September 14, 2022
House and shop demolitions in Angkor Archaeological Park in September 2022. (Supplied)

Angkor Wat Vendors Petition PM to Remain in Temple Park

Officials have ordered the owners of about 57 souvenir and restaurant stalls near Angkor Wat to take down their stands and leave the complex by Friday, but vendors petitioned for relocation inside the park.

Members of Cambodian youth group Khmer Thavrak protest outside the offices of Prasac and AMK, two of the country’s largest microfinance lenders, in Battambang province on May 9, 2020 (Licadho)

Report Calls on Germany to End Support for Cambodian Microfinance

A large public survey of rural Cambodian households commissioned by the German government to investigate microloans found over-indebtedness, pressure to sell land and aggressive door-to-door marketing, and calls for phasing out public funds from the sector.

A screenshot from a TikTok video showing a man preparing to jump from a building in Bavet city.

Bavet Escape Attempt Leads to Falling Death

A Vietnamese man jumped from the second story of a Bavet city building and died trying to escape a compound on Tuesday, but it was not “detention,” police said.

A traffic police officer in Phnom Penh on September 15, 2020. (VOD)

Man Arrested for Rape of Mentally Impaired Woman

Kratie police said a 21-year-old woman was repeatedly raped by an older man living next-door, the crime coming to light only after she went to the hospital five months pregnant.

A photo of Long Bay casino and hotel posted on Zhengheng Group's Facebook page.

PR Rep Offers Money to Remove Company From UDG Scam Article

A public-relations officer has asked VOD to remove the Zhengheng Group from an article on scam operations and offered money to do so, saying the company is helping authorities crack down on illegal businesses in its Koh Kong compound.