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A journalist records Cheam Yeap, chairman of the National Assembly’s Commission of Economy, Finance, Banking and Audit, on a TV at the National Assembly yesterday as he reads the draft financial law.

Assembly passes budget as CNRP boycotts vote
Spending to rise 12 pct in 2016

First lady and Cambodia Red Cross president Bun Rany hands a gift package to a man living with HIV on the weekend in Prey Veng province.

Gains, pitfalls in HIV battle
Kingdom's milestones and challenges marked on World AIDS Day

Quote of the day

UNAIDS country director Marie-Odile Emond, expressing concerns about HIV education among young people


‘Busy’ CPP pols in no rush to meet with CNRP

Kem Sokha (left) and Sar Kheng part ways after a meeting at the National Assembly in August.

Reversing a statement he made on Sunday, CPP lawmaker and spokesman Sok Eysan said a tentatively scheduled meeting between party leaders, including Interior Minister and senior CPP official Sar Kheng and CNRP acting president Kem Sokha, set for ei

Sok Hour loses appeal

Sam Rainsy Party Senator Hong Sok Hour’s lawyer, Choung Choungy, talks to the media at the Appeal Court in September.

The Appeal Court yesterday rejected a bid by Hong Sok Hour’s lawyer to secure the imprisoned opposition senator’s freedom and avoid being forced to hand over further evidence, including the lawmaker’s laptop.

Witness gives conflicting testimony at KRT

Witness ‘2-TCW-918’ (left) gives his testimony before the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia during Case 002/02 yesterday in Phnom Penh.

Conflicting accounts of conditions at the Trapeang Thma dam worksite from a former mobile work unit “commander” testifying anonymously were heard at the Khmer Rouge tribunal yesterday, as evidence hearings for Case 002/02 resumed after several wee

Kingdom's mine targets ‘out of reach’

CMAC personnel carry mine detectors through a forest in Stung Treng province in 2014. A report released by Mine Action Review suggests that Cambodia is falling short of its mine clearance deadline.

Cambodia is likely to come under scrutiny as parties to the UN’s anti-landmine convention gather in Geneva this week, with a recent report saying the Kingdom is unlikely to hit its mine clearance targets, even under an already-extended deadline.

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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.