Search

Search form

Logo of Phnom Penh Post newspaper Phnom Penh Post - New Headquarters for Bodyguards

New Headquarters for Bodyguards

New Headquarters for Bodyguards

 

T he National Bodyguard Department, a unit of the National Police, innaugurated its

new headquarters on May 15. The recently completed building, just south of the Royal

Palace, will be the command center for the department which has a staff of around

2,000.

At festivities held to celebrate the opening, an aide to Gen Sim Sophal, director

of the Bodyguard Department, said the unit's first priority was to protect the King

and that all political parties would receive equal protection during the upcoming

electoral campaign.ill finance periodic maintenance for about 950 kilometres of road managed

by the Ministry of Public Works and Transport.

RECOMMENDED STORIES

  • Breaking: PM says prominent human rights NGO ‘must close’

    Prime Minister Hun Sen has instructed the Interior Ministry to investigate the Cambodian Center for Human Rights (CCHR) and potentially close it “because they follow foreigners”, appearing to link the rights group to the opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party's purported “revolution”. The CNRP - the

  • Rainsy and Sokha ‘would already be dead’: PM

    Prime Minister Hun Sen on Sunday appeared to suggest he would have assassinated opposition leaders Sam Rainsy and Kem Sokha had he known they were promising to “organise a new government” in the aftermath of the disputed 2013 national elections. In a clip from his speech

  • Massive ceremony at Angkor Wat will show ‘Cambodia not in anarchy’: PM

    Government officials, thousands of monks and Prime Minister Hun Sen himself will hold a massive prayer ceremony at Angkor Wat in early December to highlight the Kingdom’s continuing “peace, independence and political stability”, a spectacle observers said was designed to disguise the deterioration of

  • PM tells workers CNRP is to blame for any sanctions

    In a speech to workers yesterday, Prime Minister Hun Sen pinned the blame for any damage inflicted on Cambodia’s garment industry by potential economic sanctions squarely on the opposition party. “You must remember clearly that if the purchase orders are reduced, it is all