Cambodian authorities have arrested two men for allegedly smuggling 200 kg of drug from a neighbouring country, said an anti-drug police department's report released on Sunday.
A 56-year-old New Zealand man has been arrested in Cambodia after he allegedly stabbed his girlfriend in the head with scissors.
Police raids in HCMC and other localities Thursday night seized over 76 kg of drugs linked to Cambodia, leading to the arrest of nine suspects.
An eco-conscious salvage boss says his beloved business has taken a significant hit and its history wiped after hackers hijacked his social media page.
A South Korean national has been arrested in Cambodia on charges of attempting to smuggle methamphetamine into South Korea and Japan, prosecutors here said Wednesday.
Cambodian anti-drug police on Sunday (July 26) sent two South Korean men to the Phnom Penh Municipal Court for allegedly trafficking 1.38 kg of illicit drug, the National Police reported on its website on Monday.
A man confessed to the murder and was convicted, but few believe that story.
An online petition launched on Tuesday by the outlawed main opposition party calling for investigations into extrajudicial killings in Cambodia, and foreign visa sanctions and the freezing of assets of Prime Minister Hun Sen and others has gained more than 400 signers, with goals of half a million signatories.
A Battambang-based tycoon and deputy provincial governor were charged with embezzlement and corruption on Tuesday for their involvement in land grabs in the province.
Further EU sanctions risk crippling the poor even more in one of Asia's poorest countries.
A Phnom Penh Municipal Court prosecutor on July 7 charged Battambang Provincial Deputy Governor Sou Arafat and an oknha, Sorng Than, with corruption for their involvement in a land dispute with 200 villagers.
Cambodia's new money-laundering law will now carry a jail term of up to five years, while those financing terrorists will be jailed for up to 20 years.
Cambodian soldiers have rescued a kidnapped Chinese national after swooping on an alleged extortion gang in the coastal city of Sihanoukville.
Amnesty International Thailand called on Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen to ensure “timely investigation of the abduction” of government critic Wanchalearm Satsaksit, in an event titled “One Month of finding the truth”, organised by the human rights organsation and the Satsaksit Family at Angoon Children’s Park in Bangkok’s Wattana district on Saturday (July 4) to mark the one-month anniversary since Wanchalearm disappeared in Cambodia.
Australia commended Cambodia for the historic passing of new laws combating money laundering and proliferation financing that have received Royal Assent and are now in effect, the Australian embassy here said in a statement on Monday.
The controversy over police choke holds which gained wide attention after the death of George Floyd is also being felt in Cambodia.
Three unnamed police officers in Phnom Penh received a written warning from the capital’s police chief this week after they were seen kicking and hitting a man in a widely shared social media video, which rights experts said warranted further investigation and potential consequences for the officers.
Prison authorities in Cambodia are investigating a case of alleged alcohol poisoning which recently left an inmate dead and 15 others ill at the M4 prison in the Talou Sen Chey district, Pursat.
Cambodia had arrested 10,512 drug-related suspects in the first half of 2020, up 20 percent from 8,750 over the same period last year, said an Interior Ministry's anti-drug department report on Wednesday.
Neth Savoeun, the chief of Cambodia’s National Police, has issued an order to the Central Security Department to go after companies that operate online gambling sites and bring them to justice.