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Villagers from Kandal and Takeo provinces gathered on August 25, 2020, to submit a petition at Prime Minister Hun Sen’s residence in Takhmao City. (Hy Chhay/VOD)

Farmers Displaced by Planned Phnom Penh Airport Seek Better Deal

About 50 villagers who say their farmland falls within the planned site of the new Phnom Penh International Airport submitted a petition at Prime Minister Hun Sen’s Takhmao City residence on Tuesday to ask for a bigger payout from the airport’s developer.

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.

Workers from garment factories Dignity Knitter Limited and Eco Base march to submit a petition to the Kandal Provincial Court over unsettled compensation claims on July 13, 2020. (Hy Chhay/VOD)

Kandal Governor Promises Solution to Monthslong Garment Worker Dispute

The Kandal provincial governor on Monday vowed to find a solution for workers of the Dignity Knitter and Eco Base garment factories after hundreds of workers marched to Prime Minister Hun Sen’s Takhmao home to protest the factories’ failure to compensate out-of-work employees.

Kandal provincial police chief Iv Chamroeun

Officers Questioned Over Kandal Police Chief Corruption Complaint

Twelve police officers have been questioned by Interior Ministry investigators about a complaint filed against Kandal provincial police chief Iv Chamroeun accusing him of being a “dictator,” mistreating his officers and taking part in corrupt practices.

Kandal Provincial Police Chief Iv Chamroeun

Kandal Police Chief Rejects Slew of Corruption Claims

Kandal Provincial Police Chief Iv Chamroeun faces a complaint alleging he siphoned election funds, kept cars confiscated from criminals and took bribes from cockfighting rings, among 16 total accusations.