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PM Hun Sen says dangers averted

Publication date 13 July 2018 | 10:52 | ICT

Delivering a campaign speech from his home via Facebook Live on Thursday, caretaker Prime Minister Hun Sen said his Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) had carried the country through danger in its latest mandate.



  • Publisher being held over shooting claim

    Publication date 13 July 2018 | 09:51 | ICT

    The publisher of the Dom Noeng Kampuchea newspaper has been charged and placed in provisional detention by the Siem Reap Provincial Court.

  • NEC calls for ‘special guests’ to monitor poll

    Publication date 13 July 2018 | 09:50 | ICT

    The National Election Committee (NEC) is calling for “special guests” consisting of foreign delegates to observe the July 29 national elections to supplement local and international observers and party agents.

  • Ratanakkiri timber traders busted

    Publication date 13 July 2018 | 09:49 | ICT

    Military Police in Ratanakkiri province on Wednesday confiscated 70 pieces of luxury timber that traders hid behind villagers’ homes in Pak Thom village, Pak Nhai commune, in O’Yadav district.

  • Rainsy skips court in King insult case

    Publication date 13 July 2018 | 09:48 | ICT

    Former Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) president Sam Rainsy failed to appear in court on Thursday to answer charges of insulting King Norodom Sihamoni.

  • Cambodia, World Bank ink accords

    Publication date 13 July 2018 | 09:15 | ICT

    The Cambodian government and the World Bank yesterday signed two agreements in Phnom Penh to implement two key investment projects worth a total of $200 million.

  • Firm caught making copy motorcycles

    Publication date 13 July 2018 | 09:12 | ICT

    The Interior Ministry’s Counter Counterfeit Committee (CCC) cracked down on a China-owned motorbike company, Boding Investment Co Ltd (BD), in Por Sen Chey district, Phnom Penh for producing fake Honda motorcycles.

  • Explosives found in Pailin

    Publication date 13 July 2018 | 09:10 | ICT

    Pailin provincial police are on the lookout for a suspect who made and placed nearly a dozen explosive devices under a bridge in Pailin town. It is yet unclear if it was an attempt to destroy the bridge.

  • Officials dismiss HRW report

    Publication date 13 July 2018 | 09:03 | ICT

    The Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) and the National Police have dismissed complaints by Human Rights Watch (HRW) that high-ranking members of the armed forces campaigned for it before and during the election period – a violation of

  • Kampot dam alerts of possible flooding

    Publication date 13 July 2018 | 09:03 | ICT

    The Kamchay Hydroelectric Company has alerted the public and relevant authorities in Kampot province to take extra precautions for possible flooding.

  • Nipped in the bud

    Publication date 13 July 2018 | 09:01 | ICT

    The Health Ministry released a prakas (ministerial proclamation) this week prohibiting the import of any plant containing psychoactive substances, specifically targeting khat.