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A last-minute rush of largely Cambodian, Burmese and Laotian undocumented workers is expected to descend today on Thailand’s one-stop service centres for visas and work permits (OCCS), as Thai authorities yesterday signalled a crack

Demonstrators shout slogans at the National Assembly yesterday morning during a protest against the proposed NGO law.
Wed, 1 July 2015

NGO law in crosshairs

Despite the deployment of law enforcement officials across the capital in a bid to halt the demonstration, activists yesterday marched as promised to the National Assembly to protest the looming adoption of highly controversial unio

Cars pass a construction area of National Road 6 in Kandal province in 2013.
Wed, 1 July 2015

Fix funding shortfall: CNRP

Opposition party leader Sam Rainsy yesterday proposed the National Assembly increase the amount local authorities are allocated from the national budget, arguing that the current sum is insufficient.

Wed, 1 July 2015

Stop stadium plans, CNRP lawmakers ask

Three CNRP lawmakers have issued a letter urging the government to decline a request by tycoon Kith Meng’s Royal Group company to claim rights over a former sports stadium in Battambang province.

Wed, 1 July 2015

Ministry warns Pursat officials about fishing

The Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries has urged authorities in Pursat province to take action against illegal fishing in the Tonle Sap after a video posted online showed a group of men hauling in huge catches from the

Wed, 1 July 2015

KRT appeal begins Thursday

The appeal of the Khmer Rouge tribunal’s guilty verdict in Case 002/01 is slated to start on Thursday, and will feature three witnesses expected by defence teams to shed light on key elements of the case, court officials said yester

Wed, 1 July 2015

Major drug raid yields little: Cops

Stung Treng provincial police and national police yesterday surrounded the home of the man they believe to be the leader of a major drug ring, but failed to find him.

Wed, 1 July 2015

Fear, shock cited in mass faintings

More than 80 people in two garment factories – one in Phnom Penh, the other in Kandal province – fainted on the job yesterday.

Children play in the water in Stung Treng province’s Srepok commune last year, where the Lower Sesan II dam is slated for construction.
Wed, 1 July 2015

Call for Sesan 2 logging halt

Villagers who will be displaced by the $800-million Lower Sesan II hydropower dam in northeastern Cambodia have called for the clear demarcation of the reservoir zone to prevent rampant illegal logging.

Wed, 1 July 2015

Police buy anti-riot vehicles

Cambodian National Police on Monday took possession of two Korean-made anti-riot trucks outfitted with water cannons, authorities announced yesterday.

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