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Senator Hong Sok Hour is taken in handcuffs from the home of CNRP lawmaker Yon Tharo in Sen Sok district earlier this year.

Warrants issued for Sok Hour 'conspirators'
Young duo tied to jailed senator’s Facebook post ordered arrested

French Minister for Ecology, Sustainable Development and Energy Segolene Royale, greets King Norodom Sihamoni as he arrives for the opening of the UN conference on climate change on Monday in Paris.

King Sihamoni calls for climate action at COP21
Calls issue 'the defining challenge of our time'

Quote of the day

Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung country director Denis Schrey, criticising CNRP lawmakers for failing to use their legislative abilities


Kampong Cham man accused of murdering family

Murder suspect Eng Thy in a photo circulated by police.

A manhunt is under way for a suspect accused of brutally hacking to death his wife, two young children and mother-in-law and badly injuring his father-in-law in what appeared to be a drunken rage on Monday night in Kampong Cham.

KRT witness 'in the dark' on dam arrests

Members of the audience follow court proceedings at the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia last month on the outskirts of the capital.

Purges and alleged rifts between units at the Trapeang Thma dam were raised in testimony at the Khmer Rouge tribunal yesterday, as an anonymous witness was probed on the arrests of senior figures and civilians at the worksite in his

Parasite blamed for fish deaths in Sihanoukville

Fish lay in a net at an aquatic farm last month in Sihanoukville after they were found dead from a parasite infestation.

Fish farms in Sihanoukville have lost an estimated 100 tonnes of fish to an aquatic parasite infestation in the past five days, Fishery Administration officials said yesterday.

An opposition weapon neglected?

Lawmakers from the Cambodia National Rescue Party pose for photos on the steps of the National Assembly in August 2014 after being sworn in to parliament at the Royal Palace.

In the face of a full-frontal political attack by the ruling CPP, the opposition has dropped what remains among their most powerful, though long-underutilised, weapons – their role as legislators, a veteran political consultant said yesterday.

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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.

MPs revisit Vietnam border pond issue

Cambodia National Rescue Party lawmakers Mao Monivann and Son Chhay visited a disputed area on the border between Ratanakkiri’s O’Yadav district and Vietnam on Monday and urged the government to take action over several ponds allegedly d

Snow soft diplomacy: Russian PM’s photo exhibit marks visit

Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev is renowned for his photgraphy in Russia. VICTORIA MØRCK MADSEN

To coincide with Dmitry Medvedev’s visit to Cambodia this week, the Russian Centre of Science and Culture on Norodom Boulevard held an exhibition of the Russian Prime Minister’s photography.