A TRUCK driver, who was under the influence of alcohol, crashed into a house, killing a 14-year-old girl and severely injuring six others on Sunday in the capital’s Choam Chao II commune in Por Sen Chey district.
CHINA has granted some $131 million in aid to the Cambodian military. It comes as yet another sign that the Kingdom is strengthening strategic ties with its Asian neighbour to counter increasingly cold relations with the United States.
THE Funcinpec party has urged the government, especially the Ministry of Interior, to investigate the traffic accident in Preah Sihanouk province which left Prince Norodom Ranariddh badly injured and his wife Ouk Phalla dead.
THE Ratanakkiri provincial prosecutor on Monday filed a complaint with the Appeal Court against a decision made by the province’s investigating judge, San Bunthoeun, to release a Vietnamese timber trader, a court spokesman said.
A man was taken to the Kandal Provincial Court on Monday for allegedly claiming to be a Military Police officer to defraud three people, a Military Police official said.
A 52-YEAR-OLD man has been held for allegedly raping an eight-year-old girl in Battambang’s Kamrieng district on Sunday, said Nget Vanna, the district chief of the penal police.
ON Thursday, Radio Free Asia (RFA) broadcasted claims by Human Rights Watch’s Asia division director, Brad Adams, that the head of the Prime Minister’s Bodyguard Unit (BGU), General Hing Bun Heang, has significant assets in Cambodia
THE Phnom Penh Municipal Court on Friday postponed the hearing against Australian filmmaker James Ricketson as his defence lawyer was absent.
MORE than 1,000 Cambodians in Tokyo, Japan, demonstrated on Sunday, demanding that the Japanese government cease supporting the upcoming national elections.
DESPITE several minor parties being new to the Kingdom’s political landscape, they have expressed confidence of winning National Assembly seats when contesting in the July 29 elections.