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Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday compared Cambodia’s deadly government crackdowns favourably with attempts in the United States to quell days of unrest following the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager by a white policeman.

Fri, 22 August 2014

PM fuming at ‘rude’ NGOs

After a stern public reprimand of his underlings on Monday for failing to resolve the country’s myriad land disputes, Prime Minister Hun Sen lashed out at NGO monitors yesterday for questioning his professed lack of knowledge about

Fri, 22 August 2014

Teachers to receive pay boost: PM

About 110,000 teachers and other education staff across the country will receive pay rises between September and April as part of government salary reforms, Prime Minister Hun Sen said yesterday.

Fri, 22 August 2014

New fines for faintings

The minister of labour has sent a stern warning to garment factories to take measures to end mass faintings or face the consequences.

Fri, 22 August 2014

Tetanus thought to be culprit in prison death

Rights group Adhoc is investigating the case of a 32-year-old man who died on Wednesday night while in pretrial detention in Ratanakkiri.

Villagers tend to their flooded crops in Kandal province last week
Fri, 22 August 2014

Rainy season timing blamed

Floods have claimed 45 lives and forced over 11,500 families to leave their homes as of August 19, according to National Committee for Disaster Management vice president Nhim Vanda, who spoke yesterday at a conference in the Cambodi

Fri, 22 August 2014

Spokespeople for gov’t require review: official

A senior official at the Ministry of Information has called on the government to review spokespeople at ministries and replace those who are not doing their job properly.

Fri, 22 August 2014

Trio sentenced: Madams get five years for brokering

Three women were sentenced to five years in prison yesterday for supplying teenage girls to have sex with wealthy men in Phnom Penh hotels last year.

Fri, 22 August 2014

Villagers ‘arrested’ over land row

Three people locked in a land dispute with a military police officer in Svay Rieng province were yesterday arrested at their homes, accused of destroying property, a villager said.

Ruling party lawmakers address a crowd during a visit to Lorpeang villagers staying in the Boeung Kak community
Fri, 22 August 2014

Parties promise KDC solutions

Lawmakers from both the ruling party and the opposition yesterday met with and promised Kampong Chhnang villagers they would seek a solution in their 12-year-long land dispute with KDC International.

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