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Police have busted ten people across the Kingdom for allegedly trafficking methamphetamine, seizing almost two kilograms of ‘ice’ in the process.

Fri, 19 September 2014

Gov’t releases data on timber baron’s deal

Tycoon Try Pheap has collected an estimated 1,500 cubic metres of timber from Forestry Administration offices since the government in July issued his companies permission to confiscate “waste wood” from their offices and from the Mi

Two women sit at a stall on the riverside in Phnom Penh earlier this month after their children were taken from them as part of an investigation into sexual abuse by an Australian man
Fri, 19 September 2014

APLE defends work on case

Child rights groups Action Pour Les Enfants and International Justice Mission have said they carried out a “detailed and impartial” investigation into claims of sexual abuse before removing six young boys from their families against

Fri, 19 September 2014

Tobacco firms told to get in line by City Hall

Phnom Penh’s City Hall warned tobacco companies at a meeting yesterday to stop flouting a sub-decree that prohibits all forms of tobacco advertising, or else face closure or fines.

Fri, 19 September 2014

Steer clear of protests, unionist warned again

Ath Thorn, head of Cambodia’s largest independent labour union, was placed under court supervision yesterday, the second such prohibitive order for the union leader.

Fri, 19 September 2014

Prey Lang activists detain two loggers

Two illegal loggers were arrested by a community patrol in Prey Lang forest on Wednesday, the Prey Lang Community Network (PLCN) said yesterday.

Panel members talk yesterday in Phnom Penh at the fourth Independent Democracy of Informal Economy Association congress
Fri, 19 September 2014

IDEA’s iconic leader faces dissent at party congress

Months after Vorn Pov was released from prison, a small number of members belonging to his Independent Democracy of Informal Economy Association (IDEA) debated yesterday whether to re-elect him as leader.

Fri, 19 September 2014

Fifteen years for killer

Phnom Penh Municipal Court sentenced a purported drug addict to 15 years in prison yesterday for murdering a 7-year-old boy last year during a burglary and dumping his body in the Mekong River.

Fri, 19 September 2014

PM backs Obama on IS

Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday offered his symbolic support to President Barack Obama as the United States gathers a coalition to ramp up its campaign against the Islamic State militant group.

Activists from Boeung Kak Lake hold signs during a protest in Phnom Penh
Fri, 19 September 2014

Lakeside residents urge World Bank to hold loans

Villagers displaced by Cambodian People’s Party Senator Lao Meng Khin’s development project at Phnom Penh’s Boeung Kak Lake have called on the World Bank not to issue new loans until they have been offered adequate compensation.

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