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Without bothering to wait for the defendants to arrive, the Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld the guilty verdicts against three men convicted alongside disgraced former Phnom Penh police chief Heng Pov of conspiring to murder municipal court Judge Sok Sethamony in 2003, but did not consider Mr. Pov’s own appeal.

October 22, 2014

Nine illegal Vietnamese immigrants were arrested during a raid on a coffee importer in Phnom Penh on Monday as part of an ongoing nationwide census of foreigners in the country, an immigration official said.

October 21, 2014

A 34-year-old staff sergeant on the U.S. Army’s 20 most wanted list, who fled the U.S. in January to avoid more than 40 counts of possessing child pornography and allegations of child rape, is now in Phnom Penh after fleeing Sihanoukville, according to General Sok Phal, director of the Interior Ministry’s immigration department.

October 18, 2014

The Phnom Penh Municipal Court on Friday concluded the trial of six Vietnamese nationals accused of selling 20 girls and women for sex out of two establishments in the city center.

October 18, 2014

The Bar Association of Cambodia on Thursday re-elected Bun Honn as its president following a vote held at NagaWorld Casino in Phnom Penh, according to the body’s secretary-general.

October 17, 2014

More than 500 foreigners living illegally in Cambodia have now been deported to their home countries as a nationwide census continues, immigration officials said Wednesday.

October 16, 2014

The Supreme Court on Tuesday postponed the case of former Bavet City Governor Chhouk Bundith, who is still on the run after being found guilty of shooting into a crowd of protesting garment workers in 2012 and injuring three people.

October 15, 2014

A 19-year-old man arrested last week has confessed to the September 5 murder of a former military police officer in Phnom Penh as well as the killing of a rubber plantation foreman in Mondolkiri province last year, court and military police officials said Monday.

October 14, 2014

The Anti-Corruption Unit on Friday said it may soon start to monitor the often extravagant gift-giving that goes on among the country’s business and political elite at weddings, birthdays and ceremonies.

October 11, 2014

A lawmaker lodged a complaint with the Ministry of Labor on Wednesday on behalf of a couple who have not seen or heard from their daughter since she went to work as a maid in Malaysia in August 2010.

October 9, 2014
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