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CNRP lawmaker Um Sam An on a Facebook post criticising Assembly President Heng Samrin that led to official censure

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Youths detained over protest

Cambodian security officials detain people wearing prisoner uniforms as they gather in front of the National Assembly building in Phnom Penh yesterday during a protest against the controversial NGO law.

Six people sporting fake prison uniforms attempted to stage a protest at the National Assembly to express their opposition to the highly criticised NGO law, only to be arrested by a contingent of security personnel and detained for over nine hours

Rice sector wary of EU-Vietnam deal

A man unloads a bag of rice at an export warehouse in Phnom Penh earlier this month.

As Vietnam and the European Union reach the final stages of negotiating a bilateral trade agreement, giving Cambodia’s neighbour zero-duty exports to the economic bloc, local rice millers and exporters have expressed concerns that the deal could h

Foster families lost on path to parenthood

As the government pushes towards re-starting international adoptions, questions remain as to whether keeping Cambodian children in the Kingdom is really a priority

Cheap Eats Guide 2015

Fiscally responsible foodies, welcome once again to Post Weekend’s annual Cheap Eats guide, where we share some of our favourite sub-$5 dishes from across Phnom Penh.

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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.

Provincial fried rat

Provincial fried rat; the new organic fad?

Cambodian exporters have found an unlikely selling point for their rodents - hygiene.

Chea Sim cremated

Chea Sim cremated

King sends off late Cambodian People's Party president

Censured lawmaker admits poor word choice

Cambodia National Rescue Party parliamentarian Um Sam An (right) attends a press conference at the Council of Ministers earlier this month.

In the wake of his 15-session suspension from parliament for “insulting” National Assembly President Heng Samrin, opposition lawmaker Um Sam An has defended criticism he posted on social media while expressing regret over his choice of w

Kingdom is prime for first slaughterhouse

Riding the wave of rising demand for beef in Asia, Cambodia’s long-awaited slaughterhouse could not come soon enough, with an emerging middle class in Cambodia also hungry for more premium meat from Down Under.

Literary journal rewards talent in a still small field

The Nou Hatch Literary Journal awards night also included short story readings and a presentation by author Larry Chambers (pictured, on stage) on story structure.

A keen band of literary enthusiasts gathered at Java Café on Sunday night for an awards ceremony organised by the Nou Hach Literary Journal – the only publication of its kind in Cambodia.