Category Archive: Phnom Penh: Capital – Hauptstadt

Today’s headlines from Cambodia.

Nepotism in Assembly Not Illegal, Spokesman Says CPP National Assembly spokesman Chheang Vun said that there will be no investigation into why the parliament’s bureaucratic ranks are stacked with family members of one… Continue reading

Cambodian Quote of the Day.

By law, there is no sex tourism business. If they [distribute condoms] like this, it means they are encouraging the sex tourism business. Tourism Working Group co-chair Ho Vandy on campaigns promoting safe… Continue reading

Bon Om Touk – Water Festival Impressions.

Phnom Penh Water Festival 2014 – Day 1, Early Morning.

Just another Wednesday in Phnom Penh?

Today, Wednesday, October 15, 2014, is a public holiday. It’s the “Commemoration Day to the Royal Soul of His Majesty Preah Bat Samdech Preah Norodom Sihanouk, Preahmahaviraksat, King-Father of the Cambodian National Independence,… Continue reading

Phnom Penh – ‘Perfect’ Military Police Honored With Cash.

The Phnom Penh Governor handed out a total of $30,000 in cash to 1,000 military police officers during a “ceremony praising their ‘perfect’ service and discipline” after a year that saw violent, and… Continue reading

Photo for Friday, 22nd August.

The Cambodian Government’s Understanding of Civil Rights.

Originally posted on Food for Thought.:
The government threatens action if unions go ahead with an International Labor Day mass rally at the capital’s designated protest site aka as Freedom Park. ? ? Cambodian…

Phnom Penh – More violent crackdowns and evictions.

At least six people, including a pregnant woman, were injured in Phnom Penh on Valentine’s Day 2014. Security forces armed with batons and shields descended on the Borei Keila community, forcibly removing families… Continue reading

Another violent day in Phnom Penh streets.

A peaceful rally led by Beehive Radio president Mam Sonando outside the Ministry of Information on Monivong Boulevard in the morning of January 27, 2014, was dispersed at about 10am after more than… Continue reading