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Hundreds of employees of Phnom Penh’s NagaWorld casino and hotel returned to work Wednesday in response to a court order telling them to end their nearly two-week-long strike.
The construction of two hydroelectric dams proposed for the Mekong River would lead to steep declines in the availability of fish—an essential source of protein for Cambodians—potentially threatening food security, according to a new report by the fisheries administration.
With little more than a month to the July 28 national election, the issue that is of particular concern to election monitors is the voter list, which they say is less accurate and representative of the electorate than during the last national election in 2008.
The Ministry of Interior issued a statement Wednesday accusing, though not naming, the opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) of vandalizing 16 of their own party political signs in five districts in Prey Veng and Svay Rieng provinces this week.
With elections fast approaching, the communications arm of the Council of Ministers is working arduously for the CPP's election bid. Critics say the line between the office's work as a part of the civil service, and of ruling party operatives, has blurred to irrelevance.
Nineteen NagaWorld casino employees were detained Tuesday afternoon as police attempted to break up a protest of more than 500 workers who had picketed in front of the casino for the past six days, demanding the company increase their salaries.
National energy supplier Electricite du Cambodge (EdC) on Monday announced that a 50-MW coal-fired power plant in Preah Sihanouk province is ready to come online this week and will solve Phnom Penh’s chronic blackouts.
Hundreds of voters came together at Phnom Penh’s Himawari Hotel on Wednesday to ask candidates running in July’s national election what they will do to protect the country’s women and girls and ensure their equal rights.
Police are looking for a foreign female suspect who they believe was involved in the murder of a 25-year-old Frenchwoman in Kampot province in February, police officials said Tuesday.
Crowds of people wait outside Cambodia's only passport office in Phnom Penh. Experts agree the high price and lengthy waiting time for obtaining a passport are fueling the problem of illegal migration.
The director of a Siem Reap orphanage who was arrested in March for allegedly abusing two girls under his care has been released after one of the girls recanted her statement, officials said Monday.
Election campaigning will begin on June 27 for the two major and six minor political parties that are contesting the July 28 polls, the National Election Committee (NEC) said on Friday.
Several hundred voters from around the country gathered Thursday in Phnom Penh for a forum in which members of the public were invited to ask lawmakers running in July’s national election questions related to human rights, land rights, education and corruption.
About 200 people from Thailand, Vietnam and Cambodia affected by hydropower dam projects on the Mekong River and its tributaries gathered in Phnom Penh on Monday to share their experiences of how their lives have been adversely affected since the dams were constructed.
The government announced Monday that it will open a new passport office in the northwest province of Battambang, the first such office outside Phnom Penh.
An audio recording of Kem Sokhon—an opposition politician turned ruling CPP member, and brother of Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) acting president Kem Sokha—is the latest clip put out by the government to try and discredit the opposition ahead of the July election.
Among a sea of blue uniforms, a small number of residents at Prey Sar prison’s Correctional Center 2 (CC2) stand out. While they are dressed differently, it is not just their attire that sets them apart. These “inmates” have committed no crimes and have no sentences to appeal.
Firefighters in Phnom Penh on Wednesday used high-pressure water cannons in an effort to dislodge anti-eviction protesters who were trying to force a meeting with municipal governor Pa Socheatvong, knocking one woman temporarily unconscious.
A massive power outage that left large areas of Phnom Penh without electricity and water and plunged Southern Vietnam into darkness on Wednesday was caused by a crane operator knocking a tree onto a high-voltage power line, Vietnam’s state-owned energy provider said Thursday.
Kem Sokha, acting president of the opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), on Monday rallied a 3,000-strong crowd of supporters at Phnom Penh’s Freedom Park saying that Prime Minister Hun Sen’s decades-old leadership in the country had gone on for far too long.