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State of Play

Corruption, aid and the new political outlook
Analyst Sophal Ear on past mistakes and looming dangers

Pung Chhiv Kek, president of rights group Licadho

Parties agree on Kek for NEC seat
Rights monitor demands immunity, independence

Firefighters battle a blaze that burned a garment factory to the ground in the capital’s Por Sen Chey district

Fire at garment factory kills 1
Workers fearful of returning

Clashes broke out yesterday between Daun Penh security guards and protesters

District guards back on beat
Short-lived peace as security forces get violent again

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Gov’t gives telecom firms time to digest new draft law

The ministry of Posts and Telecommunications (MPTC) has postponed a two-day meeting with telecom firms to discuss a controversial draft law leaked to the Post last week, which details the government’s plan to assert control over the industry.

Teenager shot dead in land dispute

A Royal Cambodian Armed Forces soldier shot a 19-year-old farmer dead in Preah Vihear province’s Kulen district on Sunday during a disagreement over a neighbour’s apparent land dispute, witnesses and authorities said yesterday.

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State of Play

Corruption, aid and the new political outlook

Sophal Ear, one of the foremost Cambodian political economists, sat down with State of Play to discuss his theories on how foreign aid has weakened governance in Cambodia and how these lessons might apply to political

Rainsy after the deadlock

Rainsy after the deadlock

For almost one year Sam Rainsy and his party refused to take their seats in parliament, despite winning the most seats in last year's election that he has since leaving the government.