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Police Want Boss Sacked For Corruption

Six commune police officers from Ratanakkiri province’s Banlung City submitted a petition this week demanding the removal of their police chief for allegedly embezzling state funds and treating his subordinates “like rubbish,” officials said Thursday.

May 29, 2015

Bunong Threaten to Fell Firm’s Rubber Trees

About 100 ethnic Bunong in Mondolkiri province protested outside the local office of French-owned rubber firm Socfin KCD on Wednesday, threatening to cut down its rubber trees if their ancestral lands were not returned.

May 28, 2015

Farmer Trampled to Death by His Own ‘Angry’ Bull

A 74-year-old man was found dead in a ricefield in Prey Veng province after one of his bulls apparently trampled him on Monday morning, according to police. Prey Veng City police chief Nout Bundoeun said Tuesday that Krech Pich, who lived in Barai commune, sustained massive injuries to his torso, head and legs when he was repeatedly attacked by the angry bull.

May 27, 2015

China Donates Heavy Weaponry to Military

China handed over a batch of military equipment to the Ministry of Defense on Saturday that officials said they would use strictly for training, including spare parts and trucks mounted with rocket launchers.

May 25, 2015

Prime Minister Links ‘Culture of Dialogue’ to‘Win-Win Policy’

Prime Minister Hun Sen said Sunday that the current “culture of dialogue” between the CPP and the opposition CNRP is the latest phase of his “win-win policy,” which he credits for bringing peace to Cambodia in the 1990s, according to a ruling party spokesman.

May 25, 2015

Death Toll in Svay Rieng Garment Worker Crash Rises to 19

Another garment worker involved in Tuesday’s deadly crash between a tourist bus and a van carrying 38 workers in Svay Rieng province died Thursday at Calmette Hospital in Phnom Penh, bringing the total number of dead to 19.

May 22, 2015

Court Charges Bus Driver Over Deadly Garment Worker Crash

The Svay Rieng Provincial Court on Wednesday charged the bus driver who slammed into a van full of garment workers, killing its driver and 17 passengers, with unlicensed driving and careless driving causing death.

May 21, 2015

Head-On Crash Kills 17 Factory Workers, Driver

Seventeen garment workers and a driver died Tuesday morning when a bus rammed into an overloaded, 15-seat van carrying them and 21 others to work in Bavet City, officials said.

May 20, 2015

18 Garment Workers Killed in Crash, Official Says

Eighteen garment workers were killed and 21 injured Tuesday morning when the van they were traveling in on their way to work in Svay Rieng province crashed with a tourist bus, according to an Interior Ministry official.

May 19, 2015

Government Rejects Petition to Remove Banlung City Governor

Banlung City governor Ouk Sam Ol will not be removed from his position, and an investigation will instead be launched into the veracity of a petition that called for his removal last month, the governor and other officials said Monday.

May 19, 2015
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