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Council of Ministers spokesman Phay Siphan, stating that claiming the death of the Prime Minister is not proteted by freedom of expression in Cambodia

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CNRP leaders slated to meet Rainsy in Manila

CNRP leaders Kem Sokha (centre left) and Sam Rainsy (centre right) along with senior party members hold a meeting in Manila late last year to discuss action plans for the political climate in Cambodia. Photo supplied

Four senior opposition officials will meet with leader-in-exile Sam Rainsy on Tuesday in the Philippines to discuss the heated political situation, as Prime Minister Hun Sen continues to raise the spectre of colour revolutions.

Banking service deemed poor

A man exits an ATM on Norodom Boulevard in central Phnom Penh last month. ATM infrastructure and staff quality both scored poorly in a recent consumer survey of the banking industry.

While Cambodia’s crowded banking sector has enjoyed strong growth, the majority of consumers surveyed have cited dissatisfaction with banking services as a main impediment for the sector’s confidence and future growth.

Kingdom's only Cham radio show goes dark

A woman walks past a mosque in the capital that has been at the centre of a development dispute. A radio program has allegedly been shut down for discussing the topic on air.

Cambodia's only Cham-language radio program has been quietly shuttered, with a bitter land dispute centred on the Boeung Kak mosque identified by some as the trigger.

Tests confirm Angkor boat made in 1207 AD

Officials inspect an ancient longboat in April after it was uncovered at a Angkor Thom district construction site. Photo supplied

A boat unearthed at a construction site in Siem Reap’s Angkor Thom district in April was made in 1207 AD, according to carbon dating results announced on Friday.

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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.