Cyanide ‘not a factor in poisoning deaths’

Publication date 23 May 2018 | 10:21 | ICT

Minister of Mines and Energy Suy Sem on Monday refuted claims that deaths in the Kratie province contaminated water case earlier this month involved cyanide.



  • Beach town grows Sihanoukville absorbs communes

    Publication date 23 May 2018 | 10:19 | ICT

    Preah Sihanouk provincial authorities on Monday absorbed two communes from Prey Nub district – home to the Sihanouk International Airport and a big special economic zone (SEZ) – and some land in Stoeng Hav district’s O’tres commune to become part of Sihanoukville.

  • Cambodian appeals to PM for repatriation

    Publication date 23 May 2018 | 10:19 | ICT

    A Cambodian woman who went to Saudi Arabia five years ago to work as a maid has posted a video to her Facebook page pleading for the help of Prime Minister Hun Sen after alleging she has endured years of abuse.

  • Attempted double child rapist in court

    Publication date 23 May 2018 | 09:31 | ICT

    Police are due to present a man accused of attempting to rape two 12-year-old girls in Kampong Trach district at Kampot Provincial Court on Wednesday.

  • Two officials killed in P Sihanouk car crash

    Publication date 23 May 2018 | 08:46 | ICT

    Two officials died in a road accident involving a car and truck on Tuesday morning along National Road 4 in Preah Sihanouk province’s Prey Nub district.

  • Police stepping up operations to combat human trafficking

    Publication date 23 May 2018 | 08:45 | ICT

    The National Committee for Counter Trafficking (NCCT) said on Tuesday that operations against human trafficking and sexual exploitation networks are increasing.

  • Facing possible sanctions, PM criticises Washington’s rights record

    Publication date 23 May 2018 | 08:43 | ICT

    While United States congressmen are discussing the Cambodia Democracy Act and an amendment that could impose more sanctions against Cambodia’s government, Prime Minister Hun Sen on Tuesday counterattacked by questioning the respect

  • NCCT investigating and closing down factories over child labour

    Publication date 23 May 2018 | 08:44 | ICT

    The permanent vice chair of the National Committee for Counter Trafficking (NCCT) delivered a progress report on efforts to eradicate child labour in the Kingdom on Tuesday, saying that factories are being investigated, and some shu

  • Capital cop slaps nurse

    Publication date 23 May 2018 | 09:32 | ICT

    The Phnom Penh municipal police chief on Tuesday suspended a police officer after a video emerged on social media of him hitting a woman.

  • Factory workers to march to ministry after salaries unpaid

    Publication date 22 May 2018 | 09:52 | ICT

    Aggrieved workers of First Gawon Apparel (Cambodia) plan to march to the offices of the Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training (MLVT) again on Tuesday, seeking a solution from the ministry in a salary dispute that has dragged on

  • Cowpox kills cattle in Steng Treng

    Publication date 22 May 2018 | 09:49 | ICT

    Nearly 50 bulls and buffaloes have died from cowpox while 100 others have the disease in Prek Meas and Thmor Key communes in Siam district, Steng Treng province, according to local authorities.