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A foreign man believed to be the primary suspect in last month’s bombing of the Erawan shrine is taken into custody by Thai authorities yesterday on the Thai-Cambodian border.

Bangkok bombing suspect arrested
But sources refute junta’s claim he was captured in Thailand

Four refugees from an Australian-run detention centre on Nauru arrive at Phnom Penh International Airport in June for resettlement in Cambodia.

Refugee plan ‘not dead’
Australian officials rush to defend controversial resettlement scheme

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Teuk Chhou Zoo owner Nhim Vanda on criticisms that animals there receive inadequate care

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Elephants ‘will suffer’ in Japan zoo

Asian elephants Kiri (left) and Seila, which are to be sent to Japan, bathe and eat in their enclosure at Kampot’s Teuk Chhou Zoo on Sunday.

Hirakawa Zoo in southern Japan has confirmed it plans to send endangered white tigers to Teuk Chhou Zoo in Kampot province, despite deplorable conditions and evidence of psychological damage among the animals at the Cambodian zoo.

New doubts, new maps

Senior Minister of Border Affairs Var Kimhong inspects maps at the Peace Palace in Phnom Penh last month.

A researcher investigating Cambodia’s border demarcation has cast doubt on whether the late King Norodom Sihanouk indeed deposited maps with the United Nations in 1964, which the opposition says are the original, constitutionally recognised charts

We’ll need that in writing: cops

The older sister of Khem Sophath holds a picture of her brother in Phnom Penh last year after he went missing during the January 3 government crackdown on Veng Sreng Boulevard.

A family calling for what a rights group says is a long overdue investigation into the disappearance of their son during a violent demonstration in Phnom Penh some 19 months ago has been encouraged – if somewhat indirectly – to file a formal comp

Drought batters 13 provinces

Amid what some meteorologists have dubbed a “Godzilla-like El Niño”, drought conditions during Cambodia’s scheduled monsoon season have significantly worsened from what last year were termed historically bad levels, a new report from the Ministry

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