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At a speech tournament organised by Abundant Life International School (ALIS) last weekend, Dr Susan S Beninate, international director of ALIS, spoke with Phnom Penh Post special reports editor Moeun Nhean about the school and

A woman stands next to electricity meters yesterday at the White Building. A recent increase in bill totals has sparked a wave of complaints to the state-owned electricity company Elecricite du Cambodge.
Fri, 3 July 2015

Power bill spikes raise alarm

Seemingly arbitrary increases in electricity prices are raising eyebrows in Phnom Penh, as residents’ bills are showing marked-up charges despite unchanged usage patterns – and frequent blackouts.

Fri, 3 July 2015

SUVs, illegal timber seized; drivers gone

A manhunt is under way for the owners of two luxury cars that were caught transporting protected timber towards Vietnam in Mondulkiri province yesterday.

Fri, 3 July 2015

Fishermen’s testimony leads to broker’s arrest

A broker who allegedly tricked three Cambodians into working on Thai fishing boats in Indonesian waters was arrested on Wednesday based on testimony gathered from the victims, police have said.

Former senior member of the Khmer Rouge, Khieu Samphan, listens to proceedings during an appeal against a trial judgment yesterday at the Khmer Rouge tribunal.
Fri, 3 July 2015

Appeal witness denies policy

At the opening hearing of the defendants’ appeal of Case 002/01’s guilty verdict, a former commune chief told the Khmer Rouge tribunal’s Supreme Court Chamber yesterday that cadres received strict orders from zone chiefs not to harm

Fri, 3 July 2015

Rapist cop never saw prison: Victim’s family

The family of a girl who was raped by a police officer in Preah Sihanouk province five years ago is calling on the court to imprison the perpetrator, who is still a free man despite having been convicted of the crime in April.

Monks inspect damaged vehicles yesterday afternoon in Preah Vihear province’s Kulen district after they were involved in an accident while traveling to Prey Lang forest.
Fri, 3 July 2015

Monks holding forest demo

Despite a minor car crash on the way to Preah Vihear yesterday, more than 100 environmental activist monks will today march into Prey Lang forest to ordain trees and promote environmental awareness.

Fri, 3 July 2015

Alleged smugglers busted at VN border

Three Vietnamese nationals were charged with smuggling about half a kilogram of powdered methamphetamine into Svay Rieng’s Chantrea district at the provincial court yesterday.

Four UXOs sit on the ground in Takeo province yesterday afternoon after they were discovered in a pond.
Fri, 3 July 2015

Children stumble on submerged explosives

Four children fishing at a pond in Takeo province’s Donkeo district on Wednesday stumbled across a clay pot containing four unexploded bombs.

Fri, 3 July 2015

Minister on artefacts mission

Foreign Affairs Minister Hor Namhong will embark on an official visit to Thailand this month to attend a ceremony at which Thai officials will return 16 ancient Cambodian artefacts recovered from smugglers.

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