Half-hidden on a back street of BKK1, there is a Khmer restaurant that recently became one of my favorites. This secret gem is called Mok Mony. It might not have the scenographic décor of Titanic or Malis .
Kep may be the smallest province in the Kingdom, but it is also among the cleanest. Much credit is due to massive volunteer support for “Keep Kep Clean” campaign that has been sweeping up the town since 2013.
For the last 10 days, Sergey Polonsky’s 100-ton, Italian-made yacht has been grounded on a beach of Koh Tang, an island he owns 52-kilometers by sea from here.
One year ago, Russians were the big foreign spenders on Cambodia’s Coast, prompting restaurant owners, shop keepers and tour operators to post signs and menus in Russian.
In the nearly 20 years since opening a small hotel near Pub Street, Sao Chhuorm has seen Siem Reap transform from a place with small town charm to a bustling city serving Southeast Asia’s top tourist destination, Angkor Wat.
Reality TV has a bad name for showing the lives of vapid, shallow people. But one Cambodian TV program uses the format for good.
Keo Remy, the secretary of state at the Council of Ministers, slammed opposition vice president Kem Sokha’s claim that Cambodia is in the grips of a communist dictatorship.
The world is chock full of social issues, and Cambodia is no exception. It has to deal with the environment, internal and external security, and human rights.
The Australian government is pressuring asylum seekers to relocate to Cambodia by hinting that those resisting relocation may miss out on some benefits outlined in the relocation package.
Col. Soun Sovan, 48, was a member of the Ministry of the Interior’s police force. He lived in Boeng Keng Kang 1 commune. He shot himself shortly after an unnamed person visited him on Wednesday.
PHNOM PENH, Apr. 23 (Khmer Times) – Yesterday evening a storm passed through Cambodia. The storm bore hail and deposited it generously in various parts of the Kingdom.
By one survey, about two thirds of Cambodia’s Cabinet members speak French, the language of the nation that colonized or heavily influenced Cambodia through most of the 20th century.
PHNOM PENH, Apr. 23 (Xinhua) — Cambodian Prince Norodom Ranariddh, president of royalist Funcinpec Party, said Wednesday that his four-day tour to China has completed successfully.
A Licadho worker here accuses authorities and park rangers of making it difficult for them to help local residents involved in disputed land claims. .
PHNOM PENH, Apr. 23 (Khmer Times) – An Australian with Khmer background released an Islamic State (IS) recruitment video early this week in which he tries to provoke terrorist attacks in Australia.
KOH PRALONG, Kampong Cham province (Khmer Times) – New anti-smoking legislation may knock out tobacco as a cash crop in Cambodia.
Tuesday morning brought a tragic end to a love affair in Svay Teap district. Sok Pa Vy committed suicide just days after her beloved fiancé, Ya Nak Nita, died a sudden and unexpected death. Both of them were only 23 years old.
The Ministry of Mine and Energy announced the start of bidding on plots of land for sand dredging.
PHNOM PENH, Apr. 22 (Khmer Times) – A fire broke out at Lucky Star & Phkar Chhouk Tep Hotel at around 2 pm on Wednesday in Deum Kor commune, Toul Kork district.
Five asylum seekers blocked by Australia have agreed to move from a detention camp in Nauru to Cambodia. Their arrival date is unclear.
The US state of California has officially recognized April 13 to 17 as Cambodian Genocide Memorial Week. The State Senate passed a resolution in a unanimous vote of 38-0 in Sacramento, California.
On the eve of Chinese President Xi Jinping’s address to the Asian-African Summit in Bandung, Indonesia, China’s Ambassador to Cambodia Bu Jianguo detailed the impact on Asean nations of China’s massive Belt and Road infrastructure project.
Smokers beware: Cambodia’s government is about to enact strict tobacco controls. New laws will ban sales to minors and pregnant women, ban most advertising and, crucially, ban smoking in such indoor public spaces as bars and restaurants.