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Licadho technical coordinator Um Sam Ath, on the court's abrupt decision to find two Boeung Kak activists guilty of insulting a public official, rather than the original charge of incitement

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Push to attract CPP voters part of nationwide trip: PM

Prime Minister Hun Sen talks to students in Takeo province last week during a provincial tour. Facebook

Though the legally prescribed campaigning period is still more than eight months away, Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday acknowledged his recent whistle-stop nationwide tour was to attract votes for his Cambodian People’s Party.

Lower fuel prices no remedy for troubled transport sector

A sign displays petrol prices at a service station on Phnom Penh’s Norodom Boulevard yesterday afternoon.

While local petroleum prices have dropped by nearly a quarter of their value since the start of the year, companies operating in the Kingdom’s highly competitive transportation sector insist they have not been able to convert lower fuel costs into higher profits – even when maintaining their fees.

High-stakes Grade 12 exams kick off

Education Minister Hang Chuon Naron (centre) unlocks a box containing test papers yesterday at Phnom Penh’s Sisowath High School during the commencement of the nationwide Grade-12 exams.

Education Minister Hang Chuon Naron applauded the vast majority of Grade-12 students for obeying the strict no-cheating rules he introduced three years ago as nationwide testing kicked off yesterday with relatively few hiccups.

‘No evidence’? No problem: NGO staffers found guilty

Villages from Kampong Speu protest outside the offices of Equitable Cambodia in Phnom Penh earlier this month.

Staff from NGO Equitable Cambodia were found guilty of defamation yesterday at the Phnom Penh Municipal Court, despite the prosecutor’s insistence in closing arguments that no evidence supported the charge.

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Turkish Embassy calls for closure of Zaman schools

With an attempted coup against the government of President Recep Erdogan quashed only days ago and more than 7,000 alleged conspirators now under arrest, the Turkish ambassador to Cambodia yesterday pressed the govern

CNRP lawmakers beaten

Two opposition lawmakers, Nhay Chamroeun and Kong Sakphea were beaten unconscious during protests in Phnom Penh, as over a thousand protesters descended upon the National Assembly.

Student authors discuss "The Cambodian Economy"

Student authors discuss "The Cambodian Economy"

Students at Phnom Penh's Liger Learning Center have written and published a new book, "The Cambodian Economy".