The government released preliminary results from Cambodia’s first ever agriculture census Wednesday, hoping the flood of new, reliable figures will help planners boost the country’s critical agriculture sector, grow the economy and cut poverty.
In March, the Ministry of Labor for the first time began requiring union leaders to submit proof they had no previous criminal convictions before they would be allowed to register a new union or local branch.
National Assembly spokesman Chheang Vun on Wednesday rejected reports in Vietnamese media that Assembly President Heng Samrin had assured the Vietnamese prime minister that protesters would be punished for burning the country’s flag in front of its embassy in Phnom Penh last week.
Royal Cambodian Armed Forces Commander-in-Chief General Pol Saroeun met Wednesday with General Vincent Brooks, the chief of the U.S. Army’s Pacific Command, to discuss cooperation between the two militaries in the region.
Villagers in Kompong Speu province claim they were harassed by authorities there after holding a protest in front of ANZ Royal Bank’s head office in Phnom Penh last week to demand that the lender help them because it had financed a sugar plantation they accuse of stealing their land.
Members of a wealthy family accused of torturing and holding captive a girl, now 18, for eight years and her brother, 12, for two years vehemently denied the charges to reporters at their Tuol Kok villa Wednesday as the boy appeared for questioning at the Phnom Penh Municipal Court.
Prey Sar prison officials are carting thousands of liters of water to the prison each day because a construction company smashed a water main and has yet to fix it.
Prime Minister Hun Sen’s youngest son, Hun Many, on Monday lodged a complaint with the Phnom Penh Municipal Court against a man who allegedly used his name to demand expedited customs clearance at the Sihanoukville port, his lawyer said.
Police on Tuesday seized a cache of 14 tons of rosewood hidden inside a fake Sokimex gasoline tanker truck driving through Oddar Meanchey province.
A 67-year-old woman from Kampot province was arrested Wednesday for attempting to prevent a construction company from clearing land she says belongs to her, police said.
Nine foreigners detained by immigration police for allegedly making fake visas and passports will be sent to court for questioning today, an official said Wednesday.
The Indian Embassy’s exhibition “Women by Women,” featuring the work of 60 Indian women artists, presents a vision of women that goes beyond the obvious themes.