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CNRP Vice President Kem Sokha was questioned by Phnom Penh Municipal Court on Friday over an opposition protest that erupted into violence on July 15 and provided a pretext for the court to charge seven opposition lawmaker-elects and a party activist with insurrection and incitement to commit a felony.

July 26, 2014

A teenager was allegedly raped and a woman sexually assaulted by men in Thai military attire after crossing illegally into Sa Kaeo province in search of work Monday, officials said.

July 26, 2014

A military police officer was detained and questioned after allegedly beating a man and pulling his gun on him following a minor traffic accident in Prampi Makara district, police officials said.

July 25, 2014

Disgraced penal police officer Hang Vuthy was questioned Tuesday over a verdict of damaging public property during a 2006 escape from Prey Sar prison, municipal Judge Leang Samnath said.

July 23, 2014

Prime Minister Hun Sen joined leaders of Cambodia’s Cham Muslim population on Friday, rejecting accusations that some of the country’s Muslims had joined jihadists fighting in the Middle East.

July 19, 2014

Siem Reap province will host the first Angkor Empire Marathon on August 17, marking the first time a full 42-km marathon event has ever been held in Cambodia, a prospect that has already attracted more than 2,000 athletes to register.

July 19, 2014

The Phnom Penh municipal government issued a warning to those operating unlicensed sand quarries after a military helicopter plunged into one killing four people on Monday, but some questioned City Hall’s motives and commitment.

July 18, 2014

A joint committee of Cambodian and Chinese technical analysts will begin reviewing black box data today retrieved from the Chinese-built Z-9 helicopter that crashed early this week, killing four military personnel, officials said on Thursday.

July 18, 2014

When a Chinese-built Z-9 helicopter plunged into the waters of a flooded sand quarry in Phnom Penh’s Dangkao district on Monday morning with five military officers on board, an unlikely team was dispatched to help salvage the bodies of the four people who perished in the crash.

July 17, 2014

The “black box” containing vital information about the final minutes of the helicopter that crashed in Phnom Penh on Monday killing four people has yet to be recovered, Defense Ministry spokesman Chhum Sucheat said Tuesday.

July 16, 2014
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