Pich Chamrong

Kompong Thom Court Official Suspended for Forest Crimes

A Kompong Thom Provincial Court deputy prosecutor has been “temporarily suspended” from his job after being accused of illegally clearing of protected mangroves and flooded forest and in the province’s Kompong Svay district.

CNRP Calls for Cambodians to Unite Behind Them

Exiled leaders of the banned opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) have called on all Cambodians to join their efforts to “restore democracy” and for the government to defer to appeals by the international community for change.

Rainsy Tells World to Ignore Latest Opposition Arrest Orders

Former opposition leader Sam Rainsy has told the world to ignore the arrest warrants for “plotting to commit treason” and “incitement” issued for himself and seven other officials from the banned Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP).

Phnom Penh

Training Shortfall Threatens Economic Growth: ADB

The Asian Development Bank has warned that Cambodia’s rapid economic growth has been put at risk by a growing gap between the skills demanded by industry and the poor education and training of the population.


Foreign Immigrants Given 3 Months to Turn In Invalid Papers

The government has threatened legal action against about 5,000 mostly Vietnamese migrants it says are in living in Cambodia with invalid immigration documents unless they come forward to authorities within three months.

EU Delegation Meet With Gov’t

Interior Minister Sar Kheng told visiting EU delegates that the government was working to fulfill its commitments to democracy and civil society, according to an Interior Ministry spokesman.