Vann Vichar

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.

Fishing in Kandal province, January 17, 2019 (Fisheries Administration)

EU Funds GPS Tracking of Cambodian Fishers

Agriculture Minister Veng Sokhon said every fishing boat in the country will be tracked with E.U.-funded GPS beacons by 2023 in order to crack down on illegal fishing.

Jin Bei Casino in Sihanoukville

No New Licenses for Online Gambling: Hun Sen

The government will stop issuing new licenses for online gambling operators and crack down on those running without licenses due to their impact on security and public order, according to a directive dated Sunday and signed by Prime Minister Hun Sen.