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Man Accused of Killing 3-Year-Old Daughter

A 25-year-old jewelry seller who was angry at his wife fatally slashed his 3-year-old daughter with a machete as she slept in their house in Preah Sihanouk province’s Prey Nop district, officials said on Thursday.

Clinic Owner on the Run Amid Slow Probe Into Fatal Surgery

The owner of a Phnom Penh cosmetic surgery clinic has disappeared amid an ongoing investigation into a breast enhancement surgery that resulted in the death of a 36-year-old woman, a Health Ministry official said on Wednesday.

Official, Driver Accused Of Fleeing Hit-And-Run

A deputy Oddar Meanchey provincial governor and the driver of his Lexus SUV fled the scene after hitting and killing an 8-year-old boy crossing a road on a bicycle, police said on Tuesday.

Cambodia Takes Another Gold Medal in Madagascar

Cambodia picked up another gold in petanque on Sunday in the sport’s world championships held this year in Madagascar, earning $30,000 in prize money.

Vagabond Arrested for Molesting a 3-Year-Old Girl

Police arrested a nomad on Friday for molesting a 3-year-old girl in Siem Reap province’s Svay Loeu district.

Family Sought After Fire Burns Down 12 Buildings

Police say they are searching for a family that fled their home in Phnom Penh on Saturday after allegedly—and seemingly accidentally—starting a fire that destroyed 12 nearby buildings and damaged four more.

Construction Worker Crushed by Collapsed Ceiling

A 20-year-old construction worker was killed yesterday in Phnom Penh when a concrete ceiling he was building collapsed onto him, an official said.

Rice Farmer Arrested For Raping 5-Year-Old

A 28-year-old rice farmer was arrested on Tuesday for raping his 5-year-old neighbor in Prey Veng province, police said on Wednesday.

Rice Farmer Confesses to Raping Teen Neighbor

A 14-year-old girl was beaten, raped and left in a nearby pond near her home in Svay Rieng province on Tuesday night, police said on Wednesday.

Man Kills Housemate With Machete Over Cigarette Purchase

A farmer previously convicted of murder was arrested in Preah Sihanouk province on Tuesday for hacking his partner’s neck with a machete and killing her godfather.

$10M Expansion Aims to Curb Child Mortality

A nearly $10 million expansion of the National Maternal and Child Health Center, which officials said would allow for more advanced training of Health Ministry staff and help cut Cambodia’s maternal and child mortality rates, opened on Monday in Phnom Penh.

Facebook Fortune-Teller Arrested for Rape of Client

An online fortune-teller in Phnom Penh was arrested and accused of rape on Sunday for blackmailing a garment factory worker from Svay Rieng province into having sex with him, according to police.

Man Charged for Rape Of 9-Year-Old Girl

A 44-year-old farmer in Koh Kong province was charged on Saturday with rape with aggravating circumstances after confessing to sexually assaulting a 9-year-old girl at his home in Botum Sakor district, according to police.

Police Tight-Lipped About Arrests of District Officers

Police confirmed on Thursday that five police officers from Phnom Penh’s Sen Sok district were arrested this week, but refused to offer any details and told reporters to let police handle their own business.

Suspects in Fatal Breast Implant Surgery ‘Escaped,’ Police Say

Suspects from a cosmetic surgery clinic in Phnom Penh that performed breast enhancement surgery on a 36-year-old woman who died days later of an organ infection “escaped” before they could be questioned, a police official said on Wednesday.

Deadly Breast Implant Leads To Closure Of Clinic

A cosmetic surgery clinic in Phnom Penh was shuttered on Monday pending an investigation into a breast implant surgery that resulted in a 36-year-old woman’s death, according to officials.

Plantation Thief Charged for Murder of ‘Sorcereress’

After being apprehended for stealing from a pepper plantation, a man was charged on Monday for the murder of a woman he and three others believed to be a sorceress, police said.

Man Charged With Setting Grandchild On Fire

A farmer in Kampot province was charged with premeditated murder on Sunday for setting fire to his one-month-old granddaughter on Saturday morning in a murder-suicide attempt that resulted in her death, officials said on Sunday.

Police Seize Petrol Tanker Stuffed with Luxury Wood

Five men were arrested in Siem Reap province on Sunday after police found several tons of luxury-grade wood hidden inside the hold of a petroleum tanker truck.

Crewmen Caught Fishing Illegally in Indonesia

Authorities in Indonesia have caught a group of 18 Cambodian crewmen fishing illegally in its wa­ters and are in the process of sending them home, Cambodia’s For­eign Affairs Ministry said Friday.