The CNRP’s 55 elected lawmakers moved a step closer to swearing into their positions in the National Assembly on Monday, with leaders of the opposition party and the ruling CPP settling on the president of rights group Licadho as the “consensus” member of the new electoral commission.
A Royal Cambodian Armed Forces soldier shot dead an 18-year-old man on Saturday in Preah Vihear province’s Kulen district during an argument with the teenager’s family and neighbors, local police said.
Nang Kumnour, a 25-year-old migrant worker who tried to enter Thailand last week, is too embarrassed to return home.
An early-morning fire in Pur Senchey district Monday completely gutted a garment factory that made jeans for U.S. retailer Kmart, killing one Chinese supervisor and injuring three others. Police said Monday afternoon that they are still searching for the cause of the blaze.
A 22-year-old Phnom Penh resident was arrested Monday after he confessed to sending a gift-wrapped grenade to a local cafe in an attempt to extort money from the cafe’s owner, municipal military police said.
More villagers involved in a land dispute with an agribusiness company in Kratie province arrived at Phnom Penh’s Samakki Raingsey pagoda Monday as they announced plans to march on Prime Minister Hun Sen’s house if their land dispute is not settled by Friday.
About 100 villagers—including a number of former Khmer Rouge soldiers—locked in a land dispute with an agriculture firm temporarily forced the company on Sunday to cease excavating the contested site in Kampot province.
Phnom Penh Municipal Governor Pa Socheatvong on Monday visited the site of a fire that broke out in Meanchey district over the weekend to hand out gifts to 119 villagers who lost their homes.
Lin Yu Shin, the 54-year-old Taiwanese owner of the now defunct Giant Ocean International Fishing Co., appeared in Phnom Penh Municipal Court on Monday on fresh charges laid after a man claimed that he was trafficked by the company to work on a boat in South Africa.
Opposition leader Sam Rainsy will attend a special session of the National Assembly today that has been called to announce his validity as a lawmaker-elect.
A husband and wife were found guilty of human trafficking and sentenced to 15 years in jail on Friday after paying $400 to adopt a baby they planned to take to Malaysia with the sole intention of using it to make money begging.
A large fire sparked by roof repair work destroyed at least 35 homes Sunday in Meanchey district’s Stung Meanchey commune. Neth Vantha, director of the Phnom Penh Municipal Fire Department, said a man welding a villager’s roof sparked the fire.