Opposition commune chief Seang Chet walked out of Prey Sar prison a free man yesterday morning, a day after he was issued a royal pardon borne of a deal struck by the two major political parties. The Kampong Cham native was convicted on Monday and sentenced to five years on a bribery charge connected to acting Cambodia National Rescue Party president Kem Sokha’s alleged affair with hairdresser Khom Chandaraty.
Police in Kampong Chhnang yesterday detained a man for questioning over a noxious batch of rice wine they say has claimed 11 lives since November and hospitalised 60 others. Kong Sam Ol, Teuk Phos district deputy police chief, said the first death occurred on November 3 in Domnak Ampil village. Other deaths followed, including four this month, but the cause remained a mystery.
Down a back alley in Phnom Penh’s Chbar Ampov neighbourhood, a handful of men and women are ushered into a non-descript house filled with a row of wooden beds. Many appear nervous. A mother and child are asleep on one of the beds, where they will remain until the centre closes at 5pm.
Cambodia Beverage Company Ltd., a bottling unit of The Coca‑Cola Company, officially inaugurated a bottling facility in Phnom Penh yesterday as part of its previously announced US$100 million investment in Cambodia from 2015 to 2018.
With an attempted coup against the government of President Recep Erdogan quashed only days ago and more than 7,000 alleged conspirators now under arrest, the Turkish ambassador to Cambodia yesterday pressed the govern
Two opposition lawmakers, Nhay Chamroeun and Kong Sakphea were beaten unconscious during protests in Phnom Penh, as over a thousand protesters descended upon the National Assembly.
Students at Phnom Penh's Liger Learning Center have written and published a new book, "The Cambodian Economy".
Prime Minister Hun Sen said yesterday there were lessons to be learned from last Friday’s royal pardon for deputy opposition leader Kem Sokha, exp
Kolao Group, a South Korean-owned automaker and distributor, plans to build factories in a proposed industrial park in Cambodia to assemble its proprietary line of automobiles and motorcycles, a company executive said yesterday.
In the wooden-walled rehearsal room at Links music shop this week, a set of musicians lays down a Khmer Surin-style melody: the low hum of a bass line, an electric organ riff, a drum beat.
A 10-member strong South Korean team of wrestlers is currently training with their Cambodian peers as part of a two-week joint effort.
A terrible teen was arrested in the capital yesterday morning for threatening and intimidating his own grandmother.
Fashion, make-up and marine ecology made for an unusual though highly effective combination on Tuesday night at a one-night exhibition at Will’s Brunch Café.