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Huge Pursat timber haul impounded

Publication date 12 April 2019 | 14:13 | ICT

A huge haul of almost 100 cubic metres of timber of various species was impounded after they were discovered in Pursat province’s Phnom Kravanh protected area over five days this month, officials said on Thursday.



  • Rubbish Youths pledge to pursue collection of waste in sewage canal

    Publication date 11 April 2019 | 13:42 | ICT

    A group calling themselves “Rubbish Youths” who have become social media celebrities for removing litter from the Boeung Trabek canal have said they will continue doing so despite the authorities halting their Khmer New Year event.

  • Report: Road accidents claim 67 lives in April

    Publication date 11 April 2019 | 11:07 | ICT

    In the first 10 days of April, 67 people have been killed and 169 injured in road accidents across the Kingdom, said a report released on Wednesday by the Department of Traffic Police and Public Order at the General Commissariat of

  • Capital waste collection set for price hike

    Publication date 11 April 2019 | 10:30 | ICT

    The capital’s residents will be paying more than double for their rubbish collection after Phnom Penh Municipal Hall announced price hikes for customers of the city’s waste disposal contractor Cintri.

  • ‘ICCR provides scholarships’

    Publication date 11 April 2019 | 10:10 | ICT

    Some 100 former students and members of the Cambodia-India Alumni Association gathered to share their experiences of studying in the sub-continent and their successes in life afterwards.

  • Two officials, accomplice arrested for Phnom Penh drug deal

    Publication date 11 April 2019 | 10:08 | ICT

    Three men suspected of being Military Police officials were being questioned on Wednesday for allegedly dealing drugs. They were arrested the previous night at an unspecified base in Phnom Penh’s Chbar Ampov district.

  • PP man murders wife before hanging himself

    Publication date 11 April 2019 | 08:45 | ICT

    A man stabbed his wife to death and then hanged himself on Tuesday night in Dangkor commune’s Ta Lei village in the capital’s Dangkor district, leaving behind their three-year-old daughter.

  • Border staff allegedly demand bribes

    Publication date 11 April 2019 | 08:13 | ICT

    Some Cambodian migrant workers crossing the border from Thailand for the Khmer New Year holiday claimed they were forced to pay 40,000 riel ($10) to get priority in filling out application forms and having their passports stamped at

  • Siem Reap landmine museum receives additional 385 UXO

    Publication date 11 April 2019 | 08:12 | ICT

    The authorities have allowed 385 units of unexploded ordnance (UXO) to be displayed at Siem Reap’s Cambodia Landmine Museum, Chhun Bora, the training manager at Cambodia Self Help Demining said on Wednesday.

  • Unescap official wraps up visit

    Publication date 11 April 2019 | 08:11 | ICT

    Armida Salsiah Alisjahbana, the executive secretary of the UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (Unescap), left Cambodia on Wednesday after a full-day visit to the Kingdom.

  • S’ville police in manhunt after rape, murder of woman

    Publication date 11 April 2019 | 08:10 | ICT

    Preah Sihanouk provincial police on Wednesday were searching for a man who raped and killed a woman in Stung Hav district, while Kandal province’s Koh Thom district police have sent a man to the provincial court accused of raping hi