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Until recently, the illegal mining community at the remote village of Poutung did their digging at risk of arrest. They have since become the first to be given official sanction.

Sat, 1 August 2015

New traffic fine scheme a ‘regrettable’ development

Experts are divided on whether giving Cambodian traffic police a bigger cut of fines handed out will result in better observance of road rules.

Former Sihanoukville governor Chin Sarin
Sat, 1 August 2015

After S’ville governor ousted, replacement vows safety

Seemingly ending his ambitions for the province’s top job, Sihanoukville’s city governor will next week be out of provincial politics altogether, amid criticisms of his performance by Deputy Prime Minister Sar Kheng.

Sat, 1 August 2015

KNLF jail sentences upheld

The Appeal Court yesterday upheld the convictions of seven members of the Denmark-based Khmer National Liberation Front (KNLF) sentenced last year to between five and eight years in prison for attempting to “overthrow” the governmen

Sat, 1 August 2015

Female cadres of the Khmer Rouge

While the scope of female participation in the atrocities of the Khmer Rouge is unknown, experts say it is understated

At 14, Tuy Kin was barely a young woman when she joined the Khmer Rouge in 1970.

Sat, 1 August 2015

White Building meeting

District authorities have again moved to quash long-running rumours that residents of Phnom Penh’s iconic White Building will be evicted to make way for development.

Sat, 1 August 2015

Call for workers’ release

The Ministry for Foreign Affairs yesterday ordered the Kingdom’s ambassador to Malaysia, Princess Norodom Arun Rasmey, to request the release of about 300 Cambodian workers detained in the Malaysian state of Selangor.

Sat, 1 August 2015

‘Magic Man’ Malignaggi out to cast spell on Garcia

Undefeated Danny “Swift” Garcia (30-0, 17 KOs) will take on Brooklyn’s Paulie “The Magic Man” Malignaggi (33-6, 7 KOs) at the Barclays Center under Al Haymon’s Premier Boxing Champions on ESPN at 8am on Sunday Cambodian time.

Sat, 1 August 2015

Providing dignity in death for Cambodia's poorest communities

For the past six years, a Taiwanese NGO has been offering unusual aid – building facilities for villages too poor to effectively cremate their dead

Sat, 1 August 2015

Finally, Phnom Penh gets a great, cheap pad Thai

Sometimes the best grub comes from the most low-key of locales

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