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Ratanakkiri Provincial Prison chief Tin Sovanny on six inmates breaking out of prison while he slept there

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Politics played on anniversary

People rally in the streets yesterday, marching past the US Embassy as they travel towards other international embassies and the National Assembly to celebrate the 23rd anniversary of the Paris Peace Agreements

Acting opposition leader Kem Sokha yesterday used celebrations marking the 23rd anniversary of the 1991 Paris Peace Agreements to offer a veiled compliment to the ruling party about recent reforms.

Dissident group sees 10 arrested

Labelled a terrorist organisation by the gov’t, KNLF claims speech rights violated after authorities arrested 10 members Wednesday night and yesterday morning, after they were seen publicly distributing leaflets calling on Cambodians to protest in front of the Vietnamese Embassy.

Not so happy childhoods

More than half of the nation’s minors encounter some form of physical violence before the age of 18, according to the results of a nationwide survey released by the government and UNICEF yesterday.

Angkor beer gift avoids rules

Taekwondo gold medallist Sorn Seavmey shows her medal, during a press conference in Phnom Penh earlier this month

Sorn Seavmey, the teenage taekwondo athlete who turned national celebrity after winning Cambodia’s first gold medal at the Asian Games, will not be appearing in any advertisements from alcohol or tobacco companies, despite being deluged with gifts

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Paris Peace Agreements

Anniversary met with animosity

Anti-Vietnamese sentiment strong at commemoration of Paris Peace Agreements.

Veterans

Veterans short-changed

Former soldiers, many disabled, travel far to the capital in their almost decade long battle to regain lands promised to them in return for defecting from the Khmer Rouge.

Factory

Factory floor collapses

Garment workers lucky to escape with minor injuries after accident in Takeo province.