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Human Rights Watch Asia deputy director Phil Robertson, on the two-year anniversary of Cambodia's controversial refugee deal with Australia

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South African held for airport drug bust

An image of a digital body scan showing multiple packages of cocaine in the body of a South African national who was caught by the authorities at Phnom Penh International Airport last week. Photo supplied

Anti-drug police detained a South African man at Phnom Penh International Airport on Friday after a tip-off from crime agencies abroad led to the discovery of 100 plastic-wrapped capsules of cocaine in his stomach, the second significant drug bust at the airport in as many weeks.

CPP’s ‘local grip tight’

Officials tally votes following the 2012 commune elections.

Moves to decentralise Cambodia’s government have not fostered democracy or transparency, but instead proven a sleight of hand by the ruling party to maintain its grip on power, a new research paper has argued.

Eight charged over grenade, 2015 shooting

Suspects in a Phnom Penh grenade attack are guarded by authorities at the Ministry of Interior last week during a press conference.

The Phnom Penh Municipal Court has charged eight individuals, including three Vietnamese nationals, for their alleged parts in the September 6 grenade attack on Phnom Penh’s Street 163 and a separate, but related, shooting from 2015.

Air link could give Indonesian trade more lift

A Garuda airline plane taxis while another is parked at Jakarta’s Soekarno Hatta International airport in 2007. AFP/Jewel Samad

A three-day trade and tourism conference aimed at promoting Indonesian-made products in Phnom Penh ended yesterday and although the conference is hoped to boost bilateral trade, an Indonesian diplomat said direct flights would be needed to facilitate the flow of business between the two countries.

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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".