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CNRP spokesman Yim Sovann, saying the party will not resist if officers arrive to arrest Kem Sokha

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Freedom Park 'insurrection' trial concludes

Roeun Chetra (centre) is escorted in to Phnom Penh Municipal Court yesterday morning after being detained on insurrection charges for his alleged involvement in a 2014 protest.

The last of three men belatedly charged over a 2014 protest that descended into violence at Phnom Penh’s Freedom Park stood trial yesterday, telling the court he merely stopped at the opposition-led demonstration to film it and had in fact helped a security guard injured during the melee.

Tycoon Try Pheap plans Kampot port

Try Pheap during an interview in Preah Vihear in July of 2015.

With ever-diversifying business interests, timber tycoon Try Pheap, who has been accused by Global Witness of running large-scale illegal timber operations in protected forest areas, plans on beginning construction of a $300 million international port located on the coastline of Kampot province later this year, a company spokesman confirmed yesterday.

Gov’t chides EU over statement

Justice Ministry spokesman Kim Santepheap yesterday hit back at EU representatives over comments regarding the ongoing Kem Sokha case. Photo supplied

A Justice Ministry spokesman yesterday lashed out at European Union representatives for a statement condemning the “judicial harassment” of opposition leader Kem Sokha, while the Ministry of Education slammed a teachers union that backed the CNRP acting president.

Villagers ‘unworried’ by animal-borne diseases

A man lies on a hospital bed next to a respirator at Phnom Penh’s Khmer-Soviet Friendship Hospital in February after contracting the H1N1 virus. Photo supplied

Exposure to animal-to-human diseases is common in rural Cambodian households, yet few villagers reported the threat of such diseases to be a concern, according to interviews of 300 households published in a Swedish study last month.

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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.