The Supreme Court yesterday heard the bail request of four Adhoc staffers who are opposing the extension of their pre-trial detention to 18 months, of which they have already served 14 months. During the one-hour hearing, the four – Lim Mony, Ny Sokha, Yi Soksan and Nay Vanda – told presiding Judge Kim Sathavy and four other judges about their concerns, which include health problems and overcrowding at the prison. Mony claimed that the health of the four have deteriorated as their detainment wears on.
Financial institutions that were abruptly ordered to change their logos earlier this year due to the perceived similarities with state iconography have begun issuing new bank cards to their clients free of charge. Acleda Bank, the nation’s largest commercial bank, has announced that starting Monday its clients can visit its branches to obtain new bank cards. The ATM, debit and credit cards bear the bank’s new logo and have been upgraded to replace the magnetic strip on some older cards with more secure chip technology.
A Battambang monk was defrocked and sent to court yesterday for illegal possession of a gun, a day after another monk in the province was arrested for slashing a third monk across the face with a cleaver for playing his radio too late at night. Horn Sophanny, 24, of the Domrey Sar pagoda in Battambang city, was accused of having “caused an impact on Buddhism and possess[ing] a weapon illegally”, according to a police report obtained by Heng Sayhong, of the provincial rights group Licadho.
There was “no proof of genocide” committed during the Khmer Rouge regime, lawyers for former leader Khieu Samphan said yesterday, while blaming the invading Vietnamese for wielding the loaded term as a political tool, in the final day of defence statements in Case 002/02. Former head of state Samphan and his co-accused, Brother Number Two Nuon Chea, are charged with a rash of crimes against humanity, including genocide, but Samphan defender Anta Guisse yesterday urged judges to acquit her client in her closing arguments.
Cambodia’s National Election Committee last week rejected 33 of 61 complaints filed over the conduct of June 4’s commune election, according to a s
Four years ago, when the opposition snatched Kampong Cham away from the ruling party in 2013 national elections, it hinted at a deeper shift taking
Located just off National Road 1 about 9km south of central Phnom Penh, Chol Chet — which means 'like' in Khmer — is a great getaway from the bustle of the capital.
The consultation process for the controversial proposed Pak Beng dam in Laos concluded on Monday, allowing construction to begin even as local and
The rapid expansion of pepper cultivation in Cambodia coincides with the spice’s plummeting world prices, creating concerns that the glut of pepper ripening on vines across the Kingdom could further erode next season’s market prices and
Scheduled for the next three Sundays, Phnom Penh’s very first Feminist Film Festival will showcase a selection of local and international films, while providing a range of perspectives on the feminist movement in the Kingdom.
South Korean striker Gisung Yeon may be relatively new to Cambodian football but his record seven-goal haul on Sunday against a hapless CMAC United in Phnom Penh Crown’s runaway 11-0 victory will place him in an elevated position in the
A taxi driver may be rethinking the night shift after his cab was taken for a joyride yesterday around the capital.
Hired to pick up two men at NagaWorld at 2am, the chauffeur drove them to Chamkarmon district.
For those unfamiliar with the television series Black Mirror, it’s a science fiction exploration of the dangers of technology, and modern society’s use and abuse of it – a theme that director Rob Appleby, of The Phnom Penh Players, hopes
Kem Sokha, leader of the Cambodia National Rescue Party, sat down with The Post’s Alex W