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Prime Minister Hun Sen leaves the National Assembly in Phnom Penh

Devil’s in the details
Slow going as working groups hammer out final agreements

State of Play

Corruption, aid and the new political outlook
Analyst Sophal Ear on past mistakes and looming dangers

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worker Khet Dy
on a $100 loan offered by a Chang Feng garment factory official after the company burned down and employees gathered to demand pay

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Workers seek pay after fire

Two men survey the ruins of a garment factory after a fire

A day after the Chang Feng garment factory burned down in the capital’s Por Sen Chey district, most of the roughly 900 employers – now effectively out of work – gathered yesterday to demand pay.

On laws, CNRP in familiar fight

Long beyond the blaze of the campaign trail, the opposition party has continued promising to push its seven-point platform once lawmakers take their National Assembly seats.

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State of Play

Corruption, aid and the new political outlook

Sophal Ear, one of the foremost Cambodian political economists, sat down with State of Play to discuss his theories on how foreign aid has weakened governance in Cambodia and how these lessons might apply to political

Rainsy after the deadlock

Rainsy after the deadlock

For almost one year Sam Rainsy and his party refused to take their seats in parliament, despite winning the most seats in last year's election that he has since leaving the government.

Soldier singled out for fatal shooting charged

A Royal Cambodian Armed Forces soldier was charged yesterday by Preah Vihear Provincial Court and held in pretrial detention for the fatal shooting of a teenage soybean farmer.