Sob story actually a rob story in B Meanchey

Sob story actually a rob story in B Meanchey

A tale of woe, a trusting friend, a stolen moto. And so it goes in Banteay Meanchey province, where a man was defrauded of his wheels on Tuesday.

Police said the victim was working at his office job when his purported friend showed up, begging to borrow his moto to visit an ailing resident in hospital.

Touched by the story, he agreed. Days later, with his bike unreturned, he thought better of it and asked police to intervene. Alas, the moto had been sold for $700, a fact discovered by police during his friends’ arrest. DEUM AMPIL


  • Diplomatic passports issued to foreigners to be annulled

    The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation will move to annul diplomatic passports issued to those not born in Cambodia. Analysts say the move may be in relation to reports that former Thai prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra used a Cambodian passport to register as

  • The hairy little heroes saving many lives in rural Cambodia

    IN RURAL Siem Reap province, rats dare to tread where no person will, as these hairy little heroes place their lives on the line each day for the good of the local community. The rodents are the most important members of a special team, leading

  • Hun Sen warns Irish MP of EBA ‘mistake’

    Prime Minister Hun Sen on Saturday told former Irish premier Enda Kenny, still a member of the EU nation’s parliament, that the 28-nation bloc should not make a “third mistake” regarding Cambodia by using the preferential Everything But Arms (EBA) agreement to “take 16 million

  • PM warns EU and opposition on 34th anniversary of his rule

    HUN Sen reached the milestone of 34 years as Cambodian prime minister on Monday and used the groundbreaking ceremony for a new ring road around Phnom Penh to tell the international community that putting sanctions on the Kingdom meant killing the opposition. “Please don’t forget