Axelrod says the building boom during the past seven years has not benefited all segments of society, especially those from poor communities often evicted from desired real estate.
The students aged between 11 and 20 will be performing “Arirang,” a well-known Korean folk song and the music of a musical “The Phantom of the Opera.”
Some 500 urns are now listed, with dates from 1970 to 1990.
VOA Khmer recently spoke with Eng Kok-Thay, author of “From the Khmer Rouge to Hambali: Cham Identities in Global Age,” to find out how Cambodian Muslims, or Cham, view ISIS and their latest actions.
The pagoda houses monks from the restive minority community of Khmer Kampuchea Krom, an ethnic group that lives in today’s Vietnam’s Mekong Delta, who claim abuse at the hands of Vietnamese authorities.
Cambodian Muslims say even though they are far from the region and its strife, they remain concerned for the spread of violence.
Cambodia’s political balance has turned away from the international community, especially as the impoverished nation receives increasing assistance from China, an author says.
Dy Khamboly is the senior researcher at the center and the co-author of the book. He said the book aims to be the starting point for former Khmer Rouge cadres and their victims to better understand one another.
In effort to protect tigers, authorities have launched a program to relocate villages in sprawling habitat
At least 15 babies were allegedly fathered by a wealthy 24-year-old Japanese businessman, Mitsutoki Shigeta
A new book, “From the Khmer Rouge to Hambali: Cham Identities in Global Age” by Eng Kok-Thay, research director at the Documentation Center of Cambodia, examines that struggle.