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Kampot wives want $18k court bribe returned
Husbands sentenced 21 years as rural families go into debt

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The Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications in a statement on criticisms about the draft cybercrime law

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Probe follows Poipet unrest

Rocks litter the ground at the Poipet Customs Department

Bantey Meanchey Provincial Governor Kosum Saroeuth yesterday called for an investigation of factors behind a Monday riot that saw military police resort to firing warning shots to dispel a rock-throwing crowd protesting taxes on cross-border trade

CNRP activist questioned

Political activist and CNRP supporter Ouk Pich Samnang

An opposition activist questioned yesterday over allegations that he participated in an “insurrection” last year has claimed his innocence, saying he “did nothing” but was abused by security guards anyway.

Australia to give $12m in refugee funding

Scott Morrison and Sar Kheng

Australia will spend at least US$43.3 million to resettle a small number of refugees in Cambodia under an agreement signed in Phnom Penh last year, an official has said.

Survivors of deadly crash share grief, uncertain futures

Survivors of last week’s deadly traffic accident lie in bed and recover from their injuries

Victims of last week’s road accident that killed 18 garment workers and their driver spoke yesterday about the moment the light-hearted atmosphere in the minivan they were travelling in was shattered, while relatives told of the financial struggle

Latest Video

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.

Gov’t spokesman urges ‘legal action’ for online ‘insults’

Council of Ministers spokesman Phay Siphan has formally called on the Ministry of Interior and Ministry of Telecommunications to “take legal action” against people who use social media to attack civil servants and government leaders.