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Women face gender-based violence at work

Publication date 20 October 2019 | 21:49 | ICT

Minister of Labour and Vocational Training Ith Sam Heng said the government is committed to eliminating violence in the workplace. Civil society, he said, supported the government’s action but wanted a specific mechanism introduced to help



  • Cambodian request results in ban on Rainsy IPU speech

    Publication date 17 October 2019 | 23:11 | ICT

    Sam Rainsy’s invitation to deliver a speech at the 141st Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) in the Serbian capital of Belgrade this week was revoked after a request from the Cambodian delegation.

  • Committee to investigate construction site incident

    Publication date 17 October 2019 | 23:08 | ICT

    Daun Penh district police chief Tieng Chansa said the authorities have formed a joint committee to investigate the incident at a condominium construction site which killed three men in Srash Chak commune.

  • Thais could deny Rainsy visa

    Publication date 17 October 2019 | 23:07 | ICT

    A senior Thai police official has said that Sam Rainsy, the “acting president” of the Supreme Court-dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), would not be granted a visa if he intended to cause unrest in Thailand.

  • Stung Treng court urged to apply press law over libel suit against reporter

    Publication date 17 October 2019 | 22:47 | ICT

    The Union of Journalist Federations of Cambodia (UJFC) on Wednesday called on the Stung Treng Provincial Court to apply the Press Law in a case involving a Ratanakkiri province parliamentarian and a TV journalist.

  • Defence minister in China for military games, forum

    Publication date 17 October 2019 | 22:46 | ICT

    Minister of National Defence Tea Banh and senior military officials led a military delegation to China on Thursday to participate in the Military World Games and 9th Beijing Xiangshan Forum.

  • Gov’t urged to tackle farmers’ water issues

    Publication date 17 October 2019 | 22:41 | ICT

    Representatives of farmers and civil society organisations (CSOs) have urged the government to further develop rural infrastructure, including more canals and better irrigation systems to retain water for rice crop cultivation, due

  • Hunt on for poachers who shot rare sambar with homemade gun

    Publication date 17 October 2019 | 22:32 | ICT

    A sambar deer weighing around 200kg died on a villager’s property after being shot with an improvised firearm by a poacher in Preah Vihear’s Prey Preah Roka Wildlife Sanctuary on Wednesday.

  • Landowner told structures encroach on heritage land

    Publication date 17 October 2019 | 22:31 | ICT

    The Apsara Authority has told Yun Sokhorn to remove a wall and a rest house from the southern part of Trapaing Hephka irrigation dike in Bos Kralanh village, Chriev commune, Siem Reap province because the structures had encroached o

  • Appeal heard of Kampong Chhnang man jailed for extortion

    Publication date 17 October 2019 | 21:49 | ICT

    The Appeal Court on Thursday heard a case of a man who was jailed earlier this year, along with his son, for extorting money from the owner of a tractor transporting timber in Kampong Chhnang province’s Teuk Phos district last year.

  • Bar association monitoring ethics

    Publication date 17 October 2019 | 21:49 | ICT

    Cambodian lawyers on Wednesday were urged to adhere to their code of ethics at the 24th Convention of the Cambodian Bar Association in Phnom Penh.