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Sar Kheng denies Pchum Ben celebrations prevention order

Publication date 18 September 2019 | 23:31 | ICT

Minister of Interior Sar Kheng has denied ordering provincial and municipal governors to instruct the police to prevent the public from celebrating the 15-day Pchum Ben festival, saying some anti-government individuals and media outlets

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    Publication date 18 September 2019 | 23:09 | ICT

    The Thailand-based Bodhigayavijjalaya 980 Institute announced on Wednesday that its second Dharmayatra in October is to end in the Kingdom’s Siem Reap province after a more than 2,000km pilgrimage across five Mekong River basin coun

  • ‘Support of CNRP return online will lead to arrest’

    Publication date 18 September 2019 | 17:16 | ICT

    Anyone posting messages supporting the return of Sam Rainsy, the “acting president” of the Supreme Court-dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), on social media will be arrested, the Ministry of Interior announced on Tuesda

  • ‘Support of CNRP return online will lead to arrest’

    Publication date 17 September 2019 | 23:46 | ICT

    Anyone posting messages supporting the return of Sam Rainsy, the “acting president” of the Supreme Court-dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), on social media will be arrested, the Ministry of Interior announced on Tuesda

  • Rainsy Asean arrest warrants sent

    Publication date 17 September 2019 | 23:44 | ICT

    The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation announced on Tuesday that arrest warrants for Sam Rainsy had now been sent to all 10 Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) member states.

  • Hun Sen’s ambitious plan for migrant benefits endorsed

    Publication date 17 September 2019 | 23:42 | ICT

    Prime Minister Hun Sen’s ambitious roadmap to extend social security benefits to migrant workers was endorsed at the 3rd Ministerial Conference on Labour Cooperation in Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam (CLMTV) in Siem R

  • Humpback dolphin found washed up on beach in Preah Sihanouk

    Publication date 17 September 2019 | 23:40 | ICT

    A dead Indo-Pacific humpback dolphin that was washed ashore on the popular Ochheuteal Beach in Preah Sihanouk province on Monday night had probably died after getting trapped in a fishing net

  • Illegally imported plastic waste returned back to US, Canada

    Publication date 17 September 2019 | 23:39 | ICT

    All the 83 containers of plastic waste illegally imported into Cambodia by Chungyuen Plastic Manufacture Co Ltd have been returned to their originating countries following a crackdown at Sihanoukville Autonomous Port in July, accord

  • Police conduct raid on Orchid massage parlour

    Publication date 17 September 2019 | 23:37 | ICT

    Thirty-seven people, including three minors, were detained after Phnom Penh Municipal Police and the Department of Anti-Human Trafficking and Juvenile Protection raided the Orchid massage parlour in Sen Sok district’s Phnom Penh Thm

  • Two feared dead after flash flood

    Publication date 17 September 2019 | 23:36 | ICT

    Two villagers from Ta Tork commune in Battambang province’s Samlot district are feared dead after they went missing on Monday morning when flash floods rushing down the mountains caused land erosion and inundated their village.

  • Rape conviction of Kandal man reduced to five years

    Publication date 17 September 2019 | 23:33 | ICT

    The Appeal Court on Tuesday ruled to reduce the sentence of Yim Sopheap from eight years in prison to five for the aggravated rape of two 10-year-old girls in Kandal province’s Takhmao town in 2016.