Anne Elizabeth Moore, a feminist writer and artist, spent about four months living and working with young Cambodian women in a dormitory in Phnom Penh.
The holiday is particularly contentious, because it also marks the beginning of a decade-long occupation by Vietnamese forces.
As U.S. lawmakers return to Washington for the brand new 114th Congress, Republicans likely will exert greater influence.
Washington witnesses a transfer of power this week, as Republicans take control of the U.S. Senate when a new Congress convenes.
Funcinpec meanwhile, continued to decline, failing to win any seats in the 2013 elections—a far fall for a party that once led the country.
On Monday Prime Minister Hun Sen lashed out at the opposition, saying their lack of support for the day meant they sympathize with the Khmer Rouge.
Families of garment workers killed by police in January 2014 unrest struggle to survive, seek justice
2014 presented U.S. President Barack Obama with some of the biggest foreign policy challenges of his presidency.
Shoving match breaks out between marching band and police during holiday celebrations
National budget relies on oil profits for key slice of spending; also, usual Russian visitors are tightening belts, staying away
Earlier this year China announced plans to remove nine crimes from the list of capital offenses, including counterfeiting, fraudulent fund-raising and forcing others into prostitution
Cambodia is running almost out of time to reform the election body, while controversy over voter registration remains, an expert says.