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Another market fire strikes

People look at the rubble of Kor Andeut market morning in Prey Veng province

Less than two days after a fire gutted a large section of the Old Market in Phnom Penh, hundreds of stalls at the Kor Andeut market in Prey Veng province’s Kampong Trabek district were engulfed in flames that spread to nearby houses, damaging some

ACU to make law to protect sources

The Anti-Corruption Unit is drafting a new law solely to protect whistleblowers reporting corruption in the Kingdom, ACU chief Om Yentieng revealed after an hours-long meeting with parliament’s anti-corruption commission yesterday.

Anger on the home front

More than 100 soldiers in Pursat province have threatened to resign en masse after being ordered to bulldoze their own lands, which are claimed by tycoon Try Pheap’s MDS Import Export Company.

Montagnards viewed as test

Long Visalo (centre), secretary of state at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, speaks about the Australian refugee deal this year in Phnom Penh

As Cambodia faces increasing scrutiny over its controversial refugee agreement with Australia, its response to a group of Montagnards seeking asylum from alleged persecution in Vietnam could prove to be a crucial test.

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Sambo the elephant retires

Celebrity pachyderm to settle down in Mondulkiri elephant sanctuary after decades entertaining.

Fire rips through Psar Chas

A blaze in Phnom Penh's Psar Chas razed a section of the market and damaged up to 70 per cent of its 900 stalls.

State of Play

NEC reform through CPP eyes

As the deal with the opposition that ended the post-election deadlock earlier this year looks increasingly shaky, a ruling party negotiator gives an insider’s view

Making it up as we go along

The Vattanac Capital tower is cited as one of Phnom Penh’s few   high-rise highlights

As Phnom Penh continues to build out, and upwards, at a rapid – largely unregulated – rate, a growing number of architects wonder if there could be a market for an aesthetic that is more uniquely Cambodian