Kandal Court detains woman over murder

Publication date 21 January 2019 | 09:48 | ICT

The Kandal provincial court on Friday placed a woman in pre-trial detention after she was arrested for strangling a money lender to death in Kandal Stung district’s Roka commune before she fled to Kampong Thom province.



  • Appeal in ‘car attack’ case

    Publication date 21 January 2019 | 09:24 | ICT

    The president of the Cambodia Informal Economy Reinforced Association, Din Puthy, filed a complaint to the Appeal Court on Thursday, challenging his one-year prison sentence for “hitting” a disgraced former immigration official with

  • Unionists called to court seven years after protest

    Publication date 21 January 2019 | 09:03 | ICT

    Collective Union of Movement of Workers (CUMW) president Pav Sina and six other union members were summoned to appear at Phnom Penh Municipal Court on January 25 over a protest in 2012.

  • Experts aim to tackle mental illness among Cambodians

    Publication date 21 January 2019 | 08:59 | ICT

    Pyschologists and mental health experts said on Sunday that mental illness is curable, but there is a lack of understanding of it among Cambodians, causing them not to consult with experts.

  • Deputy PM Prak Sokhonn holds Australia bilateral cooperation talks

    Publication date 21 January 2019 | 08:58 | ICT

    Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Prak Sokhonn met with Australian Senate president Scott Ryan on Saturday to discuss bilateral cooperation between the two nations.

  • ‘Action needed to stop road deaths doubling by next year’

    Publication date 21 January 2019 | 08:56 | ICT

    Minister of Interior Sar Kheng has expressed concern over the rate of traffic accidents, saying the death toll will double by 2020 if no effective preventive measures were put in place.

  • Lawyer seeks bail for Kong Mas, the former CNRP activist from Svay Rieng

    Publication date 21 January 2019 | 08:54 | ICT

    The defence lawyer for Kong Mas, the former CNRP activist from Svay Rieng province who was arrested on Wednesday, said he will submit a request to the court in the middle of this week to allow his client to be released on bail.

  • Government issues warning of El Nino drought

    Publication date 18 January 2019 | 15:10 | ICT

    The government on Thursday issued a statement raising concerns of a drought, as El Nino threatens to cast a prolonged dry spell when it hits the Kingdom in April and May.

  • Ministry issues fresh land dispute directive

    Publication date 18 January 2019 | 12:10 | ICT

    Minister of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction Chea Sophara on Wednesday issued a directive to improve the ability of provincial governors to effectively manage and protect state land from land disputes.

  • Officials deny illegal mountain excavation

    Publication date 18 January 2019 | 12:00 | ICT

    Officials from the Ministry of Mines and Energy and Ba Phnom district said on Thursday that all stone excavation operations in the district have licenses, responding to rumours alleging an illegal excavation operation occurred in th

  • CNRP activist arrested for alleged fake news

    Publication date 18 January 2019 | 10:25 | ICT

    Kong Mas, an activist from the Supreme Court dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), was arrested in Phnom Penh on Wednesday for incitement and allegedly disseminating fake news.