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Ly Rasy’s Wife Says She Looks for Safe-Keeping

The wife of former deputy muni­cipal minor-crime police chief Ly Rasy said Sunday that she is seeking asylum for fear of retribution, after she...

Four-Wheeled Transportation Still Elusive in City

Marc Vanhemelryck decided to start a taxi company after a 1995 hit-and-run accident threw him from the back of a Phnom Penh motorbike taxi...

Four-Wheeled Transportation Still Elusive in City

Marc Vanhemelryck decided to start a taxi company after a 1995 hit-and-run accident threw him from the back of a Phnom Penh motorbike taxi...

Chea Mony: Jailed Official Helped Kill My Brother

Free Trade Union President Chea Mony alleged Wednesday that jailed police official Ly Rasy and another unnamed mastermind were involved in the death of...

Defendants Testify at Chai Hour II Hotel Trial

During questioning at the long-awaited Chai Hour II Hotel trial on Tuesday, two female defendants ad­mitted to selling a 17-year-old girl’s vir­ginity to a...

French Nationals’ Accounts of Shooting Differ

The two French nationals injured in a shooting in Phnom Penh last week—each of them still under medical care at opposite ends of Calmette...

Lawyer: Minister’s Sister Bought Land Illegally

A lawyer representing Ratanak­kiri province villagers claimed Wed­nes­day that the sale of 500 hectares of land to Keat Kolney, Finance Min­ister Keat Chhon’s sister,...

Kratie Villagers Said To Want Gunboat Salvaged

Villagers in Kratie province will pro­test if a World War II-era French gunboat sunk in the Me­kong River is cut up for scrap, as...

Man Sentenced 25 Years for Killing Two Park Rangers Last Year

A man was sentenced to 25 years in prison for killing two park rangers in the Aural Wildlife Sanctu­ary last year, a Kompong Speu...

Angkorian Antiquities Now Available Via eBay

A sandstone sculpture billed as an original Angkorian artifact is be­ing auctioned for a starting bid of $4,648 by Arte da Vinci, a German...

Piecemeal Power System Keeps Many in Dark

That sinking feeling that comes when fans slow to a stop and entire city blocks go silent should not be striking as frequently in...

Alleged Pedophile Questioned, But Not Charged

US national and suspected ped­o­phile Michael John Koklich was questioned at Phnom Penh Mu­ni­ci­pal Court Monday but has yet to be charged with any...

Envoy Says NZ National’s Hearing Was Unfair

New Zealand’s ambassador to Thai­­land has expressed concern to Cam­­bodian authorities over an Ap­peals Court hearing for jailed New Zea­land national Graham Cleghorn that...

Suspected Pedophile Rides Into Police Barricade

A 50-year-old suspected pedo­phile crashed his motorbike into a police barricade in an at­tempt to evade arrest on Sothearos Boul­evard in Chamkar Mon district...

R’kiri Protester Threatened, Villagers Claim

Villagers in Ratanakkiri prov­in­ce’s O’Yadaw district have alleg­ed that a deputy commune chief threat­­ened to have a protester kill­ed during a demonstration on Feb...

Officer’s Family Says He’s a Victim of Higher-Ups

The family of municipal minor crime police deputy chief Ly Rasy —who is charged with two killings and two attempted killings—pro­claim­­­ed his innocence Monday,...

Spirit Moves Local Buddhist in Bloodletting Ritual

After hours of parading around Phnom Penh in an elaborate Chi­nese costume and repeatedly slicing his tongue with a large metal spear to lick...

German National Is Charged With Debauchery

A German national was charged with debauchery by the Siem Reap Provincial Court on Wed­nesday following a police investigation into an alleged sexual relationship...

Court: SRP Lawmaker Must Pay Back Tuition

The Phnom Penh Municipal Court on Tuesday ordered opposition lawmaker Ahmad Yahya to pay Norton University $130,285 in back tuition fees or have his...

Defendants Testify at Chai Hour II Hotel Trial

During questioning at the long-awaited Chai Hour II Hotel trial on Tuesday, two female defendants ad­mitted to selling a 17-year-old girl’s vir­ginity to a...