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Disgraced penal police officer Hang Vuthy was questioned Tuesday over a verdict of damaging public property during a 2006 escape from Prey Sar prison, municipal Judge Leang Samnath said.

July 23, 2014

Prime Minister Hun Sen joined leaders of Cambodia’s Cham Muslim population on Friday, rejecting accusations that some of the country’s Muslims had joined jihadists fighting in the Middle East.

July 19, 2014

Siem Reap province will host the first Angkor Empire Marathon on August 17, marking the first time a full 42-km marathon event has ever been held in Cambodia, a prospect that has already attracted more than 2,000 athletes to register.

July 19, 2014

The Phnom Penh municipal government issued a warning to those operating unlicensed sand quarries after a military helicopter plunged into one killing four people on Monday, but some questioned City Hall’s motives and commitment.

July 18, 2014

A joint committee of Cambodian and Chinese technical analysts will begin reviewing black box data today retrieved from the Chinese-built Z-9 helicopter that crashed early this week, killing four military personnel, officials said on Thursday.

July 18, 2014

When a Chinese-built Z-9 helicopter plunged into the waters of a flooded sand quarry in Phnom Penh’s Dangkao district on Monday morning with five military officers on board, an unlikely team was dispatched to help salvage the bodies of the four people who perished in the crash.

July 17, 2014

The “black box” containing vital information about the final minutes of the helicopter that crashed in Phnom Penh on Monday killing four people has yet to be recovered, Defense Ministry spokesman Chhum Sucheat said Tuesday.

July 16, 2014

Queen Mother Norodom Monineath Sihanouk on Monday sent a letter to Prime Minister Hun Sen thanking him for helping to put on an elaborate three-day ceremony dedicated to the interment of the ashes of her late husband, King Norodom Sihanouk, last week.

July 16, 2014

An air force deputy commander and at least three other soldiers were killed when a Chinese-built military helicopter crashed in Phnom Penh’s Dangkao district Monday morning, according to the air force commander. One man survived the crash.

July 14, 2014

The ashes of late King Father Norodom Sihanouk were paraded through Phnom Penh on Friday morning in an elaborate ceremony attended by royal palace representatives and government officials along with several thousand members of the public in a final farewell ahead of their interment on Saturday.

July 12, 2014
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