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Opposition leader Sam Rainsy talks to Cambodian supporters at a function in Sydney on Saturday during part of an Australia visit with deputy leader Kem Sokha.

A ‘unique Khmer family’
Sam Rainsy takes to social media to defend his frequent overseas trips

A history of violence
Analysis of 150 years of homicide in Cambodia finds long-term trend

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Map researcher threatened

Sok Touch, the head of the research team tasked with investigating border demarcation, talks at the Royal Academy of Cambodia earlier this month during a press conference.

A prominent researcher studying Cambodia’s border with Vietnam said yesterday that he had received numerous threats on Facebook amid the protracted and fiery debate surrounding the disputed frontier.

‘Sorcerer’ slaying examined

Three men pose for a photograph at a local police station in Kampong Chhnang province after they were arrested for the murder of a neighbour they accused of practising sorcery.

Three people in Oddar Meanchey province will be questioned today over the alleged premeditated murder of a “gentle” 60-year-old woman accused by a local family of practising sorcery, police said yesterday.

Chea defence mulling dropping presentation

Victor Koppe (right) and the defence teams take their seats at the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia in 2011 during the first day of opening statements in Case 002. ECCC

The defence team for Nuon Chea is mulling over whether to bow out of document presentations following Wednesday’s surprise walkout in reaction to what they characterise as the latest in a long string of biased judgements.

Twenty-two accused of phone fraud

Chinese nationals sit at a local police station in Svay Rieng on Saturday after being arrested on suspicion of extortion.

Twenty-two Chinese nationals were arrested on Saturday in Svay Rieng province on suspicion of operating a phone-based fraud ring, according to police.

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US biz still keen on Kingdom; corruption a worry

American businesses in Cambodia all expected positive profit numbers for the rest of 2015 and in 2016, while a large majority said that they plan to expand their operations in the Kingdom, according to a US Chamber of Commerce business o