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The wreckage of a Z-9 military helicopter is loaded onto a truck after it crashed on the outskirts of Phnom Penh in July
Mon, 1 September 2014

Chopper accident blamed on pilot

An inquiry into the fatal crash of a Harbin Z-9 military helicopter in July has found that the accident was the result of “human error”, Minister of Defence General Tea Banh has said.

Students check their final exam results at Sisowath High School in Phnom Penh last week
Mon, 1 September 2014

Breaking down the tests

Grade 12 students collectively struck out on this year’s high-stakes national exam, with individual results reflecting an even more dire drop than educators expected.

Kratie villagers march along a road near the prime minister’s house in Phnom Penh last month
Mon, 1 September 2014

Deal finally ends Kratie row

Under growing pressure from Prime Minister Hun Sen, the government on Saturday offered official land titles to hundreds of Kratie villagers, putting an end to their long-running dispute with a South Korean agricultural company.

Mon, 1 September 2014

Monks ‘face defrocking’ after protesters pour in

Two monks who invited scores of provincial land-rights protesters into their pagoda in the capital have been threatened with defrocking, the pagoda’s chief monk said yesterday.

Protesters attack a member of the Daun Penh security force with makeshift weapons near Phnom Penh’s Freedom Park
Mon, 1 September 2014

CNRP official to skip court

Former parliamentary candidate and opposition information chief Meach Sovannara said yesterday that he would not appear in court today for questioning related to charges stemming from a violent opposition protest in July.

Mon, 1 September 2014

Workers injured in truck crash

Nearly 40 garment workers suffered minor injuries in Kandal province on Saturday morning when the truck carrying them to their factory collided with a vehicle going in the opposite direction, officials said.

Mon, 1 September 2014

Police official succumbs to stab wounds

A deputy police chief who was allegedly stabbed by one of his wives died on Saturday, said Hy Narin, Meanchey district police chief, yesterday.

Sngoun Nhoeun is detained by authorities in Kampong Chhnang in August as residents from Lor Peang attempt to march to Phnom Penh
Mon, 1 September 2014

KDC protests to go on

One of five villagers arrested in a land dispute with politically connected company KDC International told the Post after their release on Friday that he would keep protesting “until our community obtains a resolution from

Mon, 1 September 2014

Koh Kong gov to bring petition to Say Sam Al

Koh Kong Governor Bun Leart has promised villagers evicted from their land by Chinese-owned Union Development Group that he will give their petition to Minister of Environment Say Sam Al today.

Mon, 1 September 2014

Marijuana crops burned

Military police destroyed more than 500 marijuana plants with an estimated value of $30,000 in Kampot province on Friday, an official said.