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Land grabbing ‘deeply concerning’

Publication date 11 December 2018 | 13:35 | ICT

Svay Rieng Deputy Governor Hem Piseth held a press conference on Monday ordering Chea Sokha, the Prasot market owner who illegally filled a lake in Svay Tiep district, Svay Rieng Province, to remove the soil from the lake and return it to



  • Rainsy ‘will not have his rights restored’

    Publication date 11 December 2018 | 11:48 | ICT

    A senior official at the Ministry of Interior on Monday said that opposition leader Sam Rainsy would not be eligible for a reinstatement of his political rights if a proposed change to the law is passed.

  • ‘Illegal’ timber seized in M’kiri

    Publication date 11 December 2018 | 11:47 | ICT

    On Monday, police reported the discovery of nearly 30 cubic metres of timber in O’Pot Sanctuary, a forest located in Mondulkiri province’s Pech Chreada district.

  • Gov’t to move artefacts to PP

    Publication date 11 December 2018 | 11:36 | ICT

    Committee members of the Kiri Sdachkong pagoda have agreed to the government’s request to move the stone tablets bearing inscriptions dated to the year 633 – kept on the pagoda’s grounds – to the National Museum in Phnom Penh, on a

  • Men arrested for posing as monks

    Publication date 11 December 2018 | 11:04 | ICT

    Five men appeared at Preah Sihanouk provincial court on Monday charged with posing as monks in a scam designed to collect money for alcohol and drugs.

  • Unions request gov’t to set workers’ minimum wage

    Publication date 11 December 2018 | 10:58 | ICT

    Unions have asked the government to set the minimum wage for the construction and service sectors and to solve the five other major problems facing them, a statement released on International Human Rights Day on Monday said.

  • Kratie woman arrested for human trafficking

    Publication date 11 December 2018 | 11:15 | ICT

    The Kratie provincial court on Saturday put a woman in pre-trial detention on a human trafficking charge after she was arrested for illegally sending migrant workers to Malaysia.

  • PM: Full freedoms enjoyed after the Khmer Rouge era

    Publication date 11 December 2018 | 10:54 | ICT

    On Human Rights Day on Monday, Prime Minister Hun Sen expressed pride that since the end of the genocidal Khmer Rouge regime in 1979, Cambodian people have had complete rights and freedoms, including being able to vote freely for th

  • Collusion Governor denies land grab claims

    Publication date 11 December 2018 | 11:03 | ICT

    The governor of Preah Sihanouk province on Monday refuted claims by Khmer Rise Party (KRP) president Sok Sovann Vathana Sabung that he had colluded with two prominent tycoons in grabbing land for personal gain in Prey Nop district.

  • Local and international experts to train 1,221 environmental rangers

    Publication date 11 December 2018 | 10:18 | ICT

    Local and International experts will train environmental rangers next year to improve their insight and raise awareness of the need to protect and preserve natural resources.

  • Bodyguard recruitment confirmed to fill shortage

    Publication date 11 December 2018 | 10:10 | ICT

    Senior officials at the Ministry of National Defence have confirmed that the government’s decision to recruit 209 new personnel for the bodyguard unit (BGU) is aimed to replace those who have retired and fill shortages.