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(20-May-2015 / Phnom Penh Post)

It has been two years since Ky Pheakdey returned to his home in Kampot province after three years working without pay on a Taiwanese fishing boat owned by Giant Ocean International.

(20-May-2015 / Phnom Penh Post)

A Senate commission has started an investigation into land disputes in 11 provinces based on data provided to it by local rights group Licadho despite officials publicly denying the group’s findings at the time.

(20-May-2015 / Phnom Penh Post)

The Phnom Penh Municipal Court yesterday began the trial of five opposition activists charged with inciting an insurrection last year following the 2013 general election.

(20-May-2015 / The Cambodia Daily)

The trial of the 11 opposition activists charged with “joining an insurrection” for their presence at a July 15 protest demanding authorities reopen Phnom Penh’s Freedom Park continued in the Phnom Penh Municipal Court on Tuesday.

(20-May-2015 / The Cambodia Daily)

Forty lecturers at the National Institute of Business in Phnom Penh went on strike Tuesday, claiming the school director is withholding more than $30,000 owed to them in student fees.

(19-May-2015 / Phnom Penh Post)

In a strongly worded article, outgoing US Ambassador William Todd has called on the Cambodian government to properly consider controversial new legislation governing NGOs, trade unions and the internet, a call welcomed by civil society representatives yesterday.

(19-May-2015 / Phnom Penh Post)

Villagers at odds with Chinese plantation firms in Preah Vihear province yesterday morning held a ceremony to curse the companies for allegedly conspiring to evict them from their land since 2012.

(19-May-2015 / Phnom Penh Post)

Aggrieved residents of Kratie and Preah Vihear provinces yesterday delivered petitions to the National Assembly and Ministry of Interior, asking for intervention in two separate ongoing land disputes.

(19-May-2015 / The Cambodia Daily)

Eleven of the more than 90 Chinese construction workers on Phnom Penh’s Koh Pich island who claim their employer withheld their pay and confiscated their passports returned to China on Monday, according to a police official.

(19-May-2015 / The Cambodia Daily)

About 100 villagers involved in two different land disputes in Kratie and Preah Vihear provinces converged on the National Assembly in Phnom Penh on Monday to ask the country’s lawmakers for help in settling their cases.