Ten members of the Khmer National Liberation Front, a group of dissidents highly critical of Prime Minister Hun Sen and his ties to Vietnam, were arrested over the last two days in Phnom Penh for allegedly plotting to incite violence, according to police.
Six inmates escaped from Ratanakkiri Provincial Prison in a daring predawn breakout on Thursday, while a seventh was stopped by a prison official at the last minute, officials said.
On the 23rd anniversary of the day Prince Norodom Sihanouk and Prime Minister Hun Sen resolved to come together to end Cambodia’s civil war, celebrations on Thursday turned into an exhibition of the endurance of the political divisions forged during the two decades of conflict.
The Apsara Authority on Thursday returned a statue of the Buddha to its place in Bayon temple at the Angkor Archaeological Park after a tourist smashed it earlier this month.
Twenty Cambodian fishermen forced to work on a trawler in Indonesia have been rescued, while a pair of Cambodian brides extricated from abusive relationships in China have been repatriated, according to a statement released by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Thursday.
Officials delayed the bidding process for three projects funded by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) on Wednesday after heated arguments between bidders broke out in Kompong Cham province’s Choeung Prey district, local officials said on Thursday.