New envoy Murphy aims to bolster ties

Publication date 19 September 2019 | 23:04 | ICT

Patrick Murphy, the newly minted US Ambassador to Cambodia, arrived in Phnom Penh on Wednesday night intending to strengthen US-Cambodia relations.

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  • Gov’t: US allows Rainsy terrorism

    Publication date 19 September 2019 | 23:01 | ICT

    The US is allowing Sam Rainsy to use its territory to carry out terrorist activities against Cambodia, government spokesman Phay Siphan charged on Thursday.

  • Khmer Conservatism Party officially registered with MoI

    Publication date 19 September 2019 | 21:37 | ICT

    Real Camerin, a former Supreme Court-dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) lawmaker, registered his Khmer Conservatism Party with the Ministry of Interior on Wednesday.

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  • Sar Kheng denies Pchum Ben celebrations prevention order

    Publication date 18 September 2019 | 23:31 | ICT

    Minister of Interior Sar Kheng has denied ordering provincial and municipal governors to instruct the police to prevent the public from celebrating the 15-day Pchum Ben festival, saying some anti-government individuals and media out

  • Governor accused of land grabbing

    Publication date 18 September 2019 | 23:29 | ICT

    Khmer Rise Party (KRP) president and member of the Supreme Consultation Council Sok Sovann Vathana Sabung accused Kampong Chhnang provincial governor Chhour Chandoeun on Wednesday of illegally grabbing 56,966 sqm of state land.

  • Ex-CNRP official pleads for release

    Publication date 18 September 2019 | 23:21 | ICT

    The former second deputy chief of Poipet commune in Banteay Meanchey province, who was sentenced to five years behind bars last year for leading a violent protest in Poipet town in 2015, pleaded for his release at a Supreme Court he

  • Mondulkiri Funcinpec office sold for $600K amid controversy

    Publication date 18 September 2019 | 23:11 | ICT

    A Funcinpec party headquarters in Sen Monorom town, Mondulkiri province, has been sold for $600,000 to a gold mine owner in Keo Seima district.

  • ‘Support of CNRP return online will lead to arrest’

    Publication date 17 September 2019 | 23:46 | ICT

    Anyone posting messages supporting the return of Sam Rainsy, the “acting president” of the Supreme Court-dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), on social media will be arrested, the Ministry of Interior announced on Tuesda

  • Rainsy Asean arrest warrants sent

    Publication date 17 September 2019 | 23:44 | ICT

    The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation announced on Tuesday that arrest warrants for Sam Rainsy had now been sent to all 10 Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) member states.

  • CNRP budget announced for soldiers who defect

    Publication date 16 September 2019 | 23:33 | ICT

    The permanent committee of the Supreme Court-dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) said it has a budget for soldiers who defect from Prime Minister Hun Sen when “acting president” Sam Rainsy returns on November 9.

  • Six CNRP activists are detained for ‘provoking chaos’

    Publication date 16 September 2019 | 23:18 | ICT

    Six former activists for the Supreme Court dissolved-Cambodian National Rescue Party (CNRP) were placed in pre-trial detention at Prey Sar prison on Monday after the Phnom Penh Municipal Court charged them with “conspiracy and incit