set of 30 masks, from the traditional theater form called Lak­haoun Khaol, made by one of the last masters of the craft will...

Internet Cafe Accused of ‘Social’ Hacking

A popular Internet cafe is being accused of stealing Internet time, allowing it to charge lower rates than its competition. The owners of 3-month-old...

Violinist Set to Leave Country

British violinist and Red Cross spokes­woman Vanessa-Mae finished her visit to Cambodia on Thursday with a trip to the Russian market and the International...

Halo Trust to Test New Land Mine Detector

A new high-tech land-mine detector will be tested in Cam­bodia by the end of the year, said William Longe, the program manager for the...

Teacher Representatives Got Radios, Riel After Gov’t Talk

Teacher representatives were given transistor radios and 50,000 riel ($13.50) each after a meeting last week with Deputy Prime Minister Sar Kheng, but insisted...

Teachers Strike Mostly Over, Education Says

The three-week-old teachers strike is finished because many teachers returned to work last week, Pok Than, the Secretary of State for Education, asserted Wednesday....

Here by the Grace of God

During the fighting of July 5 and 6 that sent the capital into chaos, one group of people was unconcerned. They had the cross...

First Mr Cambodia Wins By a Pose

The very first Mr Cambodia was chosen Sunday afternoon in front of an excited packed house at Chaktomuk Theater. Hy Dynarin, a 24-year-old light...

For Nation or for Fun, 51 Musclemen Vie for Mr Cambodia

The first-ever contest for the best-built Cambodian male takes place Sunday in Phnom Penh. Mr Cambodia, organized by the three-month-old Cambodian Body Building Federation,...

Sam Rainsy, Party Members Meet the King

Opposition leader Sam Rainsy and several senior members of his party met with King Noro­dom Sihanouk on Monday in what one visitor interpreted as...

Expats Pick Their Own Way Through Yuletide in Cambodia

Natasha Rawson, who is al­most 4, quickly breaks into a French carol at the mention of Christmas. She is hoping to receive a doll...

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A Cambodian political commentator and critic of Hun Sen has been hit with new criminal charges a month after completing a prison sentence for defamation, and has gone into hiding, fearing arrest, sources say.

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