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Fri, 27 March 2015

Second Case 004 suspect charged

Despite strong government opposition, the UN-backed Khmer Rouge trial yesterday charged another ex-Khmer Rouge official in Case 004, with former deputy Central Zone secretary Ao An, better known as Ta An, appearing in person at the

Fri, 27 March 2015

Sokha ‘not interested’ in Hun Sen’s threats

Deputy opposition leader Kem Sokha marked his arrival back in the Kingdom from a trip to the US on Wednesday by saying he was not afraid of Prime Minister Hun Sen’s threats to have him prosecuted for allegedly attempting to lead a r

Fri, 27 March 2015

Krom monks in court to face ‘weapons’ charge

Three former Khmer Krom monks have been questioned by a Phnom Penh Municipal Court investigating judge over charges of “participation in a criminal association”, after two were detained in November for carrying bamboo flag poles all

Women wait to have their children’s health checked at a Phnom Penh hospital
Fri, 27 March 2015

Malnutrition still endemic: UN

Over 40 per cent of Cambodian children under 5 years old suffer from stunted development due to poor nutrition, a rate that has not changed since 2010, according to data revealed yesterday by the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organizati

Fri, 27 March 2015

Hun Sen muses odds on teacher prize win

Cambodian teacher Neang Phalla stood no chance of winning the Global Teacher Prize when she flew to Dubai earlier this month, Prime Minister Hun Sen reasoned yesterday, as the fact former US President Bill Clinton attended the cerem

Fri, 27 March 2015

Areng Valley dam activist summonsed

A prominent Areng Valley activist has been summonsed for questioning at Koh Kong Provincial Court next week over alleged forest crimes.

Fri, 27 March 2015

Kingdom, Japan to ink $220m deal

Cambodia and Japan are set to sign aid and loan agreements next week worth roughly $220 million covering upgrades to the Kingdom’s roads and heath sector, and to Phnom Penh’s electricity grid.

Fri, 27 March 2015

Four young boys injured by UXO

Four primary school boys aged 10 to 13 were injured, two seriously, after playing with unexploded ordnance in Siem Reap, Chi Kraeng district police chief Touch Sakol said yesterday.

Fri, 27 March 2015

Witness tells of seeing Chea, Samphan at site

A Khmer Rouge tribunal civil party yesterday recalled she was ordered to “work harder” during a visit by former Khmer Rouge leader Pol Pot and defendants Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan to her Takeo worksite in 1977.

Ethnic Kuoy villagers gather at their camp in Preah Vihear
Fri, 27 March 2015

Indigenous rights ‘denied’

Despite Cambodia’s indigenous peoples being legally recognised and protected under the country’s Forestry and Land Laws, limited implementation combined with a lack of coordination have resulted in many indigenous communities being

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