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An anonymous traffic officer, on widespread corruption within Cambodia's traffic police

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Activist monk ‘in hiding’, says friend

But Buntenh, leader of the Independent Monk Network for Social Justice, at Kem Ley's funeral in Takeo province earlier this week.

But Buntenh, an activist monk and member of the funeral committee for slain political analyst Kem Ley, has gone into hiding after receiving a tip off that he was being hunted by authorities, according to a friend and local media reports.

ACU clears senior traffic cop of corruption complaint

A traffic police officer directs the traffic yesterday afternoon on Phnom Penh’s Samdech Monireth Boulevard.

The Anti-Corruption Unit has cleared senior traffic police officer Run Roth Veasna of any wrongdoing after he was subject to a complaint alleging a wide range of corrupt conduct.

2016 brings spike in landmine deaths

People carry a man through a field in a hammock earlier this month after he stepped on a landmine in Battambang province. Photo supplied

The number of people killed in landmine incidents nearly doubled in the first half of the year, with 20 deaths compared to 11 for the same period in 2015, though injuries declined by almost half, from 55 to 29, according to the Cambodia Mine Action and Victim Assistance Authority (CMAA).

Japanese capital flooding in to Cambodia

Employees file into Phnom Penh’s Japanese-owned Aeon Mall before the shopping centre’s soft-opening in 2014.

Total Japanese investment in Cambodia under the Kingdom’s qualified investment project (QIP) scheme surged tenfold during the first half of the year, driven by Japan’s improved economy and a hefty capital injection by one of its biggest retail giants.

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Turkish Embassy calls for closure of Zaman schools

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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".