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Raiya released as Adhoc officials mark 300 days

University student Kong Raiya was released from Prey Sar prison yesterday after serving an 18-month sentence for a social media post calling on Cambodians to mount a colour revolution – a term that, despite its non-violent associations, has become something of a red cape to the ruling party. 382 more words

Human Rights

Ministry sends team to investigate claims

The Ministry of Interior has sent five inspectors to Kampong Thom province to investigate accusations by several police officials in a letter to Minister Sar Kheng that the provincial police chief and two others were selling promotions. 196 more words

Cambodia

Sihanoukville dredging eyed

Ministry of Environment officials yesterday said an inspection team will be deployed to investigate the recently halted sand-dredging operation for the development of the Sihanoukville Autonomous Port’s new multipurpose terminal, which has affected local families. 222 more words

Development

Border row amid state visit by Laos

Lao President Bounnhang Vorachith is expected to arrive in Phnom Penh today for a state visit to the Kingdom. Meanwhile 600 kilometres away, Cambodian and Lao troops remain in a stand-off after a territorial dispute over a Cambodian-built road near the countries’ border. 387 more words

Cambodia

Villagers call on government amid water shortage

Villagers living in two drought-afflicted Banteay Meanchey districts appealed to authorities to distribute water yesterday, though officials claim the situation is not yet severe enough to warrant it. 364 more words

Cambodia

Official ordered to return land

The Ministry of Environment has ordered that 23 hectares of land being used by the head of Mondulkiri’s Department of Rural Development be confiscated and returned to the local indigenous community, authorities confirmed yesterday. 232 more words

Cambodia

Plans to excavate in capital dug up

A large-scale digging project is taking place in the capital in seeming direct contradiction of a longstanding government ban on the practice, a letter obtained by… 474 more words

Cambodia