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Protesters block road to ministry

Publication date 18 May 2018 | 10:16 | ICT

Around 300 people representing hundreds of families in Koh Kong province, who were evicted from their homes to make way for a sugar company owned by businessman and CPP Senator Ly Yong Phat, blocked the road that leads to the Ministry of



  • No solution at Gawon meet after no-show

    Publication date 18 May 2018 | 10:17 | ICT

    The second meeting between First Gawon Apparel (Cambodia) and 70 aggrieved workers failed to find a resolution on Thursday after the factory owner sent only a representative.

  • Election body asks Interior to pursue Rainsy, CNRP for boycott calls

    Publication date 18 May 2018 | 09:23 | ICT

    Speaking during a meeting with stakeholders, officials from the National Election Committee (NEC) said it had requested the Ministry of Interior to take legal action against the dissolved Cambodian National Rescue Party and its form

  • Post up for excellence in media gongs

    Publication date 18 May 2018 | 09:22 | ICT

    The Phnom Penh Post has been named as a finalist for four Society of Publishers in Asia (SOPA) Awards, which honour editorial excellence in both traditional and new media in Asia.

  • Leaked report decries reservoir

    Publication date 18 May 2018 | 08:53 | ICT

    The final report assessing the impact of a future dam in Kratie has claimed that the dam project could result in “killing the life” of the Mekong River.

  • NEC hits out at NGOs over vote observation

    Publication date 18 May 2018 | 10:18 | ICT

    The NEC criticised two NGOs on Thursday, in a pre-emptive move in case they issue statements about the upcoming national elections without sending observers, even while one of the accused organisations vowed to send unofficial monit

  • Member of KNLF faces court

    Publication date 18 May 2018 | 08:54 | ICT

    Phnom Penh Municipal Court heard a case on Thursday against a member of the Khmer National Liberation Front (KNLF), designated a terrorist group in the Kingdom, for holding a press conference last year in which he called for the gov

  • LGBTIQ groups fear setback

    Publication date 17 May 2018 | 10:37 | ICT

    Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex, and queer (LGBTIQ) communities have raised concerns that their freedom of expression, association and assembly are at risk amid a crackdown on civil society and independent media, accor

  • Funcinpec added to NEC’s list

    Publication date 17 May 2018 | 10:36 | ICT

    The National Election Committee raised the tally of political parties fully registered for the upcoming national elections to five on Wednesday, with the royalist Funcinpec party joining the list.

  • Two dead from UXO blasts

    Publication date 17 May 2018 | 09:37 | ICT

    Two men have been killed and another seriously injured in two separate incidents involving unexploded ordnance (UXO) in Banteay Meanchey and Preah Vihear this week.

  • Siem Reap cop sorry for ‘lying’ to Hun Sen

    Publication date 17 May 2018 | 09:36 | ICT

    The police chief in Kralanh district, Siem Reap province, has denied that Ta An Commune Police Chief Thla Sengkea has been suspended from his work for having complained about his superiors on Prime Minister Hun Sen’s Facebook for no