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CMAA: Thirty killed or disabled by UXO this year

Publication date 19 March 2019 | 14:55 | ICT

At least 30 people have been killed or disabled by unexploded ordnance (UXO) this year, a 76 per cent increase on the same period last year. The incidents happened during the grabbing of forest land, illegal wildlife hunting, unauthorised



  • Government replaces Preah Sihanouk governors sacked over Koki clash

    Publication date 19 March 2019 | 13:07 | ICT

    Two Preah Sihanouk province deputy governors were appointed on Monday, replacing their predecessors who were removed over a violent land dispute in January this year.

  • PM calls for speedier trial procedures

    Publication date 19 March 2019 | 12:13 | ICT

    Prime Minister Hun Sen on Monday renewed his appeal for the expedition of legal proceedings to reduce overcrowding in the country’s prisons.

  • Rehab for Camerin as more CNRP submit pleas

    Publication date 19 March 2019 | 10:19 | ICT

    Another of the original 118 senior Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) officials banned from politics was granted rehabilitation by Acting Head of State Say Chhum on Monday, as more politicians submitted requests.

  • O’Touk area development ‘a concern’

    Publication date 19 March 2019 | 10:17 | ICT

    Civil society organisations monitoring land disputes in Preah Sihanouk province continue to voice concerns over the environmental impact of developing public land after permission was granted to reclaim a site in the O’Touk area to

  • Battambang married couple detained over murder of neighbour

    Publication date 19 March 2019 | 10:14 | ICT

    A married couple has been held in Battambang provincial police custody since Saturday, after they were arrested for allegedly killing a neighbour on Friday and leaving his body in a pond in Kamrieng district’s Boeung Raing commune.

  • W&D dispute simmers on

    Publication date 19 March 2019 | 10:11 | ICT

    After failing for the past three months to receive seniority indemnity and other benefits, on Monday some 200 W&D Cambodia workers gathered in front of Prime Minister Hun Sen’s house in Phnom Penh to request he help resolve the

  • Authorities question men staying at former CNRP HQ

    Publication date 19 March 2019 | 09:13 | ICT

    Phnom Penh municipal authorities brought four men staying at the headquarters of the former Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) in for questioning at a police station in Phnom Penh’s Meanchey district on Sunday night.

  • Singapore-Cambodia physiotherapy programme comes to completion

    Publication date 19 March 2019 | 09:01 | ICT

    A collaboration between Singapore and Cambodia to upgrade the Kingdom’s physiotherapy practitioners’ educational qualifications to a bachelor’s degree has concluded, Singapore International Foundation (SIF) said in a Friday press re

  • Two Japanese held over Siem Reap murder of taxi driver

    Publication date 19 March 2019 | 09:00 | ICT

    Two 24-year-old Japanese men have been charged by police on suspicion of stabbing a taxi driver to death and stealing his car on Sunday evening in Siem Reap province’s Puok district.

  • PM sues ex-senator for $1M

    Publication date 19 March 2019 | 08:21 | ICT

    A lawyer representing Prime Minister Hun Sen filed a lawsuit to Phnom Penh Municipal Court on Monday demanding four billion riel [around $1 million] compensation against former senator Sor Chandeth.