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Cambodia emerges as major meth producer amid pandemic

To dodge Covid-19 restrictions, crime groups increasingly transported drugs through Laos.

Two Chinese nationals nabbed with 70 kilogrammes of drugs in Cambodia

Two Chinese men have been charged after a massive drug bust in Cambodia's capital Phnom Penh that netted 70 kilogrammes of narcotics destined for Vietnam.

Cambodia police general among 3 jailed for violating COVID-19 curbs

A Cambodian court has jailed three people, including a top police general, for more than a year for violating COVID-19 restrictions by attending a party, a court official said on Friday, April 30.

Cambodia sentences man to 1 year in jail for defying lockdown measure

A Cambodian court has convicted a man of violating a lockdown measure and sentenced him to one year in prison, a court spokesman said.

Cambodia sacks 2-star general for organizing party during lockdown

Cambodian King Norodom Sihamoni on Saturday removed the rank of a two-star general and fired him from the National Police after he hosted a party during a lockdown, according to a royal decree.

2 fugitive criminals caught in Cambodia

Italian and Cambodian police on Wednesday arrested two Italian fugitive criminals convicted of sexual violence against a minor and financial offences respectively.

Cambodians accused of pretending to be monks at Thai temple

Thai immigration police have arrested more than two dozen Cambodian migrants at a Buddhist temple where they had allegedly been pretending to be monks to avoid being caught and deported.

Extortion victims in Cambodia urged to lodge reports

Cambodian authorities have urged victims and the public to report any extortion involving pornographic images and videos to them.

British Teacher and Fraudster Lover Held in Cambodia on Drugs, Robbery Charges

A U.K. fraudster and a British teacher, reportedly the man’s girlfriend, have been arrested in Cambodia for robbing a mobile phone seller and possessing drugs.

China signs Cambodia trade deal at start of regional charm offensive

China's top diplomat was in Cambodia on Monday (Oct 12) on the start of a visit both countries hope will boost relations at a time of increased tensions with the United States.

Nigerian Igwe Linus arrested in Cambodia for meth smuggling

Police in Cambodia have arrested a 39 year-old Nigerian, Ogadimma Igwe Linus and 29 year-old Sierra Leonean, identified as Abdul for attempting to ship drugs into Australia.

Cambodia Police Arrest Two Nigerians Over Online Scam

Also arrested was a 33-year-old Cambodian woman, Thon Sarem.

Court Interviews Villagers Over Arrests of Leasing Company Repo Men

Four villagers have been interviewed by the court over the arrests of four men from leasing company Akchalnak Trop LOD, who allegedly brought an ax to the Kampong Chhnang village to repossess a motorbike with overdue monthly payments.

Men Arrested for Repossession Attempt Without Court Approval

Kampong Chhnang province’s military police commander said companies must first go through the courts before confiscating any debtors’ possessions, after authorities arrested four leasing company officers for breaking a lock as they tried to take away a motorbike with overdue payments.

Unknown Assailants Damage Car and Beat Two Kratie Journalists

Two journalists in Kratie province have filed a police complaint in Tbong Khmum province accusing unknown assailants of beating them while on a reporting trip to cover forestry crimes.

Mondulkiri District Governor Transferred Over Illegal Land Grabbing

The first of 10 Mondulkiri public officials implicated in illegal land grabbing in the province has been transferred from his position — a warning to others, according to a government spokesperson, but for local rights monitors a sign of continuing impunity over imprisonable crimes.

Journalists attacked after reporting forestry crime

Four local online news journalists were attacked on September 28 by a group of men who they say were timber traders seeking revenge after the reporters had singled them out to police for committing forestry crimes.

Mondulkiri Official Removed from Post due to Illegal Forest Occupation

Despite his involvement in illegal activities, Sin Vanvuth has reportedly been transferred from his district governorship to the Ministry of Interior.

The man who starred in iconic Solo ads is arrested in Cambodia

The star of the iconic ‘Solo Man’ Schweppes drink ad has been arrested for alleged drug activity in Cambodia, after earlier prison terms in the same country and in Thailand.

TV journalist reportedly murdered in Cambodia

A prominent Cambodian television journalist was reportedly killed in Phnom Penh in the early hours of Sept. 29 when he was attacked from behind while on his motorbike.

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