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(27-May-2015 / Phnom Penh Post)

Brian Naswall, the CEO of local private airline Aero Cambodia, was charged yesterday at the Phnom Penh Municipal Court with “purchasing child prostitution”.

(27-May-2015 / Phnom Penh Post)

A group of NGOs have asked the government to reassess its granting of economic land concessions in Cambodia’s Prey Lang forest, suggesting the adoption of a decree that would permit more protected forest and safeguard biodiversity.

(27-May-2015 / Phnom Penh Post)

US Ambassador William Todd has called for internet freedom in Cambodia to be guaranteed, just days after a government spokesman said social media users who publicly attack officials should be prosecuted.

(27-May-2015 / Phnom Penh Post)

Australia will spend at least US$43.3 million to resettle a small number of refugees in Cambodia under an agreement signed in Phnom Penh last year, an official has said.

(27-May-2015 / Phnom Penh Post)

An opposition activist questioned yesterday over allegations that he participated in an “insurrection” last year has claimed his innocence, saying he “did nothing” but was abused by security guards anyway.

(27-May-2015 / The Cambodia Daily)

Rights group Adhoc says it found cassava plantations being worked by undocumented Vietnamese nationals on Cambodia’s side of the two countries’ shared border during a visit to Ratanakkiri province’s O’Yadaw district on Monday.

(27-May-2015 / The Cambodia Daily)

The Phnom Penh Municipal Court on Tuesday charged the former CEO of the Aero Cambodia aviation company with purchasing child prostitution, his lawyer said.

(27-May-2015 / The Cambodia Daily)

The Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications said Tuesday that rules punishing people for insulting government officials online would be included in a pending cybercrime law, but insisted that the state had no intention to restrict social media use.

(27-May-2015 / The Cambodia Daily)

Anti-Corruption Unit chairman Om Yentieng on Tuesday said representatives of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria will visit Cambodia next week to follow up on bribery allegations against former National Malaria Center director Duong Socheat.

(27-May-2015 / The Cambodia Daily)

A CNRP activist charged with using violence during the opposition party’s alleged insurrection attempt last year told the Phnom Penh Municipal Court on Tuesday that he had little recollection of the protest after being knocked on the head with a baton.