Interior Ministry
Ith Sarath, chief of joint staff at the Royal Cambodian Armed Forces, at a military event on May 4.

Promotion of Officials’ Children in Government Defended

State officials defended the promotion of ruling-party scions in government, though they denied knowledge of a leaked letter appearing to show the military’s chief of staff seeking Phnom Penh and Siem Reap deputy governor positions for his son and a nephew.

Ung Sovanna, former deputy head of the CNRP's womens' movement, and her husband, former CNRP lawmaker Men Sothavarin. (Photo from Facebook)

Spouse Shocked by Banned CNRP Official’s Request for Amnesty

According to a letter circulating on social media, Ung Sovanna, former deputy head of the CNRP’s womens’ movement, has requested political amnesty. Her husband, former CNRP lawmaker Men Sothavarin, said the move took him by surprise.