April 30, 2019

Why Is Hun Sen Cutting the Number of Four-Star Generals?

Prime Minister Hun Sen announced last week he would cut the number of four-star generals in Cambodia to only two people: Defense Minister Tea Banh and military commander Vong Pisen, who was appointed to the top position in September.

Kandal Provincial Police Chief Iv Chamroeun

Kandal Police Chief Rejects Slew of Corruption Claims

Kandal Provincial Police Chief Iv Chamroeun faces a complaint alleging he siphoned election funds, kept cars confiscated from criminals and took bribes from cockfighting rings, among 16 total accusations.

A cashew farmer in Kampong Thom province (Hun Dimo/VOD)

As Prices Plunge, Cashew Farmers Struggle

Cashew farmers here in Kraya commune say plunging nut prices are leaving them unable to repay high-interest loans or support their families, creating insolvency fears even amid a bumper harvest.