Sihanoukville Bay View. Image: Vanvan

New Governor Pledges Tough Action in Troubled S’Ville

Kouch Chamroeun, transferred to head the troubled Preah Sihanouk province after an unlicensed Chinese construction collapsed and killed 28 there last week, vowed to eliminate the inattention of authorities and protect “the beauty of the coastal city.”

Property Tycoon, Local Officials Charged for Forgery, Embezzlement

Property tycoon Sok Bun and five local officials in Preah Sihanouk province were arrested by the Anti-Corruption Unit and charged by the Phnom Penh Municipal Court on Monday for allegedly encroaching on state land, a court prosecutor said.