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Bomb saw
Fri, 22 May 2015

Diving for bombs

In the murky waters of the Mekong, brave men recover a 500-pound Vietnam War-era bomb and defuse it.

Fri, 22 May 2015

Unions urge safer commutes

A coalition of 10 labour unions this week called for the government and garment factories to provide workers with safe transportation, on the heels of a gruesome traffic accident that killed 18 people on their way to work.

Fri, 22 May 2015

Four break out of Koh Kong prison

Koh Kong provincial police are investigating how four prisoners escaped from the provincial prison yesterday after a guard allowed them to come out of their cells to perform prison-sanctioned activities, police officials said.

Fri, 22 May 2015

Statues discovered in Kampong Thom forest

Police in Kampong Thom reported yesterday that 13 broken Buddhist statues, thought to have been hidden in a forest for smuggling purposes, were discovered by local villagers.

Fri, 22 May 2015

Gov’t sick of border allegations

Government officials yesterday issued a stern rebuke to the opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party, demanding they stop stirring up animosity with “bad propaganda” about Vietnamese border encroachment.

Fri, 22 May 2015

Refunds still absent, Adhoc says

Rights group Adhoc on Wednesday sent a letter to the Ministry of Labour demanding they provide further support for people who, the ministry determined, were scammed by a company offering foreign job postings.

Fri, 22 May 2015

Four killed by lightning in two days

Four recent deaths in Kandal and Ratanakkiri provinces have brought the number of people killed in lightning strikes this year to 24, a disaster management official said yesterday.

A portrait of a family, that was killed by a fire, sits on rubble at the burnt out remains of their house in Sen Sok district yesterday.
Fri, 22 May 2015

House fire kills four in Sen Sok

A family of four was killed after a fire engulfed their house in the early hours of yesterday morning in Phnom Penh’s Sen Sok district, with initial reports suggesting it was caused by an electrical fault.

Fri, 22 May 2015

Surveyor tells court of dam site construction

A witness who worked on the notorious “January 1” dam site in Kampong Thom province spoke at the Khmer Rouge tribunal yesterday about details of his job as a land surveyor for the site.

Members of the public search voter registration lists at a school in Phnom Penh during the national election in 2013.
Fri, 22 May 2015

Japan has tips for NEC

After a meeting with National Election Committee (NEC) officials yesterday, Japanese officials said they are prepared to assist Cambodia in completing and implementing new election legislation.

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