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Soldiers Face Down Soldiers Over Capture of Loggers

Royal Cambodian Armed Forces soldiers from Kratie province surrounded a platoon from Mondolkiri on Tuesday night in order to free a group of Vietnamese men who had been detained on suspicion of illegal logging, a military official said Wednesday.

July 2, 2015

Court Charges CPP Commune Chief With Corruption

Hai Sin, a CPP commune chief from Koh Kong province’s Sre Ambel district who was arrested by the Anti-Corruption Unit on Saturday, was charged with misappropriating public funds by the Phnom Penh Municipal Court on Tuesday, a judge said Wednesday.

July 2, 2015

CPP Commune Chief Arrested By ACU Authorities

A CPP commune chief in Koh Kong province’s Sre Ambel district was arrested by the Anti-Corruption Unit on Saturday, with an official saying Tuesday that he had demanded exorbitant fees to sign land-sale documents.

July 1, 2015

Police Take Delivery of New Riot Control Trucks

The National Police has purchased a pair of armored riot suppression trucks from South Korea that will be used against protesters and in cases of “terrorism,” officials said Monday.

June 30, 2015

Hundreds Protest Against Draft NGO Law

NGOs brought about 300 people together in front of the National Assembly on Sunday to protest the pending passage of a law that would force all non-government groups and associations in the country to register and file regular reports with the state.

June 29, 2015

For Families, World Bank Project Falls Short

Hang Sal has 2 hectares of fertile land he cannot farm. His family was among the 3,000-plus awarded private plots on social land concessions set up by the Ministry of Land Management with help—and $12.7 million—mostly from the World Bank.

June 25, 2015

Bus Company Seeks to Delay Talks on Crash Payments

The bus company involved in a road accident last month that killed 19 people in Svay Rieng province has requested that the provincial court delay negotiations for compensation to the victims, a court official said Tuesday.

June 24, 2015

Council of Ministers Defends Gov’t Corruption Probe Directive

The Council of Ministers on Monday convened a press conference to defend a directive circulated this month telling government officials to seek clearance from their superiors before providing information to lawmakers investigating corruption claims.

June 23, 2015

CNRP Leads Trip to Another Disputed Vietnamese Border Area

Opposition lawmaker Um Sam An on Saturday led about 200 nationalist activists to inspect a non-demarcated strip of land along Kandal province’s disputed border with Vietnam where the Vietnamese government is constructing a military outpost.

June 22, 2015
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