Hun Sen fires back at comments about his health
Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday took umbrage with an article published by the Southeast Asia Globe in which three foreign observers commented on his health, challenging the trio to a golf or chess match to prove his vitality.
Publication date 15 January 2018 | 07:18 | ICT
Eight Vietnamese nationals were sent to pre-trial detention on Saturday after being arrested last week for allegedly illegally logging on behalf of a local firm in Mondulkiri province.
Publication date 15 January 2018 | 07:23 | ICT
The government has created a new interministerial committee to manage the activities of international NGOs, with an Interior Ministry official yesterday saying the body was intended to monitor organisations’ compliance with the
Publication date 15 January 2018 | 07:24 | ICT
A 14-year-old boy was arrested late last week after he used a smartphone game to lure his 3-year-old neighbour away in order to allegedly rape her in Takeo’s Prey Kabbas district, police said yesterday.
Publication date 15 January 2018 | 07:27 | ICT
Members of the armed forces navigate an obstacle course at an exhibition on Phnom Penh’s Koh Pich on Saturday.
Publication date 15 January 2018 | 07:28 | ICT
Authorities in Kampong Thom province have arrested a Military Police officer suspected of throwing a grenade into a prosecutor’s home more than three years ago.
Publication date 15 January 2018 | 07:12 | ICT
The Appeal Court on Friday overturned defamation convictions for three staffers from NGO Equitable Cambodia (EC) brought by a former employee.
Publication date 15 January 2018 | 06:43 | ICT
Prime Minister Hun Sen marked 33 years in power yesterday, claiming he had maintained his tight grip on power through democratic, not dictatorial, means – while also lamenting that he was unable to step down due to the Kingdom’s nee
Publication date 15 January 2018 | 06:54 | ICT
Former opposition leader Sam Rainsy announced over the weekend the creation of a new “movement” to counter an ongoing political crackdown, though concerns were raised from within the now-dissolved CNRP that it could further divide t
Publication date 15 January 2018 | 06:59 | ICT
Officials have urged the public to take precautionary measures to prevent the further spread of the H5N1 virus, or avian flu, following a new outbreak in the capital’s Sen Sok district, which prompted officials to cull more than 100
Publication date 15 January 2018 | 06:58 | ICT
Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday announced plans to form a second foundation to raise funds to keep the Kantha Bopha children’s hospitals afloat, though with the government poised to take over management of the hospitals, one observ