Seven journalists on Wednesday sent a report to the governor of Kompong Chhnang province claiming that a man arrested for murdering one of their associates was framed in an attempt to cover up an illegal fishing syndicate with ties to police.
A Royal Decree signed by acting head of state Chea Sim has approved the appointment of 63 advisers and assistants to National Assembly Second Vice President Nguon Nhel, according to a copy of the document obtained Wednesday.
A man was shot dead and his sister seriously wounded outside their home in Kompong Chhnang province on Tuesday evening by three armed robbers who intercepted the siblings shortly after they closed down their family’s gold-exchange business for the day, police said Wednesday.
Fishermen discovered an endangered Irrawaddy dolphin dead in the Mekong River in Kratie province on Tuesday, officials said Wednesday. There were no obvious clues as to what caused the animal’s death.