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The new wing at Phnom Penh airport will double its capacity.

Pre-flight purchasing
Airport expansion to give options to last-minute shoppers, the hungry

Laura Mam is one of several Cambodian songwriters gaining steam on the local music scene. Photo supplied

Not the same old song
A new generation of Cambodian songwriters is finding its voice

Senator Hong Sok Hour smiled for the cameras at court yesterday.

Facebook trial begins
Opposition senator grilled over 'treasonous' social media post

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‘Long-term’ key in garment worker wage negotiations

Garment worker unions are seeking a minimum wage of $168 per month.

In June, William Conklin was appointed country director of the NGO Solidarity Center, which works to build consensus and capacity among Cambodia’s unions, provides legal support for union leaders and is lobbying the government to institute a n

CNRP ‘can’t ignore’ new parties: Sokha

Cambodia National Rescue Party deputy president Kem Sokha yesterday acknowledged that the party faces an electoral threat from a string of recently established small political parties, as the opposition gathered yesterday to discuss priorities ahe

In the capital, community of Indian travelling salesmen find their niche

An Indian man shows off a dress for sale at a Phnom Penh hostess bar. VICTORIA MØRCK MADSEN

In the neon-lit entranceway of a seedy “girly bar” at the end of Street 136 one night this week, the Indian travelling salesman laid out his wares.

In Lille teen Cambodian graffiti artists exhibiting alongside country's best

Kimchean Koy recontextualised a common image from Phnom Penh’s streets on a wall in Lille.

The work of Kimchean Koy and David Myers, both 17, has been put on display in France alongside some of Cambodia’s most famous artists

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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.

Provincial fried rat

Provincial fried rat; the new organic fad?

Cambodian exporters have found an unlikely selling point for their rodents - hygiene.

Chea Sim cremated

Chea Sim cremated

King sends off late Cambodian People's Party president

Bracing for holiday fatalities

People help remove a wedged car from a road divider earlier this year. Yesterday a forum was held at the Royal University of Phnom Penh to discuss measures to minimise road accidents during Pchum Ben.

Government officials, civil society organisations and private sector representatives came together yesterday to highlight the measures they are taking to deal with the spike in road accidents the upcoming Pchum Ben festival will bring.