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Five men, including an Australian national, were arrested Tuesday afternoon on suspicion of operating an illegal online gambling ring in Preah Sihanouk province.

Thu, 30 October 2014

Worker in Malaysia waits for repatriation

A domestic worker from Kampong Cham province who had been working in Malaysia since 2011 is currently seeking shelter at the Cambodian Embassy awaiting repatriation, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Thu, 30 October 2014

Cambodian stores go up in Thai fire

Twenty clothing and furniture stores owned by Cambodians burned down during a massive fire in the Rong Kleu Market just across the Thai border from Banteay Meanchey province on Tuesday night, border police said.

A police officer examines the body of Na Kry Daro
Thu, 30 October 2014

Revellers struck by tragedy

A university student was killed and at least seven people were injured when a canister full of fireworks exploded in Chroy Changvar district last night, scattering pieces of metal and sidewalk into a crowd and ending the otherwise j

King Norodom Sihamoni outside the Royal Palace yesterday to mark the 10th anniversary of his coronation in 2004
Thu, 30 October 2014

‘Unity’ key in King’s message

Tens of thousands of well-wishers took to the streets near the Royal Palace yesterday to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the coronation of King Norodom Sihamoni.

Garment workers sew clothes at Grand Twins International Factory earlier this year
Thu, 30 October 2014

Factory’s workers ordered back

Thousands of employees at Grand Twins International, Cambodia’s only publicly listed garment factory, will be back at the assembly line today after nearly two weeks on strike, accepting a court order to return to work.

Thai junta leader and Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha
Thu, 30 October 2014

Prayuth to make first visit

Thailand's General Prayuth Chan-ocha will arrive in Cambodia for his first official visit since being appointed prime minister by a military-majority National Assembly in August. The two-day visit is being hailed as another possible turning point in Cambodia-Thai relations, which have long fluctuated in line with the revolving door of turbulent Thai politics.

Thu, 30 October 2014

Corpse is found near Lao border

The rotting corpse of an unidentified man has been found in Stung Treng province’s Siem Pang district near the border with Laos, according to a Cambodian police official.

Residents living by the railway near Samrong Estate in Por Sen Chey district in February of this year
Thu, 30 October 2014

ADB railway cash not coming as direct aid

The Asian Development Bank plans to spend $1.4 million to help “increase the capacity” of a government committee tasked with providing additional compensation to families affected by a bank-funded railway rehabilitation project.

Thu, 30 October 2014

Chhay presses graft case

Opposition lawmaker Son Chhay will send letters to National Assembly President Heng Samrin and First Deputy President Kem Sokha this week urging the leaders to take legal action against the parliament’s secretary-general, Leng Peng

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