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The rewards of public service in Cambodia
A peek into the staggering wealth of govt officials in the Kingdom of Wonder

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Russian wanted on explosives charges
Interpol issues warrant for Sihanoukville expat Oleg Tikhanov

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Acting director of Interpol's Cambodian office Lim Sokha Raksmey on Russian expatriate Oleg Tikhanov, allegedly tied to recent extortion attempts and wanted by Interpol for serious alleged crimes including illegal explosives possession

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Wage increases ‘will not put off Japanese firms’

The Japanese Taica Corporation’s factory in the Phnom Penh Special Economic Zone

Sharp rises in labour costs this year are doing little to deter Japanese companies looking to do business in the Kingdom, with experts predicting the flow of investment from Japan to remain steady.

Election reform talks done ‘in principle’, parties say

Officials empty a 2013 election ballot box in Kampong Cham

Election reform working groups from the ruling and opposition parties yesterday concluded negotiations on a new draft election law aimed at securing free and fair elections in 2017 and 2018.

Hopes high for class of boomerang students

Korean language teacher Kim Kwang Hee demonstrates the Three Bears Dance Song to her first year university students

Suffering a dearth of qualified teachers, one Phnom Penh university is planning ahead to stop the perennial brain drain

Another alleged Russian attack in S'ville

A Lexus parked at a police station in Sihanoukville that was shot at during an attack on Thursday night.

A group of Russians opened fire on a Turkish national’s vehicle in Preah Sihanouk province at about 11pm on Thursday night, leaving one Cambodian bystander with a bullet wound to his leg, police have said.

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Should I stay or should I go?

His visa has expired and the government wont renew it but dogged environmental activist Alejandro Gonzalez-Davidson says he's going no where.

A gibbon at Phnom Thot

Fighting deforestation with eco-tourism

Eco-tourism plans a last resort to save a 6400-hectare patch of forest from illegal logging and wildlife poaching.

A health clinic in Sangke District

Mass Battambang HIV infection

The unlicensed 'doctor' at the centre of allegations over the mass HIV outbreak in Battambang's Sangke district has been charged murder and intentionally transmitting the virus.

With friends like these

Prime Minister Hun Sen gestures towards former Australian foreign minister, Gareth Evans (second right)

Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday used the opening of a major international conference in Phnom Penh to publicly confront former Australian foreign minister and Paris Peace Agreements architect Gareth Evans over why he had attacked him in