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Fri, 27 February 2015

Russian wanted on explosives charges

Police are seeking the arrest of a Russian kindergarten owner in Sihanoukville who is wanted by Interpol for serious alleged crimes including “illegal possession of explosives” linked to organised crime.

  A Lexus parked at a police station in Sihanoukville that was shot at during an attack on Thursday night.
Fri, 27 February 2015

Another alleged Russian attack in S'ville

A group of Russians opened fire on a Turkish national’s vehicle in Preah Sihanouk province at about 11pm on Thursday night, leaving one Cambodian bystander with a bullet wound to his leg, police have said.

Election officials count votes in Prey Veng province in 2013
Fri, 27 February 2015

Voting watchdogs dismayed at PM's demand

Election monitors yesterday accused Prime Minister Hun Sen of using strong-arm tactics after he threatened to scrap an electoral reform law if it wasn’t finalised – complete with a divisive new provision of his own suggestion – by t

Fri, 27 February 2015

Mixed reviews for New Year’s bonus

Prime Minister Hun Sen has promised all civil servants and members of the armed forces a $10 Khmer New Year bonus, a move that observers and the opposition characterised yesterday as a welcome, if incomplete, gesture.

Fri, 27 February 2015

New court president seeks to mend relationships

About 100 judges, prosecutors, clerks, police officers and other government officials gathered at the Phnom Penh Municipal Court yesterday for the first of what new court president Taing Sunlay said would be a regular monthly meetin

Fri, 27 February 2015

APLE urges paedophile expulsion

NGO Action Pour Les Enfants (APLE) urged the government yesterday to toughen punishments for foreigners who have been convicted of sexual offences against children and prevent them from further staying in Cambodia.

Fri, 27 February 2015

Domestic workers say ILO pact progress slow

The government was yesterday accused of dragging its feet after claiming it needed more time to ratify the International Labour Organization’s convention on protecting domestic worker rights.

Fri, 27 February 2015

Gov’t confirms deported activist’s blacklist status

Expelled Spanish environmental activist Alex Gonzalez-Davidson has been blacklisted and will be barred from returning to Cambodia, Minister of Interior Sar Kheng said yesterday.

Fri, 27 February 2015

General cleared in ACU land sale investigation

The Anti-Corruption Unit has cleared a one-star general of selling land belonging to his military base in Preah Vihear’s Choam Ksan district.

Fri, 27 February 2015

No work, no pay: Six ‘ghost’ cops fired in clean up

Banteay Meanchey authorities have fired six police officers after they stopped turning up at work.

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