Subscribe Search

Search form

A teacher and a farmer plough into a checkpoint

A teacher and a farmer plough into a checkpoint

Police at a checkpoint in Svay Rieng’s Svay Tiep district got a scare on Monday when a wayward car took out three traffic cones and a police-issue traffic baton at the vehicle stop.

According to the police, when the driver, who is a teacher, and the passenger, a farmer, stepped out of the car, it was obvious they had been drinking.

The men also allegedly threatened to burn down the police station after they were detained. Undeterred, police sent them on to court.



  • Australians protest Asean summit visit by PM Hun Sen

    Hundreds of protesters gathered in Sydney’s Hyde Park on Friday to protest against Cambodian strongman Hun Sen, who claimed to have been gifted millions of dollars by the Australian government ahead of a special Asean summit this weekend. An estimated 300 protesters, the majority of

  • American ‘fugitive’ arrested in Cambodia outside of US Embassy

    An American citizen was arrested on request by the US Embassy in Phnom Penh on Tuesday, according to Cambodian police. Major General Uk Hei Sela, chief of investigations at the Department of Immigration, identified the man as American Jan Sterling Hagen, and said he was

  • One Australian, one Cambodian killed in explosion at military base

    Updated: 5:20pm, Friday 16 March 2018 An Australian tourist and a Cambodian soldier were killed in an explosion on Thursday afternoon at an army base in Cambodia’s Kampong Speu province. The Australian, whom the government initially identified as a technical demining expert in his 40s, and

  • Peeling back layers of prehistory in Battambang

    When the man passed away, he had not yet reached 50. He belonged to a tribe that had settled near the Sangker River in Battambang province, likely cultivating the fields and raising animals. On the side, they hunted for boars, and even turtles, one of which