Search

Search form

Logo of Phnom Penh Post newspaper Phnom Penh Post - National

Prime Minister Hun Sen greets party supporters at Phnom Penh’s Koh Pich during a three-day party congress this weekend. Fresh News

CPP inner circle expands, now dwarfing China’s and Vietnam’s

Publication date 22 January 2018 | 06:32 | ICT

The Cambodian People’s Party Central Committee yesterday added more than 300 members to its ranks, the largest-ever class of inductees from government, civil society and law enforcement.

Top stories

Latest

[name_1]

  • In a video from 2015, John Zollbrecht speaks to a Seattle church about his charity work in Cambodia. Photo supplied

    American convicted of raping boy, 10, in Siem Reap

    Publication date 22 January 2018 | 06:48 | ICT

    A 79-year-old American man was sentenced to one year in prison for raping a 10-year-old boy by Siem Reap Provincial Court on Wednesday.

  • Officials inspect a load of illegal rosewood found in the back of a seized tanker truck on Saturday. Photo supplied

    Timber found inside tanker

    Publication date 22 January 2018 | 06:49 | ICT

    Nearly seven months after a gas tanker truck was involved in a deadly crash in Banteay Meanchey province, authorities finally searched it on Saturday, finding it loaded with rosewood.

  • A teacher guides students through an academic exercise in her classroom at Phnom Penh’s Wat Koh High School in 2014.

    Ministry eyes school discipline

    Publication date 22 January 2018 | 06:57 | ICT

    The Ministry of Education late last week instructed provincial education departments to tighten their management of schools and to discipline teachers who are failing to live up to their responsibilities.

  • Prime Minister Hun Sen greets party supporters at Phnom Penh’s Koh Pich during a three-day party congress this weekend. Fresh News

    CPP inner circle expands, now dwarfing China’s and Vietnam’s

    Publication date 22 January 2018 | 06:32 | ICT

    The Cambodian People’s Party Central Committee yesterday added more than 300 members to its ranks, the largest-ever class of inductees from government, civil society and law enforcement.

  •  Prime Minister Hun Sen greets members of the press at his second annual meeting with media organisations. Facebook

    Hun Sen chides Cambodia Daily, lauds Trump

    Publication date 22 January 2018 | 07:08 | ICT

    Prime Minister Hun Sen met with members of the press yesterday, not shying away from classifying some journalists and media outlets as extortionists and tax evaders, while applauding United States President Donald Trump’s efforts to

  • Mut Linan, 31, who was said to have committed suicide, was actually beaten to death at the Kandal Provincial Prison. He was in pre-trial detention for destruction of property. Photo supplied

    Inmate was ‘beaten to death’

    Publication date 22 January 2018 | 06:42 | ICT

    A 31-year-old inmate who officials said had committed suicide at the Kandal Provincial Prison was in fact beaten to death, and more than 10 inmates are expected to be charged after the investigation is completed early this week, acc

  • Navy praises Hun Sen while musing absence of US, Australia

    Publication date 22 January 2018 | 07:00 | ICT

    Cambodia’s navy has come out praising the “heroism and charisma” of Prime Minister Hun Sen, while noting with interest in its year-end report that military ships from the United States and Australia did not dock at Cambodian ports f

  • Suspect Nguy Ey was arrested on Thursday for attempting to rape a 13-year-old child then killing her, and seriously injuring two others in Pursat province. Fresh News

    Pursat man arrested in attempted rape, killing

    Publication date 22 January 2018 | 06:54 | ICT

    A Pursat man was arrested on Thursday for allegedly attempting to rape a 13-year-old and killing her when she screamed for help, then stabbing a man who tried to intervene, as well as his own fiancée after the attack.

  • Seak Sok Chan, the sister of Seak Ron, who was killed this morning by stray bullets allegedly fired by the police.

    Bystander killed in alleged police shooting during capital raid

    Publication date 21 January 2018 | 18:00 | ICT

    A man was shot dead today during a cockfighting crackdown in Phnom Penh’s Por Sen Chey district, allegedly by stray bullets fired by police.

  • Former opposition leader Sam Rainsy speaks to supporters about the newly launched Cambodia National Rescue Movement in New York. Facebook

    Sokha does not support Rainsy’s ‘movement’, lawyer says

    Publication date 21 January 2018 | 15:54 | ICT

    Jailed former Cambodia National Rescue Party President Kem Sokha does not support a new movement established by his CNRP predecessor Sam Rainsy, his lawyer and close adviser confirmed on Saturday.