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Refugees from a detention centre on Nauru arrive at Phnom Penh International Airport in June for resettlement in Cambodia.

Nauru refugee arrives in secret
Fifth asylum seeker to accept Aus deal has been in capital for days

CNRP lawmaker Nhay Chamroeun, who suffered injuries including a fractured eye socket in last month's vicious attack outside the National Assembly, seen yesterday after his return from a hospital in Bangkok.

Beaten CNRP lawmakers eye US trip
Nhay Chamroeun, Kong Sakphea aim to rally support abroad

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Opposition lawmaker Nhay Chamroeun, who is undeterred from political work despite being brutally attacked last month


Casinos given permission to hold cockfights despite ban

People watch as two cocks engage in a fight at a village in Kampong Speu last year.

Casinos owned by ruling Cambodian People’s Party Senator Ly Yong Phat have been granted top-level authorisation to run cockfighting tournaments despite a longstanding ban on the controversial bloodsport.

Fires gut 24 homes in capital

Firefighters try to control a blaze in Phnom Penh in the early hours of yesterday morning after it started in a residential area.

A pair of fires ripped through two Phnom Penh districts in less than 12 hours over Tuesday evening and early yesterday morning, completely destroying 24 houses.

Ex-CPP lawmaker launches political party

Former Cambodian People’s Party member Chea Chamroeun speaks at a press conference yesterday in Phnom Penh where he announced the formation of the Cambodian Liberty Party.

A former Cambodian People’s Party lawmaker who recently announced his resignation from the CPP yesterday launched his own political party.

Gibbons successfully transition back to wild

A female endangered pileated gibbon hangs in a tree with her baby earlier this year after being released into a forest at the Angkor Archaeological Park in Siem Reap province.

Primates released into the forest near Angkor Wat after years in captivity have started to display natural behaviours, which are vital if they are to survive in the wild, according to the animal charity responsible for their reintroduction to the

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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.