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Refugees from a detention centre on Nauru arrive at Phnom Penh International Airport in June for resettlement in Cambodia.

Nauru refugee arrives in secret
Fifth asylum seeker to accept Aus deal has been in capital for days

CNRP deputy president Kem Sokha greets a crowd following his arrival at Phnom Penh International Airport yesterday. He has vowed to negotiate Sam Rainsy's return and seek justice for the lawmakers attacked at the National Assembly last month.

Sokha, beaten MPs return to Phnom Penh
CNRP deputy president vows dialogue

People watch fireworks at the Royal Palace in Phnom Penh on the first day of Water Festival celebrations.

Water Festival at low ebb
Cancellation leaves city quiet, disappointed

Quote of the day

Chroy Changvar resident Chem Samnang, lamenting the cancellation of this year's races at the Water Festival


Loan discussed, deals inked with Medvedev

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev walks with Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen at the capital's Peace Palace yesterday.

Prime Minister Hun Sen met with his Russian counterpart, Dmitry Medvedev, at Phnom Penh’s Peace Palace yesterday morning where the duo discussed an outstanding Soviet Union-era debt and signed off on deals ranging from cooperation in nuclear power

Angelina Jolie Pitt accepts presidency of film fest panel

Bophana Center founder Rithy Panh gives actress Angelina Jolie Pitt a tour of the centre earlier this year as part of research for the adaptation of First They Killed My Father.

The Cambodia International Film Festival received the endorsement of one of Hollywood’s biggest stars yesterday with the announcement that actress Angelina Jolie Pitt had accepted the presidency of the festival’s newly formed Honorary Committee.

Human rights envoy warns of ‘dangerous tipping point’

Special rapporteur Rhona Smith talks to the press in Phnom Penh earlier this year.

The renewed tensions between the ruling Cambodian People’s Party and opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party threaten to push Cambodia towards a “dangerous tipping point” if not resolved, the UN’s human rights envoy has said.

Nestlé report details labor abuses on Thai 'slave ships'

Migrant laborers sorting fish as they work on a fishing boat in Thailand’s Rayong province in 2011.

Nestle, the world’s largest food company, has acknowledged that it is almost certain that seafood bought from Thailand by itself and other large Western firms is produced by what are effectively modern-day slaves, many of them Cambodian.

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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.