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Opposition leader Sam Rainsy and Prime Minister Hun Sen stand outside the Senate after final negotiations
Fri, 25 July 2014

Down to the power of one

One person will hold the balance of power on the overhauled National Election Committee when the political agreement signed by the opposition and ruling parties on Tuesday is implemented.

Fri, 25 July 2014

Homes move due to floods

Coastal erosion became serious enough in Kampong Cham province for authorities to dismantle and move 13 houses along the Mekong.

Fri, 25 July 2014

Officer settles for $1,000

A national military police officer has been released from detention after agreeing to pay $1,000 to the man he beat up and threatened over a fender bender, according to municipal military police

Opposition leader Sam Rainsy greets reporters
Fri, 25 July 2014

PM, Rainsy take deal to monarch

Prime Minister Hun Sen and opposition leader Sam Rainsy met with King Norodom Sihamoni yesterday for about 90 minutes at the Royal Palace, emerging with royal approval of the political deal they hammered out on Tuesday.

Cambodians protest the results of the election in front of the United Nations in New York
Fri, 25 July 2014

Deal making waves abroad

With the country’s longest post-election deadlock now over and the opposition parliamentarians ready to take their seats, at least some of the CNRP’s most lucrative supporters – those overseas – are struggling to swallow the new con

Fri, 25 July 2014

Shelter for those with HIV/AIDS

Habitat for Humanity hopes to lend a little stability to the lives of HIV/AIDS patients and their families with new homes, announcing on Monday that they will build 220 houses by 2016.

Three men are appealing against convictions handed down in 2010 for shipping illegal medicine
Fri, 25 July 2014

Pill shippers’ appeal case heard

The Appeal Court yesterday heard the case of three men given heavy prison sentences in 2012 for transporting medicine banned in the Kingdom because it contains pseudoephedrine – a substance used to make methamphetamines.

Fri, 25 July 2014

Sex trafficker asks court for leniency

A Cambodian woman convicted of pimping three underage Vietnamese girls appealed her sentence in court yesterday, claiming she made relatively little money from the girls and had obtained their mothers’ consent to be sold for sex.

Fri, 25 July 2014

Anglers ‘invading’: Villagers say rivals taking over fish lot

More than 200 residents from seven villages in Ratanakkiri province’s Taveng district have filed a complaint to the local Administrative Fisheries Department and two right groups over claims that rival anglers in the area are collec

Students check information related to their exams at a school in Daun Penh
Fri, 25 July 2014

New rules for proctors

In its continuing campaign to clean up the grade 12 national exam, the Anti-Corruption Unit (ACU) has warned that anyone caught leaking copies of the test or selling answers could find themselves imprisoned.

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