July 15, 2022
A demolished home in Kulen district, Preah Vihear, from March 1, 2022.

131 Preah Vihear Families Fear Eviction After Crops Razed

Some 131 families living on an economic land concession in Preah Vihear province’s Kulen district fear forced eviction after authorities cleared half of their homes earlier this year, leaving them in tents on land they say they have occupied for 10 years.

One of the seven locations where police seized a total of 1.8 tons of ketamine and nearly 300 tons of precursors in a series of raids last week.

Drug-Bust Suspects Investigated for Money Laundering

A haul of nearly 2 tons of ketamine and 300 tons of precursors has led prosecutors to pursue money-laundering charges against 11 arrested foreign nationals, a Phnom Penh court spokesperson said.