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Kek the independent
Licadho president on why she took last seat on NEC

Prime Minister Hun Sen leaves the National Assembly in Phnom Penh

Devil’s in the details
Slow going as working groups hammer out final agreements

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worker Khet Dy
on a $100 loan offered by a Chang Feng garment factory official after the company burned down and employees gathered to demand pay

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Workers seek pay after fire

Two men survey the ruins of a garment factory after a fire

A day after the Chang Feng garment factory burned down in the capital’s Por Sen Chey district, most of the roughly 900 employers – now effectively out of work – gathered yesterday to demand pay.

On laws, CNRP in familiar fight

Long beyond the blaze of the campaign trail, the opposition party has continued promising to push its seven-point platform once lawmakers take their National Assembly seats.

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State of Play Kek

Kek the independent

When a deal to end Cambodia's political deadlock hinged on two polarised political parties finding one person they could both tolerate, not many names sprung to mind.

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Corruption, aid and the new political outlook

Sophal Ear, one of the foremost Cambodian political economists, sat down with State of Play to discuss his theories on how foreign aid has weakened governance in Cambodia and how these lessons might apply to political

Expatriates need IDs: government

Expatriates working in Cambodia without labour identification cards will face fines and even jail when strict new enforcement kicks in, according to a July 16 joint statement from the ministries of interior and labour.