A week after a damning report by ASEAN parliamentarians on the government’s attacks on the opposition, the state-run Cambodian Human Rights Committee said the assessment was flawed and failed to acknowledge the prime minister’s record on human rights for which he deserves a Nobel Peace Prize, the body’s president said. The ASEAN Parliamentarians for Human Rights’ Death Knell for Democracy report last week called the government’s systematic use of the judiciary and the National Assembly to target the opposition an attempt to dismantle democratic principles in the country.
A driver hit and killed three people and seriously injured six more on Monivong Boulevard yesterday when he attempted to flee from what was initially a minor accident, but turned into a scene of mayhem with a mob viciously beating the motorist as victims lay strewn on the pavement. According to Phnom Penh traffic police chief Chev Hak, the man caused carnage yesterday when he drove in the “wrong direction” on the busy thoroughfare at about 5:30pm, with his Toyota Camry ploughing into several motorbikes in Chamkarmon district. Hak, who did not name the driver, said two women and a man had died.
Just after midnight on Saturday, as she drove her motorbike home from her second job at a beer garden, mother-of-two Sok Vanna was crushed on Phnom Penh’s Veng Sreng Boulevard by a timber-laden truck bearing military number plates. The truck, which according to police was at fault, sped off to its destination, SL Garments, where it delivered its logs to fuel the company’s furnaces. Vanna died immediately. A journalist at the scene informed her family after finding a school-fees receipt for the eldest of the 28-year-old’s two daughters, aged 9.
Super Duper, a Western-styled 24-hour supermarket that first launched in early 2015, is planning to open its second branch in June in response to a strong demand for clean wide aisles and a vast array of local and imported grocery products, including hard-to-find items, a company executive said yesterday. Canadian owner Kirk MacManus said the new Phnom Penh branch on Sothearos Boulevard near the intersection with Sihanouk Boulevard would have a slightly smaller footprint that its first store on Street 488 in the capital’s Boeung Trabek commune.
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A construction worker was allegedly beaten to death in Sihanoukville on Sunday night by a colleague – who remains at large – following an argument over $2.50.
Preah Sihanouk province welcomed nearly 2.4 million tourists in 2016, generating $96 million in revenue, following a significant rise in domestic and international tourist arrivals, a tourism official said yesterday.
Ly San has an unusual mission for a law student: promoting authentic Khmer cuisine and studying its roots.
Less than a month after taking over as national head coach from South Korean Lee Tae-hoon, Brazilian Leonardo Vitorino faces the biggest challenge of his career, when he guides Cambodia through the yearlong qualification process for the
A man who snagged a phone was given a flurry of fists in return before police came to arrest him in Srah Chak commune, Phnom Penh, on Sunday.
In an exhibition opening tonight at the Asia Foundation’s Community Art Gallery, artist Phe Sophon uses waste – specifically plastic bottles – to both explore the human impact on the environment and to interrogate the meaning of life.
In today’s world of fast-changing technology, Cambodia is seeing increasing innovation in financi