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Cambodia earns Guinness Record for longest woven scarf

3 months, 14 days ago
PHNOM PENH: Cambodia won a place in the Guinness book of World Records Sunday for a 1,100-metre (3,600-foot) long version of the country's popular krama scarf. Supported by a youth movement with links to the nation's ruling party, more…

Cambodian cops eat 92 fighting cocks seized in raid

9 months, 18 days ago
PHNOM PENH, CAMBODIA: Cambodian police ruffled feathers on Thursday after they killed -- and ate -- 92 roosters that were seized earlier this month during a raid on an illegal cockfighting ring allegedly run by a relative of premier Hun…

Cambodian court charges two journalists with espionage

10 months, 27 days ago
PHNOM PENH: A Cambodian court on Saturday charged two journalists with espionage for filing news reports to a U.S.-funded radio station, which can carry a prison term of up to 15 years. Prime Minister Hun Sen, the strongman who has ruled…

Angelina Jolie to unveil Khmer Rouge film in Cambodia

1 year, 7 months ago
SIEM REAP: Angelina Jolie will unveil her new film on the horrors of the Khmer Rouge era on Saturday at the ancient Angkor Wat temple complex in Cambodia, a country the star shares a deep affinity with through her adopted son Maddox.…

Cambodia to use rats to detect landmines

3 years, 3 months ago
PNOM PINH: Cambodia is training an elite squad of rats, imported from Africa, to sniff out landmines and other unexploded ordnance in the once war-wracked kingdom, authorities said on Friday.

US museum returns monkey god statue to Cambodia

3 years, 5 months ago
CAMBODIA: A U.S. museum returned a 10th century statue of the Hindu monkey god Hanuman to Cambodia on Tuesday, saying research suggested it had probably been taken from the gate of an ancient temple complex.