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Khim Vat was 29 when the Khmer Rouge regime fell.

Fri, 31 July 2015

Population to grow 22% by 2030: UN

Cambodia’s population is expected to grow by 22 per cent to almost 19 million by 2030, while infant mortality is slated to decrease and life expectancy to increase, according to a UN report released on Wednesday.

Fri, 31 July 2015

Indigenous insults on Facebook get hearing

A youth member of the League for Democracy Party was tried yesterday at Phnom Penh Municipal Court on allegations he publicly insulted the Kuoy ethnic group, allegedly calling their traditions “crazy” and “stupid”.

The wreckage of a Lexus after it collided with a truck in Battambang yesterday killing four people.
Fri, 31 July 2015

Deadly Battambang crash claims 4 lives

A traffic accident in Battambang’s Sampov Loun district involving a Lexus and a Hyundai truck on Wednesday evening left four people dead, including two children, and seven injured, as police continue to search for the truck’s driver

Fri, 31 July 2015

Talks over e-registration

Members of the National Election Committee (NEC) met with government figures and representatives of NGOs in Phnom Penh yesterday to discuss the electoral registration process, ahead of a new electronic system set to be rolled out ne

Fri, 31 July 2015

Anti-drug units require more officers, cops say

Citing an uptick in drug cases and a lack of manpower in some provinces, the National Police yesterday announced they will be transferring scores of officers to positions in anti-drug units.

A Chinese national sits handcuffed to a chair yesterday in Phnom Penh after he was arrested for human trafficking.
Fri, 31 July 2015

Alleged broker busted at airport

A 33-year-old Chinese national was arrested at Phnom Penh International Airport yesterday morning after he was caught allegedly attempting to traffic 18 Cambodian men as illegal labourers to China.

Fri, 31 July 2015

Six arrested over mystery powder bags

Six men were arrested at 6am yesterday in Mondulkiri province for transporting what Koh Nhek district police forces believed to be explosive compounds.

Former Kouk Roka commune chief Phy Nop leaves Phnom Penh Municipal Court yesterday after being sentenced to life in prison.
Fri, 31 July 2015

Grenade attack verdicts

The Phnom Penh Municipal Court yesterday sentenced four men to between 30 years and life in prison for a grenade attack in Phnom Penh last year, an attempted assassination that injured five people and killed the intended target’s 11

Six handcuffed suspects stand with police in Por Sen Chey district on Wednesday after they were arrested for the rape and murder of a prostitute.
Fri, 31 July 2015

Six held in brutal rape, murder

Six men accused of raping and murdering a sex worker then dumping her body near a pagoda on Sunday night in the capital’s Por Sen Chey district have been arrested.