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The Ministry of Interior is planning to launch a $30 million radio and television station with backing from a Chinese company, with testing set to start right around the time the opposition party’s new station is slated to begin bro

RCAF Deputy Commander in Chief Chea Dara speaks yesterday in Phnom Penh at a forum on cooperation between the national military and private businesses.
Thu, 30 July 2015

In praise of RCAF Inc

Cambodia's defence minister lauded a decade of corporate sponsorship of the country’s military, which he said had enabled underfunded units to acquire weapons with the backing of affluent supporters.

A map showing overlays for land concessions and protected areas in Cambodia in 2013.
Thu, 30 July 2015

ELCs tied to destruction of forests in new report

Cambodis's most crucial forests are disappearing at a rate of more than 2,000 kilometres a year, as agricultural firms continue to harvest timber by illegal means in protected areas and national parks, according to a study from Wash

Thu, 30 July 2015

Protesting bus drivers ordered to halt strike

Protesting tour bus drivers were ordered by the Arbitration Council to end a one-week strike and return to work today, but strikers say they will not return until their fired colleagues are also reinstated.

Thu, 30 July 2015

Prime minister rebuffs CNRP’s ICJ suggestion

Prime Minister Hun Sen has knocked back a request by the opposition party to file a complaint to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) against alleged territorial encroachments by Vietnam.

Thu, 30 July 2015

Opposition to submit complaint over LANGO

The opposition is expected today to lodge a constitutional challenge to the controversial law on associations and non-governmental organisations (LANGO) in a last-ditch effort to stop the legislation before it’s signed by the King.

Sroeun Nann sits at a Phnom Penh police station in March after her arrest on charges that she attacked Meas Vanny with acid.
Thu, 30 July 2015

Acid murder trial under way

The trial of a woman accused of using acid to murder a teenager she suspected of having an affair with her husband began in Phnom Penh yesterday, almost five months after the attack.

Thu, 30 July 2015

Families fear eviction in dispute with Try Pheap

Twenty-three families in a village in Pursat province currently embroiled in a land dispute with a company owned by tycoon Try Pheap have claimed that authorities are putting pressure on locals in an attempt to quash the issue.

Thu, 30 July 2015

More time needed in fraud trial

The Phnom Penh Municipal Court yesterday postponed the verdict in the case of four Cambodian-Americans accused of fraud, citing the need for further investigation.

Thu, 30 July 2015

Thai man clubbed to death

A Thai national was clubbed to death with a wooden stick in Koh Kong province’s Khemarak Pumin town on Tuesday.