Videos

The Cambodian Labour Confederation held a May Day rally near Phnom Penh’s Wat Phnom on Tuesday morning, with nearly 1,000 workers joining to demand a higher minimum wage and expressing disappointment at the impact of the Kingdom’s c

Fri, 6 April 2018

When will it end? (Part III): The Cambodian-Americans of the ‘Minnesota 8’ deported to a country they had never known

In 2016, eight Cambodian-Americans in Minnesota were detained under the 1996 Immigration Act facing the threat of deportation.

Thu, 5 April 2018

Cambodia Travel Mart set to expand

Cambodia saw 5 million foreign visitors last year, an 11% increase on 2016.

Mon, 2 April 2018

The Cambodian potters spinning back the wheel of time

Archaeologists have determined that the Angkorians used throwing wheels as early as the sixth century, as well as high-temperature kilns – advanced techniques that were, until recently, lost in Cambodia.

Fri, 30 March 2018

Inside the cave containing some of the oldest evidence of humankind in Cambodia

For almost 10 years, a French-Cambodian team have been digging in Laang Spean cave in Battambang’s Ratanak Mondol district, making discoveries which provide evidence of the earliest known civilisations in Cambodia.

Sun, 11 March 2018

'Stories that need to be told': Documenting Cambodians in Austria

The First Generation – Memoirs of Cambodia by Kemara and Abraham Pol is an oral history project about five people now living in Austria who fled the Khmer Rouge regime.

Mon, 26 February 2018

When will it end? (Part II): Villagers remember the bombing of Svay Rieng

In March 1969, under Operation Menu, President Nixon authorised a bombing campaign in eastern Cambodia, lasting till May 1970, to target North Vietnamese supply routes.

Thu, 1 February 2018

Family of Kem Sokha outside Appeal Court as ex-CNRP leader makes bail bid

The wife and mother of Kem Sokha were outside the Appeal Court in Phnom Penh this morning, as the jailed former opposition leader was brought to the capital for a bail hearing that was ultimately rejected.

Mon, 8 January 2018

When will it end? (Part I): A sleepy Cambodian village lives with the legacy of chemical warfare

As a part of the war in Vietnam, the United States military sprayed millions of gallons of herbicides and defoliants between 1962 and 1971 under Operation Ranch Hand.

Mon, 4 December 2017

A spectacle of stability

Prime Minister Hun Sen, his wife Bun Rany and an entourage of ministers conducted a prayer ceremony over the weekend at the Angkor Wat temple complex – an elaborate two-day event that recalled the traditions of ancient Khmer rulers