25 Un-Missable Things to Do in Phnom Penh [CAMBODIA]

Shares 0<p>Once deemed to be ‘The Pearl of Asia’, there are plenty of things to do in Phnom Penh – the war tarnished Cambodian capital. The city has …

Asia Travel

Hun Sen blames US, CNRP for Kem Ley killing

Prime Minister Hun Sen denied playing a role in the assassination of government critic Kem Ley on Friday, instead implying the United States and the …

Asia Pacific

Cambodia’s Ruler Dared Australians to Burn His Effigy, So They Did

SYDNEY, Australia — Hong Lim, a dapper Australian politician who seems most at home walking the corridors of the colonial-era State Parliament of Victoria in a tailored suit, is not the first person you would imagine burning an effigy in a parking lot.<p>But the Cambodian-born legislator has now done …


BWW Review: Powerful New Play CAMBODIAN ROCK BAND Makes World Premiere at South Coast Repertory

The world, unfortunately, is rife with truly horrific examples of inhuman atrocities throughout its recorded history---from the subjugating of entire …

Phnom Penh

12 Incredible And Affordable Places To Travel Outside The US

See if your dream destination is on the list. H/T Quora<p><i>Note: Submissions may have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

Asia Travel

Is Cambodia an autocratic state now? | Asia| An in-depth look at news from across the continent | DW | 21.11.2017

The recent dissolution of Cambodia’s main opposition party has cast a dark shadow over the country’s political future, with critics saying it dealt a …


Cambodia up close: River cruise on the Mekong

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia — “Life is not staying still,” Vuthy spoke softly to me, like a kind older brother. “It is moving from one place to the next.”<p>I …

Asia Travel

Cambodia Joins China for Military Drills as US Relations Cool

Hundreds of Cambodian and Chinese soldiers began a 15-day joint military exercise in central Cambodia this week, involving live-fire rocket launches …


The week ahead in L.A. theater, March 18-25: 'All's Well That Ends Well' and more

<i>Capsule reviews are by</i> Philip Brandes (P.B.), F. Kathleen Foley (F.K.F.), Margaret Gray (M.G.), Charles McNulty (C.M.) <i>and</i> Daryl H. Miller (D.H.M.).<p>Openings<p><b>Chicanas, Cholas y Chisme VI: Stand Up! Speak Out!</b> A dozen short plays exploring the lives of Latinas; contains strong language and adult …

Culver City

When's The Best Time of Year To Visit Cambodia?

January<p>The fact that November to January is classed as Cambodia’s high season suggests January is traditionally one of the best months to visit the …

Asia Travel

Critics of Cambodia’s Hun Sen refuse to be silenced in Australia

From the safety of suburban Australia, Bou Rachna recalls the hours before her husband Kem Ley, a prominent Cambodian political analyst, was shot …


Hun Sen’s speech mania: Why the Cambodian leader is campaigning for an unloseable election

PHNOM PENH: When the Cambodian Prime Minister makes a speech he demands an audience. And for the past six months, Hun Sen has swept the nation with …


Cambodia, China launch joint drill on anti-terrorism, humanitarian rescue

Cambodia, China launch joint drill on anti-terrorism, humanitarian rescue<p>Source: Xinhua 2018-03-17 19:38:57<p>KAMPONG SPEU, Cambodia, March 17 (Xinhua) …

News (China)

Cambodian Villagers Evicted in Land Dispute Appeal For Government Help

Cambodian villagers evicted from their land last week amid scenes of violence and reported shooting deaths appealed on Thursday for government help …

South-east Asia

James Ricketson: Family of jailed Australian filmmaker in Cambodia tell of their despair

The family of an Australian filmmaker languishing in a Cambodian prison is at "breaking point" as they campaign for his release while desperately …


Cambodia Is Losing Its Democracy. It’s Time for Tougher Sanctions.

The ruling Cambodian People’s Party swept all 58 seats up for grabs in recent Senate elections.The post Cambodia Is Losing Its Democracy. It’s Time …

South-east Asia

Poipet, Cambodia’s Number Two Casino Destination, Gears Up To Go Global

Poipet, a Cambodian boomtown on the Thai border, is 400 kilometers and light years away from world-class NagaWorld in Cambodia's capital Phnom …

Phnom Penh

Cambodian director of Sofitel hotel linked to business which saw shooting of farmers

The luxury Sofitel hotel chain is refusing to comment on one of its Cambodian director's business links to the shooting of protesters at a rubber …

South-east Asia

Turnbull takes Cambodia to task

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has expressed concern to Cambodia's leader about the nation's crumbling democracy and human rights record while …

South-east Asia

Top 5 unforgettable experiences in Cambodia

A captivating blend of lost cities, stunning coastal towns and dark recent history, a trip to Cambodia enables you to broaden your horizons as well …

Asia Travel

Australian killed at Cambodian gun range was tourist, not military as local 'cover-up' suggests

The two Australians involved in a deadly explosion at a shooting range in Cambodia were tourists and not part of an official Australian military …

Siem Reap

Cambodians condemn 'thug of South-east Asia's' Australia visit

About 200 of Sydney's Cambodian community have defied threats of violence to rally against Prime Minister Hun Sen's visit to Australia.


Plan calls for a city in every district

The government is considering a plan to build a new “city” in each of the country’s provincial districts in order to make public services more …

Phnom Penh

Europe voices ‘serious concerns’ over rights

The European Union expressed “serious concerns” about the Cambodian political situation during a UN Human Rights Council meeting on Wednesday, …

Phnom Penh

Aussie killed in Cambodia blast

South-east Asia

Asia in 3 minutes: Japan is scandalised by ‘free boobs’ on YouTube, India by a missing leg in hospital | This Week In Asia | South China Morning Post

Doctors in India suspended after patient used lost leg for pillow<p>Indian authorities have suspended two doctors and launched an investigation after a …


In Baltimore, cuisine is the latest charm

Baltimore's culinary scene for many years meant crab from the Chesapeake Bay, red-sauce Italian food in the city's Little Italy and a smattering of …

Phnom Penh

Briton in Cambodia ‘pornographic’ images case apologises in court

Daniel Jones could face up to a year in prison if convicted of breaking indecency law to promote pool party.The post Briton in Cambodia …

South-east Asia

No ADF personnel involved in deadly explosion at gun range in Cambodia - PM - ABC Radio

Australia's Defence Department has this evening confirmed that no ADF personnel were involved in a deadly explosion at a gun range in Cambodia …


Community Fights to Save Endangered River Dolphins

A community in Kratie is banding together to protect the area’s critically endangered Mekong Irrawaddy dolphins.The post Community Fights to Save …

South-east Asia