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Nguyen Lang stands next to his house in Kandal province’s Lvea Em district
Tue, 2 September 2014

Survey says: deported

The government’s countrywide census of foreigners resulted in the first deportations, as six undocumented Vietnamese workers were sent back across the border from Ratanakkiri province last week, officials said yesterday.

Tue, 2 September 2014

KRT judge appointed

The Khmer Rouge tribunal yesterday announced the appointment of former reserve trial chamber judge Claudia Fenz to replace outgoing judge Silvia Cartwright, whose resignation took effect yesterday.

Tue, 2 September 2014

Bloody gang attack fuels xenophobia

A young man was taken into the care of a rights group yesterday after he was attacked with blades by what villagers claimed was a Vietnamese gang.

Tue, 2 September 2014

CNRP lawmaker says he’ll show up in court

Phnom Penh Municipal Court yesterday agreed to postpone a meeting with the opposition party's information department chief, Meach Sovannara, who missed a scheduled meeting in which he was to answer questions regarding his alleged ro

Tue, 2 September 2014

More China brides aided

Two more Cambodian women who were trafficked to China as brides are being assisted by officials at the Kingdom’s embassy in Beijing and will soon be repatriated, the government said yesterday.

A man is beaten by authorities on a dirt road in front of Yakjin garment factory in Phnom Penh’s Por Sen Chey district in January
Tue, 2 September 2014

Yakjin factory under review

South Korean garment giant Yakjin Trading Corp has engaged a top international labour rights expert to conduct a review of its factories in Cambodia, one of which was a flashpoint during labour strikes earlier this year that saw doz

Tue, 2 September 2014

Railroad protesters lobby ADB

About 50 villagers who live near railway lines in Phnom Penh gathered outside the Asian Development Bank yesterday morning to again demand more detailed information about what will happen to them during forthcoming phases of a bank-

Tue, 2 September 2014

Ministries switch up new office

The Ministry of Interior has asked the government to grant what would have been the new location of the Ministry of Environment in Meanchey district’s Niroth commune to the newly created General Departments of Identification and Imm

Tue, 2 September 2014

Strikers vow to continue protesting

Nearly 400 workers made a four-hour trek yesterday from their garment factory in Por Sen Chey district to Phnom Penh’s Ministry of Labour, where they demanded the government intervene in their dispute.

Tue, 2 September 2014

Election group wants a more powerful NEC

An election reform lobby group has called for the ruling Cambodian People’s Party and opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party to grant wide-ranging powers to a new election body.