Cambodia steps up fight against human trafficking

Authorities have to-date recorded 707 reports of human trafficking in all forms into a central log, which involved the detention of 120 suspects, Minister of Interior Sar Kheng told a January 20 meeting on foreigner employment. ...

Sem Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/cambodia-steps-fight-against-human-trafficking

Cambodia’s strong will to fight money laundering, other financial crimes touted by Minister of Interior

Minister of Interior, Deputy Prime Minister Sar Kheng, emphasized that the Royal Government of Cambodia has a strong will to fight money laundering, terrorist financing and weapon of mass destruction financing. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501218565/cambodias-strong-will-to-fight-money-laundering-other-financial-crimes-touted-by-minister-of-interior/

Over 6,100 associations and NGOs recorded in Cambodia as of December 2022

As of December 2022, a total of 6,109 associations and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) have deposited relevant documents and registered at the Ministry of Interior. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501218514/over-6100-associations-and-ngos-recorded-in-cambodia-as-of-december-2022/

Over 6,100 associations and NGOs recorded in Cambodia as of December 2022

As of December 2022, a total of 6,109 associations and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) have deposited relevant documents and registered at the Ministry of Interior. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501218514/over-6100-associations-and-ngos-recorded-in-cambodia-as-of-december-2022/

MoI assures violence-free National Election 2023

Authorities are preparing to ensure a violence-free 7th National Assembly election, General Khieu Sopheak, Spokesman of the Ministry of Interior (MoI), said yesterday. ...

Hang Punreay
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501217281/moi-assures-violence-free-national-election-2023/

Ministry of Interior establishes 15 new villages

Minister of Interior Sar Kheng announced the establishment of 15 new villages in six districts of Pursat province to improve the provision of public services to the people. ...

Torn Vibol
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501214802/ministry-of-interior-establishes-15-new-villages/

Limit to be set on age of imported cars

As part of a road safety drive, the Ministry of Public Works and Transport and Ministry of Interior have set the lifespan of used vehicles allowed to be imported into Cambodia to reduce accidents and protect the environment. ...

Chhorn Raksmey
https://kiripost.com/stories/limit-to-be-set-on-age-of-imported-cars

US ambassador offers increased help fighting human trafficking in meeting with Sar Kheng

Minister of Interior Sar Kheng reiterated to the US ambassador to Cambodia W. Patrick Murphy that Cambodia was committed to combating all forms of human trafficking, pointing to the complex nature of the crime today due to technology as one barrier to effective enforcement.​ ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/us-ambassador-offers-increased-help-fighting-human-trafficking-meeting-sar-kheng

Interior ministry issues reminder to renew expired ID cards

Around 1.7 million national identification cards had expired by July this year, prompting the Ministry of Interior to call for those holding expired ID cards to renew them within the next 90 days to ensure their validity, especially for use in the next year’s general ...

Post Staff
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/interior-ministry-issues-reminder-renew-expired-id-cards

‘Parties free to operate without discrimination’

Political parties that have registered with the Ministry of Interior have the right to operate freely and without discrimination, a senior official said, though some parties and civil society organisations remain concerned about practices that could give some an unfair competitive advantage. ...

Lay Samean
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/parties-free-operate-without-discrimination

Decentralisation showing excellent results, say interior ministry

The transfer of funds from national to sub-national level administrations has increased almost tenfold, from $ 416 million in 2018 to $3,676 million in 2022. ...

Post Staff
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/decentralisation-showing-excellent-results-say-interior-ministry

Commission hold workshop to explain gambling laws

Commercial Gambling Management Commission of Cambodia (CGMC) has organised a workshop to disseminate information about the Law on the Management of Integrated Resorts and Commercial Gambling to authorities at all levels as a basis for their cooperation with all relevant institutions for higher efficiency in ...

Lay Samean and Sek Prak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/commission-hold-workshop-explain-gambling-laws

Minister of interior urges continued crackdown on crime in Sihanoukville

The Minister of Interior said the government has plowed billions of dollars into transforming Sihanoukville into an attractive tourism destination while attracting foreign investment as authorities continue to carry out raids for suspected kidnapping and trafficking. ...

Seng Mengheng
https://kiripost.com/stories/minister-of-interior-urges-continued-crackdown-on-crime-in-sihanoukville

Four parties’ requests for improved political atmosphere reviewed

The Ministry of Interior is reviewing a seven-point proposal made by four political parties – Candlelight (CP), Khmer Will (KWP), Cambodia Reform (CRP) and Grassroots Democratic (GDP) – for authorities to create a favourable atmosphere in the lead-up to elections. ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/four-parties-requests-improved-political-atmosphere-reviewed

More government meetings held over human trafficking

Top government officials continued high-level meetings over human trafficking on Monday as Preah Sihanouk provincial authorities ordered all building owners to report foreign residents and workers on their premises by September 24. ...

Mech Dara
https://vodenglish.news/more-government-meetings-held-over-human-trafficking/

Interior minister expresses regret about year of human trafficking

After months of authorities’ denials, Interior Minister Sar Kheng acknowledged foreign nationals had been trafficked into Cambodia, passed around gambling and other syndicates, faced violence and threats, and were calling out for help and rescue for more than a year. ...

Mech Dara
https://vodenglish.news/interior-minister-expresses-regret-about-year-of-human-trafficking/

Cultivate ‘cooperative spirit” in money-laundering fight: Sar Kheng

Minister of Interior Sar Kheng on January 6 told working groups at relevant ministries and institutions to cultivate their “cooperative spirit” to more effectively prevent and combat money laundering and related offenses. ...

Lay Samean
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/cultivate-cooperative-spirit-money-laundering-fight-sar-kheng

Road deaths, injuries and accidents down from 2020 numbers

The number of fatal road accidents decreased in 2021 as compared to 2020, but officials say more must be done to tackle the problem. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/road-deaths-injuries-and-accidents-down-2020-numbers

Sar Kheng seeking problem solvers

Minister of Interior Sar Kheng has advised provincial administrations to heed the opinions and comments of their local residents and study the experiences of other governors such as Mao Thonin – the former governor of Pursat province who recently took up the post of Kampot ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/sar-kheng-seeking-problem-solvers

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