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Three reporters and a publisher were arrested in two separate cases of attempted extortion in Stung Treng and Kratie provinces on Sunday after stopping vehicles suspected of carrying illegally logged timber, according to local authorities.

July 22, 2014

The 23-year-old son of the director of rural development in Pailin province is under investigation by police after photos of the young man hunting protected wildlife went viral on social media, police said Monday.

July 22, 2014

The director of a locally run, Swiss-owned graphic design company was stripped of his managerial duties on Thursday following a clash with his employees this week that saw his gun confiscated by police.

July 18, 2014

Violent skirmishes erupted again between workers and villagers at the restive KDC development site Thursday, with both sides blaming the other for using weapons and instigating the fracas. Clashes last occurred at the site on July 7, when about a hundred police were dispatched to Lor Peang village in Kompong Chhnang province.

July 18, 2014

The Chinese firm that was financially backing an ambitious project to develop Phnom Penh’s Boeng Kak neighborhood has pulled out, Chinese Embassy and company officials have confirmed, and no other investor appears to have taken its place.

July 17, 2014

Employees of a Swedish-owned graphic design company refused to work Wednesday and demanded their director, who claims to be a Ministry of Interior official, be fired after he allegedly threatened them with a gun.

July 17, 2014

A domestic worker who claims she was sexually assaulted by the elderly man she was hired to care for in Singapore said Tuesday that the Cambodian Embassy there ignored her calls for help and instructed her to return to the home of her alleged abuser.

July 16, 2014

Authorities in Siem Reap province say they will shut down an unlicensed English language school whose director was arrested last week for allegedly pimping out his teenage students to visiting volunteers.

July 16, 2014

A woman who had been part of the Ministry of Labor’s pilot program to send domestic workers to Singapore returned to Cambodia on Monday after withdrawing a sexual assault complaint.

July 15, 2014

Villagers in Kompong Chhnang province involved in a long-running land dispute with a minister’s wife took their grievances to the spirit world this weekend, staging a two-day ceremony during which they cast traditional curses on company officials and local authorities they say have wronged them.

July 14, 2014
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