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The Cambodian Space Project, seen here performing in March 2014
Sat, 25 April 2015

Live music bubble bursts

Phnom Penh is a city on the rise. But a slew of recent live music venue closures has offered a timely insight into the dangers of boom and bust – and left gigging musicians worried about their prospects

People transport goods across the Thai border
Fri, 24 April 2015

Graft may grow with trade: TI

A new report issued today by Transparency International calls for the establishment of an ASEAN Integrity Community (AIC) to combat corruption, warning that economic integration could otherwise deepen the graft that taints the regio

Fri, 24 April 2015

Ratanakkiri officer accuses boss of gunpoint threats

A police officer in Ratanakkiri’s O’Yadav district is on the run after his police chief allegedly threatened to kill him during an argument on Wednesay.

Fri, 24 April 2015

Witness denies part in purges

The former head of Takeo province’s Tram Kak district yesterday rejected previous witness testimony that he ordered purges of ex-members of the Lon Nol regime after the US-backed republic was toppled by the Khmer Rouge in 1975

Fri, 24 April 2015

Villagers protest sand dredging

Villagers from Koh Kong province’s Koh Kapi commune petitioned the National Assembly’s Environment Commission yesterday to raise in parliament an ongoing dispute over sand dredging, two weeks after local NGO Mother Nature began prot

Fri, 24 April 2015

Prison officials ‘ignoring’ bail order

Officials at Phnom Penh’s Prey Sar prison have ignored a Supreme Court order permitting the bail of activist Ly Seav Minh, whose family is embroiled in a long-running land dispute with a politically connected company, her lawyer sai

Thong Sarath leaves the Phnom Penh Municipal Court
Fri, 24 April 2015

Tycoon interrogated

Thong Sarath, the tycoon charged with masterminding the killing of Shimmex Group chairman Ung Meng Cheu, was questioned yesterday at the Phnom Penh Municipal Court.

Fri, 24 April 2015

Union asks Japanese to examine ‘assaults’

A Cambodian labour union this week sent a letter to the Japanese Embassy, asking for help dealing with reported violence against workers at a Japanese-owned garment factory in Kampong Speu province.

Fri, 24 April 2015

New plan for low-cost housing

Cambodia's Ministry of Land Management is in the initial phase of a project to build affordable housing for the Kingdom’s low-income population.

Fri, 24 April 2015

Two dead in two days in weather-related incidents

One man died yesterday, and three others were injured, when a wall they were constructing for a Svay Rieng province factory collapsed due to high winds and heavy rains, according to Keo Kong, chief of police in Bavet town.

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