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Gender and Development for Cambodia executive director Ros Sopheap, on the desperation that drives many impoverished Cambodian women to seek marriage in China

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Rainsy to face trial for ‘incitement’ on Nov 25

Self-exiled CNRP leader Sam Rainsy (pictured) is due to face trial on November 25.

Self-exiled opposition leader Sam Rainsy will face trial on November 25 on charges of faking public documents and incitement after opposition Senator Hong Sok Hour posted a “fake” portion of a 1979 Cambodia-Vietnam border treaty on Rainsy’s Facebook page.

Cops tout more drug arrests, but note smaller busts

Bags of cocaine are weighed after they were seized at the Phnom Penh International Airport in a bust earlier this month. National Police

Cambodia’s National Police claim to have netted 1,000 more drug suspects in the past nine months compared to the same period last year, but brought in a significantly lower haul, a result that prompted observers to urge police to prioritise large-scale dealers over “small fish”.

Sculptor chooses Kem Ley statue over job

Sculptor Sieng Kamangdang (left) poses with CNRP lawmaker Ou Chanrath and a statue of slain political analyst Kem Ley. Facebook

A sculptor who is working on a statue of slain political activist Kem Ley has decided to resign from his job rather than abandon the project.

Industrial park operator hopes to clinch land sales

A worker drives past the main entrance to the Phnom Penh Special Economic Zone in May.

Industrial park operator Phnom Penh SEZ anticipates that net profit will expand more than 10-fold by the end of this year after it cements deals with two Japanese manufacturing companies next month and hopes to capture an additional six investors as tenants, company representatives said during a presentation on Friday.

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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".