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Husband Calls for Release of Wife Charged for Selling Baby

The husband of a woman who was charged on Thursday for selling their 11-month-old baby to a wealthy couple in Phnom Penh said Monday that he wanted his wife released, and was surprised that his complaint to police had led to her prosecution.

September 1, 2015

NEC to Test Digitized Voter Registration Nationwide

The National Election Committee (NEC) will in November start a pilot project testing its new computerized voter registration system in 43 villages across the country, NEC spokesman Hang Puthea said Thursday. Mr. Puthea said the pilot would be carried out in villages in 25 communes selected as a representative sample of the country, and would […]

August 28, 2015

Hun Sen Rebukes Sam Rainsy Over French Media Interview

Prime Minister Hun Sen on Wednesday rebuked opposition leader Sam Rainsy for telling a French newspaper that a high-profile dinner between their families last month was an example of how the premier has turned over a new leaf in a life of tyranny.

August 27, 2015

UK Doesn’t Have Requested Maps: Cameron

British Prime Minister David Cameron has written to Prime Minister Hun Sen informing him that his government does not have copies of a map of Cambodia’s border with Vietnam that Mr. Hun Sen requested from him last month.

August 26, 2015

Two Women Arrested for Selling Baby

Anti-human trafficking police arrested a woman in Phnom Penh on Sunday for selling her 11-month-old baby to a wealthy couple without her husband’s knowledge, while another woman was apprehended for helping broker the deal, an official said Monday.

August 25, 2015

Prime Minister Threatens Legal Action Against Map Critics

Prime Minister Hun Sen on Friday ordered authorities to take legal action against any individual or organization that accuses the government of using the wrong maps to demarcate the country’s border, according to a statement from the Council of Ministers.

August 22, 2015

Government Says UN Maps Validate Its Own

The U.N. loaned maps of Cambodia’s border with Vietnam to the government Thursday, with Foreign Affairs Minister Hor Namhong hailing the maps’ similarity to the government’s own as proof that it has not been demarcating the border using illegal maps drawn by Vietnam.

August 21, 2015
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