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Two days of roadblocks in front of the Vietnamese Embassy by Kampuchea Krom activists ended yesterday after intervention from the Phnom Penh municipality.
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Hundreds of monks, youths and other Kampuchea Krom activists beat a path around Phnom Penh yesterday, delivering to six foreign embassies - before finally being rebuffed by the Vietnamese - a petition calling for the recognition of the "true history" of Kampuchea Krom.
U.S. Peace Corps volunteer Jill Preston, second from right, from Florida, holds hands with a fellow volunteer during a ceremony in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, on Monday, Oct. 3, 2011.
Ever since Beijing lodged its nine-dash line with the United Nations five years ago, the countries that live around the South China Sea have been on a diplomatic roller-coaster, with the Philippines and Vietnam leading attempts to counter China's reassertion of ancient claims.
When Chung Eang Lip was 7, his father took him to the market in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, and abandoned him.
As threats of further arrests hang over the opposition party, two more politicians were sent to Prey Sar prison on Friday after being questioned at the Phnom Penh Municipal Court.
A well known Phnom Penh-based physiotherapist is in mourning today for her brother, one of 298 feared dead after the Malaysia Airlines crash.
Thousands of cheering supporters on Saturday greeted Cambodian opposition leader Sam Rainsy on his return from a trip abroad, at a time when political tensions are high because of the arrests of eight of his party colleagues.
The Ministry of Public Works and Transportation and the Phnom Penh municipality are preparing a ban on heavy trucks crossing the Cambodian-Japanese Friendship Bridge after cracks were discovered in a pillar on the bridge's eastern end, a City Hall official confirmed yesterday.
The United States is calling for the release of Cambodian opposition officials held after a clash with security forces who prevented their followers from rallying in a public park.
Close up of the front detail of Wat Ounalom, located on Sisowath Quay near the Royal Palace of Cambodia.
The Missing Picture , directed by Rithy Panh, is a powerful film that documents the period when the Khmer Rouge ruled over Cambodia between 1975 and 1979.
"Yesterday, Freedom Park - a symbol of democracy in Phnom Penh - once again became a witness to violence and an antithesis to freedom," UN Special Rapporteur Surya Subedi told reporters in Geneva today.
Updated: Tue Jul 22, 2014 04:12 pm
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