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Four refugees from an Australian-run detention centre on Nauru arrive at Phnom Penh International Airport in June for resettlement in Cambodia.

Refugee plan ‘not dead’
Australian officials rush to defend controversial resettlement scheme

Opposition leader Sam Rainsy talks to Cambodian supporters at a function in Sydney on Saturday during part of an Australia visit with deputy leader Kem Sokha.

A ‘unique Khmer family’
Sam Rainsy takes to social media to defend his frequent overseas trips

Quote of the day

Refugee Action Coalition spokesman Ian Rintoul on the Cambodian government denying that it was ending the A$55 million deal with Canberra to accept and resettle refugees from Nauru

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Pregnant test-taker may get 2nd shot

School and medical staff help Pich Sam Ath into an ambulance early last week at Koh Kong’s Chea Sim Smach Meanchey Secondary School after going into labour during an exam.

The Ministry of Women’s Affairs is spearheading calls for a pregnant woman rushed out of this year’s national exam after going into labour to be allowed to re-sit the test amid strict reforms, which include no second chances for those who “fail”.

‘Child killer’ found in Thailand

Koh Kong and Interior Ministry investigative police speak to Sok Phan (centre) at Ubon Ratchathani Central Prison on Friday in Thailand about his involvement in a 2009 murder.

The lone suspect in the brutal slaying of a 9-year-old boy in Koh Kong province was tracked down to a prison in Thailand on Friday, three months after the investigation into the 2009 killing was reopened.

Encroachment real: Rainsy

Cambodian National Rescue Party leader Sam Rainsy and deputy leader Kem Sohka pose for photos during a function with supporters in Sydney on Saturday.

Contrary to government assurances, Cambodia has indeed lost land to Vietnam, opposition leader Sam Rainsy told supporters in Australia, firing yet another shot in the ongoing dispute over the demarcation of the eastern frontier.

Drought batters 13 provinces

Amid what some meteorologists have dubbed a “Godzilla-like El Niño”, drought conditions during Cambodia’s scheduled monsoon season have significantly worsened from what last year were termed historically bad levels, a new report from the Ministry

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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

Marketing at ‘The Bay’ eats into Teho’s bottom line

Teho International, developer of the $500 million “The Bay” real estate project in Phnom Penh, reported $5.3 million in losses for the year ending June 2015, in part due to marketing and promotional activities relating to the Cambodian p