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The NagaWorld casino in Phnom Penh. (Chorn Chanren/VOD)

NagaCorp CEO Gains Cambodian Citizenship

The Malaysian billionaire owner of the NagaWorld casinos received Cambodian citizenship in October, according to official documents, opening an opportunity for the tycoon to become a sole owner of land in the country.

Security video footage supplied by CNRP vice president Mu Sochua shows a motorbike passenger smashing a brick onto the head of a passerby.

Vendors Shocked by Bloody Attack on Vegetable Seller Linked to CNRP

UPDATED 7:55 a.m. — Din Varin, 48, was smashed in the head with a brick on Monday morning outside a Phnom Penh market and rushed to the hospital. One day after the attack, nearby vendors said they were still shocked, saying they knew the organic vegetable vendor as a gentle and quiet seller but knew nothing of alleged political activities.

Neang Makara is treated at the Banteay Meanchey Provincial Referral Hospital on August 27, 2020. (Adhoc)

Man Accuses Police Officer of Shooting Him in the Back

A victim of an alleged police shooting filed a court complaint on Monday against a police official in Banteay Meanchey province for attempted manslaughter and illegal use of a weapon — an incident national police brushed off as being only a “warning shot.”

Kampong Thom provincial police chief Ouk Kosal speaks at a National Police ceremony on July 29, 2020, in this photograph posted to the Facebook page of the Kampong Thom Provincial Police.

Ministry Investigating Sexual Abuse Claims Against Police Chief

The Interior Ministry is investigating sexual abuse complaints from several female police officers against their male boss, the Kampong Thom provincial police chief, who was accused of both physical abuse and verbal threats in an unverified letter leaked to the press last week.

A woman walks by the Health Ministry in Phnom Penh on January 29, 2020 (Panha Chorpoan/VOD)

Two Test Positive for Covid-19 After Release From Quarantine

Two Cambodians tested positive for Covid-19 this past weekend after they had been released from two separate quarantine centers, leaving health workers to trace more than 50 people with whom they were in contact, officials said.