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‘It’s not political’: Phnom Penh Post CEO on $3.9m tax bill

A large tax bill handed down to the Phnom Penh Post, Cambodia’s last remaining independent English-language newspaper, is part of an ongoing, “perfectly routine” audit negotiation process rather than an attack on free press, according to the paper’s CEO, Marcus Holmes. He added that such audits were hitting businesses across the country in a government effort to strictly enforce the years-old tax law.

Everything you need to know about investing in Cambodia

For the past two decades, Cambodia has experienced rapid economic growth. Broad access to global markets and an economic policy that openly courts foreign investment means the country’s economy is expected to continue growing

Cambodia’s property news and views in brief

A roundup of property related news in Cambodia, including the creation of a marine national park and new advertising laws for construction sights.

Whatever happened to same-sex marriage in Cambodia

While LGBTIQ Cambodians have long had powerful proponents calling for their right to marry, legal change still seems a long way off.

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Preserving The Victims’ Clothes At Tuol Sleng

The memory of the Khmer Rouge's many torture victims is being kept alive through a special conservation project. Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum holds the clothes of thousands who were killed in the Cambodian genocide in the late 1970's.

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