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Cambodia National Rescue Party leaders Kem Sokha and Sam Rainsy appear in front of hundreds of supporters and activists in Kampong Chhnang province
Tue, 21 April 2015

‘We’re no Funcinpec’

An opposition leader yesterday rejected criticism that his party is becoming too friendly with the ruling Cambodian People’s Party, assuring supporters they would fight to win power and not be lured into the same trap as the now mar

A group of five Cambodian patients who have received eye surgery supported by The Fred Hollows Foundation
Tue, 21 April 2015

Cuts put cataract mission in peril

For 31 years, Mom Mean lived with visual impairment from the cataracts he was born with, but coming from a poor rural background in the south, he could not afford to have them surgically treated, and they worsened over time.

Garment factory workers protest outside the Ministry of  Labour last month
Tue, 21 April 2015

Pass the union law: Hun Sen

A controversial statement released by Prime Minister Hun Sen on Sunday calls for the quick passage of a trade union law, which union advocates say violates international labour conventions.

Tue, 21 April 2015

Three men caught for ‘strangling’ boy, 10

Three men were arrested and sent to Kandal Provincial Court on Friday after allegedly strangling a 10-year-old boy, according to police.

Tue, 21 April 2015

Nauru refugees fast-tracked, flight nixed: advocate

Australia has reportedly cancelled a planned flight intended to ferry the first batch of refugees from Nauru to Cambodia due to “logistical errors” after Cambodian officials on Sunday denied any refugees were expected in the Kingdom

Tue, 21 April 2015

HIV village: One more dies in Roka commune

Another person in Battambang’s Roka commune died from complications relating to HIV/AIDS yesterday afternoon, marking the latest fatality in a locale that has suffered from a widespread outbreak of the virus discovered late last yea

Tue, 21 April 2015

Probe said to implicate cops

A large group of police officers have reportedly been identified in a military police investigation into the use of excessive force by authorities against a truck driver and his passenger who fled a checkpoint last month.

Tue, 21 April 2015

Wife freed after acid attack on husband

A woman in Kampong Speu province who was arrested on Saturday for attacking her husband with diluted acid was released yesterday at the request of her alleged victim, according to police.

Tue, 21 April 2015

Pedo imprisoned: Brit gets 8 years for sex assault

The Phnom Penh Municipal Court yesterday sentenced a British national to eight years in prison for sexually abusing four Cambodian girls between the ages of 6 and 11 in the capital last year.

Rocham Kin (centre), an ethnic Jarai man, stands with his family in front of his house in Ratanakkiri province
Tue, 21 April 2015

‘Sorcerer’ struggling in forest

An ethnic Jarai man accused of using sorcery to murder villagers in Ratanakkiri province is struggling to survive in the forest, where he has been in hiding since fleeing his home more than two weeks ago, he said yesterday.

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