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Prime Minister Hun Sen gives a speech during a presentation ceremony at the National Institute of Education

PM defends judiciary
Hun Sen denies that government is behind recent rash of arrests

A Cambodian maid who was abused in Malaysia

Maid agreement looms
Migrant labour deals with Malaysia have rights groups concerned

Deputy opposition leader Kem Sokha (centre) talks with Australian Senator Sarah Hanson-Young

Visiting Aussie senator decries ‘mad’ deal
Hanson-Young calls $35m in aid linked to refugee plan 'bribe money'

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Interior Ministry Secretary of State Prum Sokha on electoral reform and overhauling voter registration

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Prices at the pump set to fall, gov’t says

A customer at a Sokimex petrol station waits for his change from a fuel attendant

The cost of filling up a motorbike will drop by as much as 12 per cent today after the government called on petrol retailers to fall in line with declining global oil prices.

‘Realistic’ NEC expectations urged

A man casts his vote at a Kampong Cham polling station last year during the national elections

A member of the ruling party’s election-reform negotiating team has told the Post that expectations of the depth of reforms that can actually occur before the 2017 commune and 2018 national elections need to be “realistic”.

GMAC claims on true wages ‘exaggerated’

The Garment Manufacturers Association in Cambodia (GMAC) said in a statement this week that under the new minimum wage workers can actually earn up to $250 per month, though others were quick to label the figure exaggerated.

Parliament questions Angkor revenue

Tourists wander through Angkor Wat temple in Siem Reap earlier this year

In a three-hour meeting yesterday, lawmakers grilled Minister of Tourism Thong Kong about the lack of transparency surrounding ticket sales to the Angkor Archaeological Park and the amount shared with Cambodia’s national budget.

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Refugee deal under the microscope

Australian Greens Party Senator Sarah Hanson-Young talks to State of Play about her trip to investigate Australia's USD 35 million agreement with Cambodia to resettle refugees in the Kingdom.

BK arrests

Activists convicted in one day trial

Seven given one year sentences for traffic offences.

Barges

Royalty, rowers and revelry

A centuries old tradition returns with fireworks, boat races and regal blessings.