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Defence Minister General Tea Banh (right) salutes senior defence officials yesterday morning at the conclusion of military exercises at a military base in Kampong Speu.

Defence chief vows to 'control' democracy
Tea Banh warns troops against revolutionaries

A woman gazes over the construction site of the controversial Lower Sesan II dam yesterday in Stung Treng province.

Dammed if they don’t
Villagers displaced by Sesan II press for assurances; others hold out

Leading

Lifespan of ELCs slashed by gov’t

The government has declared leases on plantations will be limited to 50 years, slashing the length of some existing concessions in half, though neither ministry responsible for overseeing the move would confirm the legal basis for doing so.

Gov’t revises trade union law

Ith Sam Heng, minister of labour, talks to officials yesterday in Phnom Penh during a meeting about the trade union draft law at the Ministry of Labour.

Several of the more contentious points from Cambodia’s draft trade union law have been dropped, a pro-government union leader said yesterday, although at least one major union remains unsatisfied with the pending legislation.

Jolie Pitt prepares for film adaptation of KR-era memoir

Hollywood actress and filmmaker Angelina Jolie Pitt – who is in Cambodia researching a film adaptation of Loung Ung’s Khmer Rouge memoir First They Killed My Father – yesterday visited Phnom Penh’s Tuol Sleng genocide museum and Bophana C

Chhouk Bandith's victims see hope in Sok Bun arrest

Keo Nea, Bun Chenda and Nuth Sakhorn (left to right), enter the grounds of the National Assembly yesterday morning to urge the government to bring Chhouk Bandith to justice.

Three factory workers shot more than three years ago by a town governor who remains at large have come to Phnom Penh to ask Prime Minister Hun Sen to take action in their case, given the recent success of the premier’s call to arrest a property ty

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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

Cheap Eats Guide 2015

Fiscally responsible foodies, welcome once again to Post Weekend’s annual Cheap Eats guide, where we share some of our favourite sub-$5 dishes from across Phnom Penh.

Literary journal rewards talent in a still small field

The Nou Hatch Literary Journal awards night also included short story readings and a presentation by author Larry Chambers (pictured, on stage) on story structure.

A keen band of literary enthusiasts gathered at Java Café on Sunday night for an awards ceremony organised by the Nou Hach Literary Journal – the only publication of its kind in Cambodia.