Logo of Phnom Penh Post newspaper Phnom Penh Post - Teacher banned from contact with students

Teacher banned from contact with students

Teacher banned from contact with students

The Kampong Chhnang teacher accused of sexually harassing four underage students after complaints were filed on Monday has been suspended from teaching and moved to a position in the district’s education office. Lay Yung, a deputy village chief in Rolea Ba’ier district, said Education Ministry officials met with local authorities and the school director on Wednesday to make a decision about the 35-year-old. Yung added that although the teacher had already been suspended from teaching, the police were not in a position to detain him and would continue to investigate the case. The parents of the alleged victims are seeking compensation and have called for the teacher to be charged.


  • Thousands attend CNRP-organised pro-democracy vigil in South Korea

    Thousands of supporters of the Supreme Court-dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) on Saturday gathered in the South Korean city of Gwangju to hold a candlelight demonstration calling for the “liberation” of democracy in Cambodia. Yim Sinorn, a CNRP member in South Korea, said on

  • US Embassy: Chinese trade does not help like the West’s

    The US Embassy in Phnom Penh on Friday said relations between China and Cambodia did not create jobs or help industry when compared to the trade between the Kingdom and the US. “About 87 per cent of trade [with China] are Chinese imports, which do not

  • Vietnamese land-grabbers held

    Following a provincial court order, Ratanakkiri Military Police on April 16 arrested 12 Vietnamese nationals accused of crossing the border into Cambodia and illegally clearing forest land. The accused are now being detained at Phnom Svay prison in the province. Ratanakkiri military police commander Thav Yen told

  • Eight people sent to court over violent protest

    Preah Sihanouk provincial authorities on Sunday sent eight people to court for blocking National Road 4 and using violence against authorities in a land dispute in Prey Nop district’s Bit Traing commune. Four police officers and two commune security guards sustained injuries when the protesters