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Labor strikes in Svay Rieng province cooled down considerably Wednesday, with unions reporting a more than 50 percent drop in striking workers, but more than 4,000 union members continued protesting, according to local officials.

April 24, 2014

A new Bavet City governor was appointed Wednesday, filling a post that was once held by Chhouk Bundith, who remains on the run after being found guilty of shooting into a crowd of protesting garment workers in 2012.

April 24, 2014

The State Secretariat of Civil Aviation has swapped its headquarters on Norodom Boulevard and will move to a location adjacent to Phnom Penh International Airport by next year, civil aviation officials confirmed Tuesday.

April 23, 2014

A day after union leaders conceded that a nationwide stay-at-home strike in the garment sector had failed, fresh strikes raged in Svay Rieng, Kandal and Kompong Speu provinces, with workers claiming bosses reneged on agreements for extra Khmer New Year vacation days.

April 23, 2014

The vast majority of the country’s 600,000-strong garment factory workforce appeared to be back on the job Monday despite a call from unions to continue a stay-at-home strike until Tuesday.

April 22, 2014

Twelve men and one woman were found guilty of plotting to overthrow the government and sentenced to between five and nine years in prison after a fifteen-minute-long hearing on Friday. Rights groups denounced the verdicts as politically motivated and based on scant evidence as well as testimony extracted via torture.

April 12, 2014

Prime Minister Hun Sen and opposition leader Sam Rainsy on Thursday failed to reach a deal on the date of the next national election but reaffirmed that the point remains the last hurdle to a deal that would end the country’s political deadlock.

April 11, 2014

Russia’s Ministry of Interior on Wednesday said it has prepared a new extradition request for Russia’s fugitive former billionaire Sergei Polonsky, who now lives in Phnom Penh.

April 10, 2014

The Cambodian Red Cross, which bills itself as the country’s largest humanitarian organization, is building a six-story luxury hotel in Preah Vihear City.

April 9, 2014

Prime Minister Hun Sen on Monday urged Cambodians to keep safe as they celebrate Khmer New Year this weekend and instructed law enforcement officers to be vigilant during a period renowned for causing an annual spike in traffic accidents.

April 8, 2014
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