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The two images on the left show the Long Bay Duty Free Shop and Long Bay Casino Hotel from posts on Zheng Heng Group's website, while the image to the right is a screenshot of the same buildings. (Supplied)

Rescue Reveals Scam Compound at Koh Kong’s UDG

A Taiwanese man came to Cambodia to try to get his stepson out of forced labor in Koh Kong’s Union Development Group concession, but complications arose after the father reported the case to local authorities.

Hun Sen speaks to graduating students in Phnom Penh on August 23, 2022. (Hun Sen's Facebook page)

Hun Sen Says CPP Won’t Lose Power Even If He Dies

Prime Minister Hun Sen argued with unnamed critics during a university graduation speech on Tuesday about the transfer of power to his son and the creation of a Vietnamese language department at the Royal University of Phnom Penh.

Stung Treng’s military police chief Ieng Vandy, in a photo posted on the force's Facebook page on March 11.

Stung Treng Military Police Chief Faces Illegal Detention Complaint

A mines department worker has accused Stung Treng’s military police chief Ieng Vandy of bullying him, confiscating his motorbike and detaining him overnight when he delivered a document to him — not the first time Vandy has faced a complaint of illegal detention or violence.

A screenshot of the Facebook live video, posted on Hun Sen's Facebook page, that got San Bunthoeun fired from the Bodyguard Unit.

PM Bodyguard Fired for Phnom Tamao Criticism

Two prime ministerial bodyguards who moonlight as social media pundits are being discharged over their broadcasts, one for drunken antics in a bid to boost viewership and the other for criticizing Phnom Tamao deforestation.

Land Minister Chea Sophara walks with officials through the Angkor area inspecting homes on Thursday. (Chea Sophara's Facebook)

New Constructions Forbidden Near Angkor: Land Minister

Land Minister Chea Sophara on Wednesday warned people living near Angkor Wat not to protest an ongoing order to demolish what his ministry has deemed illegally built structures that affect the beauty of the temple area.

From left: Former Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra and Wanchalearm Satsaksit; Khliang Huot, former Thai Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra and Prime Minister Hun Sen; Front: Wanchalearm Satsaksit and Phnom Penh deputy governor Khliang Huot (Photo illustration: Michael Dickison)

Who Is Wanchalearm?

He worked for the current Bangkok governor and was photographed with an ousted Thai premier and a current Phnom Penh deputy governor. Missing since 2020, Wanchalearm Satsaksit also helped other Thai dissidents flee to Cambodia. But his associates have sought to erase all ties.