December 24, 2021
Lay Vannak in a photo posted to the Takeo provincial administration website on December 3, 2017

Takeo Governor Murder Case, Journalist Incitement Verdicts Upheld

A former provincial governor and his ex-provincial police deputy brother have had their 13- and 10-year prison sentences for the murder of a mistress upheld by the Supreme Court, which also upheld an incitement conviction against journalist Ros Sokhet.

The ruling CPP’s congress on December 24, 2021, with Hun Manet second from right. (Sar Kheng’s Facebook page)

Updated: CPP Congress Picks Hun Manet as Next ‘Unity’ PM Candidate

Prime Minister Hun Sen’s eldest son and deputy military commander will be the ruling Cambodian People’s Party’s next prime ministerial candidate when his father decides to relinquish power, the party decided on Friday, according to the Information Ministry.