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  • Interior Minister Sar Kheng (centre) leads an annual meeting of police on Phnom Penh’s Koh Pich yesterday. Kheng calls for security boost at police meeting

    Interior Minister Sar Kheng yesterday ordered commune police forces to “explain and educate” citizens on the “mistakes” of the now-dissolved opposition party, and to bolster the presence of authorities in local communities by adopting local security guard units. At a convention of local police officials yesterday on Diamond Island, the minister lauded the actions of local security guards in 2013 and 2014, when irregular forces repeatedly and brutally beat journalists and non-violent activists at opposition, land rights and environmental rallies, and at times sued protesters to send them to...

  • Prime Minister Hun Sen passes out envelopes to a gathering of garment workers yesterday, telling the crowd he had no need of international approval for upcoming elections. Hun Sen brushes off end of EU election support

    Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday dismissed the European Union’s decision to pull support from the National Election Committee, saying that “liberal, multiparty democracy will not become the hostage of anyone”. The EU’s decision came in response to the government’s crackdown on the Kingdom’s largest opposition party – the Cambodia National Rescue Party – which was summarily dissolved last month, a development that the EU said rendered credible elections impossible. But in a speech to garment workers in Phnom Penh’s Por Sen Chey district yesterday, Hun Sen said the government had enough money...

Ngoc Yoeung, 78, an ethnic Vietnamese man who has lived in Cambodia his entire life and who saw his legal documentation revoked yesterday as part of a nationwide campaign.

A Cambodian nurse prepares a blood sample for analysis. A deadline for nurses to register with the Health Ministry has passed.

Focus shifts to oversight of health care providers

After a yearlong campaign to register health providers, the Ministry of Health and medical councils now say they must turn their focus to training and oversight of nurses and...

An artist’s rendering of the amusement park planned by the Peng Houth Group.

Peng Houth to invest $60 million in amusement park

In an effort to make their housing development project more attractive, the company behind Borey Peng Houth decided to put down another $60 million to create an international-...

Cambodian police officials block a street during a hearing at the Supreme Court, ahead of the ruling to dissolve the opposition CNRP, in Phnom Penh on November 16.

Democracy in Kingdom dealt a setback

Dr Markus Karbaum The dissolution of the Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) is the most serious setback of Cambodian democracy since the violent incidents of 1997. The pure existence of a relevant opposition is one of the main...

Multimedia Service Operator SingMeng provides Triple Play Solution in Cambodia

With a strong sense of shared culture and a desire to bring high-tech connectivity to the Cambodian people, SingMeng Telemedia is the only Multimedia Service Operator (M.S.O) to...

  • Communication and Promotion officer 2018-01-10 17:00

    JOB OPPORTUNITY   The Embassy of Sweden in Phnom Penh is recruiting a locally employed full-time position:   Position Title: Communication and Promotion officer. Conditions: 6 months’ probation  1.

  • Announcement 2017-12-15 17:00

    UNDP partners with people at all levels of society to help build nations that can withstand crisis, and drive and sustain the kind of growth that improves the quality of life for everyone. On the

  • Helicopter pilot 2017-12-30 17:00

    Job Announcement   We are recruiting a helicopter pilot with a minimum 5 years driving experience and helicopter license. The workplace is in Cambodia. No age, gender or nationality limited.   We

  • Health Financing Advisor 2017-12-30 17:00

      Health Financing Advisor   MoEF Palladium is seeking a Phnom Penh-based Health Financing Advisor to be embedded staff in the Cambodia Ministry of Economics and Finance (MoEF) under the USAID-funded