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Boeung Kak lake activist Bov Sophea, vowing to continue Black Monday protests, only without the headless mannequins that led to her conviction for 'insulting public officials'

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Lawyers split appeal for 11 CNRP activists

Cambodia National Rescue Party official Meach Sovannara leaves the Phnom Penh Appeal Court yesterday after a hearing.

Defence lawyers for 11 CNRP activists found guilty of “insurrection” yesterday successfully lobbied the Appeals Court to split the activists’ appeal into two cases – one contesting the verdict and the other challenging flaws in the lower court’s procedures.

Released Boeung Kak activist vows to keep protesting

An activist is detained by authorities earlier this month during a Black Monday protest in Phnom Penh’s Tuol Kork district.

Freed Boeung Kak lake activist Bov Sophea vowed to continue the group’s weekly Black Monday protests despite her and fellow activist Tep Vanny being arrested and convicted for conducting a “cursing ceremony” last week.

‘Morals’ on Culture Ministry’s mind

Singer Denny Kwan at the Ministry of Culture being ‘educated’ about her clothes. Photo supplied

Cambodia's Ministry of Culture and Fine Arts is updating its “code of ethics” to promote “moral behaviour, virtue and dignity” among the country’s artists and celebrities, though observers yesterday suggested the move seemed to be unfairly targeting female performers.

Garment sector figures disputed

Garment workers protest in central Phnom Penh earlier this week after their employer closed its factory in Kandal province.

Government officials and union groups yesterday cast doubts on the findings issued by the industry body for the nation’s garment and footwear manufacturers, challenging its claim that mounting investor concerns had forced dozens of local factories out of business and resulted in a sharp decline in garment and footwear orders.

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Student authors discuss "The Cambodian Economy"

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