Opposition leader Kem Sokha made another call to find a resolution to his treason trial, adding that efforts to keep him away from politics could render upcoming elections not free and fair.
Preah Sihanouk prosecutors have provisionally charged a Chinese human-trafficking rescuer with incitement to discriminate and false declaration amid accounts of widespread forced labor of foreign nationals in the country.
Stories of suicide have routinely been front-page news in Cambodia — and now get wider reach with the advent of Facebook livestreams — but mental health and media experts say this coverage can do a lot of harm and further stigmatize people.
Amid reports of widespread human trafficking and enslavement in Sihanoukville, a Chinese businessman working to rescue victims was questioned by the city’s prosecutors on Tuesday.
Environmental activists have asked authorities in three Phnom Penh districts to clean up garbage accumulated in the city’s canals and sewage system.
CNRP supporter Seng Chan Theary was asked to explain the use of terms like “illegitimate government” and “dictatorship” in Facebook posts that are being used as evidence against her in the mass trial of CNRP leaders and members.
The Kandal provincial administration accepted more than 4,700 cases of beer from Vattanac Brewery. Former CNRP lawmaker Son Chhay announced he was joining the Candlelight Party.
Prime Minister Hun Sen weighed in on the Ukraine and Russia conflict Sunday, opining that both militaries were unlikely to beat the other and negotiations were the only way out of the crisis.
NagaWorld strikers said two more workers with Covid-19 recovered on Monday, leaving nine in treatment as protesters temporarily put their street rallies on hold.
UPDATED 5:47 p.m. — A Chinese businessman central to the ongoing rescues of trafficked and enslaved scam workers in Sihanoukville and across the country is under police investigation, his team said.
Thai police officials spoke to VOD about the rising number of Thai nationals lured by scam operations in Cambodia and provided insight into their efforts to rescue victims and the abuses perpetrated by these companies.
Sand mining in the Mekong is happening far more than officially reported — meaning the damage is far worse. More sustainable options are available, writes Edward Park, a principal investigator at the Earth Observatory of Singapore.
NagaWorld union members did not attempt to resume their strike on Friday, though most of the detained strikers were released.
The Kampong Chhnang Provincial Court has summoned the chief of the Pursat provincial police to appear for questioning after a local land buyer accused him of making a fraudulent land sale.
Hun Sen shot down an uncomfortable question at a press conference with the Malaysian prime minister. A Chinese industry body say they are concerned about crimes against Chinese nationals at the hands of scam operations.
Authorities on Thursday continued to detain NagaWorld workers attempting to resume their strike, with local rights groups criticizing what they described as excessive use of police force including sexual harassment against the strikers.
One of two CNRP mass trials will have a verdict on March 17, with the prosecution alleging senior opposition leaders and members were directly responsible for partial revocations of international trade privileges.
The Supreme Court on Thursday denied bail to a land broker who claimed he wasn’t aware he was falsifying documents, after he was arrested alongside seven others in relation to land conflicts in Preah Sihanouk’s Bit Traing commune.
Prime Minister Hun Sen railed against his agriculture minister on Wednesday, lambasting him for raising pork prices and for not attending a meeting with the Commerce Ministry.
Villagers said members of the elite Brigade 70 overseeing a Tuesday land clearance in Aoral district beat them and fired warning shots.
Sixteen NagaWorld strikers reached the front step of the casino complex — the closest they got to the company’s buildings in weeks — and held banners there Wednesday evening before being shoved into a city bus by police and carted away.
Kem Sokha’s trial resumed on Wednesday to the usual squabbling between the prosecution and defense teams, with only a few new pieces of evidence produced in support of the CNRP leader’s defense.
About 30 NagaWorld strikers spent the night at a Prek Pnov quarantine center waiting for a Covid-19 test that eventually happened Wednesday morning.
The resumption of the trial of opposition activist Seng Chan Theary kicked off to heated arguments of the court’s procedures.
Five representatives of a community embroiled in a Banteay Meanchey land dispute have been charged and placed in pre-trial detention for incitement charges, according to a court official and a rights group.
Bunong residents in Mondulkiri sue local officials over land encroachment, while PM dismisses rumors of new Covid-19 restrictions.
Security authorities continued detaining NagaWorld strikers today as they attempted to return, with officials again citing Covid-19 measures.
NagaWorld union workers said they will return to the casino complex to continue their strike on Tuesday, after about 60 of them were detained on Monday and taken to a Prek Pnov facility to get tested for Covid-19 before being released just before midnight.
A group of detained NagaWorld workers said all of them had tested negative for Covid-19 after authorities surrounded them and shoved about 60 workers into buses Monday afternoon as they tried to resume their strike outside the casino complex.
Or Vandine urged caution and said the recent surge of Covid-19 cases could very quickly increase to the four- or five-digits.