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A very human science
Linguists probe Khmer’s large family tree

Former Kouk Roka commune chief Phy Nop leaves Phnom Penh Municipal Court yesterday after being sentenced to life in prison.

Grenade attack verdicts
Mastermind of plot that killed 11-year-old gets life in prison

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

In praise of RCAF Inc
Controversial sponsorship of military units lauded by top brass

Quote of the day

Koh Nhek district, Mondulkiri, police chief Klot Vuthear on six men arrested transporting an unidentified white powder

Leading

Six held in brutal rape, murder

Six handcuffed suspects stand with police in Por Sen Chey district on Wednesday after they were arrested for the rape and murder of a prostitute.

Six men accused of raping and murdering a sex worker then dumping her body near a pagoda on Sunday night in the capital’s Por Sen Chey district have been arrested.

Gov’t slams ‘interfering’ UN

Protesters wait outside the Senate building last week in Phnom Penh as government officials vote on the controversial Law on Associations and Non-Governmental Organizations.

Cambodia has rebuked the United Nations after a UN office released a statement admonishing recent political developments in the Kingdom, while an opposition lawmaker is making a last-minute attempt to stop one of those developments from becoming l

Vendors ordered out

Authorities enforce an eviction notice at Ochheuteal beach in November last year where vendors were asked to remove their stalls.

Once again, Ochheuteal beach vendors have been asked to remove their stalls or face forced eviction, according to a notice issued by Sihanoukville Governor Chin Sarin on Wednesday.

Ministry gets own TV, radio platform

Mao Bunnarin (left), director general of logistics and finance at Ministry of Interior, shakes hands with Huang Yi Chuan, country representative of China Fujian Zhongya Culture Media, yesterday.

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 broadcasting.

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Floating away

Floating away

An ethnically Vietnamese community that has lived on the water in Phnom Penh for decades is given three weeks notice to cut their houses loose.

Provincial fried rat

Provincial fried rat; the new organic fad?

Cambodian exporters have found an unlikely selling point for their rodents - hygiene.

Chea Sim cremated

Chea Sim cremated

King sends off late Cambodian People's Party president

Romeet to close doors, ponder future

Camille Baczynski curated the Romeet Gallery’s final art show, "Phare Celebration: Last But Not Least".

Romeet Gallery – the Street 178 gallery which four the past four years has been the Phnom Penh showroom for graduates of Battambang’s Phare Ponleu Selpak art school – is closing for good, a statement on the gallery’s Facebook page announ