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People browse the internet at a cafe near Wat Phnom in Phnom Penh

Making a play on words
Ministry looks to block ‘immoral wording’ from Kingdom’s browsers

Quote of the day

Information Ministry press adviser Ouk Kimseng on morality and online content, which a ministry working group discussed how to police


Thai centres ‘disgusting’: HRW

Cambodian children are transported in a Thai immigration vehicle in southern Thailand

Sanitation is nonexistent, rats bite those who dare to fall asleep, and drinking water is inaccessible: These conditions and more are endured by thousands of migrant youth in Thailand’s squalid and overcrowded detention centres, according to a new

Census, deportations continue

Ethnic Vietnamese children look at their mother’s Cambodian citizenship card earlier this week in Kandal province’s Lvea Em district

The first results of Cambodia’s countrywide census of foreigners were dismissed by rights workers yesterday as “unbelievable”, as four more undocumented Vietnamese workers were deported from Ratanakkiri province.

Hun Sen’s son tells journos to focus on more weighty issues

Lieutenant General Hun Manet, pictured wearing three stars, attends the opening ceremony of joint Cambodian-US military exercises in Kampong Speu province

Hun Manet, the eldest son of Prime Minister Hun Sen, has admonished the media to stop paying attention to his military rank and to report more about his achievements instead.

Yakjin factory under review

A man is beaten by authorities on a dirt road in front of Yakjin garment factory in Phnom Penh’s Por Sen Chey district in January

South Korean garment giant Yakjin Trading Corp has engaged a top international labour rights expert to conduct a review of its factories in Cambodia, one of which was a flashpoint during labour strikes earlier this year that saw dozens arrested an

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Scot Marciel

'Not locked in'

Scot Marciel, one of the US State Department's top Asia diplomats, sat down with State of Play during a whistle-stop tour of the region.

Bus protest

Busses blocked by drivers

Travelers exasperated as sacked drivers and their supporters demand reinstatement.

Kim Marintha

Police raid home of general accused of murder

Senior government adviser on the run after allegedly killing his mistress and their six-year-old daughter.

New evidence for Nuon Chea appeal

Nuon Chea's defence team is requesting that the Khmer Rouge tribunal’s Supreme Court Chamber investigate new evidence as it weighs the team’s appeal against their client’s life conviction in August, according to a filing posted yesterday