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Human rights monitor Steve Tripp, recalling a brutal 2013 crackdown on peaceful protesters at Wat Phnom

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Sparring as PM announces date for national elections

A man has his thumbprint scanned during a voter registration trial in Phnom Penh last year.

Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday revealed a late July date for the 2018 national election while urging authorities to speed up the process of registering more than 2 million people still lacking an ID card ahead of next year’s commune elections.

Starbucks enters mix at Aeon Mall

A barista serves customers at the grand opening of the new Starbucks outlet outside Aeon Mall in Phnom Penh.

The American coffee franchise giant Starbucks opened its second outlet in Cambodia at Aeon Mall yesterday.

Lawmaker Um Sam An mute for court’s questioning

Authorities escort jailed opposition lawmaker Um Sam An at Phnom Penh Municipal Court yesterday.

Imprisoned CNRP lawmaker Um Sam An – accused of committing “incitement” by claiming the government ceded territory to Vietnam – yesterday availed himself of his right to silence during questioning by a judge, his lawyer said.

Drought relief campaign over: PM

Authorities distribute water from a fire truck into buckets late last month in Banteay Meanchey province during water shortages. Photo supplied

The government’s emergency campaign to distribute water to some 2.5 million people affected by drought is over, Prime Minister Hun Sen declared yesterday, though for development partners and humanitarian groups, drought relief efforts continue.

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CNRP lawmakers beaten

Two opposition lawmakers, Nhay Chamroeun and Kong Sakphea were beaten unconscious during protests in Phnom Penh, as over a thousand protesters descended upon the National Assembly.

Student authors discuss "The Cambodian Economy"

Student authors discuss "The Cambodian Economy"

Students at Phnom Penh's Liger Learning Center have written and published a new book, "The Cambodian Economy".

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.