Police in Pursat province on Monday said that a single, diesel-stained flip-flop recovered from the construction site where a 34-year-old Chinese supervisor was found murdered two weeks ago could belong to his killer, who is likely a co-worker at Pheapimex Group’s cassava plantation.

September 23, 2014

Military police on Monday questioned a cleaner who works at the Phnom Penh headquarters of the Singapore-based HLH Group over her involvement in the attempted extortion of the development company’s CEO by a guard and inmate at the Kandal Provincial Prison, officials said.

September 23, 2014

At least 24 people have died and 44 have been seriously injured in traffic accidents across the country late last week and over the weekend, according to police, as Cambodians flocked to the provinces for the Pchum Ben holiday, which began Monday and runs until Wednesday.

September 23, 2014
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Cambodian refugees collect water at the Khao I Dang camp in Thailand. (Jack Dunford/DC-Cam Archives)

An amateur photographer has handed over a remarkable collection of images from at least 13 Cambodian refugee camps on the Thai border to the Documentation Center of Cambodia.

September 23, 2014

Officials and villagers in Ratanakkiri province say illegal logging is once again on the rise inside the Lumphat Wildlife Sanctuary and completely unregulated by the Environment Ministry officials in charge of the nominally protected zone.

September 23, 2014

A lowranking border police officer in Koh Kong province who killed a local man with a rock when a drunken argument between them escalated has been charged over the crime, a police official said Monday.

September 23, 2014

National Police Commissioner Neth Savoeun visited Preah Vihear province on Sunday and donated 500 boxes of beer and more than $33,000 to soldiers and police stationed along the border for their Pchum Ben celebrations, police said.

September 23, 2014

The Ministry of Commerce on Monday said it was preparing to send a report to Prime Minister Hun Sen requesting that the son of legendary crooner Sinn Sisamouth be given the exclusive right to distribute 73 of his late father’s songs.

September 23, 2014
IN BRIEF

Police in Kandal province’s Sa’ang district on Sunday found the body of a man who drowned Saturday when a canoe he was paddling with friends on the Bassac River capsized, while a second man who disappeared under water during the accident is presumed dead.

Police in Svay Rieng City say they are investigating the death of a 27-year-old man who was fatally stabbed on Friday night.

Police arrested a man in Mondulkiri province on Saturday evening for allegedly molesting a 10-year-old girl, but released him after the child’s parents decided not to file a complaint.

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From left, actors Ma Rynet, Chea Samnang and Duch Lida with cameraman Meoun Vanna on the set of the television series ‘Neary Chhlat,’ or ‘Smart Girls’ (Siv Channa/The Cambodia Daily)

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A 68-year-old woman faced down dozens of military and district police ordered to protect villagers attempting to demarcate her land on Wednesday in Phnom Penh’s Pur Senchey district after they sold it to a cousin of Prime Minister Hun Sen.

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