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Large haul of narcotics to be destroyed on Wednesday

Publication date 24 June 2019 | 15:44 | ICT

A huge haul of more than two tonnes of seized illicit substances will be destroyed on International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking on Wednesday at the capital’s Koh Pich Centre, the Ministry of Interior’s Anti-Drugs Unit



  • Appeal Court rejects request of RFA journos to drop bail terms

    Publication date 24 June 2019 | 07:44 | ICT

    Despite losing their battle in the Appeal Court on Friday to have their bail conditions removed, two former Radio Free Asia (RFA) reporters were told that they no longer had to appear at their local police station every month.

  • Appeal Court hears Prof Suy Sareth’s three attackers

    Publication date 24 June 2019 | 07:39 | ICT

    The Appeal Court on Friday heard the case of three people who were jailed for violently attacking Professor Suy Sareth in Phnom Penh following an alleged hit-and-run traffic accident in March last year.

  • PM says Cambodia respects principles, duties set by Asean

    Publication date 24 June 2019 | 07:35 | ICT

    Prime Minister Hun Sen encouraged leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) to increase trade activities for the sake of regional development and prosperity at a summit in Thailand over the weekend.

  • Five detained in illegal timber hauling

    Publication date 24 June 2019 | 10:48 | ICT

    Another five people were arrested and five tractors seized in Preah Vihear province’s Prey Preah Roka Wildlife Sanctuary late last week, but all were subsequently released after being educated and ordered to pay fines, an environmen

  • Seventeen dead, 24 injured in Sihanoukville building collapse

    Publication date 23 June 2019 | 11:29 | ICT

    As of just after 8 am on Sunday, rescue team recovered 17 corpses and at least 24 injured who were buried underneath the rubble of a building under construction which collapsed in Preah Sihanouk province.

  • ‘Don’t fall under foreign influence to turn people against the government’

    Publication date 21 June 2019 | 13:17 | ICT

    Government spokesman Phay Siphan called on Cambodian journalists on Thursday not to fall under foreign influence designed to turn people against the government.

  • Seized M’kiri timber put up for auction, starting bid firmly set at 1.4B riel

    Publication date 21 June 2019 | 13:14 | ICT

    The government’s Auction Committee has announced a public auction of more than 1,500 cubic metres of illegally logged timber at a starting price of some 1.4 billion riel (approximately $353,000).

  • Twenty police officers stripped of their ranks

    Publication date 21 June 2019 | 10:15 | ICT

    The Ministry of Interior announced that 20 officers from the Phnom Penh municipal police headquarters had been stripped of their ranks and would soon be removed from the National Police framework on grounds that they had abandoned t

  • Former Takeo provincial governor in court over death of mistress

    Publication date 21 June 2019 | 09:30 | ICT

    The Phnom Penh Municipal Court heard the case of former Takeo provincial governor Lay Vannak and his brother, former provincial deputy police chief Lay Narith, for the sixth time on Thursday, with the pair accused of being involved

  • Drop journalists’ ‘espionage’ charges, urges rights group

    Publication date 21 June 2019 | 09:27 | ICT

    Human Rights Watch (HRW) issued a statement on Wednesday urging Cambodian authorities to drop espionage charges which it deemed politically motivated against two former Radio Free Asia (RFA) journalists and free them of court superv