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Cambodia National Rescue Party leader Sam Rainsy shakes hands with Hans van Baalen, a member of the European Parliament for the Netherlands, yesterday in France at the European Parliament building.

EU passes resolution supporting Rainsy
CNRP reps canvass support in provinces

A blind woman sings for donations on the side of a road in Phnom Penh earlier this month as another singer (left) takes a break.

Defying ban, disabled groups play on
"If we don’t perform, our stomachs will be empty."

Quote of the day

CNRP spokesman Yim Sovann, encouraging calm among supporters in the face of political tension


Russia agreement could lead to nuclear power

Prime Minister Hun Sen walks with his Russian counterpart Dmitry Medvedev at the Peace Palace in Phnom Penh earlier this week. Cambodia is considering a nuclear power plant following a cooperation agreement signed by the two countries.

Russia wants to help Cambodia develop a nuclear energy program.

Timber seizure nabs 30-plus cubic metres in Ratanakkiri

People inspect a truck load of rosewood in Ratanakkiri earlier this week after it was seized by authorities.

An estimated 30 to 40 cubic metres of protected luxury timber was intercepted in Ratanakkiri province on Wednesday night while being hauled to Vietnam, according to local officials.

Migrants abused in Thai poultry industry

Employees work on a production line at a food-processing plant in Thailand’s Nakhon Ratchasima province late last year.

Cambodian migrants working in Thailand to process chicken for European consumers are forced into debt bondage and subjected to a range of rights violations, according to a new report.

Sok Hour defence balks at evidence demands

Senator Hong Sok Hour is escorted through the Phnom Penh Municipal Court in handcuffs after he was arrested by authorities at a CNRP lawmaker house in the capital’s Sen Sok district in August.

A lawyer for imprisoned opposition Senator Hong Sok Hour will argue before the Appeal Court on Monday that his client should be released on bail rather than see his team forced to submit further evidence to the Phnom Penh Municipal Court’s ongoing

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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.