The last of three men belatedly charged over a 2014 protest that descended into violence at Phnom Penh’s Freedom Park stood trial yesterday, telling the court he merely stopped at the opposition-led demonstration to film it and had in fact helped a security guard injured during the melee.
With ever-diversifying business interests, timber tycoon Try Pheap, who has been accused by Global Witness of running large-scale illegal timber operations in protected forest areas, plans on beginning construction of a $300 million international port located on the coastline of Kampot province later this year, a company spokesman confirmed yesterday.
A Justice Ministry spokesman yesterday lashed out at European Union representatives for a statement condemning the “judicial harassment” of opposition leader Kem Sokha, while the Ministry of Education slammed a teachers union that backed the CNRP acting president.
Exposure to animal-to-human diseases is common in rural Cambodian households, yet few villagers reported the threat of such diseases to be a concern, according to interviews of 300 households published in a Swedish study last month.
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".
An ethnically Vietnamese community that has lived on the water in Phnom Penh for decades is given three weeks notice to cut their houses loose.
One hundred Kandal province villagers descended on the Supreme Court in Phnom Penh yesterday to protest a decision to hand 2 hectares of land long cultivated as part of their local pagoda to a group of soldiers.
Cambodia's Customs Department announced on May 27 that it would stop processing paperwork for import and export companies, and halt cross-border activity if they fail to meet today’s deadline for online tax registration.
Cambodia’s animation industry is only in its infancy, but with a local studio working on the country’s first big-budget, full-length animated feature, it’s hoped the Kingdom will soon be ‘bringing pictures to life’ for productions from all over the world.
Cambodia face Chinese Taipei on Thursday in the first leg of the 2019 AFC Asian Cup qualifying playoff at the National Stadium in Kaohsiung City.
Many expats say Cambodia’s Wild West days are over, but an unusual suspected thief in Kampong Thom’s Baray district on Monday suggests the frontier spirit may still live on.
French-Cambodian filmmaker Davy Chou’s feature Diamond Island has won the SACD prize at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival’s International Critics’ Week sidebar.