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Starbucks headed for Kingdom
US coffee giant to open at airport this year

Gov't eyes industrial expansion
Policy aimed at diversifying economy beyond garments, rice

An investor looks at screens showing share prices at a securities firm in Qingdao, in eastern China’s Shandong province yesterday.

Watching from the sidelines
Domestic outlook cautious as markets slide

Quote of the day

Wildlife Alliance director Nick Marx the owner of the Teuk Cheu Zoo and his plan to trade elephants with a Japanese zoo for gorillas, zebras and white tigers

Leading

Fears over zoo swap

Kiri walks around his enclosure at Kampot’s Teuk Chhou Zoo in 2012. The zoo’s director, Nhim Vanda, is planning to exchange Kiri and one other elephant for animals from a Japanese zoo early next year.

Two elephants living at Kampot province’s notoriously grim Teuk Chhou Zoo are set to be swapped for endangered species with a zoo in Japan, despite deep concern among experts over the suitability of the trade.

Defence teams walk out on proceedings

Victor Koppe, co-lawyer for Nuon Chea, follows court proceedings during the opening statements in Case 002/02 at the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodian last year

Both Khieu Samphan's and Nuon Chea’s defence counsels walked out of proceedings at the Khmer Rouge tribunal yesterday midway through the prosecution’s document presentations following an overruled objection from Victor Koppe, Nuon Chea’s defender.

Dinner lives on for PM, Rainsy

Prime Minister Hun Sen and opposition leader Sam Rainsy take a photo together during a dinner at the Hotel Cambodiana on July 11.

Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday continued his full-bore attack on the opposition, lashing out at Cambodia National Rescue Party president Sam Rainsy for comments to the French press about the pair’s children working together to ensure a democrati

Capital battles blazes

A rash of fires ripped through the capital on Monday evening and yesterday, with the most devastating one destroying 36 houses across a packed slum next to the Monivong bridge in the southern district of Chbar Ampov.

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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