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Law and judiciary

Committee created to vet 'oknhas'

The government has issued a decision establishing an inter-ministerial committee to study and prepare legal standards regarding the title of Oknha — an honorific bestowed on those who have made significant contributions to national development — with provisions that allow for the official revocation of ...

Post Staff
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/committee-created-vet-oknhas

Siem Reap land clearing case referred to court

The Siem Reap provincial Forestry Administration on May 17 referred the case of two pieces of impounded machinery to court after conducting an investigation. ...

Orm Bunthoeurn
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/siem-reap-land-clearing-case-referred-court

525 fake news found in first quarter of this year

A total of 525 fake news were recorded in the first quarter of this year with 215 of them about the King and political leaders. ...

Sar Socheath
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50857692/525-fake-news-found-in-first-quarter-of-this-year/

Ministries discuss ‘3+1 reforms’

Ministry of Justice officials held a meeting with other ministries on May 4 to discuss four areas of government reform, including public finance, public administration, sub-national administration and justice. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ministries-discuss-31-reforms

Five Bunong members to testify over land dispute

Five Bunong indigenous people were summoned by Mondulkiri provincial police to testify on May 3 about a minor criminal complaint filed by a citizen who claimed the accused had built illegal structures on private property ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/five-bunong-members-testify-over-land-dispute

More lockdown violators arrested

Police in Phnom Penh on Tuesday arrested a Cambodian man and 13 Chinese nationals for violating the government’s curfew and lockdown measures by travelling without permission. ...

Buth Reaksmey Kongkea
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50847674/more-lockdown-violators-arrested/

PM orders Justice Minister to prosecute quarantine violators

Prime Minister Hun Sen today ordered Justice Minister Koeut Rith to push for the enforcement of law on measure to combat COVID-19 and work with the court officials to establish a court to put quarantine violators on trial, as the Kingdom is facing an alarming ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50836799/pm-orders-justice-minister-to-prosecutor-quarantine-violators/

ECCC’s split decision leaves Case 003 in limbo

The National and International Co-Investigating Judges of the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) yesterday issued a split conclusion today in Case 003 of former Khmer Rouge navy commander Meas Muth, leaving the case in limbo. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50835693/ecccs-split-decision-leaves-case-003-in-limbo/

Koh Kong authorities look for land grabbers

A technical working group in Koh Kong province is inspecting state land in Sre Ambel district’s Chroy Svay and Boeung Preav communes on suspicions of illegal land grabbing in the biodiversity corridor and multi-use areas.   ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/koh-kong-authorities-look-land-grabbers

Land disputants beat prosecutor for intervening

Preah Vihear province’s Kulen district administration is investigating a land dispute in Phnom Tbeng II commune’s Kdak village after a provincial court deputy prosecutor, Vuth Savy, was beaten while leading a force to stop forest encroachment in the area on March 24. ...

Orm Bunthoeurn
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/land-disputants-beat-prosecutor-intervening

Sub-decree outlines Covid measures

Prime Minister Hun Sen on March 31 issued a sub-decree detailing administrative measures to contain the spread of Covid-19, including potential travel restrictions, public gathering, curfew, and lockdown to certain areas, among others.   ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/sub-decree-outlines-covid-measures

Inclusion guide to aid 1.7M poor

The much-anticipated Inclusive Business Enabling Environment for Cambodia (IbeeC) strategy will be adopted soon to meet the needs of 1.7 million poor and low-income Cambodians by 2023, a wide-ranging virtual meeting conducted by the Ministry of Industry, Science, Technology and Innovation heard on March 18. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/inclusion-guide-aid-17m-poor

BAKC inks MoU for victimised women

The Bar Association of the Kingdom of Cambodia (BAKC) will work with Cambodia National Council for Women to provide legal defence services and train enforcement officials in relevant laws. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/bakc-inks-mou-victimised-women

Four charged over land grab in Preah Vihear

Four men were charged in the Preah Vihear Provincial Court for impersonating as environment officers, clearing 10 hectares of state land, and claiming it belongs to them. ...

Buth Reaksmey Kongkea
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50828141/four-charged-over-land-grab-in-preah-vihear/

Kingdom joins ASEAN securities plan

The newly-renamed Securities and Exchange Regulator of Cambodia (SERC) and its nine capital-market-regulator counterparts in ASEAN on March 15 signed a new five-year Action Plan 2021-2025 for the development of the sector. ...

May Kunmakara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/kingdom-joins-asean-securities-plan

Indigenous villagers put under court supervision

The Mondulkiri Provincial Court has charged three members of an indigenous community in Laoka village of Sen Monorom town’s Sokdum commune with aggravated intentional damage and violence against a real estate agent and ordered them to appear at the court once a month. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/indigenous-villagers-put-under-court-supervision

Three Preah Sihanouk land grabbers nabbed

Environment officials are preparing to send three suspects to the Preah Sihanouk Provincial Court after arresting them on March 13 in connection with encroachment on state forest land in the multi-use areas of Prek Teuk Sap Kbal Chhay in Prey Nop district. ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/three-preah-sihanouk-land-grabbers-nabbed

Koh Kong land dispute complicated by irregularities

The Koh Kong Provincial Administration has instructed Botum Sakor district authorities to collect the names of the 131 families affected by Sinomexim Investment Co Ltd in Andong Teuk commune and identify those who have sold land to traders in order to compile the basic information ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/koh-kong-land-dispute-complicated-irregularities

Law on measures against COVID-19 promulgated

The Law on measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and other deadly infectious diseases was promulgated on Mar. 11. .. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50823956/law-on-measures-against-covid-19-promulgated/

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