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Keo Reaksmey is escorted out of a holding cell yesterday at Kandal Provincal Court before being given the verdict for his involvement in the theft of relics from Oudong Mountain last year.
Fri, 28 August 2015

Oudong guards found guilty

Kandal Provincial Court erupted in cries yesterday morning as seven-year prison sentences were handed down to five men over the high-profile theft of a golden urn said to hold the Buddha’s remains.

Fri, 28 August 2015

CNRP's Um Sam An sustains rhetoric on map

As the government threatens to prosecute those who speak out against the maps it uses to demarcate the border with Vietnam, one opposition lawmaker says he has found a map in the United States’ Library of Congress that he claims cou

Fri, 28 August 2015

Voter registration test delayed

A voter registration system test originally slated for October will instead occur in November, the National Election Committee (NEC) announced in a press release on Wednesday.

Fri, 28 August 2015

After blast, one dead, another badly injured

A man died and another was hospitalised on Wednesday evening when they accidentally detonated an unexploded bomb in Oddar Meanchey’s Banteay Ampil district.

Fri, 28 August 2015

‘Sorcerer’ hacked to death in K Chhnang

Three men from Kampong Chhnang province’s Teuk Phos district have been arrested for allegedly murdering a neighbour they accused of practising sorcery, police said yesterday.

Sam Rainsy, Tiulong Saumura and Hun Sen talk at the National Assembly in Phnom Penh earlier this year after the new Election Law was passed during a vote.
Fri, 28 August 2015

MPs ‘hastily’ approved laws, new report says

Lawmakers have hastily approved key legislation with little or no meaningful debate, according to a mid-year report on the National Assembly’s performance, which criticised opposition president Sam Rainsy for stifling discussion pri

Fri, 28 August 2015

Two tried over alleged fake passport scheme

A Cambodian and a Chinese national were tried by the Phnom Penh Municipal Court yesterday over allegations that they scammed three Chinese businessmen out of $120,000 in 2014 after promising to secure them Cambodian citizenship.

Fri, 28 August 2015

Passes set to replace passports for migrants

In an effort to curb illegal migration, the Ministry of Interior issued a letter on Tuesday announcing that all migrant workers who want to gain employment abroad will be able to obtain so-called migrant passes instead of having to

Fri, 28 August 2015

Anco Bros pays out promoters

Eight former “promotion girls” for Budweiser were compensated by the Anco Brothers Company yesterday after being laid off without any severance.

Fri, 28 August 2015

Brokers sentenced for bride trafficking

Four human traffickers who sent three Cambodian women to China for marriage were sentenced to between two and a half and seven years’ imprisonment yesterday, after their trial at the Phnom Penh Municipal Court concluded.

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