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Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi, thanking Cambodia for opposing an ASEAN statement about the Hague's recent ruling on the South China Sea dispute

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Baby elephant killed by snare in Mondulkiri

Authorities sit next to the carcass of an elephant in Mondulkiri province yesterday after it became ensnared in a trap. Photo supplied

A baby elephant died yesterday after being found snared in a poacher’s trap in the jungle along the border of Orang and Keo Seyma districts in Mondulkiri province.

‘Stay calm,’ Kem Sokha urges party

CNRP members attend a permanent committee meeting in Phnom Penh yesterday. Photo supplied

The opposition party announced it would recruit more women, young people and ethnic minorities as candidates ahead of the 2017 elections after a meeting yesterday, in which a ruling party “attack” strategy was dismissed as “propaganda”.

‘Terrorism concerns’ prompted petrol station closures during Ley funeral

A Tela petrol station in Phnom Penh is closed off during the funeral procession of slain political analyst Kem Ley on Sunday. Photo supplied

City Hall yesterday defended its decision to ask petrol stations in the capital to halt sales along the route taken by Kem Ley’s funeral procession, citing the potential for “terrorism” and “third-party” attempts to burn down gasoline stations.

Nike aims for traction in Cambodia with first retail store

People browse goods for sale at the grand opening of Nike's flagship retail store in Phnom Penh on Saturday.

American sporting goods giant Nike has opened its first dedicated retail store in Cambodia in what observers have described as another sign the Kingdom’s strong economy and rising incomes had not gone unnoticed by international retail giants.

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Turkish Embassy calls for closure of Zaman schools

With an attempted coup against the government of President Recep Erdogan quashed only days ago and more than 7,000 alleged conspirators now under arrest, the Turkish ambassador to Cambodia yesterday pressed the govern

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".