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Publication date 11 June 2018 | 08:42 | ICT

Some 116 organisations and associations have urged Cambodian officials to dismantle the new inter-ministry working group that was recently set up to monitor social networking sites,

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Court told to act against former opposition leader for insulting King

Publication date June 11, 2018 | 9:20 am

Justice Minister Ang Vong Vathana has ordered the Phnom Penh Municipal Court prosecutor to begin legal proceedings against the Cambodia National Rescue Movement (CNRM) president, Sam Rainsy, for “insulting” the King, Ministry of Jus

Monkeys are saved from Preah Vihear farm

Publication date June 11, 2018 | 9:10 am

Nearly 100 monkeys are under medical supervision at the Phnom Tamao Wildlife Rescue Center (PTWRC) after they were saved from a farm located in Preah Vihear province’s Tbeng Meanchey district on Friday.

Three men held for stealing bike with a sword

Publication date June 11, 2018 | 9:05 am

Three men were arrested on Friday for allegedly using a sword to steal a man’s motorbike in Phnom Penh’s Meanchey district, according to a city police official.

Former CNRP official given five years in jail

Publication date June 11, 2018 | 8:55 am

Choa Veasna, a former commune chief from the opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), and seven others were sentenced by the Banteay Meanchey Provincial Court on Thursday to five years in jail for a violent incident in Poip

Civil society groups slam gov’t web-monitor group

Publication date June 11, 2018 | 8:40 am

Some 116 organisations and associations have urged Cambodian officials to dismantle the new inter-ministry working group that was recently set up to monitor social networking sites,

Garment workers hurt in Kompong Speu road accident

Publication date June 11, 2018 | 8:30 am

Twenty-nine garment workers were injured, six seriously, when a sand truck and a van collided in a 6am incident in Kampong Speu province’s Phnom Sruoch district on Saturday.

No decision by EU yet to cut ties

Publication date June 8, 2018 | 11:00 am

The European Union (EU) has not announced cutting relations with Cambodia, but it will be sending a delegation of senior officials to the Kingdom later this year to monitor the situation, according to the EU ambassador to Cambodia.

Cops seize wood in Battambang

Publication date June 8, 2018 | 10:50 am

Nearly five cubic feet of highly priced wood was confiscated in Battambang province’s Samlot district after Military Police in Kampong Lapov commune stopped a truck on Wednesday, said Meas Sovan, the provincial Military Police comma

Gov’t set to renovate pagodas

Publication date June 8, 2018 | 10:40 am

Hundreds of Buddhist temples nationwide are to be repaired and renovated by the Ministry of Culture and Fine Arts, with the work funded by the national budget.

Ministry act designates protected land

Publication date June 8, 2018 | 10:35 am

The Environment Ministry has issued a prakas designating 506 hectares inside the Cardamom Mountains as a protected area to preserve the kravanh plant in Pursat province’s Veal Veng district.

Teams dig up UXO in sites across Preah Sihanouk

Publication date June 8, 2018 | 10:20 am

Explosive experts from the Preah Sihanouk provincial Weapons Control Authority and the Cambodian Mine Action Centre (CMAC) were called to Sihanoukville this week after unexploded ordnance (UXO) were found by construction workers.

Palace denies theory as two government ministries call for legal action

Publication date June 8, 2018 | 10:10 am

The ministries of justice and interior on Thursday called for legal action against former opposition leader Sam Rainsy for calling a letter from the King, which urged people to vote in July 29’s national elections, “a forgery, or a