Logo of Phnom Penh Post newspaper Phnom Penh Post - Mondulkiri, VN join forces to fight border crimes




Mondulkiri, VN join forces to fight border crimes

Content image - Phnom Penh Post
A motorist travels past a landmark of Mondulkiri Province. Hong Menea

Mondulkiri, VN join forces to fight border crimes

Provincial police from Mondulkiri, and Dak Lak in Vietnam made a commitment on Sunday to strengthen their cooperation to intercept and prevent border crimes in order to secure peace for residents on both sides.

The pledge was made at the annual meeting of a joint collaboration between the neighbouring provinces, held at Mondulkiri’s provincial police headquarters.

Mondulkiri provincial police chief Lao Sokha told The Post on Monday: “Our countries are neighbours. Mondulkiri and Dak Lak provinces share a border, so we need to communicate and cooperate with one another in order to prevent crime along the borderline.

“If our countries’ border has no crime, people of both countries will live in peace and progress.”

Lao Sokha said that early this year, Dak Lak provincial police helped build the two-storey Mondulkiri provincial police headquarters, which cost approximately $160,000. The building was inaugurated officially on Sunday afternoon after the meeting was over.

Sokha said this year, provincial police from both countries have jointly patrolled the border four times.

They have successfully dealt with many crimes, he said, such as illegal use of forest land, the setting of animal traps and illegal crossing of the border to sell crops or visit relatives.

MOST VIEWED

  • PM: West unfair to Cambodia

    Prime Minister Hun Sen released a message celebrating the International Day of Peace on Monday, saying that some major powers and western countries had been systemically cooperating to put political pressure on Cambodia as they did in the 1970s and 1980s. Hun Sen said pressuring

  • First ‘mobile kitchen’ in Cambodia enters service

    A catering company recently rolled out Cambodia’s first “mobile kitchen” – a $50,000 container capable of serving up to 200 people at a time. The kitchen is the brainchild of Seng Hok Heng Catering Services. At 4.4m-high, 6.8m-long and 2.4m-wide (expandable to 6.8m), the kitchen is equipped

  • Kingdom, China rebut basis for US sanctions

    The Council for the Development of Cambodia, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, and Tianjin Union Investment Development Group Co Ltd (Tianjin) have responded to US sanctions on Union Development Group Co Ltd (UDG), a Chinese-owned company currently developing the sprawling $3.8 billion Dara

  • ‘Bad news is an investor’s best friend’ – unlocking investment potential in Cambodia

    It is time to shop. Economic woes provide good pickings for investors if they know where to look The poem If, written by English Nobel laureate poet and novelist Rudyard Kipling for his son circa 1895, is widely perceived as fatherly advice for John who would

  • PM requests Russia’s Covid vaccine

    Prime Minister Hun Sen has requested that Russia provide Cambodia with its Covid-19 vaccine after the former announced it planned on mass vaccinating its population next month. The request came on Thursday through the prime minister’s Facebook page as he met with Anatoly Borovik,

  • Influenza breaks out in eight provinces

    Nearly 600 people have been infected with influenza in eight provinces in the past month, Ministry of Health spokesperson Or Vandine said. The ministry is advising extreme caution. A report released by Vandine on Saturday said the Ministry of Health observed transmissions of influenza between August 15