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Keat Chhon, permanent deputy prime minister, talks at a 2012 finance meeting in Phnom Penh.

Keep those receipts: gov’t
New oversight of overseas trip spending long overdue, critics say

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Gender and Development for Cambodia executive director Ros Sopheap on Hun Sen using derogatory terms for women in a speech

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More CNRP called to court

A day after Prime Minister Hun Sen called for more arrests over anti-government protests that turned violent in July last year, the Phnom Penh Municipal Court yesterday summonsed five more activists over the alleged “insurrection” in Freedom Park.

PM’s sexist epithet raises ire

Prime Minister Hun Sen waves to members of the public in Kandal province on Monday before delivering a speech in which he used derogatory language when discussing a female protester.

Women representing dozens of civil society groups met yesterday to discuss Prime Minister Hun Sen’s recent use of derogatory language when discussing a female protester accused of injuring a security guard.

Teen girl ‘chained up, raped’

A man (left) sits at a police station in Phnom Penh’s Russei Keo district after he was arrested on Monday for allegedly raping a 13 year-old girl.

Three people were arrested in Phnom Penh’s Russei Keo district on child sex-trafficking charges on Monday after a 13-year-old girl complained to police she had been chained up, confined and raped.

Remorse absent in slaying of ‘sorcerer’

Nhek Prea’s wife, Srin Pjuth (left), and mother, Cheum Veng, talk at their house in Mondulkiri’s Poukes village last week after he was killed by locals after being accused of being sorcerer.

The corpse of 28-year-old Nhoek Prea has been left rotting at the scene of his brutal murder for almost a month now.

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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.

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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