October 26, 2022

Former RFA Reporter Asks for Passport to Visit Ill Relative

A former Radio Free Asia journalist who has been facing an espionage charge for five years begged the Supreme Court on Wednesday to hand back his passport so he can visit his family in the southwestern region of Vietnam known as Kampuchea Krom.

A screenshot from an unverified video on TikTok showing people pelting stones at a bus in Bavet.

Chaotic Scenes in Bavet Amid Apparent Exodus

Foreign workers threw rocks at buses as passengers tried to break out of them, according to police, as locals spoke of hundreds daily leaving alleged scam compounds in Svay Rieng’s border city of Bavet.

Traffic out of Phnom Penh on National Road 3 on May 6, 2021. (Pork Kheuy/VOD)

Four Traffic Cops Suspended Over Falsely Fining Motorist

Four traffic police officers have been suspended for three months after a motorist posted a video showing she had driven through a green light despite being stopped and fined for purportedly ignoring a red, as social media users piled on with accusations of improper enforcement.

A parked Onion tuk-tuk in Phnom Penh on October 26, 2022. (Michael Dickison/VOD)

Cambodia-Built ‘Onion’ Electric Tuk-Tuks Hit Speed Bumps

Drivers for Onion Mobility’s first line of fully electric tuk-tuks are reporting frustrations after their first months on the road, but others are still optimistic about Cambodia’s green future as the company pledges to improve its initial product.