Timber trafficker Heng Samneang received a two-year prison sentence for illegal logging from the Phnom Penh Municipal Court on Tuesday, although no mention was made of a second charge she faced for obstructing public officials.
The legacy Sam Rainsy Party (SRP) has nominated Kun Lum Ang, wife of jailed senator Hong Sok Hour, to fill her husband’s seat, subject to approval by the Senate at a plenary session on Thursday.
A fault in electrical transmissions knocked out power to Phnom Penh and 21 of Cambodia’s 24 provinces on Tuesday, disrupting municipal water supplies, interrupting trading in the capital’s markets and leading to renewed calls for the country to further develop its own power generation.
Prime Minister Hun Sen ordered authorities to investigate The Situation Room, a consortium of NGOs who voiced criticism of this month’s commune elections, for allegedly violating the Law on Associations and Non-Governmental Organizations (LANGO) and fermenting “color revolution.”
Banks and microfinance institutions should lower interest rates and extend payback periods for low-income Cambodians taking out housing loans, representatives from NGOs, the government and the private sector said on Tuesday at a housing forum in Phnom Penh.
Looking at Oeur Sokuntevy’s work, in an exhibition that opens tonight in Phnom Penh, one ventures beyond the ordinary to perceive the flow of life, and the energy of people’s ideas and imagination, which they tend to hide behind impassive stances.
The Kompong Speu Provincial Court issued an arrest warrant on Tuesday for a labor activist wanted for questioning in an alleged incitement case filed after she tossed her sandal at a CPP sign featuring Prime Minister Hun Sen.
The CPP and the Cambodian TV Association on Tuesday rejected claims from the opposition CNRP that the media had favored the ruling party with disproportionate television airtime during campaigning for the June 4 commune elections.
The director of Preah Vihear’s provincial department of mines and energy admitted in court on Tuesday that he had sold off state land worth about $65,000, but claimed he had done it at the request of older officials and did not pocket the money himself.
Following yet another collision on Tuesday—a train struck a car that drove around a lowered boom barrier in Phnom Penh—the country’s railways operator said it would soon televise a public education campaign to promote safety.
With at least 16 of its members in jail, the Khmer National Liberation Front is on the government’s radar. But just what is this obscure group?
For the past few months, Mr. Long, who owns a car repair shop on the side of the road about 100 km southeast of Phnom Penh, has been building, flying, and crashing his homemade airplane.
Thma Puok commune, Banteay Meanchey province – During the 2017 election season in Cambodia, two faces dominated the campaign. Posters of Prime Minister Hun Sen and opposition leader Kem Sokha were plastered everywhere across the country’s communes. Except in this commune on the Thai border. Here the face of Nhek Bun Chhay ruled.
Opposition lawmakers spun an otherwise banal National Assembly session on Tuesday into a fiery debate on parliamentary immunity, with Assembly President Heng Samrin claiming the Constitution only protected those who obeyed the law.
The people of Cambodia were sacred and “akin to gods” in the eyes of the Khmer Rouge leadership, and the country was in better shape by the end of communist rule than it was before, the defense team for Nuon Chea argued on Monday in court.
Phnom Penh governor Pa Socheatvong and three provincial governors are set to be replaced and become advisers to the government, according to a royal decree signed over the weekend, making way for the country’s first female provincial governor to be appointed in Koh Kong province.