Nuon Channy, a monk at a Takeo pagoda, is being accused of assaulting a young monk Wednesday morning. (Kampong Speu Monk Committee)

Plate-Throwing Monk Charged With Violence

A defrocked senior monk who hit a 14-year-old monk in the head with a plate was charged with intentional violence and put in jail for pretrial detention, according to Takeo authorities. 

One More Co. Ltd., a firm directed by the Pheapimex CEO's daughter Choeng Sokuntheavy, received 221.9 hectares of land at the center of Kirirom National Park, according to maps published in late December. (Danielle Keeton-Olsen/VOD)

Kirirom National Park, Bati District Land Granted to Elites

Relatives of infamous Pheapimex CEO Choeung Sopheap received forest land in the center of Kirirom National Park, while a minister, tycoons and an apparent relative of first lady Bun Rany all received state land, according to official documents published in late December.