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DC-Cam director Youk Chhang, on the overcrowded trains used by the Khmer Rouge during the "second evacuation"

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Analysis: Is ACU’s political face bad for business?

Om Yentieng (left), head of the Anti-Corruption Unit, hands a memorandum of understanding to an assistant last year during a signing ceremony in Phnom Penh with Electricite du Cambodge and the European Union.

The Anti-Corruption Unit (ACU) has become embroiled in what some are describing as a political witch hunt linked to the upcoming 2018 national election, leaving members of the local business community to wonder if the ostensibly independent body’s increasingly partisan focus could prove a deterrent to future investment.

Goodbye to Phnom Penh’s ‘sleaziest bar’

The Walkabout was shut for the final time last month.

When the metal gates of the Walkabout Hotel on Street 51 were closed for the last time on April 21, it was one of the few times they had been shut in nearly 20 years.

Gov’t drought relief efforts can’t reach 500,000 people

Authorities in Banteay Meanchey fill containers with water late last month for distribution to the public after the province was hit by a water shortage. National Police

Around 500,000 Cambodians who face water shortages still have not received government assistance since drought relief efforts began on April 26, according to the National Committee for Disaster Management.

CNRP asks to grill justice minister

Kem Sokha speaks to senior party members at CNRP headquarters earlier this week about the current political situation. Photo supplied

Amid a flurry of recent arrests related to the Kem Sokha sex scandal, opposition lawmakers in a letter yesterday asked Prime Minister Hun Sen to have the National Assembly convene a session so they could question Justice Minister Ang Vong Vanthana about the increasing politicisation of the judicial system.

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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.