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Author Ysa Osman, on his work documenting the persecution and killings of ethnic Cham under the Democratic Kampuchea regime


Capital New Year fire destroys nine homes

A blaze tears through residential buildings yesterday in the capital’s Niroth commune. Photo supplied

The second major fire of the Chinese New Year season ripped through a poor community in Phnom Penh yesterday, completely destroying nine houses.

Nearly 20 Cambodian workers injured in Thailand truck crash

A nurse checks on Cambodian migrant workers at a hospital in Thailand after they were involved in a traffic accident on Sunday. Photo supplied

At least 19 Cambodians suffered injuries when the truck that was driving them home from their construction jobs in Thailand crashed on Sunday.

Maid to return from Saudi Arabia as deal nears

Consular officials yesterday were working to repatriate a Cambodian maid fleeing what she described as unfair working conditions in Saudi Arabia, even as Cambodia’s minister of labour was en route to seal a long-awaited deal to open a pipeline of workers to the Gulf nation.

Twenty faint at Kandal garment factory

Factory workers rest on hospital beds yesterday after they fainted while working at Sunstone Garment Enterprise in Kandal province earlier in the day. Photo supplied

Twenty garment workers fainted on the job yesterday morning at a Chinese-owned factory in Kandal province, an incident workers blamed on fumes from an on-site dye kiln.

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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.