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Australian Minister for Immigration and Border Protection Peter Dutton (left) and Major General Andrew Bottrell.

Operation refugee
Australian general visited to finalise resettlement arrangements

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MoC to crack down on 'unethical' rice exporters

A man harvests his rice crop in Phnom Penh’s Russey Keo district last month

The Ministry of Commerce is ramping up its efforts to stamp out “unethical” rice exporters mixing their produce with rice from neighbouring countries, as the European Union becomes increasingly concerned about rice tampering.

More Montagnards pour in

A van transporting Montagnards seeking asylum arrives at the General Department of Immigration in Phnom Penh

The number of Montagnard asylum seekers from Vietnam awaiting processing in Phnom Penh has jumped dramatically, with 67 now stuck in limbo, according to the United Nations.

Dozens of fishermen rescued in Indonesia

Another 59 Cambodian fishermen are set to return to their home country in the next few weeks after they were found on a pair of far-flung Indonesian islands, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said yesterday.

Interior min says Assembly can't summons governors

A provincial and a district governor will not appear before two National Assembly committees probing possible corruption in land disputes, after Interior Minister Sar Kheng declared their summonsing a violation of protocol.

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Bomb saw

Diving for bombs

In the murky waters of the Mekong, brave men recover a 500-pound Vietnam War-era bomb and defuse it.

Mayaguez

Mayaguez remembered

Seven former US servicemen revisit the site in Cambodia of the disastrous final battle of the Vietnam War 40 years later.

Hanuman statue returned

10th-century statue depicting the Hindu god Hanuman returned after evidence of theft.

Another CNRP MP skips court hearing

CNRP lawmakers Men Sothavarin and Mu Sochua

Cambodia National Rescue Party lawmaker Men Sothavarin was a no-show in court yesterday, the latest instance of a party member citing a busy work schedule in spite of a summons over a violent political protest in July of last year.

High fashion's human cost

Workers making Armani jeans spend their shifts repeating minute tasks several hundred times

Despite a five-year-old ruling to install roof sprinklers, temperatures inside the Kin Tai Garment factory remain hotter than outside, and workers are resorting to desperate measures to keep from fainting