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Construction May Be Behind Riverbank Collapse

The collapse of a large section of Tonle Sap riverbank that left dozens of Phnom Penh families homeless on Tuesday may have been triggered...

Riverbank Landslide Destroys 39 Homes

Dozens of families in Phnom Penh’s Russei Keo district were left homeless Tuesday afternoon after a 60-meter section of riverbank collapsed into the Tonle...

Dam Proposal Raises Displacement Concerns

Concerns have been raised over a hydropower dam planned for Stung Treng province by environmental NGOs and some of the estimated 5,000 people who...

Price of Popular Fish Paste Soars as Total Catch of Fish Drops

The price of prahok has skyrocketed in the past year as a result of a sharp decrease in the fish catch, officials and vendors...

Experts Warn That Gasoline Prices Could Slow Economy

Economists warned Wednes­day that the continuing rise of gasoline prices might affect prices across the board and slow the country’s economy. In Phnom Penh...

No Arrests Made in Child Rape, Slaying Cases

An 11-year-old girl was raped and killed in Phnom Penh’s Mean­chey district Saturday, and a 14-year-old girl was raped, choked and left for dead...

Dry Season House Fire Claims Lives of Infant, Four-Year-Old

A house fire fueled by dry weather and strong winds killed an infant and her brother in Kompong Thom province, au­thorities said Wednesday. Oeur...

Garment Workers Destroy Factory’s Offices

Authorities said Wednesday they had not yet estimated the full cost of the damage done to a garment factory in Dangkao on Monday after...

B’bang Villagers Bring Land Case to Capital

More than 60 Battambang province villagers traveled to Phnom Penh this week to lodge com­plaints at the National As­sem­bly on Monday and Prime Min­ister...

Buyers, Sellers at Odds Over Prahok Shortage

The pungent smell of prahok—the fermented fish paste, fundamental to Cambodia’s cuisine, that elicits passionate responses from lovers and haters alike—does not seem to...

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China Mulls Purge of Foreign Content From Media, School Textbooks

The ruling Chinese Communist Party's media regulator is considering banning the broadcast of overseas-produced news during prime time on domestic channels, while the country's ministry of education has ordered a purge of foreign content from textbooks in primary and secondary education.

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