Vann Vichar
National Police spokesman Chhay Kim Khoeun speaks to reporters after a meeting with police officers on September 17, 2019 at the Interior Ministry in Phnom Penh. (Vann Vichar/VOD)

Police Chiefs Lectured to Avoid Opposition ‘Tricks’

National Police Commissioner Neth Savoeun on Tuesday ordered police chiefs from across the country to be ready to prevent any attempt by the political opposition to overthrow the government, and maintain security on the upcoming Pchum Ben Day, a police spokesman said.

Six CNRP Members Arrested as Sar Kheng Allegedly Orders Pagoda Surveillance

Another six former members of the outlawed opposition were arrested this weekend — at least two for plotting and incitement to commit a felony — while Interior Minister Sar Kheng has allegedly ordered authorities to monitor CNRP supporters gathering at pagodas over the current Pchum Ben festival.

Counterfeit Goods Targeted in Government, EuroCham Agreement

A government anti-counterfeit committee and the European Chamber of Commerce in Cambodia on Thursday pledged to join forces to fight the illicit flow of fake goods in the country, part of the region’s multibillion-dollar counterfeit goods market.

Military Tycoons Will Be Asked to Choose: Oknha or Soldier?

Officially designated “oknha” — tycoons who have donated hundreds of thousands of dollars to the government — who are also in the military will be asked to choose to be either oknha or soldier, Defense Minister Tea Banh said.