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Women on the Frontlines of Cambodia Land Fight

People wear house models during a march on World Habitat Day in Phnom Penh, Oct. 5, 2015. Former residents of Boeung Kak Lake, Borei Keila neighbourhood and other communities affected by private corporation developers called on the Cambodian government to stop evicting them from their homes.

Uber begins trial version of ride-hailing app in Kingdom

Uber, the world's biggest ride-hailing service, has launched a "test-mode" version of its smartphone application in Phnom Penh, bringing it a step closer to becoming the first international heavyweight to officially operate a ride-hailing service in the Kingdom. A Post reporter booked and completed a ride in the capital using the Uber app yesterday, though the service appears currently only to be accessible to riders through a promotional code provided by the company, with trips provided free during the trial phase.

Malaysian man jailed for life in Cambodia for drug-trafficking

A Cambodian court on Friday afternoon convicted a Malaysian man of attempting to smuggle heroin worth 700,000 U.S. dollars out of Cambodia and sentenced him to life in prison, according to a verdict. Ahmad Johari Chung, 23, was arrested on Sept.

Shipping a fresh Kampot taste to the big city

Three close friends embarked on a joint culinary venture in Tuol Tom Poung last month, hoping to bring both the signature food and aesthetic of Cambodia's fishermen to the city's urban dwellers. Although located in one of the busiest neighbourhoods of the capital, Nesat Seafood Eatery sports a beachside aesthetic and tropical plants, with a simple and peaceful open-air design.

APTOPIX Cambodia Khmer Rouge

In this Cambodia UN Court photo released Friday, June 23, 2017, Khieu Samphan, former Khmer Rouge Head of State, sits in court during the U.N.-backed war crimes tribunal in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. On Friday, the tribunal held its closing statements in the case against the surviving Khmer Rouge leaders Khieu Samphan and Nuon Chea.

Khmer Rouge leaders deliver closing defense at trial

In this Cambodia UN Court photo released Friday, June 23, 2017, Khieu Samphan, former Khmer Rouge Head of State, sits in court during the U.N.-backed war crimes tribunal in P... . Cambodian villagers line up to enter a courtroom before the hearings against two former Khmer Rouge senior leaders, at the U.N.-backed war crimes tribunal on the outskirts of Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Friday, June 23, 2017.

On the trail with Cambodia's tarantula hunters

The shiny, hairy creatures might make some people run a mile but in the humid jungle of Kampong Thom province, north of Cambodia's capital Phnom Penh, tarantula hunting is all in a day's work. Tarantulas are fried in a pan in Kampong Cham province in Cambodia, April 19, 2017.

Son Chhay plans to summon mines minister regarding sand

Opposition lawmaker Son Chhay said yesterday he now plans to summon Minister of Mines and Energy Suy Sem for questioning in parliament after he failed to respond to his inquiry in writing regarding information on the export of silica sand. Chhay, who is also planning to summon Labour Minister Ith Sam Heng, said the requests to appear for questioning will be delivered late this month when National Assembly President Heng Samrin returns from a mission abroad.

Keeping our hearts and doors open to refugees

Forty years ago, a bloody civil war and genocide brought by the Khmer Rouge killed nearly 2 million people, a quarter of the population back then. Many of us were fortunate to escape and start a new life in another country.

Q&A: Chris Kelly on A Cambodian Spring

A Cambodian Spring, a new feature-length documentary by filmmaker Chris Kelly , chronicles the turbulent evictions at Boeung Kak , the political evolution of monk Luon Sovath and the protests leading up to and following the 2013 national election. Shot over nine years, the film is the most intimate look yet from inside the protest movements as they grew, converged and - in the case of the Boeung Kak community - were unravelled by internal divisions.

CBRE'S market update reveals robust demand for offices in Phnom Penh

Photo supplied CBRE Cambodia's most recent Marketview provides insight into the movement of Phnom Penh's property market. In this article we focus on the commercial sector to shed some light on recent developments within Phnom Penh's dynamic retail and office markets.

Sathapana Bank merges finance with real estate

A man walks past the current office of Sathapana Bank. It is set to move into new headquarters on Norodom Boulevard in 2019.

'No proof of genocide': defence

Khmer Rouge tribunal International Co-Prosecutor Nicholas Koumjian and his deputy, William Smith, during closing statements in Case 002/02 last week at the ECCC. ECCC There was "no proof of genocide" committed during the Khmer Rouge regime, lawyers for former leader Khieu Samphan said yesterday, while blaming the invading Vietnamese for wielding the loaded term as a political tool, in the final day of defence statements in Case 002/02.

FEATURE -Politics of Death: Female frontline fails to soften defence of Cambodia land

Cambodian activists fighting plans to transform Phnom Penh's largest lake into a luxury development made a tactical decision when they took to the streets - put women on the frontline to show a "gentle" face and prevent violence. The women of Boeung Kak Lake, once home to a thriving community, have been kicked, manhandled, threatened and jailed, one of many land battles globally where women are bearing the brunt of the crackdown on protesters.

Hun Sen marks day of his Khmer Rouge defection with Vietnam border crossing

Prime Minister Hun Sen walks across the Cambodia-Vietnam border yesterday to mark the 40th anniversary of his defection from the Khmer Rouge in an event held in Tbong Khmum province. Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday used the 40th anniversary of his defection from the Khmer Rouge to re-enact his crossing into Vietnam, justify his decision to join the brewing plot by Cambodia's historical enemy to overthrow Pol Pot's bloody regime and warn his present-day enemies to "prepare their coffins".

Digital Economy Seen Presenting New Opportunity for US-ASEAN Engagement

National flags and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations logo are on display ahead of an ASEAN summit in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Nov. 18, 2015. Countries that make up the Association of Southeast Asian Nations will be a wellspring of opportunity for the United States because of growth in the region's digital economy and its young population, researchers say.

This adorable baby turtle blob is bringing hope to Southeast Asia

The months-old blob seen above is an Asian giant softshell turtle. Scientists long thought this species was extinct in the Cambodian portion of the Mekong River - until they discovered some stragglers in the early 2000s.

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