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Keo Seima District Governor Sin Vannvuth, on former Mondulkiri provincial military police officer Sou Marith, who has twice escaped arrest for gun-related incidents

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Women’s words: Seminal feminist play staged as a local fundraiser

The Phnom Penh Players’ latest show has brought fresh faces to the stage, eager to share the witty, profound Vagina Monologues with Cambodian audiences

Skull by skull, team catalogues KR killings

The team of archaeologists pose for a group photo in front of the Choeung Ek stupa. Photo supplied

There were approximately 8,985 bodies found at the “Killing Fields” of Choeung Ek, one of nearly 20,000 mass grave sites where victims of the genocidal Khmer Rouge regime were left to rot. More than three decades on, the corpses have gone to bone.

Ex-judge Ang Maltey off the hook for bribery allegation

Ang Maltey covered his face entering Kandal court last month.

The head of Cambodia’s Anti-Corruption Unit yesterday all but absolved disgraced former Phnom Penh Municipal Court president Ang Maltey of culpability in a high-profile bribery case, confirming that he was no longer under active investigation.

Shots fired in Mondulkiri timber chase

An official inspects timber that was illegally felled in Mondulkiri’s Keo Seima district earlier this week. ADHOC

A former Mondulkiri provincial military police officer, Sou Marith, fired on authorities who had chased a car carrying timber to his home, but managed to make good his escape in the hours it took authorities to procure an arrest warrant, local authorities said.

It’s not Marith’s first run-in with the law over illegal timber.

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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.