John Kerry wrapped up his first trip abroad as Secretary of State. VOA State Department Correspondent Scott Stearns reports on Secretary Kerry's evolving diplomatic style and how his approach may differ from his predecessor, Hillary Clinton.
Overseas supporters of the Cambodia National Rescue Party are organizing to push for the opposition's success in the July parliamentary polls in Cambodia. A major fundraiser will be held March 23 by the US-based National Rescue Foundation, with other supporters overseas to follow suit. VOA Khmer's Men Kimseng recently spoke with activist Touch Vibol to discuss the aims of the foundation and the concept of political fundraising, which is not well known in Cambodia.
A new exhibition of photographs at the Bophana Center in Phnom Penh illustrates the lives of Cambodians after the fall of the Khmer Rouge. Australian photographer Paul Cummings, whose works on are display, began traveling to Cambodia in 1983. He recently spoke to VOA Khmer's Men Kimseng about post-Khmer Rouge reconstruction and how he captured it in pictures.
The late former king Norodom Sihanouk left a long-lasting legacy for Cambodia during his decades of service to the nation. Despite of his early affiliation with the Khmer Rouge, his death late last year drew over one million mourners to the capital, where his funeral ceremonies were held this month. But what will be next for the monarchy? VOA Khmer's Ly Moryvann and Men Kimseng discuss the future of Cambodian royalty.
China used to be the world's factory - workers were cheap, and manufactures liked the profit margin that meant, especially in the garment industry. But no more: China's laborers are now amongst Asian's best paid. Garment companies are looking for a better deal in Cambodian. VOA Khmer's Say Mony reports from Phnom Penh.