Trade unions appear to have prevailed over employers in their yearslong tug-of-war over a controversial draft Trade Union Law that reached the National Assembly last week.
A military official who drunkenly fired his pistol into the ceiling of a karaoke parlor in Battambang province on Sunday will face court today, despite efforts by military officials to discipline him internally, police said.
Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev landed at Phnom Penh International Airport on Monday evening and was greeted by a delegation of senior Cambodian government officials and a large security contingent—but few members of the local media, who were largely barred from covering his visit.
The prospective Cambodia Indigenous People Democracy Party submitted its initial application with the Interior Ministry on Monday, the first major step to gaining official recognition.
As opposition leader Sam Rainsy heads to Brussels today in the hopes of coaxing the European Union to put pressure on Prime Minister Hun Sen’s government, deputy opposition leader Kem Sokha will return to Phnom Penh with two CNRP lawmakers who were beaten last month.
A garment worker died on Sunday after collapsing in an economic zone in Kandal province last week with more than 400 others, according to union and labor officials, who believe her death was linked to the faintings.
A man who attempted to flee the scene of a shooting on Saturday night in Svay Rieng province by hailing a motorbike driver who turned out to be an off-duty military police officer was charged with aggravated burglary on Monday, officials said.
Two people have died and dozens more remain hospitalized after drinking tainted rice wine during a funeral in Kratie province’s Sambor district on Thursday and Friday, a local official said on Monday.
It was Friday night and Parisians were out in the 10th arrondissement, a once gritty, working-class immigrant district now home to a lively cafe and bar scene. Across from popular bar Le Carillon, Le Petit Cambodge was serving bowls of rice noodles and curry to its young, urban clientele.
A few years ago, Benedicte du Cheyron Monroe read a book on Cambodia that so intrigued her that she immediately wanted to translate it into French.
In Preah Sihanouk province, farmers in the coastal lowland rely on dikes to protect their rice from the sea. This is the fourth in a 12-part series on Cambodia’s annual rice cycle, to be published monthly.
A military general was on Friday found guilty of interfering in investigations into the roadside assassination of businessman Ung Meng Chue in November last year, but saw his sentence slashed significantly and will walk free in less than a month.
Foreign Minister Hor Namhong on Wednesday summoned the country’s diplomatic corps to deny that he had played any role in the issuance of an arrest warrant for opposition leader Sam Rainsy last week.
Increasing numbers of Cambodians are turning to the Internet and Facebook for their news, according to a report set to be released on Thursday by the Open Institute, a local technology NGO.