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  • Ex-opposition leader and Cambodia National Rescue Party President Sam Rainsy (second left) is seen with other founding members of the movement in January. Facebook Rainsy’s CNRM hires US-based PR firm

    The Cambodia National Rescue Movement has hired a US-based public relations firm to help with their “campaign” to resurrect democracy in Cambodia, documents show. The publicly available agreement with the firm BerlinRosen was released per the Foreign Agents Registration Act in March, and discloses that the firm will engage in twice-monthly media initiatives for Cambodia’s beleaguered opposition. The Cambodia National Rescue Party – the ruling party’s only viable challenger – was dissolved in the run-up to the highly anticipated July national elections. Party President Kem Sokha languishes in...

  • Prime Minister Hun Sen poses with garment workers attending a speech in Phnom Penh yesterday. Facebook PM vows to halt surprise factory closings

    Prime Minister Hun Sen on Wednesday pledged his commitment to preventing garment factory owners from escaping their obligations to workers by closing their factories without warning, even as the current lack of a formal system for dealing with such situations has left at least one group of affected workers in seeming limbo. Speaking to more than 10,000 garment workers in Phnom Penh’s Por Sen Chey district yesterday, the prime minister said a long-term solution would prevent owners from fleeing the country without having paid severance to their workers when their factories shuttered. He...

Prime Minister Hun Sen repeats his vow to keep politically sensitive prisoners behind bars following protests against his regime staged in Australia.

Rong Chhun speaks during a press conference earlier this month urging the Ministry of Education to reinstate him and other fired teachers with links to the opposition.

Two international union groups speak for fired teachers

Two prominent international unions have written to the Ministry of Education accusing it of illegally firing several employees with ties to the now-dissolved Cambodia National...

A tuk-tuk delivers guests to the Lucky Ruby Casino & Resort in Bavet in November 2015. Victoria Mørck Madsenon

Investors are raising the stakes in Bavet’s property market

After a several years of economic stagnation, development activity is starting to pick up again in Bavet, a town on the Vietnamese border in Svay Rieng province whose fortunes are...

Smart Dragons saw off Extra Joss Fighters on Sunday to set up a championship final series with Master Tapsi. Supplied

Master Tapsi and Smart Dragons to meet in title showdown

Master Tapsi and Smart Dragons will battle it out on Wednesday evening in the first contest of the Chitato Chips Mini Basketball Tournament’s three-game final series. Unbeaten...

Bantengs in the jungle in Mondulkiri province in 2011. WWF/AFP

Why care about Cambodia’s forests?

by Nick Beresford and Moeko Saito-Jensen Similar to many countries in the world, Cambodia’s forests are under mounting pressure. Trees are being cut down and replaced with cash crops like cashew nuts and cassava. Many trees disappear...
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    The Phnom Penh Post is an independent media company in Cambodia and is seeking a fulltime qualified candidate to fill a position as follows:  Web Assistant: 1 position  Duties and responsibilities

  • Program Assistant (Vacancy # 180399) 2018-03-28 17:00

    The World Bank office in Cambodia is looking for dynamic, committed and capable individuals to work as Program Assistant for Cambodia Country Office. The position will be based in Phnom Penh. This is

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