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(22-May-2015 / The Cambodia Daily)

Foreign Minister Hor Namhong on Thursday hit back at claims he is serving the Vietnamese government by siding with it—and not a group of Cambodian villagers—in a dispute over which country owns 16.6 hectares of land along the border of Tbong Khmum province.

(22-May-2015 / The Cambodia Daily)

Eight months after a contentious deal was signed to move to Cambodia refugees that Australia had been holding on the island nation of Nauru, the resettlement applications of the first four refugees to volunteer for the scheme have been approved, Cambodia’s Interior Ministry said Thursday.

(21-May-2015 / Phnom Penh Post)

Foreign Affairs Minister Hor Namhong has called out the US ambassador to Cambodia for the latter’s criticism of the Kingdom’s controversial draft law on NGOs.

(21-May-2015 / Phnom Penh Post)

Hundreds of families in Tbong Khmum province have called on the provincial government to negotiate compensation for land they will lose as part of the construction of huge roads in Sralop commune that will form part of a trans-ASEAN highway.

(21-May-2015 / The Cambodia Daily)

Lecturers at the the National Institute of Business in Phnom Penh ended a strike Wednesday after the school director agreed to pay more than $30,000 owed to them following a visit from a Labor Ministry official.

(21-May-2015 / The Cambodia Daily)

Council of Ministers spokesman Phay Siphan on Wednesday threatened criminal proceedings against Facebook users who insult or defame government leaders in apparent violation of the new so-called “culture of dialogue” between the ruling and opposition parties.

(21-May-2015 / The Cambodia Daily)

The Foreign Affairs Ministry on Wednesday hit back hard at U.S. Ambassador William Todd over recent comments he made on a controversial draft law that aims to regulate the country’s multimillion dollar NGO sector, calling his remarks “extremely insolent.”

(21-May-2015 / The Cambodia Daily)

Rights group Adhoc on Wednesday filed complaints against a Siem Reap Provincial Court deputy prosecutor and an investigating judge over their role in jailing two men who protested against a community group that cleared land in their village.

(20-May-2015 / Phnom Penh Post)

More than 60 professors and staff members at the National Institute of Business in Phnom Penh went on strike yesterday over bonuses and “irregularities” in the school’s management.

(20-May-2015 / Phnom Penh Post)

A government official yesterday cautioned against raising the salaries of the country’s civil servants too quickly at a meeting where lawmakers and officials discussed the thinking surrounding the recently announced 2016 national budget.