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.
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.
Also arrested was a 33-year-old Cambodian woman, Thon Sarem.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Despite his involvement in illegal activities, Sin Vanvuth has reportedly been transferred from his district governorship to the Ministry of Interior.
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.
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.
A man on Cambodia’s southern coast was arrested for possessing almost 300 centuries-old earthenware jars that he is believed to have salvaged from a shipwreck, an official said Tuesday.
An anti-terrorism officer arrived uninvited to a noodle restaurant’s Pchum Ben duck soup party, got drunk, pulled out his gun, and threatened to kill the restaurateur and his wife, alleges a complaint lodged against him at the Phnom Penh Municipal Court.
Cambodia recorded a decrease in drug-related crimes in the first eight months of 2020, according to the latest report by the country’s National Authority for Combating Drugs (NACD) as reported by the Khmer Times.
Preah Sihanouk provincial police on September 8 arrested six people, including four journalists, for allegedly threatening and extorting money from a Chinese national.
Rights advocates have called for criminal proceedings to be initiated against ousted Kampong Thom police chief Ouk Kosal, who was fired by the Ministry of Interior on Monday after being accused in July of physical harassment by four of his officers.
A gender rights advocate has said the demotion of a male provincial police chief accused of pressuring women officers to perform sex acts in return for promotions did not go far enough to protect the women and bring them justice.
Authorities are closing “a little loophole” in Covid-19 quarantine procedures following the escape of two Chinese men from a hotel on Wednesday night, with officers on the chase and “accomplices” brought in for questioning.
While the pair tested negative for COVID-19 initially, they were due to quarantine for 14 days but chose to flee, raising questions about the security of Cambodia’s quarantine procedures.
Police of southern Vietnam's Ho Chi Minh City have cracked down a ring smuggling over 47 kg of drugs from Cambodia to the country, Vietnam News Agency reported Thursday (Sept 10).