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KRT civil party Soy Naroeun, on being subjected to forced marriage under the Khmer Rouge


As Thais don black to mourn king, Cambodian vendors see green

Employees at a Kandal province factory sew items of black apparel yesterday afternoon after a spike in demand for black clothing in Thailand following the death of the Thai king.

As Thailand prepares for a year of mourning for their beloved King Bhumibol Adulyadej, a rush for black clothing across the border has some Cambodian traders and small-scale manufacturers seeing potential green.

Questions renew over attack at Wat Phnom

Boeung Kak land-rights activist Nget Khun arrives at the Phnom Penh Municipal Court yesterday for questioning.

Prominent Boeung Kak activist Nget Khun was questioned in court yesterday over the violent attack on land activists at Wat Phnom three years ago, demanding compensation of 15 million riel (about $3,750) for being struck in the chest with a marble during the violence.

Telcotech leads race for undersea cable

A cable ship installs high speed submarine cable linking Singapore to France earlier this year. Boris Horvat/AFP

Telcotech, a subsidiary of local internet provider Ezecom, announced yesterday that it is nearing completion of Cambodia’s first submarine fibre-optic cable, which it expects to be operational by early next year.

Forced marriage was a ‘requirement’ of regime

Members of the audience follow the proceedings of Case 02/002 at the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia earlier this year in Phnom Penh. ECCC

Out of fear for her life, Soy Naroeun gave the Khmer Rouge what was most important to her: her body.

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Student authors discuss "The Cambodian Economy"

Student authors discuss "The Cambodian Economy"

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