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A major rights group yesterday urged the government to drop plans to adopt a controversial law next month that it says could severely restrict the activities of non-governmental organisations and associations.

Tue, 28 April 2015

Villagers in court over bulldozer ‘detention’

At least eight villagers in Preah Vihear’s Tbeng Meanchey district have been ordered to appear in court for questioning in relation to allegations that they illegally detained two bulldozer operators working for Chinese concessionai

Members of the Prey Lang Community Network hold a press conference at Meta House
Tue, 28 April 2015

Prey Lang network says authorities profit from illegal logging

Political and business elites have been directly involved in and profited from illegal logging in the Prey Lang forest in northern Cambodia, according to a new report from members of the Prey Lang Community Network.

Tue, 28 April 2015

Funcinpec pressing for murder charge

Funcinpec’s legal team is scheduled to file a lawsuit at the Kampong Cham Provincial Court today, accusing a truck driver of murder.

Tue, 28 April 2015

DVD, CD ‘bootlegger’ charged

A 29-year-old man was charged at the Phnom Penh Municipal Court yesterday with producing pirated CDs and DVDs that infringed the trademark of a local production company.

Archaeologist Damian Evans gestures at the Beng Mealea temple complex in Siem Reap province in May 2013
Tue, 28 April 2015

Mapping tech holds promise

Aerial mapping techniques used to produce two new studies into forest canopies around the Angkor temple complex could provide a major boost to future conservation efforts in Cambodia and other tropical countries.

Tue, 28 April 2015

Management reaches deal with strikers

About 150 striking workers from a Japanese-owned garment factory in Svay Rieng province yesterday ended a nearly 10-day work stoppage after marching to the provincial hall and negotiating with factory officials.

Tue, 28 April 2015

Disputants questioned in Oddar Meanchey

Villagers in Oddar Meanchey were questioned in court yesterday after 11 families were sued by a businessman who says he owns 20 hectares of land they occupy.

Tue, 28 April 2015

Workers back after wage dispute

On Sunday, 71 migrant workers returned to Cambodia after being denied pay and forced to work overtime at a fish farming and packing facility in Thailand.

Tue, 28 April 2015

Mining community inaugurated

Cambodia's first formal artisanal mining community has been established in Mondulkiri province as part of ongoing government efforts to legalise the activities of small-scale miners, an official said yesterday.

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