The phone purchase was just one example the Nobel Prize laureate gave as he described his country’s battle against corruption.
The Khmer Rouge ruled for only four years, but it has taken more than 30 to relieve the trauma, he said. And it’s still there.
Prime Minister Hun Sen on Wednesday said he was committed to fighting terrorism, with the participation of Cambodian citizens.
Mu Sochua, a member of the Sam Rainsy Party, was fined for remarks made in connection with a lawsuit against Prime Minister Hun Sen.
It is important students learn about the Khmer Rouge era.
She wants the prosecutions to end with the five people already in custody.
The temple is at the heart of a border dispute between the two neighbors.
Both sides withdrew their respective ambassadors in November 2009, following the appointment of Thaksin as economic adviser to Hun Sen.
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.
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.