Faced with accusations of nepotism over the appointment of his two sons, Anti-Corruption Unit (ACU) Chairman Om Yentieng on Friday challenged critics to face off with the pair in tests that would include liberating hostages, skydiving, and spying on terrorists.
The core of one of Cambodia’s most important and abused forests —Prey Lang—was officially declared a protected area this week after years of campaigning by local activists and foreign conservationists.
Four senior officials of local rights group Adhoc and a National Election Committee (NEC) official were arrested by the Anti-Corruption Unit (ACU) on Thursday night over allegations that they instructed an alleged mistress of deputy opposition leader Kem Sokha to deny their affair.
Phnom Penh City Hall has rejected a request for two large-scale Labor Day marches on Sunday, but the unionists who have organized the demonstrations say they will proceed as planned.
An Audi SUV with police license plates seized at the scene of a fatal shootout between military police and suspected drug dealers in Phnom Penh on Wednesday had been sold to the wife of a suspect by a high-ranking Interior Ministry official, ministry spokesman Khieu Sopheak said on Friday.
A pharmacy owner and a hospital worker were jailed on charges of theft in Ratanakkiri province on Thursday for allegedly stealing $3,000 worth of medicine from the provincial referral hospital earlier in the week, officials said on Friday.
The Anti-Corruption Unit questioned officers of local human rights group Adhoc late into the evening for a second straight day on Thursday over claims that they had instructed the alleged mistress of deputy opposition leader Kem Sokha to deny their affair.
Five suspected drug traffickers were questioned on Thursday as military police mourned a senior officer killed during a lengthy shootout in broad daylight on Wednesday at a villa in Phnom Penh’s Tuol Kok district, which also left a suspected drug dealer dead.
Failed by an underperforming university system at home, Cambodian students are finding adventure, perspective—and parties—abroad.
A temple complex in Preah Vihear province is one of the largest structures of its kind, but experts are only beginning to figure out why it exists, how it faded into the jungle, and what to do with it now.
When the Khmer Rouge held power, a handful of Western supporters toured communist Cambodia and sang its praises.
Authorities’ zeal to investigate opposition leader Kem Sokha’s alleged infidelities has not escaped the notice of Tat Marina, who was the 15-year-old mistress of a CPP official in 1999 when she was the victim of a brutal acid attack.
Two sons of Anti-Corruption Unit (ACU) Chairman Om Yentieng have been appointed as assistants to the government graft-fighting body, sparking accusations of nepotism within the very institution meant to stamp out such practices.
Prime Minister Hun Sen’s eldest son, Hun Manet, arrived back in Phnom Penh on Monday after two weeks in the U.S. and Canada, deriding a lawsuit filed against him in Los Angeles for wrongful imprisonment that includes a count of “international terrorism.”