National

Day of Remembrance Used to Extol Hun Sen’s Firm Rule

For Prime Minister Hun Sen, the Khmer Rouge genocide is evidence of progress and security under his rule — a doctrine he repeated again on Monday, the National Day of Remembrance. For some political observers, however, the lesson lies less in the virtues of his firm grip over the country’s politics, and instead in the dangers of unrivaled power.

National Bank

Consumer Debt Increases 7.5 Percent in Three Months

Personal loans taken out by Cambodians reached a total of $6.7 billion in the first three months of the year, a 7.5 percent increase on the previous quarter, credit reporting firm Credit Bureau Cambodia (CBC) said.

General of the National Police

Police Chief Urges Vigilance Against Popular Uprisings

National Police Chief Neth Savoeun has added to ongoing government rhetoric raising fears of popular uprisings by announcing on Thursday that Cambodia was under threat from revolutionary movements and calling for police to stay alert.

Citizin and Security Guard of UDG

Commune Chief Called for Questioning Over UDG Development

Residents living around the $3.8-billion resort project by China’s Union Development Group (UDG) say they are worried for their safety after even their Cambodian People’s Party commune chief has now been summoned for questioning over a road they were building to local population centers.

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.

A man hold phone using Tnaot App. Image: Sun Sokhen

Fractions of Cents Offered to Readers of News App

A mobile app is promising cash rewards for users who read the news — an estimated $0.0015 per article — but one observer has raised concerns over the potential privacy implications of the company’s unclear business model.