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Australia Revives OZ Minerals Bribery Case

Australian police have reopened inquiries looking into whether the mining company OZ Minerals illicitly paid hundreds of thousands of dollars to family members of...

A Scarcity of Toilets Among Rural Cambodians

There is no toilet at Siev Phalla’s house. The 47-year-old farmer from Pursat province, along with her husband and seven children, head to the...

Workers Supplying Wal-Mart Continue Protests

About 80 workers from a garment factory in Phnom Penh’s Meanchey district—which supplies women’s underwear to U.S. retail giant Wal-Mart—protested yesterday, demanding that the...

Thousands of University Students Join Cambodian People’s Party

More than 3,000 university students became members of the ruling CPP on Saturday during a ceremony on Phnom Penh’s Koh Pich presided over by...

Boatmen Summoned to Explain Settlement With Russians

The Preah Sihanouk Provincial Court has summoned six men, alleged to have been the victims of a maritime attack by businessman Sergei Polonsky and...

Cash-Strapped Mfone Hands Over Subscribers to MobiTel

The Cambodian mobile operator MobiTel on Friday signed a deal with Thailand’s Mfone to take over all the company’s existing customers, Mfone said in...

Prudential Launches Life Insurance Services

Prudential Cambodia, a subsidiary of British financial services firm Prudential Plc., on Wednesday became the third company to offer life insurance services in Cambodia,...

Lack of Helmet Causes Majority Of Road Deaths

Nearly two-thirds of all road-crash fatalities involve motorcycle drivers and passengers who are not wearing a helmet, officials said at a press conference yesterday...

Boatmen Drop Complaint Against Russian Businessman

The alleged victims of an assault by businessman Sergei Polonsky and two other Russians last month off the coast of Preah Sihanouk province have...

IMF Warns of Rapid Credit Growth

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has warned that a recent surge in lending by Cambodia’s banks could put the country’s financial stability at risk....

Frenchman’s Family Raises Questions Over Stolen Land Titles

A Frenchman found dead with his four children at the bottom of a pond under mysterious circumstances last year was embroiled in an acrimonious...

Government Websites a Haven for Hackers

Experts say that hackers are continually able to infringe on government websites with ease due to a lack of trained information technology specialists capable of protecting the state’s online portals with secure passwords and a reliable firewall. They also say that if online security doesn’t improve, the government risks tarnishing its reputation, especially abroad.

Soldiers Keep Watch Over Broma Villagers

More than seven months after government security forces violently evicted hundreds of people living in Kratie province’s Broma village to quell a so-called secessionist...

Justice Ministry Ordered New Inquiry Into Bundith

The Justice Ministry ordered the Court of Appeal to reinvestigate the involvement of former Bavet City governor Chhouk Bundith in the shooting of three...

Angkor Car Reintroduced Without Defects

After delaying mass production of the Angkor Car because of technical difficulties with starting the engine and opening the doors, Heng Development Co. Ltd....

Forestry Officials Investigate Vietnamese Firm

Amid mounting calls for government intervention to stop the destruction of indigenous land by a Vietnamese rubber company in Ratanakkiri province’s O’Yadaw district, the...

Jailed Russian Businessman Goes Online to Protest Innocence

Russian businessman Sergei Polonsky, who is currently being held in pretrial detention in Preah Sihanouk province, took to social media yesterday to protest his...

Heng Samrin Defends Rights Record

National Assembly President Heng Samrin yesterday defended the government from its critics, saying that the national election on July 28 would be free and...

Hun Sen Fetes Student Volunteers

Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday promised almost half a million dollars in cash rewards to student volunteers and officials, whom he congratulated on reaching...

US Questions Legitimacy of Elections Without Rainsy

The U.S. State Department has said the disqualification of opposition leader Sam Rainsy from taking part in the national elections in July calls into...

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Cambodians Allowed to Return Home Without Covid-19-Free Certificates

Cambodian citizens will be allowed to enter the country without a health certificate declaring them free of Covid-19, which is required for arriving foreign nationals, Prime Minister Hun Sen announced on Wednesday.