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Police and members of the public look at numbered bullet shells at the scene of a fatal shooting in Phnom Penh

Oknha brutally killed
Shimmex Group chairman shot six times at capital fruit shop

State of Play

NEC reform through CPP eyes
A ruling party negotiator gives an insider’s view

The Vattanac Capital tower is cited as one of Phnom Penh’s few   high-rise highlights

Making it up as we go along
Alternate architectural visions to rapid, unregulated sprawl

Quote of the day

Security guard Cheng Phet describing an assailant gunning down oknha and Shimmex Group chairman Ung Meng Cheu

Leading

Refugee deal not risky: PM

Tents serve as accommodation for refugees at Australia’s offshore processing facility in the Republic of Nauru in 2012

Prime Minister Hun Sen attempted last week to alleviate the fears of National Assembly First Deputy President Kem Sokha about the social and economic costs of Cambodia’s controversial refugee deal with Australia.

Soldier refuses to raze his own land, resigns

A soldier has resigned in despair after being ordered to take part in the bulldozing of his own land on Saturday in a remote part of Pursat province entangled in a land dispute with a company owned by business tycoon Try Pheap.

Gem brokers told to quit it

People search for gems in Ratanakkiri’s Bakeo district

Authorities in Ratanakkiri province’s Bakeo district are cracking down on illegal gem-mining operations, according to a rights worker and local official.

Love is Brave set for heartbreak

Huang Haibo, the lead actor in Love is Brave, at the launch at Nagaworld in February.

Love is Brave, which was shot in the Kingdom this year, is in limbo after the lead actor was caught with a prostitute

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Fire rips through Psar Chas

A blaze in Phnom Penh's Psar Chas razed a section of the market and damaged up to 70 per cent of its 900 stalls.

State of Play

NEC reform through CPP eyes

As the deal with the opposition that ended the post-election deadlock earlier this year looks increasingly shaky, a ruling party negotiator gives an insider’s view

Refugee deal under the microscope

Australian Greens Party Senator Sarah Hanson-Young talks to State of Play about her trip to investigate Australia's USD 35 million agreement with Cambodia to resettle refugees in the Kingdom.