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More than 200 villagers from Siem Reap City blocked two trucks from passing their village on Monday in protest of the damage the trucks are causing to the community, allowing them to pass only when the company promised to help take care of the road.

August 20, 2014

More than three months after authorities at the Sihanoukville Autonomous Port confiscated the largest haul of ivory ever seized in Cambodia—more than 3 tons worth millions of dollars—the investigation into it remains stalled and secretive.

August 19, 2014

A day after Hanoi issued a strongly worded statement calling on the Cambodian government to take measures to prevent anti-Vietnam demonstrations from souring relations between the neighbors, the group that has organized a series of recent demonstrations and promised more protests in the start of September if its demands are not met.

August 16, 2014

Defense Minister Tea Banh on Wednesday denied that a kidney transplant training program at the Preah Ket Mealea military hospital is a secret, though he refused to provide details of the program, which police suspected earlier this week of being at the center of an organ trafficking ring.

August 14, 2014

The Ministry of Defense’s account that an alleged kidney trafficking ring at its Preah Ket Mealea military hospital was in fact a fully legal training program in partnership with China’s Defense Ministry was met with questions and confusion Tuesday.

August 13, 2014

After a two-month investigation, police were confident enough to arrest and interrogate nine people on Saturday over an alleged kidney trafficking ring at the state-run Preah Ket Mealea military hospital, including its director Ly Sovann, a lieutenant general in the Royal Cambodian Armed Forces.

August 12, 2014

Dy Vichea, the son of deceased former National Police Commissioner Hok Lundy, was promoted to Director of National Police’s central department for security on Friday, according to police. He was also promoted from the rank of major general to three-star lieutenant general, according to National Police spokesman Kirth Chantharith.

August 11, 2014

The ruling CPP and opposition CNRP sat together in the National Assembly for the first time Friday, formalizing the addition of the Assembly’s new commission on anti-corruption and putting forth their plans for what the parties say is a new culture of political cooperation.

August 9, 2014

The Council of Ministers has granted farmers in Kompong Thom province permission to start farming on the floodplains of the Tonle Sap lake in an area previously off limits and home to flooded forests that provide a critical fish breeding habitat.

August 8, 2014

Prime Minister Hun Sen yes- terday rebuffed a Thai journalist who called the recent visit to Thailand of Cambodia’s top military brass—including Mr. Hun Sen’s son, Lieutenant General Hun Manet—a “charm offensive” intended to “show off his country’s future leader.”

August 7, 2014
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