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Mondulkiri deputy provincial police chief So Sovann, explaining why ex-official Sou Marith was not arrested after pointing a gun at a district governor

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Capitol protesters charged over brawl

Two Capitol Bus Company drivers talk to the media yesterday as they are escorted through Phnom Penh Municipal Court by the authorities.

The Phnom Penh Municipal Court yesterday charged two protesters involved in a bloody scuffle that left scores injured over the weekend, while another four prominent unionists were also charged in a significant expansion of the controversial case.

Fresh warrant issued for wanted Mondulkiri ex-official

Than Rithy sits with his wrists handcuffed as he is questioned by officials in Mondulkiri province after his arrest last week. Photo supplied

Mondulkiri's provincial court has charged renegade ex-official Sou Marith with illegal arms possession and issued a warrant for his arrest following a dramatic escape he made from authorities who surrounded his mansion last week.

Blazes seen across Kingdom

A satellite image shows fires (red dots) across Cambodia and surrounding countries on February 6. NASA

Recent satellite images from NASA have captured a high number of fires blazing across Cambodia this season, illustrating what one forestry official called a chronic inability to deal with the Kingdom’s numerous illegally set fires, a problem exacerbated by especially dry El Niño conditions.

Sihanoukville tries not to miss the boat

Tourists walk along a pier after disembarking cruise ship in 2015. Bloomberg

The Seabourn Sojourn, a luxury liner operated by US-based Seabourn Cruise Line Ltd, arrives at Sihanoukville port this morning, delivering hundreds of well-heeled tourists to what industry experts say is a backwater market that is increasingly on cruise ship itineraries, yet still falls short of expectation.

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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.