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Military police fired shots in the air and severely beat a man in Poipet on Monday after a protest over import taxes at the provincial Customs and Excise Departed erupted into violence.

Mon, 25 May 2015

Woman tried over recruiting allegations

A suspected human trafficker was tried on Friday at the Phnom Penh Municipal Court over allegations that she imprisoned and exploited a woman she had promised work in Malaysia.

Mon, 25 May 2015

Young girl, 7, killed in Svay Rieng house fire

A 7-year-old girl died early Saturday morning after her home caught fire in Prey Rokar village, Svay Rieng province.

Mon, 25 May 2015

Trio of escapees now back in police custody

Three of four inmates who escaped from Koh Kong provincial prison on Thursday while outside on a work detail have been re-arrested over the weekend, police said yesterday.

A garment worker performs qualit- control checks before ironing at a factory in Phnom Penh
Mon, 25 May 2015

Training aimed at tackling discrimination by gender

Cambodia's booming garment sector is a hotbed of sexual harassment and gender-based discrimination, rights advocates said yesterday, as the industry’s employers association plans to co-host training sessions aimed at curbing the lon

Mon, 25 May 2015

Member of KNLF said to be very ill in prison

Rights group Licadho said yesterday that they are planning to make inquiries with the Interior Ministry after receiving reports about the deteriorating health of an imprisoned member of Denmark-based dissident group Khmer National L

Mon, 25 May 2015

Man sentenced for fraud in boat scam

A former vice president for the Vietnamese Association in Kampong Chhnang province was sentenced to eight months in prison on Friday afternoon for breach of trust and fraud.

Mon, 25 May 2015

Arrest in monk’s killing

A pagoda resident was charged by the Kampong Cham Provincial Court yesterday following the beating and death of an 18-year-old Buddhist monk at the province’s Kork Pongro pagoda.

Mon, 25 May 2015

Laotian busted for meth

A Laotian man was arrested for allegedly attempting to deal methamphetamines in Kham Kert village, Chheb district, on Saturday and sent to Preah Vihear Provincial Court today.

Mon, 25 May 2015

Police look into $10,000 theft from logging tycoon

Police said yesterday that they are searching for suspects who allegedly broke into and stole more than $10,000 from a two-storey villa in Ratanakkiri province’s Banlung town owned by logging tycoon Try Pheap.

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