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Workers repair a Buddha statue earlier last week after it was damaged by a tourist at Siem Reap’s ancient Bayon temple
Wed, 22 October 2014

Charges over broken statue

Charges have been filed in the case of a tourist from New Zealand who toppled and broke a Buddha statue in Cambodia’s ancient Bayon temple before fleeing back to New Zealand, a police official has confirmed.

Wed, 22 October 2014

Heng Pov’s conviction affirmed by high court

The Supreme Court yesterday upheld the murder convictions of former Phnom Penh Municipal Police chief Heng Pov and three others in the case of the 2003 killing of Phnom Penh Municipal Court judge Sok Sethamoni.

People walk along the newly paved promenade on the east bank of the Tonle Sap river
Wed, 22 October 2014

More prep for Water Festival

Thousands of government forces will be deployed to help with crowd control at this year’s Water Festival, while boaters, who won’t be allowed to camp out in the usual area across the river from the Royal Palace, will be allotted the

Wed, 22 October 2014

Factory OKs only part of pay advance

About 600 employees of a Phnom Penh garment factory were to return to work today after walking out with the demand of receiving their salaries before next month’s Water Festival.

Wed, 22 October 2014

Concerns on refugee deal will be aired: Sokha

Acting opposition leader Kem Sokha said yesterday that he will write to the government and the Australian Embassy expressing concerns over the refugee resettlement scheme between the two countries, and he also might raise the issue

Wed, 22 October 2014

Shock in Sihanoukville at claims of sex abuse

The arrest of the French director of a Sihanoukville NGO for child abuse has left the city’s small French community dumbfounded, in large part because of the man’s prominent role in setting up the first formal French school in town.

Cambodia National Rescue Party youth member Soung Sophorn talks to the media last year
Wed, 22 October 2014

CNRP youth: we’ll fight ISIS

At least 50 opposition party youth members and supporters are asking for permission to join the US-led fight against Islamic State militants, a leading activist said yesterday.

A security guard inspects damage at  Nishiku Enterprise’s garment factory in Takeo province yesterday morning
Wed, 22 October 2014

Factory collapse injures four

Four employees suffered back and leg injuries after part of the floor collapsed at a Takeo province garment factory yesterday morning.

Khieu Samphan (centre) sits with co-lawyers Arthur Vercken (right) and Anta Guisse (left) before the pronouncement of the verdict
Wed, 22 October 2014

Work ethic focus of KRT hearing

In a closed-door meeting yesterday, the Khmer Rouge tribunal discussed assertions from the Khieu Samphan defence that it has insufficient resources to both attend hearings in the recently begun Case 002/02 and simultaneously prepare

Wed, 22 October 2014

HIV/AIDS: Thousands left without medication

Almost 20,000 people could die as a result of AIDS over the next seven years if they are not given access to HIV medication, a National AIDS Authority official said yesterday.

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