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24 Nov 2017 | 10:21 am

Whatever happened to… Cambodia's Funcinpec Party - Southeast Asia Globe


Southeast Asia Globe

Whatever happened to… Cambodia's Funcinpec Party
Southeast Asia Globe
With the exiled Prince Sihanouk recently returned to the Kingdom to preside over the reluctant union of Cambodia's competing factions – Hun Sen's Cambodian People's Party (CPP) and Prince Norodom Ranariddh's royalist Funcinpec party – hopes were ...
Where Are Southeast Asia's Loyal Oppositions?The Diplomat
Cambodia Contradictions and Samdech Hun SenHuffPost

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21 Nov 2017 | 10:52 pm

East meets West at Pianomania - Khmer Times


Khmer Times

East meets West at Pianomania
Khmer Times
After the German greats, Vann then began performing a series of works by Cambodian composers and artists, among which are the sonatinas of the late King Sihanouk and piano adaptations of Sinn Sisamouth's folk tunes. “I wanted to stick with the theme.

20 Nov 2017 | 5:02 pm

Jacqueline Kennedy and soft power diplomacy - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Jacqueline Kennedy and soft power diplomacy
The Phnom Penh Post
Though Chief of State Norodom Sihanouk had cut diplomatic ties with the US government more than two years before, Kennedy was received with all the pomp of an official state visit. The trip is viewed by many historians as an example of soft power ...

19 Nov 2017 | 8:07 pm

Marine park to be created in Preah Sihanouk - Khmer Times


Khmer Times

Marine park to be created in Preah Sihanouk
Khmer Times
For the first time, a marine park will be created in Preah Sihanouk province to manage and protect the natural resources of the region. The initiative comes from the Ministry of Environment. Environment Minister Say Samal said this followed the ...

9 Nov 2017 | 6:03 pm

Cambodia marks independence day by releasing doves, balloons - The Hindu


The Hindu

Cambodia marks independence day by releasing doves, balloons
The Hindu
A Cambodian scout holds a picture of late king Norodom Sihanouk in Phnom Penh on November 9, 2017 as the South-East Asian country celebrates the 64th anniversary of its independence from France. The late king -- who played a pivotal role in the fight ...
Cambodia marks 64 years of independenceThe Straits Times
Cambodia marks 64th anniversary of independence from FranceInquirer.net
The long march to freedomKhmer Times

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8 Nov 2017 | 11:15 pm

What's Behind the Russian Warship Visit to Cambodia? - The Diplomat


The Diplomat

What's Behind the Russian Warship Visit to Cambodia?
The Diplomat
Indeed, in April last year, the Russian Pacific Fleet paid a four-day visit to Sihanoukville Autonomous Port at Preah Sihanouk province. Of late, however, such ship visits have been given a higher profile by Moscow and, to a degree, by regional states ...

7 Nov 2017 | 12:37 pm

Teenager almost killed by gaur in Preah Sihanouk - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Teenager almost killed by gaur in Preah Sihanouk
The Phnom Penh Post
A teenage boy was seriously injured during an encounter with a rare gaur in Preah Sihanouk province on Friday, after the large bovine gored him near the waist while he tried to take a photo of it. Hy Chanrith, Prey Nop district governor, said victim ...
Gaur turns on photographerKhmer Times

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5 Nov 2017 | 7:58 pm

Tourists flow to Siem Reap, Sihanoukville over festival weekend - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Tourists flow to Siem Reap, Sihanoukville over festival weekend
The Phnom Penh Post
The number of tourists visiting Preah Sihanouk and Siem Reap provinces swelled to 360,000 during the three-day Water Festival this past weekend. In Preah Sihanouk alone, a total of 85,000 tourists visited the province over the long weekend, an increase ...

5 Nov 2017 | 6:17 pm

A Tale of Two Kingdoms: Thailand and Cambodia - The Diplomat


The Diplomat

A Tale of Two Kingdoms: Thailand and Cambodia
The Diplomat
Born in 1922, Norodom Sihanouk was King of Cambodia from 1941 to 1955, then again from 1993 until 2004. He abdicated twice, first to his father, Norodom Suramarit, in 1955, and then again in 2004, when he wanted to step down, partly due to poor health.

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27 Oct 2017 | 8:24 am

Minister lays out Sihanoukville tourism plans - Khmer Times


Khmer Times

Minister lays out Sihanoukville tourism plans
Khmer Times
The Ministry of Tourism (MoT) has announced plans to strengthen the image of Sihanoukville's coast as a tourism destination, with authorities expecting the province to surpass the two-million mark in tourist arrivals in 2017. Minister of Tourism Thong ...

26 Oct 2017 | 8:38 pm