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Rainsy after the deadlock
Thu, 24 July 2014

Rainsy after the deadlock

For almost one year Sam Rainsy and his party refused to take their seats in parliament, despite winning the most seats in last year's election that he has since leaving the government.

Opposition leader Sam Rainsy and Prime Minister Hun Sen shake hands in front of the Senate
Thu, 24 July 2014

Agreement a tough sell

Prime Minister Hun Sen and opposition leader Sam Rainsy are to meet with King Norodom Sihamoni at the Royal Palace today to officially inform him of the political agreement reached earlier this week that brought an end to a nearly o

Supporters greet CNRP lawmaker-elect Mu Sochua after her release from Prey Sar prison in Phnom Penh on Tuesday
Thu, 24 July 2014

A justice system ‘rotten to the core’

Analysis: As observers welcomed the release of detained opposition politicians, some said it is another example of Cambodian courts’ susceptibility to political influence.

A UN peacekeeper salutes as he participates in a ceremony at Phnom Penh International Airport
Thu, 24 July 2014

More troops injured in Mali

At least 11 Cambodian UN peacekeepers in Mali were injured after their camp was hit by a storm on Tuesday night, the latest incident in what has been a rough and sometimes tragic mission for the contingent.

Thu, 24 July 2014

Violent argument: Bodyguard ‘shoots his own driver’

Police are searching for a member of Prime Minister Hun Sen’s bodyguard unit who is accused of shooting an employee of his company after an argument, a senior police official said.

Thu, 24 July 2014

Walkway, bag plans in works

Phnom Penh City Hall yesterday announced plans to build a promenade down the city’s waterfront, picking up where the current riverfront walkway ends around the Chaktomuk theatre and extending some four kilometres south to the Monivo

Employees of KDC International fire projectiles towards local villagers in Kampong Chhnang province
Thu, 24 July 2014

Home searched in KDC row

Police searched the home of villagers protesting against the KDC International company in Kampong Chhnang province yesterday, confiscating a number of items, including a crossbow, an axe and gasoline bottles, officials and villagers

Thu, 24 July 2014

Court rules that journo has to pay

A journalist and British national were hit with steep financial penalties in court yesterday for remarks made on his blog last year.

Thu, 24 July 2014

On the march: Days-long strike shifts to district HQ

After striking for more than a week, employees at Phnom Penh’s Sun Well Shoes yesterday marched to Por Sen Chey district hall, demanding their voices be heard.

Cambodia National Rescue Party deputy leader Kem Sokha addresses party supporters and garment workers at Freedom Park in December
Thu, 24 July 2014

After deal, unions expect support

News of an end to a year-long political deadlock has labour union leaders believing the opposition party can bring their interests to parliament, but a lack of follow-through could cost the Cambodia National Rescue Party vital suppo

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