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‘Freedom fighters’ or ‘foreign puppets?’

Publication date 25 September 2018 | 10:49 | ICT

Former Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) official Meach Sovannara was joined by supporters at a rally in California on Saturday, where a US lawmaker hailed members of the outlawed opposition as “great freedom fighters”.



  • Families protest Srepok forest grab

    Publication date 25 September 2018 | 10:46 | ICT

    Some 100 families from Pichreada district’s Pu Chrey commune in Mondulkiri province said a private company continues to clear forest in the Srepok Wildlife Sanctuary even after the authority made the firm sign a contract promising t

  • PM and Kingdom’s lawyers fund prison meeting rooms

    Publication date 25 September 2018 | 10:32 | ICT

    The Bar Association of the Kingdom of Cambodia has unveiled an ongoing project to build consultation rooms at prisons across the Kingdom in a move welcomed by civil society organisations.

  • Temple workers ‘upset’ with new wage

    Publication date 25 September 2018 | 10:30 | ICT

    More than a hundred workers who had done restoration work at the West Mebon temple in Siem Reap province said they would petition the French Embassy calling for a resumption of the project.

  • Sar Kheng slams forest crime

    Publication date 25 September 2018 | 09:04 | ICT

    Minister of Interior Sar Kheng cited satellite footage of recent forest crimes as he criticised inept provincial officials for illegal logging and the flouting of the Kingdom’s forestry law.

  • PM ‘determined’ after forgiving those behind ‘murder attempt’

    Publication date 25 September 2018 | 08:27 | ICT

    Prime minister Hun Sen on Monday said he has forgiven those responsible for an attempt on his life 20 years ago, using the anniversary to further express his determination to prevent any “coup” or “colour revolution” from taking pla

  • NCCAM: Beach development is legal

    Publication date 25 September 2018 | 08:15 | ICT

    The National Committee on Coastal Area Management and Development (NCCAM) issued a press release on Sunday saying the new construction at Puy Kamphen beach in Preah Sihanouk province is legal and serves people’s interests.

  • Teachers petition to march

    Publication date 25 September 2018 | 08:13 | ICT

    The Kingdom’s teachers want a raise. That’s the demand from a prominent teachers’ union, which has applied to march to the Ministry of Education on World Teacher’s Day to submit their salary request.

  • Justice Ministry to review pardons and reductions

    Publication date 25 September 2018 | 08:11 | ICT

    Officials from the justice and interior ministries are to meet today to review the pardon and sentence reduction requests filed by inmates of prisons nationwide for Pchum Ben, a prison spokesperson said.

  • Authorities to relocate Tonle Sap Vietnamese

    Publication date 25 September 2018 | 08:11 | ICT

    Kampong Chhnang provincial authorities plan to relocate around 1,000 Vietnamese people living on the Tonle Sap river in Kampong Chhnang town next Monday.

  • Workers’ wages must be paid twice a month, says ministry

    Publication date 24 September 2018 | 10:48 | ICT

    The Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training on Friday announced a plan to oblige all enterprises under its oversight to pay workers’ and employees’ salaries twice a month starting from January next year.