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Anti-Eviction Protesters Continue to Rally Outside US Embassy

Insisting on a response from American authorities, more than 100 eviction protesters from Phnom Penh continued to rally outside the U.S. Embassy yesterday and...

Protesters Camp at US Embassy for Second Day

Anti-eviction protesters set up camp in front of the U.S. Embassy in Phnom Penh for a second day yesterday, but ended their protest in...

Anti-Eviction Protesters Appeal to Obama

As Barack Obama was declared president of the United States for a second term yesterday, about 50 anti-eviction protesters from the Boeng Kak and...

Protesters Want Obama’s Support Over Evictions

About 100 residents embroiled in land disputes in Phnom Penh submitted a petition to the U.S. Embassy yesterday requesting that President Barack Obama raise...

Paris Peace Agreement Anniversary Reinstated as National Holiday

In a significant reversal for the ruling CPP government, the Council of Ministers announced yesterday that October 23, the anniversary of the signing of...

Hundreds Rally to Stop Forced Land Evictions

Hundreds of families from more than a dozen communities joined local human rights groups yesterday as they rallied outside the National Assembly for World...

Government Forms Commission to Evict Families Near Airport

Deputy Prime Minister Sok An yesterday approved the creation of a joint commission which will undertake the role of evicting hundreds of families living...

Mass Eviction Looms Ahead Of East Asia Summit

Hundreds of families living near Phnom Penh International Airport are facing imminent eviction from their homes as security preparations begin for world leaders who...

Piaggio’s Vespa Scoots Back Into Phnom Penh

Vespa, the iconic Italian scooter, is now officially available for purchase in Cambodia—again. Italy-based automobile company Piaggio, in cooperation with the local Narita Group,...

Cambodians Paying Almost Double for iPhone 5 Amid High Demand

Cambodian customers eager to buy Apple Inc.’s newest iPhone are paying almost double the company’s asking price in other countries, phone vendors in Phnom...

New Group Opens Cambodian Filmmakers’ Door to the Oscars

For the first time ever, Cam­bo­dian filmmakers this year will have an opportunity to compete for the most prestigious award in cinema —the Oscar....

Local Aspiring Moviemakers On Set for Film Workshops

Twenty-year-old Voum Borem waded through the crowd at Phnom Penh’s Canadia Tower with his digital camera and a backpack.  “I want to become a...

Gov’t Intends To Retain Development Policy

Prime Minister Hun Sen on Sunday said that the government would continue to follow the Rectangular Strategy, an overarching policy that has guided Cambodia's...

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National Assembly Boycott Signals Tougher Diplomatic Stance

When the opposition Cambodian National Rescue Party (CNRP) boycotted the opening of parliament following the 2013 national election, diplomats from countries that support democracy were left in a bind: should they attend an event that would legitimize what many viewed as a stolen election or ignore an invitation from the head of state who had accepted their credentials?

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