Topic: Phnom Penh
Residents of Cambodia's capital city used to have little access to safe drinking water; now more than 90 percent of homes have it.
08/29/2011 10:31 am
Cambodia officially opened its first stock exchange. The problem? There aren't any stocks to trade.
07/11/2011 02:12 pm
Difference Maker Muoy You, who escaped Cambodia's killing fields, now teaches self-respect and integrity
Muoy You has opened Seametrey Children's Village in Phnom Penh to help restore Cambodia's culture.
07/11/2011 09:04 am
The Cambodian government is stepping up efforts to inform the country about the Khmer Rouge's bloody rule.
06/29/2011 10:26 am
The Khmer Rouge ruled Cambodia from 1975 until 1979 and is blamed for the deaths of 1.7 million people. The Maoist group tried to build an agrarian society purged of foreign influences. Until now, none of its senior cadre has gone on trial, and Pol Pot, its paramount leader, died in 1998 in a jungle camp after losing power to Vietnamese occupiers. The Khmer Rouge tribunal, a joint effort between Cambodia’s judiciary and the United Nations, opened in 2006 and has so far spent more than $100 million on investigating and trying surviving members of the senior leadership. Only one has been prosecuted and found guilty. Here are five frequently asked questions answered:
06/27/2011 09:53 am
Part 5 of a Monitor cover story about how families hit by the Eat Pray Love effect leave it all behind. But it’s not all paradise, such as when the prom looms larger than Machu Picchu.
05/27/2011 01:05 pm
Journalist Joel Brinkley calls Cambodia "a country of 13 million people who are being terribly abused."
05/27/2011 11:12 am
Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 05/25
Allowing Cambodians to decide whether to display addresses on their property led to chaotic, incorrect home addresses. Phnom Penh authorities are now trying to instill some order.
05/17/2011 04:27 pm