September 6, 2021
Banteay Meanchey provincial governor Oum Reatrey gives blood at the Cambodia-Japan Friendship Hospital, in a photo posted to his Facebook page.

Inquiry After Governor Slams Hospital Demanding Money Before Surgery

The Banteay Meanchey provincial health department is investigating the conduct of a public district hospital for allegedly extorting patients after the provincial governor railed against the hospital for asking money before the surgery of a prime ministerial bodyguard.

Bundles of longan in a market (Wikimedia Commons)

Jailed Longan Farmer’s Mother Says His Critiques Were True

The mother of a longan farmer who was imprisoned for criticizing the government’s procurement procedures said her son should not have been arrested or charged with incitement because his comments were a true reflection of the situation.