Logo of Phnom Penh Post newspaper Phnom Penh Post - Search on for family

Search on for family

Search on for family

National and provincial police in Kampong Speu yesterday searched the house of a family of five who have been missing from Chbar Morn town’s Rakar Thom commune since September in the hope of finding something that would explain their disappearance, officials said.

However, Sam Samoun, the deputy provincial police chief, said nothing had been found at the home of Frenchman Vallier Lauren David, 42, and his two daughters and two sons, who are all missing.

The French Embassy had asked national police last month to help them find the family, Sam Samoun said.

Huy Sy Thoeun, Chbar Morn town governor, said the Frenchman had come to the province in 2007 and his Cambodian wife had died in 2009.

Police said they had photos of the family that they would distribute across the country in an attempt to find them.

MOST VIEWED

  • Proof giants walked among us humans?

    For years a debate has waged about whether certain bas relief carvings at the 12th-century To Prohm Temple, one of the most popular attractions at the Angkor Wat Temple Complex in Siem Reap province, depicted dinosaurs or some rather less exotic and more contemporary animal,

  • Japan bank buys major stake in ANZ Royal Bank

    Japan's largest bank acquired more than half of ANZ’s shares in Cambodia on Thursday, according to a statement from Kith Meng’s Royal Group. Japan's JTrust Bank, announced that they had acquired a 55% of stake in ANZ Royal Bank. According to a Royal Group

  • Long way to go before Cambodia gets a ‘smart city’

    Phnom Penh, Siem Reap and Battambang will struggle to attain smart city status without adopting far reaching master plans, according to officials tasked with implementing the program. The brainchild of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean), the smart city program seeks to link up

  • New US bill ‘is a violation of Cambodian independence’

    After a US congressmen introduced bipartisan legislation that will enact sanctions on Cambodian officials responsible for “undermining democracy” in the Kingdom, government officials and the ruling Cambodian People’s Party on Sunday said they regarded the potential action as the “violation of independence and sovereignty