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Six Months Shaved from Sex Offender’s Sentence

Convicted Russian child sex abuser Stanislav Molodyakov, aka Alexander Trofimov, who had been serving an eight-year prison term for sexually abusing 17 girls, has...

OZ Minerals Deal Was Windfall for Officials’ Kin

In buying out its partner in a Mondolkiri province gold mine in 2009, the Australian company OZ Minerals paid hundreds of thousands of dollars...

T&P No 2 in Fast-Growing Labor Agency Sector

Now under police investigation for the alleged illegal detention of trainees, the recruitment agency T&P Co sent nearly 3,000 women to Malaysia last year...

Labor Ministry Launches Investigation Into Injured Maid

The Labor Ministry yesterday said it had started an investigation into the alleged confinement of a 31-year old mother at a Phnom Penh recruitment...

E-mails Point to Collusion in Gov’t Censorship

Though they have denied it for weeks, Cambodia's largest Internet service providers have apparently colluded with the government in censoring the Internet for political...

Seven Tons of Cambodian-Made Fake Cosmetics Uncovered

Seven tons of counterfeit cosmetics were seized and four people were arrested yesterday during a raid on a house in Phnom Penh's Russei Keo...

Unions To Decide on Strikes Today

Union leaders appeared to be at odds yesterday over whether garment workers should go ahead with imminent strikes that would see around 80 factories...

First Day of Garment Worker Strike Passes Peacefully

Almost 70,000 garment workers went on strike across the country yesterday, as the first day of a week-long series of work stoppages passed relatively...

Factory Strikes Gaining Momentum, Union Leaders Say

As the strikes sweeping Cambodia's garment industry entered their second day yesterday, union leaders claimed that the number of people staying away from work...

Arrests Do Not Follow Rising Profile of Acid Crime

Keo Savorn, 22, had no idea what awaited her two weeks ago as she left her Phnom Penh factory at lunch to buy sugar...

Hun Sen Statue Removed From Anti-Corruption Unit Offices

Only hours after the Prime Minister's cabinet asked public institutions not to display sculptures of government leaders-at around 1 am Friday-a crane hoisted the...

A ‘Malaysian Deal’ Paid For By Cambodia

In the run up to the arrival of Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak to Cambodia this week, the expectation of $1 billion in investment...

Tunnel For ‘Total Revolution’

Kompong Cham Air Base - With fear in his eyes, the RCAF general looked across the plastic table at our group and said we...

US Filmmaker Oliver Stone In Focus

Legendary American filmmaker Oliver Stone spoke in Phnom Penh yesterday, decrying the "beast of fear" in current politics and urging students "to read history...

Lawyers Sought Sok An’s Help in Acid Attack Case

Lawyers for former Military Police Deputy Chief of Staff Chea Ratha, who successfully defended her in August against charges that she ordered a brutal...

Expatriate Games Foreign Footballers Feature Heavily in the Cambodian Premier League, But is Their...

You loved him or you hated him, with his upturned collar, ramrod posture and puffed-out chest. There were the sublime moments, when he elevated...

Remembering the Vietnamese

Twenty years ago today, the last contingent of soldiers of the People's Army of Vietnam officially left Cambodia, bringing to an end a decade-long...

The Beginning of The End

The official departure of the Vietnamese troops from the country in September 1989 initially meant little to the hundreds of thousands of Cambodians who...

AIDS Patients at Tuol Sambou Get Overdue Visitors

More than two months after the eviction of HIV/AIDS patients from Borei Keila, the men at the helms of both the National AIDS Authority...

Rubber and Acid, a Devastating Combination in Kompong Cham

Mat Aphimas' arms are webbed together from her shoulders to her forearms with shiny scar tissue. Upon meeting guests she timidly hides beneath a...

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Stung Treng court urged to apply press law over libel suit...

The Union of Journalist Federations of Cambodia (UJFC) on Wednesday called on the Stung Treng Provincial Court to apply the Press Law in a case involving a Ratanakkiri province parliamentarian and a TV journalist.