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Union leader Vorn Pov communicates with supporters as a prison truck takes him to court during his trial in May

Hard times for ‘the 23’
Many of those arrested in wage protests can’t find work

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4 injured as garment factory floor collapses

Four people were injured this morning as the ground floor of a Chinese-owned garment factory in Takeo province partially collapsed into a water-storage unit below, according to local police.

Parties yet to agree on part of NEC draft law

Hopes that the ruling and opposition parties would finally reach full accord on a new National Election Committee draft law were dashed yesterday as talks foundered on the qualifications the secretary-general of the new institution must possess.

On second thought …

As a group of Cambodian officials reportedly departed for Australia and asylum seeker detention centres on Nauru, the Interior Ministry said that refugees would be given a brutally “realistic” summation of contemporary Cambodia before they choose to come here.

Commerce claims that donations not political

The Ministry of Commerce has defended its solicitation of donations from private organisations as voluntary, legal and a form of corporate social responsibility.

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Factory floor collapses

Garment workers lucky to escape with minor injuries after accident in Takeo province.

Civil parties react angrily at being turned away from the gates at the ECCC.

Anger toward Khmer Rouge tribunal

Protests directed toward proceedings at the Khmer Rouge tribunal from both inside the court and out on the first day of evidentiary hearings in Case 002/02.

Refugee protest

No refuge for Australian embassy

Cambodian protesters take to the streets again against the Abbott government's refugee deal with the Kingdom.

Somaly Mam foundation shuts down

Somaly Mam

The Somaly Mam Foundation has shut down following allegations that its former president and namesake, Cambodia’s most famous anti-sex trafficking activist, fabricated details about her own back story and those of supposed sexual-assault