Land and Environment
Protesters from Koh Kong province’s Sre Ambel district gather in front of the Land Management Ministry in Phnom Penh on August 19, 2019. (VOD)

Koh Kong Villagers Protest Court Summonses

About 100 villagers from Koh Kong province protested outside the Land Ministry headquarters in Phnom Penh on Monday after 10 of their representatives were summoned for court questioning for defamation and incitement.

Protesters outside the Kampong Leng district hall in Kampong Chhnang province on August 12, 2019. (VOD)

Families Protest After Land Clearing Interrupted

About 100 families were prevented from plowing their land with tractors in Kampong Chhnang province, with district authorities saying they feared the farmers were encroaching

Electricite du Cambodge director-general Keo Rattanak speaks to reporters at the Council of Ministers building in Phnom Penh on August 8, 2019. (VOD)

Mekong Won’t Be Dammed for Power: EDC Chief

Cambodia has no plans to build hydropower dams on the mainstream Mekong River despite allowing researchers to undertake studies to assess their potential, the head

Members of an anti-forestry crimes task force inspect illegal timber in Mondulkiri province's Koh Nhek district on July 16, 2019. (National Military Police)

Two Mondulkiri Forestry Officers Provisionally Detained

Two Forestry Administration officers were placed in provisional detention on Thursday morning amid an ongoing crackdown on illegal logging in Mondulkiri province. Provincial Forestry Administration