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Military brass arrive at the army’s 63rd anniversary celebrations last year.
Mon, 25 September 2017

Brass vows to crush ‘revolutions’

Military commanders from across the country have vowed to quash any “colour revolution” instigated by outside forces and prevent local leaders from using foreign powers to overthrow the Cambodian government – once again toeing the l

A CNRP commune chief was charged yesterday morning for allegedly assaulting one of his constituents in Kampong Cham’s Chrey Vien commune during a dispute last Wednesday.

South African national Blignaut Chan, 26, was arrested for smuggling 59 packs of cocaine in his stomach. Photo supplied
Mon, 18 September 2017

Drug mule arrested at airport with ‘cocaine in stomach’

Cambodian authorities last week arrested an alleged drug mule attempting to smuggle cocaine into the Kingdom by hiding it in his stomach.

Suspects in the Phnom Penh grenade attack are guarded by authorities during a press conference at the Ministry of Interior in September last year
Mon, 18 September 2017

Five sentenced over Phnom Penh grenade attack

Phnom Penh Municipal Court has delivered life sentences to three people and 30-year jail terms to two more for their roles in a grenade attack in the capital’s Boeung Keng Kang III commune in September last year.

Mon, 18 September 2017

Hun Sen lashes out at US for deportations

Prime Minister Hun Sen continued to criticise the US on Friday over its decision to suspend certain visas for Foreign Ministry officials due to the Kingdom’s unwillingness to take back Cambodian citizens that the US wants to deport,

Political analyst Kim Sok raises his hands at Phnom Penh court in February, where he was arrested for defamation and inciting unrest.
Mon, 18 September 2017

Kim Sok to remain in detention

The Appeal Court on Friday upheld an 18-month prison sentence and $200,000 compensation claim against political commentator Ki

Cambodian Americans gathered outside California's Long Beach City Hall to demand opposition leader Kem Sokha's release.
Mon, 18 September 2017

Cambodians in Long Beach protest arrest

Cambodian-Americans from Southern California held a peaceful protest in front of Long Beach City Hall on Saturday to urge the Cambodian government to release opposition leader Kem Sokha and to call for the United Nations to interven

Opposition lawmaker Son Chhay speaks to press last week at CNRP's Phnom Penh head office.
Mon, 18 September 2017

Opposition’s Chhay seeks answers on ‘red-handed’ crimes

Opposition lawmaker Son Chhay last week sent a letter to Justice Minister Ang Vong Vathana seeking his ministry’s interpretation of the criminal procedures for “red-handed” crimes – a legal rationale used by the government to justif

Officials sign the agreement with a Chinese company to create a 30,000-hectare tree plantation on Saturday in Preah Vihear province.
Mon, 18 September 2017

Defence in tree plantation deal

The Ministry of Defence on Saturday signed an agreement with a Chinese company to create a 30,000-hectare tree plantation in Preah Vihear province, an official said yesterday.

Immigration Police who burst into a Phnom Penh apartment building on Saturday morning expecting to find a Chinese VoIP scam based on reports from a local radio station didn’t find any evidence of an extortion ring.