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Yet another Phnom Penh driver lost a tussle with a concrete street divider in Dangkor district on Sunday, in what is becoming a common (and costly) occurrence.

Tue, 28 February 2017

Unimpressed muggers discard stolen moto

Two men were singing the blues after getting beaten and robbed by a mob on their way home from a KTV, only to see their stolen motorbike mysteriously reappear later that day.

Tue, 28 February 2017

Peaceful park becomes a one-sided battle field

There's strength in numbers - a lesson learned the hard way by a pair of patsies after being robbed by five men in the wee hours on Sunday in the capital’s Daun Penh district.

Tue, 28 February 2017

Sot seeing stars after hitting unseen tuk-tuk

A drunk-driving dust-up left two men mauled when one moto rider ploughed straight into a tuk-tuk in Pursat on Saturday.

Tue, 28 February 2017

Mixed messages over a midnight escapade

They say a man’s home is his castle, and one homeowner in Phnom Penh went to great lengths to defend his palace yesterday morning.

Mon, 27 February 2017

Expat loses car to Monivong median

A Chinese man’s luck took a turn for the worse when he crashed into the divider on Monivong Boulevard while trying to avoid a motorbike in the capital’s Boeung Raing commune on Friday.

Mon, 27 February 2017

Wasted rock tossers now breaking rocks

Justice came down like a tonne of bricks on six young men who were arrested in Kampong Chhnang province’s Kampong Tralach district on Friday night for throwing rocks at passing cars.

Mon, 27 February 2017

Club confines can’t contain fight over girl

Fresh air apparently didn’t do anything to calm three men who were arrested for fighting outside a nightclub in Battambang’s Ratanak commune on Friday.

Mon, 27 February 2017

Patrolling police puts burglars behind bars

Careful planning by four thieves was no match for the vigilant eye of patrolling police, who stopped a break-in before it even happened in the capital on Friday.

Mon, 27 February 2017

Fortune teller’s advice distinctly lacking luck

The stars didn’t align for a man who took his fortune teller’s advice and exhumed the urn of his eight-years-gone sister, moving it farther from his home in hopes it would improve his finances.