Defence Minister General Prawit Wongsuwan, who is also the deputy prime minister overseeing security affairs, will meet with his counterpart General Tea Banh at the 12th Thai-Cambodian General Border Committee meeting in Siem Reap, Cambodia, on March 29 and 30. "The two sides will review work done and pursue further collaboration between security agencies of the two countries for security and public order in border areas," Maj-General Kongcheep Tantrawanicj, the spokesman for Thailand's Defence Ministry, said on Sunday.
Oeut Ang, also known as Choub Samlab, or 'meet to kill', sits in a prison truck yesterday upon arrival at the Phnom Penh Municipal Court, where he was sentenced to life imprisonment for the murder of political analyst Kem Ley last July. Eight months after firing two bullets point blank into political analyst Kem Ley, former soldier and ex-monk Oeut Ang was yesterday sentenced to life in prison for murder and illegal gun possession, while it was also revealed two more suspects were under investigation.
A view of the pool and treehouse. The outdoor playground is free, while for $3 kids can use the pool.
Thousands of families living on the Tonle Sap river in Kampong Chhnang province will be relocated in an effort to curb water pollution. Provincial governor Chhour Chan Dern said five floating villages in three different locations along a stretch of the river cause environmental pollution and damaged the river's ecosystem.
Ok Ngoc , with Kea Meng and two other congregants. All of them bemoaned the pressure from Tay Ninh.
Ly San has an unusual mission for a law student: promoting authentic Khmer cuisine and studying its roots. For six years, he travelled the country exploring its culinary traditions and brought back the recipes to a small restaurant he co-owns with two friends on Street 63 in Boeung Keng Kang 1 called Kraya Angkor.
Khy Srey Moa, 23, one of seven victims rushed to Preah Kossamak Hospital after she was injured in an explosion at a Chinese-owned factory on Wednesday in Phnom Penh's Sen Sok district. Following the deadly explosion at Levi's supplier Zhen Tai Garment factory in the capital's Sen Sok district on Wednesday, authorities yesterday arrested a factory employee for alleged negligence.
US Democratic Representative from California Alan Lowenthal speaks at a press conference last year in Washington DC. Nicholas Kamm/AFP US President Donald Trump's evident lack of interest in promoting human rights abroad will put Congress's own Southeast Asia policies to the test as Prime Minister Hun Sen continues his pre-election crackdown, according to a new article published by the Council on Foreign Relations .
Floating markets are a dime a dozen in Thailand, drawing in tourists by the hordes. Shown above is the Pattaya Floating Market in Pattaya, Thailand.
It's the height of hypocrisy, arrogance and amoral audacity for the United States to demand Cambodia - target of one of the most brutal bombing campaigns in world history - to pay back war debt accrued by the pro-U.S. puppet regime in pre-1975 Phnom Penh, but it is very much in keeping with the hypocritical, arrogant and audaciously amoral tone in Washington these days. The $500 million bill that Uncle Sam has come knocking for is not small change, but it is a pittance compared to the destruction the U.S. wreaked on Cambodia by incessant B-52 bombing during the Vietnam War that left hundreds of thousands left dead in its wake, including countless children.
A Cambodian court on Thursday jailed a man for life for killing prominent government critic Kem Ley, in a murder case that raised suspicions of a political motive though the convicted killer testified that it was over a debt. Kem Ley, 46, was shot in Phnom Penh in broad daylight last year and his death drew tens of thousands of protesters onto the streets against a backdrop of growing political tension with veteran Prime Minister Hun Sen gearing up for elections.
PHNOM PENH: A Cambodian court on Thursday jailed a man for life for killing prominent government critic Kem Ley, in a murder case that raised suspicions of a political motive though the convicted killer testified that it was over a debt. Kem Ley, 46, was shot in Phnom Penh in broad daylight last year and his death drew tens of thousands of protesters onto the streets against a backdrop of growing political tension with veteran Prime Minister Hun Sen gearing up for elections.
CAMBODIA BOUND: A group of 19 Riverside High School students will fly out of Launceston on Saturday on a month-long trip to Cambodia. Picture: Hamish Geale Two years of fundraising and planning and will be put into action on Saturday when a group of 19 Riverside High School students fly out on a 28-day trip to Cambodia.
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The commander-in-chief of Cambodia's ostensibly neutral armed forces, Pol Saroeun, will expand his formal roles within the ruling Cambodian People's Party, taking over as head of its provincial working group in Takeo province following the death last week of deputy prime minister Sok An, who previously held the position. The CPP's permanent committee, of which Saroeun is a member, made the decision on March 17, according to a document circulated in local media yesterday.
The sale of breast milk from Cambodian women by a U.S. firm is a form of exploitation, the U.N. children's agency UNICEF said on Wednesday, after reports the Phnom Penh government had suspended exports of the milk. The Cambodian government this week temporarily banned exports by Utah-based Ambrosia Labs, which collects breast milk from Cambodian women to be sold in the United States, according to the Phnom Penh Post newspaper.