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Refugees from a detention centre on Nauru arrive at Phnom Penh International Airport in June for resettlement in Cambodia.
Thu, 26 November 2015

Nauru refugee arrives in secret

A refugee was secretly transferred to Cambodia last week from the Pacific island of Nauru, becoming the fifth person to move to the Kingdom under a controversial multimillion-dollar deal signed with Australia last year.

CNRP lawmaker Nhay Chamroeun, who suffered injuries including a fractured eye socket in last month's vicious attack outside the National Assembly, seen yesterday after his return from a hospital in Bangkok.
Thu, 26 November 2015

Beaten CNRP lawmakers eye US trip

Cambodia National Rescue Party lawmakers Nhay Chamroeun and Kong Sakphea, viciously beaten outside parliament last month, plan to travel to the US as part of the opposition party’s efforts to drum up diplomatic pressure on Cambodia’

People watch as two cocks engage in a fight at a village in Kampong Speu last year.
Thu, 26 November 2015

Casinos given permission to hold cockfights despite ban

Casinos owned by ruling Cambodian People’s Party Senator Ly Yong Phat have been granted top-level authorisation to run cockfighting tournaments despite a longstanding ban on the controversial bloodsport.

Former Cambodian People’s Party member Chea Chamroeun speaks at a press conference yesterday in Phnom Penh where he announced the formation of the Cambodian Liberty Party.
Thu, 26 November 2015

Ex-CPP lawmaker launches political party

A former Cambodian People’s Party lawmaker who recently announced his resignation from the CPP yesterday launched his own political party.

Firefighters try to control a blaze in Phnom Penh in the early hours of yesterday morning after it started in a residential area.
Thu, 26 November 2015

Fires gut 24 homes in capital

A pair of fires ripped through two Phnom Penh districts in less than 12 hours over Tuesday evening and early yesterday morning, completely destroying 24 houses.

Thu, 26 November 2015

Prey Veng man kills self after attacking his wife

A man in Prey Veng province yesterday committed suicide by burning himself in his Stung Slot village home after seriously injuring his wife with an axe, according to local authorities.

Thu, 26 November 2015

Cambodia and Laos to team up over border

The Defence Ministry is establishing a Cambodian-Lao border commission in the interest of combating cross-border crime and facilitating frontier demarcation between the two countries.

Thu, 26 November 2015

Pursat police hunt for smuggler behind crash

Pursat provincial authorities are hunting for the owner of a car found on Tuesday to be carrying almost half a tonne of Siamese rosewood towards Phnom Penh.

Thu, 26 November 2015

Loggers return home after Thai prison time

Four Cambodians have been released and deported by the Thai authorities after they were detained for three months on charges of illegally entering the country to log rosewood, border officials announced yesterday.

Three ‘journalists’ pose for a photo with their press passes in Siem Reap province earlier this week after they were detained for attempting to extort money from people.
Thu, 26 November 2015

Siem Reap paparazzi busted for trying to 'extort VIPs'

Three “journalists” from media that have never published a story were arrested and interrogated in Siem Reap province on Tuesday for allegedly trying to extort money from public officials and businesspeople attending the Water Festi

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