Two members of Anonymous Cambodia, an arm of the global hacking group, were arrested this month on charges of infiltrating government websites and stealing sensitive data, following an eight-month operation by local authorities and the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation, according to a statement posted Tuesday on the National Police website.
The State Secretariat of Civil Aviation has swapped its headquarters on Norodom Boulevard and will move to a location adjacent to Phnom Penh International Airport by next year, civil aviation officials confirmed Tuesday.
The Phnom Penh Municipal Court on Tuesday ordered embattled union leader Ath Thorn to stay away from the SL garment factory and its workers and to avoid any public gatherings that could “damage public order,” drawing a tight circle around one of the country’s most influential independent union bosses.
A day after union leaders conceded that a nationwide stay-at-home strike in the garment sector had failed, fresh strikes raged in Svay Rieng, Kandal and Kompong Speu provinces, with workers claiming bosses reneged on agreements for extra Khmer New Year vacation days.
Nearly 500 women were tested this month in a screening drive at Phnom Penh’s Calmette Hospital for human papillomavirus, two strains of which are known to cause cervical cancer, but the free Pap smear was advertised as being available only to married women.
The Phnom Penh Municipal Court on Tuesday handed down a one-year suspended sentence to a 31-year-old Chinese man and fined him two million riel, or about $500, two days after he crashed his SUV into a garbage truck while drunk and gravely injured a young trash collector, court and police officials said.
Police in Kompong Speu province on Monday night stopped three container trucks on National Road 4 bound for Sihanoukville Autonomous Port, seizing more than 100 logs of illegal luxury wood, officials said.
A group of bus drivers and representatives of the Cambodian Labor Confederation (CLC) on Tuesday submitted a petition to Labor Minister Ith Sam Heng to intervene in their dispute with the Sorya Bus Transportation Company.
The Royal Cambodian Armed Forces and U.S. Army Pacific Command began a 10-day training exercise in Kompong Speu province Monday.
Military police and local forestry officials in Stung Treng province confiscated more than 90 pieces of luxury-grade Thnong wood from a private farm on Sunday, but only after the suspected owner escaped, according to officials.
The government is on the verge of signing a multi-year contract worth at least $50 million with a Malaysian defense contractor to overhaul and maintain its fleet of T-55 tanks, according to Malaysian state news agency Bernama.