Khan Leakhena
San Sokhom, a military police major in Kompong Cham province and son of the commander of neighboring Kratie province’s military police.

K Cham Military Police Major Bailed Despite Violent Crime

San Sokhom, a military police major in Kompong Cham province and son of the commander of neighboring Kratie province’s military police, has been released on bail despite being charged over making threats with a firearm, officials said.

View of Tamoak Lake. Image: Khan Leakhena

As Tamoak Lake Is Developed, Families Ask for Recompense 

Residents living nearby Phnom Penh’s Tamoak Lake say they will refuse to remove their homes from the area as instructed unless government authorities agree to compensate them in advance — rather than later, as promised.

Chinese tattooed man

Chinese Video Stokes Fears, Sparks Police Inquiry

A widely shared video showing almost 20 tattooed men aggressively chanting about chaos in Sihanoukville was possibly linked to a Chinese criminal group, the Chinese Embassy has suggested, sparking a police investigation.

Kandal Provincial Police Chief Iv Chamroeun

Kandal Police Chief Rejects Slew of Corruption Claims

Kandal Provincial Police Chief Iv Chamroeun faces a complaint alleging he siphoned election funds, kept cars confiscated from criminals and took bribes from cockfighting rings, among 16 total accusations.

Union Leaders Vow Labor Day Marches Despite Ban

Thousands of workers are expected to gather across Phnom Penh for International Labor Day rallies on Wednesday, with independent workers union leaders vowing to defy a government ban on marching and restrictions on attendance numbers.