More than 60 police and military police informed 19 families farming on a plot of land in Pailin province’s Sala Krao district on Saturday that they would have to move as they were growing crops on state land.
Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has hit back at criticism of her diplomatic efforts in Cambodia by Australia’s former foreign minister, Gareth Evans, who played a central role in ending Cambodia’s civil war.
The 74 Royal Cambodian Armed Forces (RCAF) soldiers who departed for a U.N. peacekeeping mission to Mali this week were only the latest batch of troops to bring their engineering and demining expertise to Africa.
The U.S. State Department on Friday released a damning assessment of the conduct of Cambodia’s elections and also took note of the “arbitrary and possibly unlawful” killing of a bystander by government forces and other human rights concerns in a report on human rights around the globe.
The Phnom Penh Municipal Court on Friday sentenced three men of six suspects to prison terms for their role in the September 15 clashes on Monivong Bridge between police and stone throwing youths, during which a man was killed and several were wounded by police gunfire.
Prime Minister Hun Sen on Friday warned all shisha cafe owners, who offer flavored tobaccos smoked through Middle-Eastern style water pipes, to stop operations immediately, claiming the substances smoked in Phnom Penh include drugs.
Two children from Kompong Cham province, a 10-year-old and an 11-year-old girl, have recovered after contracting the avian influenza virus, the World Health Organization and the Ministry of Health said on Friday.
If anyone needed convincing that Western classical music is very much of our time in Asia, meeting Japanese pianist Miki Aoki would do it.
High profile activist monk Loun Sovath and a CNRP lawmakers-elect delivered rice and money donated from Khmer people living in France and Canada to families embroiled in long-running land disputes and protests in Phnom Penh on Friday.
Five Kompong Chhnang villagers locked in a land dispute with a company owned by the wife of Mines and Energy Minister Suy Sem, who had repeatedly tried—and failed—to file a complaint with their provincial court, were summoned for questioning at the Phnom Penh Municipal Court on Thursday.
More than 100 garment and shoe factory workers fainted in two separate incidents Thursday, the first reported factory faintings of the year, according to local officials.
The Kandal Provincial Court on Thursday charged a motorcycle taxi driver, 27, with raping his 12-year-old stepdaughter, police said.
A married couple were arrested on Tuesday in Kratie province on suspicion of murdering their nephew so that they would not have to repay a loan of around $12.50, police said Thursday.
Two union representatives said that they were detained and “educated” Thursday for distributing leaflets calling on workers to participate in a nationwide strike next month.
In 2011, the Environment Ministry entered into a deal with the Ratana Cooperation and Construction company to swap its valuable 2,400-square-meter location on Sihanouk Boulevard in Phnom Penh’s Tonle Bassac commune for a 9,000-square-meter plot of land and a new headquarters 20 km away in the city’s Meanchey district.
Cambodia is entering a new phase of economic growth in which the development of a skilled workforce will be critical to social stability and regional competitiveness, government officials and economists said Thursday at the 2014 Cambodia Outlook Conference.
Gareth Evans, the former Australian foreign minister who played a key role in the political settlement that ended Cambodia’s civil war, has called for sanctions against the CPP government of Prime Minister Hun Sen, which he says has been “getting away with murder.”
Senior leaders of Funcinpec, the party that Prince Norodom Ranariddh led to victory in the U.N.-sponsored election of 1993, have questioned the wisdom of the prince’s decision to return to the political realm by creating a new political party.
The Labor Ministry in a statement Thursday insisted that unions were still free to register as entities recognized by the government, a day after a ministry spokesman said that union registration had been effectively suspended for the foreseeable future.
The Coca-Cola Company on Thursday confirmed that it has sent a team to Cambodia to assess long-running allegations of land grabbing and forced evictions at the sugar cane plantations that help sweeten the global drinks giant’s sodas.