Information Minister Khieu Kanharith said Sunday that he supports the prosecution of social media users who insult government officials, after a government spokesman requested such action last week in letters to the ministries of interior and telecommunications.
May 25, 2015
Following a meeting on Thursday in which Foreign Minister Hor Namhong scolded four U.N. representatives for their public criticism of the drafting process of a new NGO law, the U.N. released a statement Friday doubling down on its concern over the law, the last draft of which was released in 2011.
May 23, 2015
French investigators are planning to return to Cambodia to continue to probe the 2012 murder of French expatriate Laurent Vallier and his four children, a court official said Thursday.
May 22, 2015
The Cambodian Red Cross has pledged $10,000 to assist relief efforts in Nepal, where more than 3,700 people have died and about 6,500 have been injured following an earthquake on Saturday.
April 28, 2015
At a ceremony marking 40 years since the Khmer Rouge seized Phnom Penh and began their bloody rule of Cambodia, opposition leader Sam Rainsy said on Friday that he and Prime Minister Hun Sen had, for the time being, ended the country’s long history of conflict.
April 18, 2015
After beating Macau last month in the first round of qualifiers for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, Cambodia was on Tuesday placed in a pool with Japan, Syria, Afghanistan and Singapore as one of 40 teams vying for 12 spots in the final tournament for the Asian region.
April 15, 2015
Following negotiations between Prime Minister Hun Sen and opposition leader Sam Rainsy, the country’s courts are preparing to release 18 activists who have been imprisoned over the past year on protest-related charges and convictions, a lawyer for the CNRP said Friday.
April 11, 2015
U.S. President Barack Obama this week announced his nomination of William Heidt to replace Ambassador William Todd as the U.S. government’s top diplomat in Cambodia.
April 9, 2015
Deputy opposition leader Kem Sokha has been summoned to appear before the Phnom Penh Municipal Court on Wednesday in relation to a case from last year, a Ministry of Justice spokesman said Friday.
April 4, 2015
Another Montagnard asylum-seeker has arrived in Phnom Penh, joining 10 others who are still in the capital after having their requests to have their refugee claims processed rejected, according to the U.N.
March 28, 2015