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Doroshenko Jailed on Fraud Charges in S’ville

Russian businessman Nikolai Doroshenko was imprisoned Wednesday evening after being arrested in Sihanoukville for failing to appear in court to be questioned over fraud charges related to a dispute with his rival, fugitive developer Sergei Polonsky.

March 26, 2015

Judges Consider Moving Biofuel Case Back to Banteay Meanchey

Judges at the Phnom Penh Municipal Court said Wednesday they will consider sending the trial of a British businessman and three Cambodians accused of fraud back to Banteay Meanchey province, where the alleged crimes occurred.

March 26, 2015

Four Deny Charges in Violent Koh Rong Robbery

Four Cambodian men were charged by the Preah Sihanouk Provincial Court on Tuesday over the brutal beating and robbery of two expatriates on the holiday island of Koh Rong last week, a court official said.

March 25, 2015

Four Suspects Arrested Over Violent Koh Rong Robbery

Four Cambodian men have now been arrested over a violent robbery at a guesthouse on Koh Rong island off the coast of Sihanoukville last week that left a Canadian expatriate with serious head injuries, police said Monday.

March 24, 2015

Two Foreigners Attacked on Koh Rong

A British national and a Finnish national were checked into Calmette Hospital in Phnom Penh on Friday after being attacked with knives and batons on Koh Rong island off the coast of Siha­nouk­ville late Thursday night, according to police.

March 21, 2015

Special Police Team to Probe Violence in Sihanoukville

Deputy Prime Minister Sar Kheng has sent a team of high-ranking Interior Ministry officials to investigate the recent spike in violent crimes involving foreigners in Sihanoukville, the ministry’s spokesman said Thursday.

March 20, 2015

Iran Puts Forward Plan to Grow Rice in Cambodia

Iran’s government has floated the idea of importing seeds to grow rice in Cambodia and exporting the harvested grain back to Iran, according to a Cambodian official who met Wednesday with Iranian Deputy Foreign Affairs Minister Ebrahim Rahimpour.

March 19, 2015

Mercedes Fire Latest Incident In Restive Sihanoukville

Police are probing a suspected arson attack on a Mercedes-Benz coupe in Sihanoukville, which caught fire shortly after its driver, a Turkish national, stepped out of the vehicle early Tuesday morning.

March 18, 2015

Government Set to Pardon More Pregnant Women

Following last month’s release of 16 incarcerated women, the government has assembled a team of experts to continue releasing women who are pregnant or have recently given birth.

March 18, 2015

Japan to Send Voter Registration Experts to Cambodia

Prime Minister Hun Sen on Monday returned from an international disaster management conference in Japan, where he secured a promise from Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to help Cambodia with voter registration once new election laws come into effect, an official said.

March 17, 2015
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