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A CNRP supporter, accusing opposition leader Sam Rainsy of cowardice for fleeing an arrest warrant in Cambodia

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Rainsy told ‘go to jail’ at US meeting with supporters

Self-exiled opposition leader Sam Rainsy talks to Cambodian diaspora in New York last week during a visit to the United States. Photo supplied

Opposition leader Sam Rainsy was publicly accused of cowardice this week during a meeting with supporters in the United States, with one man slamming the CNRP president for lacking bravery in his decision to flee Cambodia for self-exile in Europe.

It’s a dirty job... A night with the trash collectors

Rubbish collectors are paid at least $90 a month, while truck drivers get $140.

It’s still raining nearly two hours into 29-year-old Cintri worker Va Vanoen’s eight-hour night shift, and a row of wheeled rubbish carts is lined up on Street 141 in Prampi Makara’s O’Russey district to be clamped and heaved into the one-ton truck.

‘Black Monday’ should be quelled, says CHRC head

Keo Remy, head of the government’s Cambodian Human Rights Committee (CHRC), speaks at a press conference in Phnom Penh's Tuol Kork district last month.

The head of the government’s Cambodian Human Rights Committee (CHRC) said the civil society-backed “Black Monday” campaign needs to be quelled given that it had the potential to flare up like the violent Veng Sreng Boulevard minimum wage protests in 2014.

Proposal for training to enhance factory skills

Former German development minister Dirk Niebel visits a German-funded vocational training program in Vietnam in 2012. Photo supplied

Cambodia has appealed to Germany – a country renowned for its skilled technicians and engineers – to provide vocational training to support the Kingdom’s growing industrial sector, a Commerce Ministry official said yesterday.

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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.