The ruling CPP and opposition CNRP have selected Pung Chhiv Kek, a founder and president of local rights group Licadho, to become the ninth “consensus” member of the new bipartisan electoral commission.
Erosion along the banks of the Mekong River in Kompong Cham province’s Srei Santhor district has caused 16 families to move their homes and is threatening hundreds more, officials warned Sunday.
CNRP leaders Sam Rainsy and Kem Sokha used the first convention of their united opposition party Sunday to appeal to supporters not to abandon the party after it cut a deal last week with the government to enter the National Assembly.
In 1983, when he was 13, Chino left a Thai refugee camp on the Cambodian border and went to live in the U.S. with his grandmother, aunts and sisters. He never expected to see Cambodia again.
A 23-year-old woman was shot in the shoulder while breast-feeding her baby during a shootout between police and smugglers attempting to transport illegally logged wood through Kratie province on Thursday night, according to authorities.