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Yem Chroeum (left), an unlicensed village doctor
Tue, 23 December 2014

Murder charge in HIV case

The unlicensed doctor at the centre of the HIV outbreak in Battambang province was yesterday charged with murder, police and court officials said.

Performers from the Royal Cambodian Ballet
Tue, 23 December 2014

Discord follows Angkor concert

A cross-cultural concert tour in Cambodia last December has turned into a cross-border fiasco, with artists and labourers maintaining that they have yet to receive thousands of dollars in payment a year after the event.

Tue, 23 December 2014

Man tried for woman’s alleged revenge killing

The case of a disgruntled garment worker accused of brutally torturing and murdering his former boss hours after being fired was heard at the Phnom Penh Municipal Court yesterday.

Tue, 23 December 2014

Advisers plan legal trainings

A recently appointed senior adviser to National Assembly first Deputy President Kem Sokha said yesterday that he plans to train members of commune, district and provincial councils in aspects of administrative law in an effort to im

Tue, 23 December 2014

US man charged with murder

A US national in Preah Sihanouk province could face life in prison after a man he has been accused of severely beating died yesterday morning.

A group of Montagnards
Tue, 23 December 2014

Gov’t waffles on asylum duties

Five years after the government wrested control of refugee processing from the UN, the Kingdom is at least partially foisting responsibility for 13 Vietnamese Montagnards’ asylum claims back on the UN’s refugee office.

Tue, 23 December 2014

Seven years: Conviction in trafficking of the elderly

A broker was sentenced to seven years in prison by the Phnom Penh Municipal Court yesterday for trafficking five elderly people from Cambodia to Malaysia, where they hoped to work as beggars.

Tue, 23 December 2014

Strikes hit at three locations

Two major roads were blocked yesterday as workers of three garment factories across Cambodia continued strikes sparked by the dismissal of union representatives.

Tue, 23 December 2014

KRT coffers: Japan gives anew to war crimes court

The Japanese Embassy announced yesterday a disbursement of nearly $1.4 million to the international side of the Khmer Rouge tribunal, bringing its total contributions to the court to more than $82 million to date.

Demonstrators hold signs with images of jailed activists
Tue, 23 December 2014

Boeung Kak activist rushed to hospital

An imprisoned Boeung Kak land-rights activist was yesterday rushed to hospital suffering from heart problems, a rights worker said.