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The body of a 52-year-old cashew farm owner was found in a well with her throat slit in Kompong Cham province on Sunday, police said.
The Phnom Penh Municipal Court on Monday charged three men arrested last week in connection with the seizure of a stockpile of fake government documents and rubber stamps at a house in Daun Penh district.
A prominent businesswoman with exclusive rights to collect taxes at a number of Phnom Penh markets was released on $7,400 bail by the Appeal Court on Friday after more than a month in pretrial detention on breach of trust charges.
The Interior Ministry’s penal police arrested three men on Thursday in Phnom Penh after confiscating boxes and bags full of forged government seals and documents, including fake bachelor’s degrees.
Teachers will receive their base salaries and additional benefits in a single package starting later this month, in an effort to simplify the payment process and avoid confusion, Education Minister Hang Chuon Naron said Wednesday.
Police in Phnom Penh arrested 20 men during separate raids on two cockfighting rings in the city, although the busts netted only one fighting bird, as most of the owners managed to escape, police said Tuesday.
The government hit back over the weekend against criticism that it is failing to provide basic protection to Cambodian women in China, who have increasingly found themselves trapped in violent situations after being lured to the country with promises of a wealthy husband or lucrative job.
Police are investigating the murder of a 42-year-old man from Kompong Speu province whose bullet-riddled body was dumped in an empty lot in Phnom Penh’s Russei Keo district on Saturday, police and local officials said Sunday.
Interior Minister Sar Kheng on Wednesday clarified that an ongoing census of foreign nationals was part of a larger drive to enforce a long-ignored law that requires nonnatives employed in Cambodia to hold work permits.
A new department will be created within the Interior Ministry this year to bolster the government’s currently anemic capacity to fight blazes, Interior Minister Sar Kheng announced Wednesday.
Two Nigerians, a Cambodian and a Filipino charged with conspiring to traffic cocaine from Brazil to Cambodia told the Phnom Penh Municipal Court on Tuesday that they were unknowingly complicit in the alleged crime.
Visiting Thai General Tanasak Patimapragorn on Monday assured Cambodia that his country was stable despite a military coup in May, according to Defense Minister Tea Banh.
A senior Thai military official is visiting Cambodia with plans to meet Prime Minister Hun Sen and possibly discuss the two countries’ military standoff near the border-hugging Preah Vihear temple, according to Thai media.
Opposition leader Sam Rainsy met with families still living along the railway in Phnom Penh’s Tuol Kok district on Thursday to pledge his support in their campaign to ensure that an Asian Development Bank-funded railway rehabilitation project does not leave them worse off, as it has for hundreds of other families in the city.
Following a meeting with a visiting U.S. diplomat on Wednesday, Ministry of Foreign Affairs Secretary of State Ouch Borith said the U.S. shares Cambodia’s concerns about a controversial hydropower dam Laos is planning to build on the Mekong River.
A 43-year-old man was arrested Monday in connection with the gang rape and murder of a maid in Pursat province’s Phnom Kravanh district on Saturday, police officials said Tuesday.
A 24-year-old man was killed in a gang-related attack outside a nightclub in Phnom Penh’s Meanchey district early Monday morning, according to a local police official.
The body of a maid was found near the house she worked at in Pursat province on Saturday in a suspected case of gang rape and murder, according to the district police chief.
Members of a wealthy family accused of torturing and holding captive a girl, now 18, for eight years and her brother, 12, for two years vehemently denied the charges to reporters at their Tuol Kok villa Wednesday as the boy appeared for questioning at the Phnom Penh Municipal Court.
Police shot an unarmed man suspected of dealing drugs in the stomach on Monday after a frantic chase in which four suspects escaped capture, officials said Tuesday.