Chhang Youk says the center needs at least two years to properly document and file the archive, after which it will be available to researchers.
Sourn Serey Ratha had been accused of leading an anti-government movement and had been on the lam abroad since 2013.
Hun Sen touted “remarkable progress” by Cambodia in promoting gender equality over the last 20 years.
Commissioned from Indonesian artist I Nyoman Nuarta, the sculpture will depict a woman rising from the earth, carrying a child.
The 15-day religious ceremony entail monks waking very early to chant, and more people arriving to make offerings, in one of the country’s most important annual rituals.
The Prey Lang Community Network, which works to protect Cambodian forests, has been selected by UNDP for an Equator Prize, for outstanding community organizing.
The W3 Award honors “creative excellence on the web,” and are selected by the Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts.
Over 170,000 families across the country were hurt by land disputes in 2014, according to a new a report by NGO Forum.
Mu Sochua said there are few opportunities for jobs, coupled with land grabs and low wages for jobs that do exist—and this is forcing many Cambodian women to work abroad.
As of June 2015, microfinance institutions lent more than $2 billion, compared to $1.6 billion dollars in 2014, according to the Cambodia Microfinance Association.
The program will be a weekly production between tribunal staff and the media center, broadcasting updates on court matters each Thursday, 6 pm to 7 pm, at FM102.
Tun Sovan, head of the Cambodian Buddhist Society at Wat Buddhikaram temple, said later he was happy to participate in a religious ceremony with the pope.