Rainsy ‘will not have his rights restored’

Publication date 11 December 2018 | 11:48 | ICT

A senior official at the Ministry of Interior on Monday said that opposition leader Sam Rainsy would not be eligible for a reinstatement of his political rights if a proposed change to the law is passed.



  • Siem Reap landmine museum to reopen after weapons seizure

    Publication date 11 December 2018 | 09:55 | ICT

    It was announced on Sunday that the Cambodian Landmine Museum near Siem Reap will soon reopen to tourists, ending three months of closure following the arrest of its staff for alleged illegal gun procession.

  • ‘Kingdom’s human rights better than US’

    Publication date 11 December 2018 | 09:22 | ICT

    Cambodian Human Rights Committee president Keo Remy said the human rights situation in the Kingdom is good compared to neighbouring countries, as well as many others in Asia, Europe and even the US.

  • Waste flowing into the ocean in Sihanoukville

    Publication date 10 December 2018 | 12:00 | ICT

    An environmental activist and former employee of Mother Nature Cambodia has claimed that the Preah Sihanouk provincial administration lacks proper control of its sewage systems and waste is flowing directly into the sea.

  • Phnom Penh authorities ban march for Human Rights Day

    Publication date 10 December 2018 | 11:49 | ICT

    Phnom Penh authorities have banned a planned march as local NGOs and workers’ unions gear up to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the signing of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights on Monday, with a youth group leader saying t

  • Maternity handouts top $5 million

    Publication date 10 December 2018 | 11:57 | ICT

    The government has spent about $5.7 million in maternity pay for more than 58,000 workers so far this year, said a National Social Security Fund report obtained by The Post on Sunday.

  • Kratie military police question illegal loggers

    Publication date 10 December 2018 | 11:50 | ICT

    Kratie provincial court granted Military Police permission to bring two suspects involved with operating an illegal charcoal kiln back to a provincial military police base on Sunday for further questioning.

  • ‘Nutrition deficiency causes mass fainting’

    Publication date 10 December 2018 | 11:02 | ICT

    Sixty-four students at Thma Koul High School in Battambang province passed out over the weekend due to nutrition deficiency – among other reasons – Thma Koul district referral hospital director Kong Pak told The Post on Sunday.

  • Legal aid for Kingdom's vulnerable

    Publication date 10 December 2018 | 10:49 | ICT

    A ministry of Justice spokesman has confirmed that following discussions with civil society organisations and legal experts, it had raised the issue of legal assistance for Cambodia’s vulnerable at this year’s national policy

  • ‘Impossible’ VN inmates’ jail transfer plea rejected

    Publication date 10 December 2018 | 10:34 | ICT

    The Cambodian Embassy in Bangkok last week said they could not accept the extradition request of Vietnamese inmates who asked to be moved from Thailand’s prisons to those in the Kingdom, with government spokespersons saying such tra

  • Gov‘t addresses overcrowding

    Publication date 10 December 2018 | 09:53 | ICT

    The ministries of Justice and Interior have begun a joint initiative to expedite legal procedures aimed at addressing Cambodia’s growing problem of overcrowded prisons.