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Bou Rachana, Kem Ley’s wife, holds a portrait of her husband as his funeral procession makes its way through the capital last month.
Wed, 31 August 2016

Kem Ley’s family flees Cambodia

The wife and children of slain political analyst Kem Ley have fled the country, people close to the family said yesterday, with one opposition member who has knowledge of their plans saying they would stay in a second country and se

Senior Minister for Border Affairs Var Kimhong speaks at a meeting with Vietnamese officials in Phnom Penh on Monday.
Wed, 31 August 2016

Border talks with Vietnam fail to reach accord

The second and final day of meetings for the Cambodia-Vietnam Border Committee fared no better than the first, ending yesterday without a joint statement and amid continuing disagreements over basic elements of the border demarcatio

CNRP acting president Kem Sokha attends a briefing on voter registration at party headquarters in Phnom Penh this week. Facebook
Wed, 31 August 2016

General stands ready to arrest CNRP leadership

The Kingdom’s armed forces stand ready to arrest the leaders of Cambodia’s opposition party, one of the country’s highest-ranking military officers said in video uploaded to social media yesterday.

Wed, 31 August 2016

Work permits going digital

The Ministry of Labour yesterday announced that, effective Thursday, employers of foreign workers and foreign workers themselves will be able to apply for working permits online.

The Senate’s leading body is set to meet today to review a request from the Appeal Court to strip the immunity of opposition Senator Thak Lany (pictured) after she was accused of slandering Hun Sen. Facebook
Wed, 31 August 2016

Immunity on line for senator accused of slandering Hun Sen

The Senate’s permanent committee is set to meet today to review a request by the Appeal Court to strip the immunity of opposition Senator Thak Lany, who is believed to have fled the country, according to two of her colleagues.

Authorities attempt to prevent reporters from speaking to jailed Adhoc staffer Lim Mony at the Appeal Court yesterday.
Wed, 31 August 2016

Embattled Adhoc staff appear at Appeal Court

The Appeal Court yesterday heard a motion from four jailed Adhoc staffers who are challenging their months-long detention on allegations pertaining to a sex scandal surrounding opposition acting president Kem Sokha, with the court e

Prime Minister Hun Sen receives a check-up from doctors at a hospital in Singapore yesterday. Facebook
Wed, 31 August 2016

PM hits road for routine medical check-up

Seven months after defending the necessity of trips abroad for medical care, Prime Minister Hun Sen is back in Singapore for a routin

People gather around the wreckage of a Mekong Express minibus that was destroyed in a collision with a right-hand-steering truck that left nine dead in Battambang province on Monday. Photo supplied
Wed, 31 August 2016

Fatal crash puts light on right-hand steering loophole

After a tragic crash claimed the lives of nine people in Battambang on Monday, attention has fallen on a recent legal loophole that allows potentially dangerous vehicles with right-hand steering to remain on Cambodian roads.

Wed, 31 August 2016

Pickled greens lay monks low in Kampong Cham

Thirty-six young monks and two students in Kampong Cham province were struck down by food poisoning on Monday, with 19 of them hospitalised after eating what is believed to have been tainted pickled mustard greens, though all had re

Embryos fertilised at the Fertility Clinic of Cambodia.
Wed, 31 August 2016

Officials hear of surrogacy dangers as law considered

In a closed-door meeting yesterday, international experts warned Cambodian officials of the need to create a legal framework for the Kingdom’s quietly blooming commercial surrogacy industry, which many say risks endangering the live