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Two members of Anonymous Cambodia pose for photos wearing masks.
Wed, 23 April 2014

‘Hacktivists’ unmasked

Two members of Anonymous Cambodia, the local arm of the international “hacktivist” collective, were arrested earlier this month following an eight-month-long investigation in conjunction with the US Federal Bureau of Investigation,

Monks hold placards during a protest at the site of a housing development
Wed, 23 April 2014

Monks fight alleged overstep

A deputy district governor and a land tycoon are allegedly attempting to seize land deemed sacred by about 700 monks and residents who gathered yesterday in protest outside the unfinished Wat Kohbodhivong in Phnom Penh’s Sen Sok dis

Wed, 23 April 2014

Trafficking charges for five in raid

Five men were charged yesterday with smuggling more than half a kilogram of methamphetamine in the capital’s Tuol Kork district last week, a senior police official with an anti-drug unit said.

Wed, 23 April 2014

BK evictees lose battle on plot size

Fourteen families evicted from Boeung Kak were left disappointed again yesterday when Phnom Penh’s governor ignored their calls to increase the size of land plots authorities had offered them.

Wed, 23 April 2014

Two flee summons in long-running dispute

Two villagers in Kampong Chhnang province’s Kampong Trolach district have fled their homes for safety reasons after getting an alarming summons from police in response to their refusal to accept relocation money from KDC Internation

Three men talk at the Cambodia National Rescue Party’s headquarters in Phnom Penh yesterday.
Wed, 23 April 2014

After violence, Sochua to sue

Opposition lawmaker-elect Mu Sochua yesterday called for a government official to be dismissed and vowed legal action against him over violence by security guards at Freedom Park.

Wed, 23 April 2014

Strikes still on in some provinces

Unrest in the garment sector spread yesterday, as hundreds of workers from Kandal province demonstrated outside their factory.

Wed, 23 April 2014

More than 200 illegal logs seized

Three trucks carrying illegally felled luxury timber to the Preah Sihanouk Autonomous Port were held up by the Forestry Administration in Kampong Speu province on Monday, resulting in two men being arrested and four others escaping,

A garment factory worker holds a placard during a protest that saw Russian Boulevard blockaded by razor wire and riot police in Phnom Penh in December.
Wed, 23 April 2014

Wage-setting meet up in air

Exactly who will participate in a workshop to set the minimum wage in the garment sector with the Ministry of Labour this week remained unclear yesterday, with some key figures saying they had not yet been invited.

Students practise writing Chinese at Duan Hua School in Phnom Penh last year.
Wed, 23 April 2014

Chinese gov’t invests in language courses

In an effort to bolster China’s cultural influence and expand bilateral ties, the Chinese government last week donated $203,000 to support the Kingdom’s increasingly popular Chinese-language classes.