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A former prisoner from Battambang prison speaks about making furniture

Made with conviction
Furniture empire built on prison labour: guard, former inmates

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Prime Minister Hun Sen on lawmaker Nguon Ngel refusing to cede his chair to newly elected National Assembly first deputy president Kem Sokha

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Dam ‘redesign’ a mystery

Construction at the Xayaburi dam site in Laos in June 2012

Amid a lawsuit and a chorus of dissent, developers of the first lower Mekong mainstream hydropower project, the massive Xayaburi dam, have quietly submitted a long-anticipated, multimillion-dollar redesign plan, the Post has learned.

Crowds again seek PM’s help

Villagers from Battambang and surrounding provinces gather at a pagoda

A week after Prime Minister Hun Sen publicly chided provincial officials for allegedly failing to notify him about land disputes, hundreds of villagers converged on the capital yesterday demanding their conflicts be resolved.

Metfone eyes sites in Areng

In what could be the latest sign that authorities are pushing ahead with the Areng Valley hydropower dam, Vietnam Military Telecommunications Group has sent engineers into the valley in Koh Kong province to scout for locations where its local subs

The calm before the strife

Security forces in Phnom Penh use electric batons last week to disperse about 300 protesting villagers from Kratie

The United Nations in Cambodia has registered a sharp rise in the number of forced evictions in rural areas over the past year, UN Special Rapporteur for Human Rights Surya Subedi has said in a report.

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Bus protest

Busses blocked by drivers

Travelers exasperated as sacked drivers and their supporters demand reinstatement.

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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.

CNRP in the house

They held out for more than ten months hoping to force the government into making real reforms but on Friday, Cambodia's opposition finally took their seats in parliament.

No charges for six over man’s death

The six men suspected over the fatal shooting and beating of a 24-year-old man in Phnom Penh’s Meanchey district on early Monday morning were returned home after questioning, according to police, who insist the investigation will continu