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Mao Son is arrested by authorities

Tax protest turns violent
Man hospitalised after police beating as customs office attacked

Quote of the day

Country manager for labour rights group Solidarity Center Dave Welsh on the garment manufacturers association calling many strikes illegal, noting the procedures to commence a lawful work stoppage

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Dispute leads to a beer’s shortage

A person pours a Heineken beer into a glass in 2013

The Kingdom’s Heineken lovers are in for a bit of a dry spell.

A few months after a dispute erupted over the distribution rights for the Dutch lager, the beer is no longer fully available in Cambodia.

Survivors of deadly crash share grief, uncertain futures

Survivors of last week’s deadly traffic accident lie in bed and recover from their injuries

Victims of last week’s road accident that killed 18 garment workers and their driver spoke yesterday about the moment the light-hearted atmosphere in the minivan they were travelling in was shattered, while relatives told of the financial struggle

Ex-cop jailed over 2012 garment strike shooting

 Puma shoebox lies on the pavement at the Kaoway Sports factory in Svay Rieng province after a violent protest last year during which at least three people were shot.

Svay Rieng police on Saturday arrested the former deputy police chief of Bavet town in connection with a 2012 shooting that injured three protesting garment workers.

Labour group slams Qatar plan

Migrant labourers in Doha work on a construction site to fit plumbing for a building’s fire sprinklers in 2013.

A major trade union group has condemned Cambodia’s plans to finalise an agreement with Qatar to send workers there as the Gulf state prepares for the 2022 World Cup.

Latest Video

Bomb saw

Diving for bombs

In the murky waters of the Mekong, brave men recover a 500-pound Vietnam War-era bomb and defuse it.

Mayaguez

Mayaguez remembered

Seven former US servicemen revisit the site in Cambodia of the disastrous final battle of the Vietnam War 40 years later.

Hanuman statue returned

10th-century statue depicting the Hindu god Hanuman returned after evidence of theft.