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Koh Kong fisherman Mak Chien, recalling the surprise of his neighbours when he returned to his village a month after his supposed murder

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CNY-related fires, road fatalities up from 2015

Police inspect the scene of a traffic accident in Banteay Meanchey province earlier this week during Chinese New Year. National Police

This year’s Chinese New Year celebrations saw substantially more fires and road deaths than the previous year, according to data from the Ministry of Interior and the Phnom Penh municipality yesterday.

Pro-CPP youth group vows counter-protest

CPP supporters protest against Kem Sokha in October at the National Assembly in Phnom Penh, demanding the resignation of the CNRP deputy leader from his role as National Assembly vice president.

Lending weight to recent warnings by Prime Minister Hun Sen, youth supporters of the ruling Cambodian People’s Party have vowed to rally at the opposition’s Phnom Penh headquarters if a planned demonstration confronts the premier during his state visit to the US next week.

Mondulkiri journalist hauled in over logging story

A pile of smouldering logs sits in a Mondulkiri ELC belonging to Binh Phuoc Kratie Rubber 1 last month after they were allegedly burned in an attempt to conceal forestry crimes. Photo supplied

A journalist reporting on logging in Mondulkiri was picked up and interrogated by military police yesterday, following a story of his that implicated a senior military official in illegal logging.

Busan’s failure snares Camko bank

Students walk past the Camko Specialized Bank headquarters late yesterday afternoon on Phnom Penh’s Norodom Boulevard.

Camko Specialized Bank is attempting to sell a 100 per cent stake in the bank to comply with a South Korean court order to dilute the equity stake of its majority stakeholder, which filed for bankruptcy five years ago, bank officials said yesterday.

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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.