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The Phnom Penh Municipal Court on Thursday delayed its sedition trial of Cambodian-American dissident Sourn Serey Ratha in order to give co-defendant and activist monk Luon Sovath time to return from abroad and defend himself in person.

September 19, 2014

Ahead of his trial at the Phnom Penh Municipal Court today, Cambodian-American dissident Sourn Serey Ratha this week again denied the sedition charges against him and urged the government to release his supporters now in detention.

September 18, 2014

Municipal officials on Tuesday announced a new initiative to help rehabilitate Phnom Penh’s drug addicts by offering discreet treatment services at local health centers.

September 17, 2014

Police have arrested and deported as many as 15 nationals from China, India, Russia and Nigeria as part of their ongoing push to identify foreigners living in the country illegally through a new nationwide census, officials said Monday.

September 16, 2014

Prime Minister Hun Sen on Monday led a delegation of Cambodian officials, including Commerce Minister Sun Chanthol, to China for the annual four-day Asean-China Expo in Nanning City, where he planned to meet with senior officials in the Chinese, Vietnamese and Thai governments, according to an adviser to the prime minister.

September 16, 2014

The Interior Ministry on Friday revealed the extent of a trove of faked government documents and seals discovered in a Phnom Penh home and said it has widened its investigation beyond the three men already arrested.

September 13, 2014

The spokesman for the Vietnamese Embassy whose controversial comments about the history of Kampuchea Krom sparked nationalist protests in July and August will be replaced, officials said Thursday.

September 12, 2014

The lawyer for activist monk Luon Sovath has called upon the Phnom Penh Municipal Court to delay a sedition trial scheduled for next week, after learning that his client is to be tried in the same case as the original defendant, Cambodian-American dissident Sourn Serey Ratha.

September 11, 2014

Royal Palace Minister Kong Sam Ol announced Wednesday that there will be a midnight curfew during the Water Festival this year, held for the first time since 2010, when 353 people were crushed to death on a bridge to Koh Pich island on the festival’s final night.

September 11, 2014

Police in Ratanakkiri deported two more Vietnamese nationals living illegally in the northern province last week, bringing the number of expulsions to 14 as the Ministry of Interior’s census of foreigners continues, police said.

September 10, 2014
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