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Road Deaths Increase 12%, but Accidents Down

Road fatalities increased by 12 percent this year, but the number of road accidents decreased compared to last year, the director of the Ministry...

Domestic Spat Results in Machete Double Murders

A former soldier stabbed his ex-wife and sister-in-law to death and badly injured his stepdaughter and nephew after a domestic dispute broke out in...

Battambang Land Dispute Turns Violent

Two villagers and a police officer were injured on Tuesday morning when a protest over a land concession for disabled war veterans in Battambang...

Safety Advocates Push for Motorcycle Passengers to Wear Helmets

A campaign launched yesterday aims to make it mandatory for pillion passengers-and children in particular- to wear helmets on motorbikes, but amendments to enforce...

Safety Groups Push for Motorcycle Helmets for Passengers

A campaign launched yesterday aims to make it mandatory for pillion passengers—and children in particular—to wear helmets on motorbikes, but amendments to enforce such...

Cedac Tells Farmers to Choose Rice Seeds Wisely

The Cambodian Center for Study and Development in Agriculture (Cedac) yesterday urged farmers to take extra care in selecting rice seeds during this year's...

In Search of Land Titles, Villagers Protest at District Hall

Villagers accused of illegally occupying state land in Kompong Thom province protested outside Santuk district hall yesterday to ask for land titles, residents and...

Court Official Suspected in Beer Garden Shooting, Colleagues Say

Shots were fired near a Kampot province beer garden on Tuesday night, and one of the suspects is allegedly a court official, provincial Prosecutor...

Roadblocks Increasing as Protest Tactic, Report Finds

The tactic of blocking roads during land dispute protests grew in popularity this year, with protesters blocking roads twice as many times as in...

Woman Brutally Stabbed, Murdered After Panning for Gold

Police in Kompong Thom and Kratie are seeking the killer of a 46-year-old woman whose body was found Sunday on the border between the...

Lake Protest Turns Violent as Residents Block Road

One protester takes pills, another cuts wrist in apparent suicide bids Police in Phnom Penh arrested four women yesterday during a series of violent clashes...

Lake Protest Turns Violent as Villagers Block Monivong

Protestors take pills, cut wrist in apparent suicide bids Police in Phnom Penh arrested four women yesterday during a series of violent clashes between around...

Man Who Raped, Tortured Child, 6, at Large

A man is still at large after he allegedly tortured and raped a 6-year-old girl in Stung Treng province's Siem Pang district, in what...

Man Who Raped, Tortured 6-Year-Old Child at Large

A man is still at large after he allegedly tortured and raped a 6-year-old girl in Stung Treng province’s Siem Pang district, in what...

Gov’t Faces Challenges Preventing ‘Systematic’ Torture

The Interior Ministry said yesterday that it would ask Prime Minister Hun Sen to authorize the drafting of a new law that would create...

Wat Phnom Might Be Sambo’s New Home

Phnom Penh City Hall has agreed to allow the city's iconic pachyderm, Sambo the elephant, to set up permanent residence at Wat Phnom, relieving...

After Another Violent Protest, Tentative Agreement for Borei Keila

Following their fourth protest in as many weeks, residents of Phnom Penh's displaced Borei Keila community yesterday reached a tentative housing agreement with development...

City Hall Officials Vow Lake Residents Will Get Land

Phnom Penh municipal officials yesterday agreed to mark out a plot of land promised to Boeng Kak lake villagers by Prime Minister Hun Sen...

Lightning Kills 160, Injures 136 So Far This Year

A total of 160 people have been killed by lightening so far this year, compared to 114 in the whole of 2010, while 136...

Boeng Kak Evictees Protest, Demand More Compensation

About 150 former Boeng Kak lake residents staged a protest at Phnom Penh's Freedom Park yesterday, demanding more compensation than they initially received when...