‘No need to violate Constitution’ with ‘base’, PM to tell US’ Pence

Publication date 20 November 2018 | 10:45 | ICT

Prime Minister Hun Sen said on Monday that he had received a letter from US Vice President Mike Pence raising concerns over an alleged Chinese naval base in Koh Kong province.

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  • Interior Minister Sar Kheng's son promoted to lieutenant general

    Publication date 20 November 2018 | 10:34 | ICT

    In a new round of promotions criticised by some social analysts as biased, at least two children of top government officials have risen rapidly to higher ranks.

  • Mu Sochua calls for ‘reconciliation’ to solve ‘crisis’

    Publication date 20 November 2018 | 09:42 | ICT

    Former deputy leader of the Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) Mu Sochua on Monday called for “reconciliation” between Cambodian politicians to solve what she claimed is the current political “crisis”.

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  • Charges dropped against ‘forest clearance’ officials

    Publication date 20 November 2018 | 09:40 | ICT

    A former investigating judge at Kampong Speu provincial court has dropped charges against two senior environment officials who had been sued for “malicious denunciation, forest clearing and land grabbing for private ownership”.

  • Calls for mangrove protection

    Publication date 20 November 2018 | 08:10 | ICT

    Mangroves and wetland areas in four coastal provinces are being illegally cleared and filled in order to grab land and build homes for private ownership, said a letter from the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries dated N

  • NGOs call on government to ‘reopen space for civil society’

    Publication date 20 November 2018 | 08:10 | ICT

    NGOs are requesting the government reopen the space for civil society in the Kingdom. They want all conditions removed and not to be smeared with accusations of being “involved in a colour revolution”.

  • Supreme Court call for review of trafficking case

    Publication date 20 November 2018 | 08:08 | ICT

    The Supreme Court on Monday directed the Appeal Court to review the case of a woman who was sentenced to eight years in prison for sending another woman to China for marriage.

  • Man arrested for raping underage stepdaughter

    Publication date 20 November 2018 | 08:07 | ICT

    Police have arrested a man and will produce him at the Phnom Penh Municipal Court on Tuesday for allegedly raping his five-year-old stepdaughter on Sunday in the capital’s Russey Keo district.

  • Camcontrol files lawsuit againts 14 petrol stations

    Publication date 20 November 2018 | 08:06 | ICT

    The Cambodia Import-Export Inspection and Fraud Repression Directorate General (Camcontrol) on Sunday filed a lawsuit against 14 petrol stations in Takeo province over alleged cheating on quality, officials said.

  • Government denies Koh Kong Chinese naval base ‘rumour’

    Publication date 19 November 2018 | 10:43 | ICT

    Two ministries have denied plans for a Chinese naval base in Cambodia and that the Kingdom is caught in the middle of US-China “cold war”.

  • One year on, CNRP fate unclear

    Publication date 19 November 2018 | 10:06 | ICT

    A year after the dissolution of the Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), the fate of the former main opposition party remains unclear.