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Interior minister warns NGOs not to provoke law enforcement

Publication date 22 June 2018 | 11:13 | ICT

Minister of Interior Sar Kheng on Thursday reminded civil society groups of their duty to respect the integrity of the July 29 national elections, saying the government would not tolerate attempts by them to “participate in a colour



  • Drunk driver kills girl in Por Sen Chey

    Publication date 19 June 2018 | 09:11 | ICT

    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.

  • Gov’t continues China tilt as ties with the US slide on ‘interference’ in Kingdom’s internal affairs

    Publication date 19 June 2018 | 08:27 | ICT

    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.

  • Funcinpec urges probe into deadly Preah Sihanouk accident

    Publication date 19 June 2018 | 08:19 | ICT

    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.

  • Vietnamese logger’s release appealed

    Publication date 19 June 2018 | 08:13 | ICT

    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.

  • Man ‘posing as Military Police’ sent to court

    Publication date 19 June 2018 | 08:08 | ICT

    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.

  • Man accused of raping eight-year-old neighbour

    Publication date 19 June 2018 | 08:05 | ICT

    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.

  • BGU rejects RFA claims

    Publication date 18 June 2018 | 11:03 | ICT

    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

  • Capital court postpones hearing of Oz filmmaker

    Publication date 18 June 2018 | 10:59 | ICT

    THE Phnom Penh Municipal Court on Friday postponed the hearing against Australian filmmaker James Ricketson as his defence lawyer was absent.

  • Protesters demand Japan pull support for elections

    Publication date 18 June 2018 | 09:29 | ICT

    MORE than 1,000 Cambodians in Tokyo, Japan, demonstrated on Sunday, demanding that the Japanese government cease supporting the upcoming national elections.

  • New parties optimistic on poll

    Publication date 18 June 2018 | 09:25 | ICT

    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.