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A party sign removed in Phnom Penh’s Toul Sangke I commune in Russei Keo district in May 2022. (Supplied)

Candlelight Banner Taken Down for ‘Future’ Infrastructure Work

The Candlelight Party has accused a Russei Keo commune chief of tearing down a party banner in the capital, with the officials claiming the billboard was erected on state land. Separately, the Candlelight Party’s provincial head in Pailin received a second court summons for incitement — part of two cases being pursued against him since last month.

The Ministry of Justice sign in Phnom Penh (VOD)

Two Senior Officials Accused of Defrauding Former Deputy Governor

A former Pailin deputy provincial governor says two under-secretaries of state at the Justice Ministry and Council of Ministers defrauded him of $100,000 over a Phnom Penh land deal as the two men were handed preliminary charges and summoned to court.