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It’s a Sunday afternoon in Phnom Penh’s Boeung Keng Kang 1 commune, and Little Fashion is buzzing. Every weekend, the popular clothing shop fills with customers—not ordinary window shoppers, but loyal Facebook fans—all looking to try on or pick up whatever items caught their eye on social media that week.

August 2, 2014

About 70 workers from the Xing Chang Sin factory marched to the Ministry of Labor on Friday to demand intervention after the factory allegedly failed to pay wages for the past two months.

August 2, 2014

Interior Minister Sar Kheng on Friday sent CNRP President Sam Rainsy a draft of the CPP’s amendment to the Constitution and election law, which notably excluded any reference to immunity for members of what would be the new election management body, CPP lawmaker Cheam Yeap said.

August 2, 2014

More than 60 families have been evacuated from 11 villages in Tbong Khmum province, following flooding of the Mekong, local officials said Friday.

August 2, 2014

The Foreign Affairs Ministry on Friday defended the Cambodian Embassy and consulates in China, which have been accused of ignoring female citizens in peril there, and said it has made efforts to cut off the flow off women being sold into brothels or forced marriages.

August 2, 2014

About 160 villagers from Kratie province’s Snuol district were blocked Friday from marching on Prime Minister Hun Sen’s house to call for intervention in their ongoing land dispute.

August 2, 2014

A man purporting to be the fifth reincarnation of Buddha is coming under increasing pressure after his activities drew the attention of authorities, who have asked him to explain himself.

August 2, 2014

The director of a company in charge of collecting taxes at markets across Phnom Penh was arrested on Friday by Municipal Police, who said she would be questioned over an alleged breach of trust, though refused to elaborate on the reasons why.

August 2, 2014

Kompong Chhnang Provincial Court has summoned eight villagers locked in a land dispute with a powerful development company for questioning next week over allegations of aggravated violence and the destruction of property during a series of clashes with workers at the site last month.

August 2, 2014

The Phnom Penh Municipal Court on Friday questioned two security guards for the alleged rape and confinement of an 11-year-old girl, before remanding them in municipal police custody, a police official said.

August 2, 2014
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