A woman was killed and 12 people injured in a Thursday night grenade attack at a Takeo province pagoda patronized by CPP President Chea Sim, officials said Friday.
On a dusty road in Phnom Penh’s Don Penh district, 12 of the police’s fastest motorcycles are lined up in two neat rows. But they are not going anywhere: A thick wire winds through the bikes’ wheels and locks them together, on the order of the municipality’s influential deputy governor.
It’s a hotel owner’s nightmare: Two teens show up to rent a room and eight of their closest friends sneak in later, trash the room and disturb the neighbors.
An official in the Interior Ministry’s narcotics division was shot Tuesday night, topping off more than three weeks of attacks against anti-drug forces, police said Wednesday.
Police arrested nine gang members Sunday night in connection with the gang rape of two women on the outskirts of the city, police said Monday. One of the victims is the wife of a high-ranking government official and the other is her 19-year-old niece, police said.
A top municipal official has removed the Flying Tigers, a two-year-old anti-crime force, from Phnom Penh’s streets amid a dispute over the group’s future.
Cambodia’s deputy chief of anti-drug police on Sunday denied reports that he is in hiding and will seek asylum in Australia or another country.
Hundreds of striking workers converged Wednesday on two Taiwanese-managed garment factories to demand better pay and working conditions. Both ended with agreements, according to a government official.
Two separate grenade blasts left four people dead in Phnom Penh’s Meanchey district Wednesday night, according to a police official.
About 130 vendors from Kompong Cham province demonstrated at the National Assembly in Phnom Penh on Monday against plans for a new market in their district.