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Anti-Corruption Unit president Om Yentieng, asserting the ACU’s legal right to tap phones

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Drought exacerbates hoof and mouth outbreak among cattle

People administer injections to cattle in Kampong Thom province, where an outbreak of hoof and mouth disease has recently killed over 300 animals, earlier this week. Photo supplied

A vaccine campaign has been launched in response to an outbreak of hoof and mouth disease exacerbated by drought conditions in Kampong Thom province, officials said yesterday, as drought-relief efforts continued in Banteay Meanchey.

Cargo projections fall short at capital port

Motorists travel past the head office of the Phnom Penh Autonomous Port yesterday afternoon.

Phnom Penh Autonomous Port (PPAP), which operates the capital’s river port, reported a decline in container traffic during the first quarter of the year, raising questions about the newly listed company’s ability to meet its double-digit revenue and earnings projections – though analysts say it is too early to worry.

Spot checks of garment truck drivers find few licences

Authorities question a truck driver in Kampong Chhnang earlier this week during a traffic stop to inspect drivers’ licences and transport trucks. National Police

An operation by provincial traffic police in Kampong Chhnang that inspected 189 trucks transporting garment workers from Friday to Monday found close to 50 per cent of the drivers did not have a licence.

Ex-guard recalls executions at killing fields in KRT testimony

Makk Sithim gives his testimony before the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia yesterday during Case 002/02 against Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan. ECCC

A former guard who shepherded truckloads of prisoners to their deaths at the infamous Choeung Ek killing fields appeared before the Khmer Rouge tribunal yesterday.

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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.