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The Supreme Court on Friday upheld the convictions of disgraced former Phnom Penh police chief Heng Pov and two accomplices for a failed conspiracy to murder national military police commander Sao Sokha in 2003, but acquitted a former municipal police officer as there was no evidence linking him to the plot.

October 25, 2014

Ten members of the Khmer National Liberation Front, who were arrested this week for allegedly plotting to incite violence, were questioned in court Friday and appealed to the international community for support, claiming the accusations against them are politically motivated.

October 25, 2014

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.

October 24, 2014

As Cambodian soldiers assembled for a ceremony Wednesday ahead of a one-year peacekeeping mission to the Central African Republic, military officials expressed concerns over the Ebola outbreak that has been ravaging parts of West Africa.

October 23, 2014

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.

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
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