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Unionists link arrests to ‘threatening’ trend

Garment workers burn a log outside the Cerie (Cambodia) factory in Kampong Speu’s Samrong Tong district earlier this month during a protest that prompted the arrest of two union officials. Photo supplied

The Free Trade Union has sent another request pleading with the government to release two of its members arrested earlier this month, linking the pair to a recent spate of arrests and charges against unionists across the Kingdom.

Little action taken on Pailin cassava producers' pollution

Water trickles through an area used to process and dry cassava near a stream in Pailin’s O’Tavao commune in March last year. National Police

Almost a year after cassava producers in Pailin were fingered as the source of pollution in a local water source, little has been done to address the problem, commune officials said yesterday, while affected villagers are being forced to buy bottled water to avoid getting ill.

Former APLE director gets 3 years for abuse

Former orphanage director Hang Vibol, who was yesterday convicted of child sexual abuse, appears at Phnom Penh Municipal Court last year.

Former orphanage director and one-time head of child protection NGO Action Pour Les Enfants (APLE) Hang Vibol was yesterday convicted of sexually abusing six children living under his care and sentenced to three years in prison, according to a Phnom Penh Municipal Court official.

Cambodia Post inks deal with Kerry Express to extend reach

Ork Bora, director general of Cambodia Post (right) and Sear Rithy, director of Kerry World bridge Logistics, shake hands yesterday in Phnom Penh after signing an MoU.

Two of the Kingdom’s biggest package delivery services announced a tie-up yesterday that will extend the reach of their services to cover all corners of the country.

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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.