Woman Arrested for Hun Sen Insult Released

A woman who was arrested after calling Prime Minister Hun Sen a “traitor” online was released on Tuesday after being questioned at the Banteay Meanchey Provincial Court, according to police.

Cambodia Celebrates Improved SEA Games Tally

The 2017 Southeast Asia Games drew to a close on Tuesday, with Cambodia improving on its last effort by bagging three gold medals, including Sorn Seavmey emerging victorious in the women’s taekwondo.

Court Upholds Sentence for Opposition Senator

The Appeal Court yesterday upheld an 18-month prison sentence against opposition senator Thak Lany for allegedly accusing Prime Minister Hun Sen of ordering the assassination of political analyst Kem Ley.

Chinese Man Nabbed in VoIP Case

A Chinese national was arrested in Kandal province’s Takhmao City on Monday for setting up equipment in an effort to start an internet call scam, according to police.

Future Canine Heroes Sniffing Out the Action

Meet Dingo, one of a litter of eight puppies who could soon be on a special mission to make Cambodia a safer place.

KPP Announces Congress Seeking New President

The Khmer Power Party will hold a congress next month to replace its recently convicted ex-president and make plans to remove his image from its public signs, the party announced on Monday at a media conference in Phnom Penh.

Phnom Penh Police Officer Kills Wife, Himself

A Phnom Penh police officer, reported to be an assistant to municipal police chief Chuon Sovann, fatally shot his wife and then himself on Sunday night, according to a report posted to the website of the National Police on Monday.

Man Admits He Killed Girlfriend, Disputes Motives

A 26-year-old man on trial for premeditated murder at the Phnom Penh Municipal Court on Sunday admitted to strangling his girlfriend with electric wire and dumping her body in a trash pile.

Two Dead After Ratanakkiri Gem Mine Collapses

Two people—including a teenage boy—died on Friday in Ratanakkiri province’s Lumphat district when a hole they were mining for gemstones collapsed.

Preacher Drowns in Mekong Ferry Car Accident

A Christian preacher drowned on Sunday morning on her daily commute after her car plunged into the Mekong River as she tried to board a ferry in Phnom Penh’s Chroy Changvar district.

Donated Sniffer Dogs to Join Anti-Drug Campaign

Dogs will be donated from abroad to take part in the government’s anti-drug campaign, with in-country experts poised to train dogs to sniff out drugs, according to an official.

122 Internet Scam Fraudsters Deported to China

More than 100 Chinese nationals were deported on Thursday after being arrested and accused of operating Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) scams on Chinese citizens.

Husband Admits Killing Wife, Hid Body in Well

A husband has confessed to concealing his wife’s body in a well after allegedly killing her by accident during a quarrel about selling some of their land in Kompong Chhnang province, a police chief said.

More Migrant Workers Returned from Malaysia

Eleven more Cambodians who went to Malaysia seeking work have been repatriated in the past week, according to a pair of statements released by the Foreign Affairs Ministry on Wednesday.

Ministry Names Companies Able To Export Sand

The Mines and Energy Ministry on Wednesday gave the names of two companies granted sand export licenses after CNRP lawmaker Son Chhay asked the ministry to provide detailed records.

Armed Robbers Get Life for Murder of Student

A pair of armed robbers convicted of fatally shooting a university student who tried to protect his sister and fiancee from being attacked were sentenced on Friday to life in prison.

Two Shootings, 1 Fatal, Within Hours in Capital

Two people were shot in different Phnom Penh districts within hours on Friday night and early Saturday morning, according to officials.

Activists Accept Host’s Second Rape-Row Apology

Activists said they accepted a second on-air apology on Thursday from prominent Hang Meas TV news commentator Meas Rithy for remarks he made last week saying that a rapist and murderer should leave his victim alive to “keep her for using again.”

Medic in HIV Outbreak Appeals His Sentence

An unlicensed medic jailed for infecting nearly 300 Battambang province villagers with HIV should be freed early because he did not intend to hurt anyone, his lawyer said on Thursday.

Taxi Driver Charged, Connected to Drug Ring

A taxi driver was being held in Phnom Penh’s Prey Sar prison on Thursday after being charged on Wednesday for his alleged role in transporting 54 kg of heroin and methamphetamine, confiscated during a police crackdown on a suspected trafficking ring in May, an official said.

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Chinese drug syndicates shifting meth, ketamine manufacturing networks to Cambodia

A cross-border operation between police in China’s southern Guangdong province and counterparts in Cambodia have seized 350kg (772lbs) of crystal methamphetamine in a series of raids, shown in recently released footage by Chinese state media.