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Parlour owner appeals for jail term reduction

Publication date 16 January 2019 | 15:30 | ICT

A woman on Tuesday asked the Appeal Court to reduce her six-year prison sentence that was handed down in 2016 for running a brothel from her Phnom Penh massage parlour.



  • Rape victim testifies that sex with convicted man was ‘consensual’

    Publication date 16 January 2019 | 15:27 | ICT

    A man who was sentenced to 10 years’ imprisonment for a 2007 rape asked the Appeal Court on Tuesday to release him on bail as he was suffering from mental illness.

  • Sao Sokha: Kingdom’s social order improved last year

    Publication date 16 January 2019 | 13:53 | ICT

    Royal Cambodian Armed Forces Deputy Commander-in-chief Sao Sokha said on Monday that security and social order last year was calm and that felony and misdemeanour crimes were down on 2017.

  • Minister to lead Asean delegation

    Publication date 16 January 2019 | 13:50 | ICT

    Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Prak Sokhonn is set to lead a delegation to attend the Asean Foreign Minister’s Retreat (AMM Retreat) in Chiang Mai, Thailand, on Thursday and Friday.

  • Government will shut eateries without proper hygiene

    Publication date 16 January 2019 | 13:36 | ICT

    The Ministry of Tourism has warned that it will revoke the licences of eateries that cater to tourists if they are found without a hygiene certificate from the Ministry of Health or provincial health departments.

  • Mackerel fishing banned until March 31

    Publication date 16 January 2019 | 13:27 | ICT

    The Fisheries Administration Department announced a temporary ban on mackerel fishing from Tuesday until March 31, as the fish’s breeding season is approaching.

  • Ancient sites threatened by clearing

    Publication date 16 January 2019 | 10:02 | ICT

    Ministry of Culture and Fine Arts experts have expressed concerns that ancient sites are threatened by land clearing.

  • Study to raise bushmeat risks

    Publication date 16 January 2019 | 09:25 | ICT

    Some 20,000 samples of small mammals and bats will be tested as part of a new study hoping to raise awareness of the risks posed by bushmeat in spreading diseases to humans, a Forestry Administration official said on Tuesday.

  • US in military cooperation talks

    Publication date 16 January 2019 | 08:15 | ICT

    US Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defence for South and Southeast Asia Joseph H Felter met with General Neang Phat at the Ministry of National Defence in Phnom Penh on Tuesday to discuss military cooperation with Cambodia.

  • Villagers: End our land row

    Publication date 16 January 2019 | 08:13 | ICT

    Eighty residents from Kampong Speu province once again protested in front of the Ministry of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction on Monday, seeking a solution to their decade-long land dispute.

  • Victoria International Hospital worker held for police questioning

    Publication date 16 January 2019 | 08:11 | ICT

    A Chinese member of staff at the Victoria International Hospital in Phnom Penh’s Tuol Kork district was detained for questioning on Tuesday after the Ministry of Health shut down the hospital for allegedly confining a patient’s fami