Interior minister warns NGOs not to provoke law enforcement

Publication date 22 June 2018 | 11:13 | ICT

Minister of Interior Sar Kheng on Thursday reminded civil society groups of their duty to respect the integrity of the July 29 national elections, saying the government would not tolerate attempts by them to “participate in a colour



  • Prey Lang forest group seizes chainsaws from illegal loggers

    Publication date 22 June 2018 | 09:00 | ICT

    The Prey Lang Community Network (PLCN) seized more than 20 chainsaws after spotting illegal logging operations at the Prey Lang Wildlife Sanctuary in Preah Vihear and Kratie provinces.

  • PM taunts ‘ghost party’

    Publication date 21 June 2018 | 10:26 | ICT

    Prime Minister Hun Sen invoked the supernatural on Wednesday, urging the Kingdom’s constituents to find a new political party rather than wait for the “ghost party” that is long dead.

  • Regulator ‘not forcing’ vote texts

    Publication date 21 June 2018 | 09:42 | ICT

    Cambodian telecom companies are sending text messages urging the public to vote in the July 29 elections, at the behest of the government.

  • Canals deepened in Battambang over drought

    Publication date 21 June 2018 | 09:40 | ICT

    Battambang province’s Agricultural Department and other relevant authorities are deepening two canals in an effort to rescue more than 8,000 hectares of rice paddy in Thma Koul district, which is in the midst of a monthlong drought.

  • Rainsy stands by ‘King’s letter under duress’ claim

    Publication date 21 June 2018 | 09:01 | ICT

    Exiled former opposition leader Sam Rainsy is standing by his claim that the King’s call urging people to vote was “made under duress”, even as he was summonsed to appear next month in court for breaking the lèse majesté law.

  • The Phnom Penh Post officially launches app

    Publication date 21 June 2018 | 08:59 | ICT

    The Phnom Penh Post officially launched its mobile app on Wednesday, a move CEO Ly Tayseng hailed as a step forward in the company’s audience reach, corporate growth and digital ambitions.

  • Kompong Cham police crack down on drug-using truckers

    Publication date 21 June 2018 | 08:58 | ICT

    As part of an ongoing campaign to reduce traffic accidents and prevent impaired driving on public roads, Kampong Cham provincial police have stopped 648 drivers since May, 95 of whom tested positive for drug use, usually methampheta

  • Watchdog cites political environment for decision not to act as monitor

    Publication date 21 June 2018 | 08:57 | ICT

    Transparency International Cambodia (TI) announced on Wednesday that it will not be monitoring the upcoming national elections.

  • Prince Norodom Ranariddh's wife, Ouk Phalla cremated in capital

    Publication date 21 June 2018 | 08:55 | ICT

    Prince Norodom Ranariddh was absent at the cremation ceremony of his wife, Ouk Phalla, on Wednesday, but a gathering of the royal family, party leaders, senate members, National Assembly lawmakers, government officials and others bi

  • NGO puts Appeal Court on trial

    Publication date 20 June 2018 | 10:19 | ICT

    In its annual report released on Tuesday, the Cambodian Center for Human Rights (CCHR) said while a number of key fair trial rights were guaranteed before the Appeal Court, in virtually all the hearings it monitored