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Factors such as poverty and divorce may drive parents to give their children up for adoption

Bringing up another’s baby
Adoptive parents often circumvent courts

Lawmakers Mu Sochua, Sam Rainsy and Yim Sovann leave the National Assembly

Let the snubbing begin
Appointment of veteran opposition officials stalls

Quote of the day

migrant worker Khen Chan on being one of the few to receive any payment from an employment agency accused of scamming hundreds who were stranded in Thailand with no jobs and fake papers

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Woman gets 15 years for trafficking deaf teen

Em Sophea leaves Phnom Penh Municipal Court

Phnom Penh Municipal Court yesterday handed down a 15-year sentence to a woman convicted of taking a deaf, HIV-positive 13-year-old from the organisation that was housing her and forcing her to have sex with an old man in a Phnom Penh brothel last

More brides in China due to be repatriated

Three Cambodian women trafficked as brides to China returned home yesterday, another victim is expected back today, and a further 15 women are awaiting money for airfares, the Post has learned.

City hits brakes on illegal gas

An attendant at a gas station fills a moto with gas yesterday afternoon

The Phnom Penh government is planning to take action against illegal petrol stations around the city, and has counted 205 of them so far.

Woman’s death prompts scrutiny of unlicensed clinic

The Ministry of Health is warning patients to avoid unlicensed health clinics after a woman who was treated at an illegal facility in Siem Reap died earlier this week.

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Scot Marciel

'Not locked in'

Scot Marciel, one of the US State Department's top Asia diplomats, sat down with State of Play during a whistle-stop tour of the region.

Bus protest

Busses blocked by drivers

Travelers exasperated as sacked drivers and their supporters demand reinstatement.

Kim Marintha

Police raid home of general accused of murder

Senior government adviser on the run after allegedly killing his mistress and their six-year-old daughter.

KDC workers counterprotest

A group of villagers attempt to stop a KDC International bulldozer from clearing land early last month in Kampong Chhnang

While residents of Kampong Chhnang province’s Lorpeang village continue to push for community representatives to be released from jail, 28 workers from the politically connected KDC International company petitioned for them to be kept un