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Free Trade Union President Chea Mony on Monday became the second union leader to be placed under judicial supervision this month by the Phnom Penh Municipal Court for alleged criminal activity during nationwide garment worker strikes in December and January.

September 16, 2014

Phnom Penh dentist Eng Lykuong, who alleges she was defrauded of $1 million by a Cambodia-based company, on Monday rejected government spokesman Phay Siphan’s accusation that she had attacked his reputation by revealing that he had acted on behalf of one of the defendants in the case, jailed Cambodian-American businessman Richer San.

September 16, 2014

At least 10 environmental activists, including a Spanish national, were detained in Koh Kong province Monday after they attempted to prevent officials from reaching a community of ethnic minority villagers who have been protesting plans for a hydropower dam that would flood their ancestral home and a critical wildlife habitat.

September 16, 2014

A soldier who wounded an ethnic Bunong man when he fired in his direction while guarding a rubber concession in Mondolkiri province earlier this month will not be arrested because the victim suffered only a “small injury,” police said Monday.

September 16, 2014

Before she was brutally murdered in February, Va Dary felt like a prisoner in her own home —a two-story gated residence given to her by the two-star military general charged on Sunday with killing her and their 6-year-old daughter, her mother said Monday.

September 16, 2014

Phnom Penh Municipal Police arrested three men on Sunday for their suspected involvement in the theft of 2,500 pairs of Levi’s jeans—stolen after security guards had sleeping pills put in their drinks—from a garment factory in Phnom Penh’s Russei Keo district early Saturday morning, police said Monday.

September 16, 2014

Some 3,000 workers protested in front of a garment factory in Prey Veng province Monday, calling for larger bonuses and better working conditions, according to unionists and factory representatives.

September 16, 2014

A spokeswoman for the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees on Monday reiterated the agency’s objections to a pending plan that would see Australia transfer to Cambodia some of the asylum seekers it is currently holding offshore on the Pacific island nation of Nauru.

September 16, 2014

The last of 16 shacks that once clung to the edge of a mammoth development project in Phnom Penh’s Chroy Changva district were demolished by the Overseas Cambodia Investment Corporation (OCIC) on Monday.

September 16, 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
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