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A Cambodian Mine Action Centre member and policeman keep watch behind a Mark 82 bomb in Kandal province yesterday after it was retrieved from the riverbed of the Mekong.  AFP

Bomb’s away in Kandal
CMAC removes UXO in maiden underwater mission

Relatives and community members pray

Families mourn victims of van crash
Funeral rites under way for 18 killed

Quote of the day

Foreign Minister Hor Namhong on four UN agencies after statements on proposed legislation to regulate NGOs

Leading

Refugee quartet OK’d for transfer

Cambodia has approved the transfer of four refugees from Australia who were previously housed on the Pacific island of Nauru to be resettled here under an agreement signed between the two countries last year.

UN comments not welcome

Foreign Minister Hor Namhong (centre) talks to Claire van der Vaeren (left), UN resident coordinator for Cambodia, yesterday at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

The UN should be seen and not heard, at least when it comes to Cambodia’s controversial draft NGO law, Foreign Affairs Minister Hor Namhong said yesterday.

Unions urge safer commutes

A coalition of 10 labour unions this week called for the government and garment factories to provide workers with safe transportation, on the heels of a gruesome traffic accident that killed 18 people on their way to work.

Delayed underwater cable project resurfaces

Internet provider Ezecom said it would help build the Kingdom’s first undersea communications cable, a long-delayed project that was originally announced in 2013 and slated for completion at the end of last year.

Latest Video

Bomb saw

Diving for bombs

In the murky waters of the Mekong, brave men recover a 5,000 pound Vietnam War era bomb and diffuse it.

Mayaguez

Mayaguez remembered

Seven former US servicemen revisit the site in Cambodia of the disastrous final battle of the Vietnam War 40 years later.

Hanuman statue returned

10th-century statue depicting the Hindu god Hanuman returned after evidence of theft.