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Former Adhoc staffer Ny Chakrya, on his lack of hope for justice in a defamation case against him given the court’s lack of independence

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Coastal airport project gets nod

China’s Union Development Group has confirmed its plans to build a new international airport in the coastal province of Koh Kong.

The Chinese developer behind a massive $3.8 billion tourism project being built in Koh Kong province has confirmed that it is ready to begin construction on a new international airport to serve the coastal resort and company’s related developments, though declined to reveal the investment capital or project timeline.

Burning manure for a cleaner, greener future

Former construction worker Houn Nhean builds a biodigester for a family in Thorm Ney village. It takes two weeks to build a biodigester, and the unit should last for 20 years.

The WHO says cooking indoors using wood or coal is a serious health risk for billions of people. Biodigesters – structures that use animal manure to generate methane gas for cooking and lighting – significantly reduce pollutants, and are being installed here by the thousands

Hun Sen calls holiday ‘ceasefire’

Prime Minister Hun Sen talks at a graduation ceremony yesterday in Chroy Changvar district where called on opposition leaders to maintain a ceasefire. Facebook

Just days after promising to “eliminate” his opponents if they take to the streets to protest, Prime Minister Hun Sen used remarks at a graduation ceremony to call on opposition leaders to maintain a “ceasefire” throughout the Pchum Ben holiday, saying he wanted the situation “to be calm”.

The life and legacy of an architectural master in The Man Who Built Cambodia

Phnom Penh’s Olympic Stadium, which Vann Molyvann regards as his crowning architectural achievement. Photo supplied

At 90, architect Vann Molyvann no longer cuts the figure that a man of his stature deserves.

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Turkish Embassy calls for closure of Zaman schools

With an attempted coup against the government of President Recep Erdogan quashed only days ago and more than 7,000 alleged conspirators now under arrest, the Turkish ambassador to Cambodia yesterday pressed the govern

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".