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Kleng Por deputy village chief Soun Thi, on the drought that has afflicted Banteay Meanchey and other areas of Cambodia since 2014

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Accused soldiers’ superior off-limits

Sot Vanny (left) and Mao Hoeung (centre) arrive at Phnom Penh Municipal Court yesterday morning for questioning.

A Phnom Penh Municipal Court judge yesterday prohibited lawyers for two opposition lawmakers beaten outside parliament last year from probing the suspects for the name of their commander in the Prime Minister’s Bodyguard Unit.

Tall order: With Asian gold in rearview, Brazil beckons

Sorn Seavmey got her first taste of national adulation after winning Cambodia’s first Asian Games gold medal in 2014. AFP

Standing at nearly 185cm, taekwondo star Sorn Seavmey is used to towering – whether it’s over her opponents or aside Prime Minister Hun Sen.

New ‘Sokha’ recording out amid ACU grilling

Thida Khus (centre), executive director of NGO Silaka, talks to the media yesterday in Phnom Penh after exiting the Anti-Corruption Unit.

Three senior Adhoc staffers resumed their questioning at the Anti-Corruption Unit yesterday and were joined by women’s rights advocate Thida Kus, Adhoc’s Lem Mony and the National Election Committee’s Ny Chakrya.

Scant details emerge on petroleum pipeline project

The Council of Ministers has granted Petrochemicals (Cambodia) Refinery Ltd two years to assess the feasibility of developing two pipeline projects in Cambodia. Bloomberg

The Council of Ministers has granted a petrochemical company two years to conduct feasibility studies for constructing a network of oil and gas pipelines to crisscross Cambodia, but details about the pipeline project and the company set to carry out the study are about as murky as the liquid contents expected to flow through it.

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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.