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Fri, 19 December 2014

Border killing prompts demand

Cambodia’s government has demanded Thailand investigate the killing of a Cambodian women shot in the head by Thai soldiers after straying across the border in search of food.

Authorities search a medical centre in Battambang’s Sangke district
Fri, 19 December 2014

PM doubts HIV outbreak

Despite government-administered tests in recent days showing that more than 100 people in Battambang have been infected with HIV, Prime Minister Hun Sen said yesterday that he was “99 per cent” sure the results are wrong.

Fri, 19 December 2014

Oxfam urges NGOs to mull exit strategies

Oxfam International, one of the first aid groups to work in Cambodia post-Khmer Rouge, has urged the hundreds of international NGOs (INGO) still operating in the country to consider their future roles and possible exit strategies.

A maid practises bathing a baby
Fri, 19 December 2014

Maids MoU signing no later than January

An agreement lifting the ban on recruitment agencies sending Cambodian citizens to Malaysia to work as maids will be signed at the end of this month or early next year.

Fri, 19 December 2014

ACU to tackle ghost workers

The Anti-Corruption Unit (ACU) will devote itself to cleaning ministries of ghost workers and absentee officials in the coming year, an official said yesterday.

Fri, 19 December 2014

Refugee limbo: Montagnard mission still languishing

UN officials are still being blocked by provincial authorities from visiting a group of 13 desperate Montagnard asylum seekers hiding in the jungles of Ratanakkiri, more than a week after officials travelled to the northeastern prov

Fri, 19 December 2014

Wife, daughter slain by officer

A grim double murder-suicide has police in Battambang province looking for answers after a deputy military police chief shot dead his wife and 3-year-old daughter on Wednesday before turning the gun on himself.

Fri, 19 December 2014

Five years in jail for royal’s ‘abduction’

A 20-year-old was convicted yesterday for “abducting” his girlfriend, a 13-year-old princess from the Norodom branch of the royal family, to live with him in Thailand last year.

Fri, 19 December 2014

Gov’t announces new labour migration roadmap

Commemorating International Migrants Day yesterday, the government launched its second Labour Migration Policy, outlining new targets to regulate the Kingdom’s migrant workforce, while also noting that more than a third of its first

Voters look for their names
Fri, 19 December 2014

Registration refresher

A working group from the ruling and opposition parties is meeting today to discuss the possible implementation of modernised voter registration.

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