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  • Cambodia was perceived to be the most corrupt country in Asean and ranked 164 out of 180 countries globally, according to a new corruption index. Cambodia drops in graft index, taking bottom spot in Asean for third year running

    A global corruption perceptions index has ranked Cambodia 161st out of 180 countries, with the report specifically pointing to weak press freedoms and NGO protections as facilitators of graft – issues that commentators have repeatedly raised as concerns in the Kingdom. The Corruption Perception Index was released by Transparency International yesterday and ranks countries based on perceived levels of public sector corruption, with Cambodia dropping five places from last year to rank near the bottom of the Asia-Pacific region. It was ranked below all Asean member states for the third year in a...

  • Mangrove saplings poke up from sand that an oknha is accused of pumping into a section of protected mangrove forest in Koh Kong province Okhna owns land at site of illegal Koh Kong mangrove filling, contract shows

    A section of protected mangrove forest in Koh Kong that in December was discovered to have been filled with sand was illegally sold to tycoon Chea Leanghong in 2017, documents show, with local authorities having signed off on the deal. In March 2017, Sok Kimhong and his wife, Siv Chou, sold the 13 hectares of land inside Peam Krasaop Wildlife Sanctuary to Leanghong, according to a copy of the sale contract obtained by The Post. Leanghong is the chairman of the development and real estate company KH Niron Investment. The sale was approved by former Stung Veng Village Chief Chhung Thavon and...

Managing partner at Mekong Strategic Partners Stephen Higgins on Cambodia's latest public holiday.

Cambodia was perceived to be the most corrupt country in Asean and ranked 164 out of 180 countries globally, according to a new corruption index.

Cambodia perceived as most corrupt in Asean for third year in a row

A global corruption perception index has ranked Cambodia 161st out of 180 countries, with the report specifically pointing to weak press freedoms and NGO protections as...

NOCC secretary-general Vath Chamroeun speaks at a press conference outlining details of the 7th Sihanoukville International Half Marathon on March 11.

Modified course unveiled for Sihanoukville half marathon

The route for the 7th Angkor Beer Sihanoukville International Half Marathon on March 11 has been modified, with new parts of the city included for the first time. The...

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Senate elections: a test of consistency and firmness

Editor, Cambodia’s Senate election is to be held on February 25. According to the Constitution, out of the 61 senators, two are to be nominated by the King, two to be chosen by the National Assembly and the remaining 57 must be elected...
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