Faulty wiring strikes yet again as help too late

Publication date 21 March 2018 | 12:01 | ICT

The race to fight a Kandal province fire was, unfortunately, chalked up as a loss when a blaze took out two houses and a car in Ang Snuol district on Monday. Villagers say they saw smoke coming out of one house before the flames erupted



  • Driver takes his medicine after drugstore robbery

    Publication date 14 March 2018 | 11:26 | ICT

    A casino chauffeur in Preah Sihanouk province evidently didn’t have enough forms of transportation at his disposal and stole a motorbike from in front of a pharmacy on Monday.

  • Girl burns down house filling up petrol bottles

    Publication date 14 March 2018 | 11:27 | ICT

    It wasn’t, unfortunately, in a controlled environment where a 13-year-old got a harsh chemistry lesson about the power of flammable liquids in Svay Rieng province.

  • Man’s ride jacked as he ran away from home

    Publication date 14 March 2018 | 11:24 | ICT

    One young man’s plan to run away from home was short lived in the capital’s Russey Keo district on Monday night.

  • Man relieved of moto by gun-toting thieves

    Publication date 09 March 2018 | 11:55 | ICT

    A capital garment worker was left with only the shirt on his back when three men relieved him of his moto after a shopping trip on Wednesday.

  • Family time turns into jail time for gang leader

    Publication date 09 March 2018 | 11:57 | ICT

    Charisma couldn’t get the leader of a band of car thieves out of the predicament he faced in Kampong Speu province on Wednesday when cops finally tracked him down.

  • Pushing it to the limit, car drivers cough up

    Publication date 09 March 2018 | 12:01 | ICT

    Police lightened the load of four taxis in the capital’s Chroy Changvar district on Wednesday after a crackdown on overloaded vehicles.

  • Shopper leaves with less than he arrived with at night market

    Publication date 09 March 2018 | 11:59 | ICT

    Aggressive hawkers, it turns out, weren’t the only hazards at a night market in Battambang province on Wednesday. Police say an 18-year-old parked his scooter outside the bazaar before going in to do some shopping.

  • Cool kid given the cuffs for dealing in Daun Penh

    Publication date 09 March 2018 | 12:03 | ICT

    One capital teenager attempted to keep his cool image despite engaging in some decidedly un-cool business as officers arrested him for drug dealing in Daun Penh district yesterday.

  • Too much month at the end of the money for six

    Publication date 01 March 2018 | 13:07 | ICT

    Despite trying to stay frugal, six men overdid it early yesterday and were forced to call their parents to help pay their $350 KTV bill in Takeo province’s Tram Kak district.

  • Moonlighting factory worker shown to jail

    Publication date 01 March 2018 | 13:08 | ICT

    Breaking into a new line of work didn’t work so well for a garment factory worker who made a foray into drug dealing but was busted by Kandal province police yesterday.