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Until recently, Sophea didn’t want to be publicly identified as a deportee. VICTORIA MØRCK MADSEN

A painful stigma:
Coming out as the public face of Cambodian deportees

Polonsky's Koh Dek Koul sits in ruins.

An island empire falls into ruin
Polonsky's island hideaway faces slow, merciless decay

A selection of sake at Tokyo Saka Bar.

Know Your Hood: Little Tokyo
Exploring Street 63's hub of Japanese cuisine and culture

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Shift in Aeon tenant mix as high-end brands replaced by cheaper options

Concerns are that, while the middle class is growing, Cambodia’s consumer base is not yet able to support premium retailers

The night the lights went out

Underscoring Cambodia’s heavy dependence on imported electricity, the lights went out not just in Phnom Penh but across provinces nationwide on Thursday, an unprecedented blackout that Prime Minister Hun Sen said was caused by an electrical fault

Accidents, crime tick down amid quiet fest

A subdued Water Festival holiday translated into fewer road deaths and less crime, according to police, as Prime Minister Hun Sen praised authorities for ensuring “peace and political stability” during the four-day event.

Two men crushed by timber load in crash

Two men were fatally crushed after their truck, laden with timber en route to Vietnam, overturned in Tbong Khmum’s Memot district late on Thursday.

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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.

EU passes resolution supporting Rainsy

Cambodia National Rescue Party leader Sam Rainsy shakes hands with Hans van Baalen, a member of the European Parliament for the Netherlands, yesterday in France at the European Parliament building.

Cambodia National Rescue Party officials yesterday fanned out across the country to call for calm amongst grassroots members, as the European Parliament passed a resolution demanding the government revoke a two-year prison term levelled