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Fugitive tycoon and murder suspect Thong Sarath was arrested in Ho Chi Minh City on Thursday night.

Thu, 16 April 2015

The fall of Phnom Penh 40 years on

An eyewitness remembers the day the Khmer Rouge stormed the Cambodian capital and took power.

Wed, 15 April 2015

Happy Khmer New Year

Mon, 13 April 2015

A city’s fall

Forty years ago this Friday, Khmer Rouge forces entered Phnom Penh and emptied the city of its residents in what proved a death march for many. The Post spoke to some who were there that day and still bear its scars.

Members of the imprisoned Boeung Kak Lake community celebrate their release
Mon, 13 April 2015

Boeung Kak protesters freed but defiant

Five months behind bars has done nothing to deter Phnom Penh’s Boeung Kak activists from taking their demands to the streets.

Mon, 13 April 2015

Preah Sihanouk’s new top cop touts early busts

Less than a week into the role, Preah Sihanouk’s new police chief, Chuon Narin, has announced the early results of a crackdown on crimes involving foreigners, calling them the “main problem” facing the coastal city.

Mon, 13 April 2015

Border yama bust sees two Laotians arrested

Two Laotians were charged in Preah Vihear Provincial Court yesterday with trafficking about 10,000 yama pills from Laos.

Unionist Rong Chhun enters the Phnom Penh Municipal Court for questioning over claims of incitement on January 14, 2014
Mon, 13 April 2015

Rong Chhun ready to scrap

Newly appointed election monitor Rong Chhun has come out swinging ahead of today’s official swearing in of the nine new National Election Committee members, saying he is “sharpening his spurs” for a potential showdown.

Mon, 13 April 2015

Fisherman backs off tale of bodies: police

A fisherman in Ratanakkiri province, who claimed earlier this month to have seen eight corpses near the border with Vietnam, has said under questioning that he actually only saw one, according to police.

Mon, 13 April 2015

Addict ‘kills sleeping daughter’

A drug-addicted father has been sent to court in eastern Mondulkiri province accused of killing his 2-year-old daughter after slashing her throat and seriously injuring another girl in a scythe attack on Friday.

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