Two-and-a-half years after Prime Minister Hun Sen imposed a freeze on the granting of economic land concessions, Environment Minister Say Sam Al on Monday appeared to leave the door open to the government giving more companies access to the often-controversial land holdings.
A CNRP councilor in Chbar Ampov district is being held in Prey Sar prison after being arrested by police Monday for his alleged role in an opposition protest in July that turned violent, according to police.
Bangkok has asked Phnom Penh to extradite a Thai student activist who is seeking asylum in Cambodia and is wanted for arrest for allegedly giving offense to the monarchy in his home country, a media report said Monday.
A senior Foreign Ministry official on Monday said Cambodia’s controversial handling of Montagnard asylum seekers from Vietnam more than a decade ago gave the government the necessary credentials to resettle refugees it will soon take off Australia’s hands as part of a deal signed Friday.
Police in Takeo province on Sunday arrested a Buddhist monk for allegedly raping a 14-year-old girl at a pagoda in Prey Kabbas district, where the teenager was brought for a blessing to cure an illness, officials said Monday.
Police on Monday refused to identify the owner of a white Range Rover whose driver hit and killed an Irish national in Phnom Penh’s Chamkar Mon district in the early hours of Sunday morning.
Prime Minister Hun Sen on Monday compared the path of university graduates entering the job market to that of contestants on the television song contest “The Voice.”
More than 40 percent of garment workers have the debilitating blood disorder anemia and only one third have access to adequate food, the initial results of a new study show.
The defense teams for former Khmer Rouge leaders Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan filed appeals Monday against the life sentences handed down to them in August by judges at the Khmer Rouge tribunal, who found the pair guilty of crimes against humanity.
Police arrested a 32-year-old man in Phnom Penh on Monday after he rear-ended a young woman on a motorbike with his Toyota Camry, then attempted to flee the scene of the accident.
Almost 100 Cambodian Muslims were stranded for a fourth consecutive night at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport on Sunday due to a booking error that prevented them from boarding flights to Jeddhah in Saudi Arabia, where they planned to join millions of devout pilgrims in the holy city of Mecca for the annual Hajj pilgrimage, Malaysian state media agency Bernama reported.
The Asian Development Bank will provide Cambodia with $30 million in loans for a five-year program designed to improve job training and employment prospects for women and poor people in the country, a statement released by the ADB on Friday says.