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Prime Minister Hun Sen, casting Cambodia's government as the victim of political agendas

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Appeal Court to address Sokha summonses

Kem Sokha (left), CNRP acting president, receives a Buddhist blessing at party headquarters on Monday. Yesterday, Sokha was summonsed to court over a motion filed by his attorney. Facebook

The Appeal Court is to hear an application on July 4 to quash legal proceedings against Kem Sokha, acting president of the Cambodia National Rescue Party, over his failure to obey repeated court summonses.

Fire razes 33 homes in Phnom Penh

A man throws water on the smouldering remains of a home that burned down in a fire in Phnom Penh’s Boeung Tompun commune yesterday.

Thirty-three houses were destroyed and two damaged in a fire yesterday in Phnom Penh’s Meanchey district, as fire engines were unable to access the site due a narrow approach road.

Casino town’s luck could run out

A tuk-tuk delivers guests to the Lucky Ruby Casino & Resort in Bavet in November 2015.

A final draft of a casino law has been submitted to the Vietnamese government which, if approved, could lift the ban on Vietnamese nationals gambling on their home turf – a move that some casino operators in the Cambodian border town of Bavet say could be a knockout blow to their struggling operations.

Activist Yorm Bopha again found guilty

Land rights activist Yorm Bopha arrives yesterday at the Appeal Court in Phnom Penh, where she was handed a three-year, largely suspended sentence for intentional violence.

Prominent Boeung Kak land rights activist Yorm Bopha has again been found guilty of organising the beating of two motodops in 2012, this time by the Court of Appeal, but will not face any additional jail time.

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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.