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.
Judges in the Kem Sokha treason trial said they will start interrogating witnesses, marking a progression in a case that has been discussing evidence and facts since January 2020.
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.
Prime Minister Hun Sen handed out gifts and promised metal sheeting as building materials to families who have agreed to vacate their homes that fall within Siem Reap’s Angkor park, saying the relocation site in Run Ta Ek commune will be turned into a modern satellite city.
The Candlelight Party is supporting unions’ requests to increase the minimum wage to $215, and proposed the wage increase to $300 by 2024.
A flood-protection project is 70% complete around the site of major Phnom Penh flooding for the past two years, as residents around the Prek Tnaut river remain watchful over the season’s severe rains while water levels creep up.
Residents around Phnom Penh’s Boeng Tamok followed authorities in their boats and protested the filling of the lake, which they said was affecting their fish farm enclosures.
Thirteen former CNRP activists had their appeal against a lower court conviction linked to the formation of an opposition movement overseas turned down by the Appeal Court on Tuesday.
The Cambodian government canceled Phnom Penh’s Water Festival celebration in order to prepare for the Asean Summit scheduled to start one day after the holiday weekend.
Around 4,000 hectares of state forests have been transferred to collective ownership by indigenous groups in Ratanakiri, according to government decrees.
Top government officials continued high-level meetings over human trafficking on Monday as Preah Sihanouk provincial authorities ordered all building owners to report foreign residents and workers on their premises by September 24.
Authorities shoved and struck unionists with walkie-talkies as members of eight unions attempted to submit a petition against union-busting to the Labor Ministry and the Council of Ministers office.
CPP Ratanakiri lawmaker Bou Lam died on Monday of chronic illness, said a National Assembly spokesperson.
The Phnom Penh Municipal Court will this week try 37 CNRP leaders, former lawmakers, party activists and supporters for alleged plotting against the state, marking the fifth mass trial the court has initiated against members of the dissolved political opposition.
Seng Hour has been listening to politician Khem Veasna’s sermons for three years. So last month, when Veasna predicted a worldwide flood, he left his job in South Korea to escape the disaster to join Veasna at his farm in Siem Reap.
Ahead of minimum wage negotiations on Tuesday, union leaders say they are still aiming for a $21 increase for garment workers, though employers are lobbying for no increase in part due to regional competition.
Workers will not get compensatory leave for Pchum Ben holidays falling on the weekend. A Candlelight official said there had been no progress made in a police investigation into violence against them in July.
A face-to-face, one-size-fits-all school system where education is contained within classroom walls keeps learning out of reach for many students in rural underserved areas. A wall-less classroom would level the playing field, writes Future Forum’s Dara Chea.
The Phnom Penh Municipal Court on Friday sentenced a senior Kampong Chhnang police officer to three years and six months in prison for illegally clearing flooded forests around the Tonle Sap lake from 2017-2021.
Cambodian workers who left their jobs in South Korea in fear of politician Khem Veasna’s prophecy that the world would end in flooding have started to return, hoping to get their old jobs back, a Cambodian association there says.
Masterminds and brokers are operating online scams and fraud syndicates out of Cambodia, Interior Minister Sar Kheng admitted on Thursday, but argued that Cambodians were largely uninvolved in the criminal activities.
A deputy village chief has come to the aid of families affected by flooding in Banteay Meanchey’s Malai district, as rains lashed the area and inundated crops and homes.
The last remaining member of the Cambodian National Love Party leadership has decided to abandon his decadelong political career and become a farmer and raise ducks after failing to keep the party going.
Achieving a “digital transformation” in Cambodia in an equitable way will require the country to address the lack of inclusiveness in the design and development of digital products, especially for public services, writes Future Forum’s Nay Darlin.
Sitting alone in a small wooden house, Kham Salong, 37, says she has struggled without her husband, but still fully supports the environmental work he pursued that landed him in jail.
National Road 3 linking Kampot to Preah Sihanouk has become a strip of deeply rutted red mud, a danger for residents and a headache for transport authorities who say the unstable ground likely cannot receive full repairs till 2024.
Just before lunchtime Wednesday, a security guard fired his gun at a colleague inside CIMB bank in Phnom Penh’s Boeng Kak I, shooting the colleague’s leg before fleeing the scene on his motorbike.
Prosecutors and judges in the Kem Sokha treason trial looked to link senior CNRP leadership to the violence during garment worker protests in 2014, though most of the time they linked Sam Rainsy or Mu Sochua to the violence, not Sokha.
An estimated 1,000 land disputants from Koh Kong and Kampong Speu provinces gathered in Phnom Penh on Tuesday to petition national state institutions, seeking their intervention to drop court actions against community representatives.
More than 300 construction workers who protested last month against a Booyoung Town subcontractor have been paid their unpaid wages for halted construction.