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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 deputy president Kem Sokha greets a crowd following his arrival at Phnom Penh International Airport yesterday. He has vowed to negotiate Sam Rainsy's return and seek justice for the lawmakers attacked at the National Assembly last month.
Wed, 25 November 2015

Sokha, beaten MPs return to Phnom Penh

Upon his return to Cambodia yesterday, Cambodia National Rescue Party deputy president Kem Sokha pledged to negotiate with the ruling Cambodian People’s Party to find a way for opposition party leader Sam Rainsy to come home.

Migrant laborers sorting fish as they work on a fishing boat in Thailand’s Rayong province in 2011.
Wed, 25 November 2015

Nestlé report details labor abuses on Thai 'slave ships'

Nestle, the world’s largest food company, has acknowledged that it is almost certain that seafood bought from Thailand by itself and other large Western firms is produced by what are effectively modern-day slaves, many of them Cambo

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev walks with Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen at the capital's Peace Palace yesterday.
Wed, 25 November 2015

Loan discussed, deals inked with Medvedev

Prime Minister Hun Sen met with his Russian counterpart, Dmitry Medvedev, at Phnom Penh’s Peace Palace yesterday morning where the duo discussed an outstanding Soviet Union-era debt and signed off on deals ranging from cooperation i

Special rapporteur Rhona Smith talks to the press in Phnom Penh earlier this year.
Wed, 25 November 2015

Human rights envoy warns of ‘dangerous tipping point’

The renewed tensions between the ruling Cambodian People’s Party and opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party threaten to push Cambodia towards a “dangerous tipping point” if not resolved, the UN’s human rights envoy has said.

A police officer questions locals next to a crater in Battambang province on Monday after a tractor hit a landmine in a rice paddy.
Wed, 25 November 2015

Mine kills one, injures two in Battambang

One villager was killed and two more were seriously injured while rice farming on Monday when their tractor rolled over a land mine in Battambang’s Bavel district.

Women carry their possessions out of Prey Sar prison after being released earlier this year.
Wed, 25 November 2015

More than 100 receive royal pardons for Water Festival

More than 100 prisoners have received royal pardons and hundreds more have seen their sentences reduced under King Norodom Sihamoni’s traditional Water Festival clemency, officials said yesterday.

Pich Prumhmony, the former aide of disgraced Phnom Penh Municipal Court president Ang Maltey, is escorted into Phnom Penh Municipal Court for a hearing in September.
Wed, 25 November 2015

New charge for Maltey’s muscle

The former right-hand man of disgraced Phnom Penh Municipal Court president Ang Maltey, convicted on Friday of meddling in a court investigation, has been slapped with a new charge that could extend his stay behind bars.

Wed, 25 November 2015

‘Loggers’ repatriated from prison in Thailand

Two Cambodians jailed for almost a month in Thailand after being caught illegally crossing the border, allegedly to log timber, were repatriated yesterday.

Wed, 25 November 2015

Students grow school gardens against hunger

Thirty schools in Siem Reap, Battambang and Kampong Thom will participate in a two-year pilot project to host vegetable gardens to improve nutrition and teach students life skills, starting in December, the UN Food and Agriculture O

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