January 24, 2022
NagaWorld workers at a rally on January 21, 2022. (Tran Techseng/VOD)

NagaWorld Issues Statement That It Encourages Unions

In a rare public statement amid ongoing protests, NagaWorld denied accusations that it targeted union employees as part of mass layoffs last year that have led to a monthlong strike by casino workers and the arrests of senior union leaders and members.

Kem Sokha leaves the Phnom Penh Municipal Court on January 30, 2020. (Ouch Sony/VOD)

Return or Limbo: Possible Paths as Kem Sokha Hints at Deal

Speculation has been rife about whether the resumption of Sokha’s trial — nearly two years after it was stopped due to Covid-19 — signaled an imminent political deal that could see the former CNRP president return to politics.