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The defense teams for Khmer Rouge tribunal defendants Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan on Tuesday rejected a proposal from the prosecution that the court appoint new counsel for their clients to get around their ongoing boycott of substantive hearings.

October 29, 2014

Australian mining giant BHP Billiton has announced that it is in negotiations with the U.S. government to settle allegations of corruption abroad, which include claims that the company paid a $2.5 million bribe to Cambodian officials.

October 28, 2014

Some of the families in a protracted land dispute with a pair of Thai-owned sugar plantations in Koh Kong province say they were pressured over the weekend into signing compensation deals with the firms they could not read, because they were written in Thai, and without their lawyers present.

October 27, 2014

The Foreign Affairs Ministry on Friday chastised the Thai government for the fatal shooting of a Cambodian national who was reportedly attempting to steal a motorbike across the border the day before.

October 27, 2014

Garment exports have continued to rise, but at a slower pace than earlier in the year, according to the latest government figures.

October 24, 2014

The defense teams for Khmer Rouge tribunal defendants Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan both stayed away from a meeting Tuesday that the court hoped would help end their boycott of the second phase of Case 002, in which their clients stand accused of genocide and other crimes.

October 22, 2014

Immigration chief Sok Phal is in Australia to meet with officials there about the controversial refugee deal the two countries signed last month, but will not be visiting Nauru, where Australia is detaining the asylum seekers it wants to send to Cambodia, the Interior Ministry said Tuesday.

October 22, 2014

Australia’s foreign affairs minister thanked Prime Minister Hun Sen over the weekend for agreeing to resettle ref­ugees seeking asylum in Aus­tralia, and stressed that the transfers would be on a voluntary basis.

October 20, 2014

Some of the unions that have been demanding a hefty $77 raise to the current monthly minimum wage of $100 for the country’s garment workers said Thursday they were willing to go as low as a $35 increase, though others refused to budge.

October 17, 2014

Cambodians have experienced one of the largest drops in the rate of hunger in the world over the past quarter century, though the situation in the country still remains “serious,” according to a new report by three international NGOs.

October 17, 2014
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