The Kompong Speu Provincial Court will question five people, including three relatives of Laurent Vallier, a Frenchman who was discovered dead at the bottom of a pond in his car along with the remains of his four children almost a year ago, court officials said on Friday.
Police remained tightlipped yesterday over the circumstances surrounding the brutal murder of a 19-year-old woman in Sihanoukville on Friday night who was killed by an attacker who poured acid over her head and into her mouth.
A 19-year-old woman died Saturday night after highly corrosive acid was poured over her head and into her mouth by an attacker in Sihanoukville province, police and the victim’s family said yesterday.
The Australian Federal Police (AFP) has closed an investigation into suspicious payments to officials in Cambodia by the world’s largest mining company BHP Billiton, according to a report released by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).
Ang Snuol district, Kandal province – As the last layer of cement covered Lim Sreypich’s tomb on Friday afternoon, her parents claimed that there has been a cover-up in the murder of their 19-year-old daughter, who was strangled to death on Tuesday by people she reportedly met on Facebook.
For years now, the scarred face of Long Pros has symbolized the depredation of sex slavery in Cambodia. Her story of immense pain and brutality in a Phnom Penh brothel has been recounted in international newspaper articles and a new TV documentary in the U.S.
Sihanoukville – Three Japanese naval ships, including a gun and missile laden destroyer, docked at Sihanoukville Autonomous Port on Saturday on their last stop of a 14-country training expedition throughout Asia and the Middle East.
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has adopted rules that would make it a legal requirement for listed companies operating in the extractive industries and doing business in Cambodia to disclose all major payments they make to the government.
Somaly Mam, the well-known anti-trafficking campaigner, has admitted that a comment she made at the U.N. General Assembly this month was inaccurate and that the Cambodian army had not killed eight girls following a raid on her organization’s Phnom Penh center in 2004.
A second former staff member of anti-trafficking organization Afesip has cast doubts over long-standing claims by the NGO’s president, Somaly Mam, that her daughter was kidnapped by human traffickers in 2006 in retaliation for her work with victims of the sex trade.