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Nhek Prea’s mother holds a photo of him at the family’s house in Poukes village last week.

Hun Sen pulls plug on poll
Early election – agreed to more than a year ago – off table, Hun Sen says

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Prime Minister Hun Sen reneging on a promise to hold the next national election early, reasoning that the opposition didn't include it in its agreement to convene parliament

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PM pushes for more Freedom Park arrests

People beat a Daun Penh district security guard at Phnom Penh’s Freedom Park last year in July after a protest turned violent.

On the heels of a string of prison sentences for opposition activists involved in anti-government protests in July of last year, Prime Minister Hun Sen has ordered authorities to arrest more demonstrators allegedly involved in the “insurrection”,

Premier finally speaks out on Chhouk Bandith

Breaking his long silence on the case, Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday called on police to bring to justice the former Bavet town governor and convicted gunman Chhouk Bandith.

Six saved from slave trawler

Migrant labourers sort fish as they work on a Thai fishing boat in Thailand. The IOM yesterday confirmed that six fisherman rescued from a Thai boat off the coast of Papua New Guinea were Cambodian.

Six Cambodians were among the eight trafficked fishermen recently rescued from a Thai-owned cargo ship off of Papua New Guinea, officials with the International Organization for Migration confirmed yesterday, the latest in an ongoing crackdown on

Monks ‘had knickers, drugs’

A man (left) is escorted to a vehicle by authorities on Saturday in Phnom Penh’s Por Sen Chey district after he was defrocked for possessing contraband.

Two Khmer Krom monks were defrocked and detained on Saturday after a police search of their Por Sen Chey district pagoda uncovered women’s underwear, weapons and condoms, but allegations emerged yesterday that the pair had been set up.

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Floating away

Floating away

An ethnically Vietnamese community that has lived on the water in Phnom Penh for decades is given three weeks notice to cut their houses loose.

Provincial fried rat

Provincial fried rat; the new organic fad?

Cambodian exporters have found an unlikely selling point for their rodents - hygiene.

Chea Sim cremated

Chea Sim cremated

King sends off late Cambodian People's Party president

Lawsuits threatened over maps

Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday threatened legal action against those who have accused him of using incorrect maps to plant posts along the Kingdom’s border with Vietnam, and called on parties claiming to have the true maps to present t

Romeet to close doors, ponder future

Camille Baczynski curated the Romeet Gallery’s final art show, "Phare Celebration: Last But Not Least".

Romeet Gallery – the Street 178 gallery which four the past four years has been the Phnom Penh showroom for graduates of Battambang’s Phare Ponleu Selpak art school – is closing for good, a statement on the gallery’s Facebook page announ