A year ago on Sunday, Prime Minister Hun Sen announced the start of what sounded like a muscular new crackdown on the illegal timber trade running rampant across eastern Cambodia.
The ruling and opposition parties proposed agenda items over the weekend for a meeting between Interior Minister Sar Kheng and acting CNRP President Kem Sokha. However, the release of four jailed rights workers and an election official featured on neither party’s list, according to National Assembly spokesman Leng Peng Long.
A Poipet City opposition leader accused of slamming his SUV into a border officer, who can be seen in video footage of the incident falling to the ground on his own, was released on bail on Saturday following an order by the Appeal Court on Friday.
It was clear before Prime Minister Hun Sen took the stage on Saturday that his inaugural meeting with local journalists in Phnom Penh was not going to be a confrontational affair.
One of Cambodia’s top footballers will have the chance to test his skills in a Japanese league for the first time in history, a spokesman for the Football Federation of Cambodia said on Sunday.
The Environment Ministry has accused the U.S.’s space agency and local media outlets of “incitement” for publishing and misreporting year-old deforestation data that show years of rapid forest loss.
The surprise leap of Chhay Thy, a prominent human rights worker in Ratanakkiri province, to the ruling party this month was preceded by two other high-level NGO officials in the province resigning to work in government in the past year, a series of moves seen by some as a growing trend.
A deminer working for the NGO Halo Trust was killed and another was injured in Pailin province on Friday after they detonated a mine while attempting to clear an area in the former Khmer Rouge stronghold, the NGO said.
The Kompong Speu Provincial Court on Sunday charged three family members in relation to an acid attack in which a woman doused her husband’s lover with battery acid, according to Sam Sak, chief of the province’s serious crimes bureau.
A 22-year-old driver has been arrested and charged after his van crashed into a truck on Friday in Prey Veng province, killing six of his 12 passengers, police said on Sunday.
Near Sihanoukville’s Kbal Chhay waterfall, mass evictions of the poor at the hands of the powerful expose the divide between beliefs and reality around who owns Cambodia’s land.
From social media stardom to public embarrassment: the ruling party’s rocky ride toward the future.
Decades after three children disappeared from an Australian beach, a brother and sister insist they know who was involved—their father and his friend, a wealthy pedophile who lived in Cambodia for years.
Mangoes, jackfruit, durian, bananas—Cambodia is known for its wide variety of fresh fruits, but strawberries are not among them. Two entrepreneurs, however, have taken to high altitudes seeking to make farming the berries a local concern.
“I have loved planes ever since that first time,” Paen Long said on Wednesday. But from the start, it was the mechanical workings that fascinated him, and that keen interest in flight has led him to take up a very unusual hobby: He is building his own airplane.
Rights group Adhoc on Monday terminated its longtime Ratanakkiri coordinator Chhay Thy, who jumped ship to the ruling party and intends to run for commune chief in upcoming elections.