The roads are heavily trafficked in the run-up to the holiday, with many accidents coming from drunk or careless driving.
Most people will spend the days in the countryside, traveling to reach their places of birth and to meet their parents and relatives.
Cambodians are still reticent to discuss their experiences with their children.
The government had done well in preserving peace and territorial integrity over the past year.
The law allows foreigners to own residential property such as apartments, so long as they are above the ground floor.
To Zahi Hawass, each return is a victory, not just for Egypt, but for all mankind.
A new goddess will descend from Heaven, carrying a needle and a stick, which she will use to protect the world.
Shopkeepers say they will keep prices low through the last day of the New Year, which ends April 16.
The New Year holiday should be a time of fun, “without trouble from gangsters.”
Cambodia and the US will mark 60 years of diplomatic relations in July.
Cambodia was once littered with mines and ordnance from decades of war, where peace came only as recently as 1998.
The UN Food and Agricultural Organization estimates that Cambodia lost 29 percent of its primary forest cover between 2000 and 2005.