Law and judiciary

Six regional operation centres established under NITC

The government has established six regional operation centres under the National Information Technology Center (NITC) to research, collect, and analyse information related to national security, focusing on combating terrorism and crime across the country. ...

Torn Vibol
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501491734/six-regional-operation-centres-established-under-nitc/

Stay on guard: PM calls on police to strengthen capacity to ensure security

Amid growing threats worldwide, Prime Minister Hun Manet urged all police personnel to strengthen their capacity to ensure security which is crucial for the Kingdom’s continued development. ...

Hang Punreay
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501487282/stay-on-guard-pm-calls-on-police-to-strengthen-capacity-to-ensure-security/

Ministry orders relevant parties to discipline errant judges and prosecutors

The Ministry of Justice ordered the relevant parties to reprimand judges or prosecutors who break the rules in order to ensure the efficacy of judicial reform and to increase the effectiveness of the law and the judiciary, in accordance with the government’s Pentagonal Strategy. ...

Hang Punreay
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501483935/ministry-orders-relevant-parties-to-discipline-errant-judges-and-prosecutors/

MoC warns of strict legal action against promoting fake products

The Ministry of Commerce has issued a proclamation stating that strict legal action shall be initiated against those who promote to sell products, goods and services that contain false commercial descriptions. ...

Nhean Chamrong
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501476979/cambodia-china-agree-to-formulate-joint-corridors/

In the first 4 months of 2024, police cracked down on more than 3 tons of drugs

General Meas Vyrith, Secretary General of the National Authority for Combating Drugs (NACD), said that in the first four months of 2024, law enforcement forces had cracked down on more than 3 tons of drugs and arrested suspects, along with other facilities. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501477932/in-the-first-4-months-of-2024-police-cracked-down-on-more-than-3-tons-of-drugs/

Traffic safety in spotlight as nation gears up for KNY

With the Khmer New Year (KNY) rapidly approaching and the expected exodus to the provinces, the government urged people to abide by the traffic law to prevent a surge in road accidents. ...

Hang Punreay
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501470984/traffic-safety-in-spotlight-as-nation-gears-up-for-kny/

Cambodia: Hundreds of Indians rescued from cyber-scam factories

The Indian government has so far rescued 250 citizens in Cambodia who were forced to run online scams. ...

Cherylann Mollan
https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-india-68705913

Ministry work group established to boost legal review process

The Ministry of Justice has established a working group to consult with relevant ministries and state institutions on the drafting of new laws and regulations. Upon request, the group will meet with them to review and collect input on the provisions of new draft legislation. ...

Chea Sokny
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ministry-work-group-established-to-boost-legal-review-process

PM orders review on alcohol advertising

Prime Minister Hun Manet has raised concerns about the number of alcohol-fueled traffic accidents, ordering authorities to review beer advertising, especially placing restrictions on public billboards. ...

Meas Molika
https://kiripost.com/stories/pm-orders-review-on-alcohol-advertising

Cybersecurity law must be “business-friendly”

Cambodia must ensure that the draft cybersecurity law is kept “business-friendly” to prevent driving out international companies and discouraging new overseas investment in the nation, according to an expert. ...

Marissa Carruthers
https://kiripost.com/stories/cybersecurity-law-must-be-business-friendly

Ministry sets up new task force to monitor, expedite court cases

The Ministry of Justice has set up a new task force to monitor court cases involving drugs, traffic and civil status cases to expedite the resolution of cases in the courts. ...

Torn Vibol
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501431785/ministry-sets-up-new-task-force-to-monitor-expedite-court-cases/

Calls to urgently review draft alcohol law

The law on Control of Alcohol Products has been in draft for nine years and remains uncertain due to its potential social, economic and political impacts. Experts are now urging the government to accelerate law enforcement on controlling alcohol consumption after recent fatal traffic accidents. ...

Meas Molika
https://kiripost.com/stories/calls-to-urgently-review-draft-alcohol-law

Ministry plan to align gambling legislation

To ensure effective suppression of illegal gambling, the Ministry of Interior is set to amend the Law on Suppression of Gambling, aligning it with the Law on Commercial Gambling Management. ...

Chea Sokny
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ministry-plan-to-align-gambling-legislation

PM orders restrictions on alcohol promotion

Prime Minister Hun Manet has directed the Ministry of Information and relevant bodies to reinforce regulations on alcohol advertising, stressing that the depiction of alcohol consumption shall no longer be allowed on television. ​ ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/pm-orders-restrictions-on-alcohol-promotion

Interior Ministry plans blacklist for drunk drivers

The Ministry of Interior is studying the possibility of creating a database or blacklist to record those who drive while intoxicated and cause traffic accidents resulting in injuries or deaths. ...

Torn Vibol
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501428669/interior-ministry-plans-blacklist-for-drunk-drivers/

PM orders police chief to tighten alcohol road rules

Prime Minister Hun Manet has called on National Police Chief, Sar Thet, to tighten laws related to drunk driving and other road regulations to prevent fatal crashes occurring. ...

Chhim PichBormey
https://kiripost.com/stories/pm-orders-police-chief-to-tighten-alcohol-road-rules

Cambodian PM calls for more action against drunk driving

Cambodian Prime Minster Hun Manet has urged the General Commissariat of National Police to further strengthen their action against drunk driving to prevent road accidents, a leading cause of deaths and injuries in Cambodia. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501428140/cambodian-pm-calls-for-more-action-against-drunk-driving/

Interior Minister sounds the alarm over traffic accidents

The number of road accidents and casualties has been reported to have reached an emergency level, and if stakeholders do not increase law enforcement efforts, Sar Sokha, the Minister of Interior and Chairman of the National Road Safety Committee, believes that 2024 will mark the ...

Torn Vibol
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501427208/interior-minister-sounds-the-alarm-over-traffic-accidents/

Calls for tighter regulations to end drunk driving

Calls are being made for tighter restrictions on alcohol advertising and tougher punishments for drunk drivers after four people were left dead and another four injured in the latest fatal smash to plague Cambodia’s roads. ...

Chhim PichBormey
https://kiripost.com/stories/calls-for-tighter-regulations-to-end-drunk-driving

43 gambling locations were cracked down on the first 21 days of the 2024

An Interior Ministry official said that for the first 21 days of 2024, the authorities of the Ministry of Interior had cracked down on gambling in 43 locations and sent 72 suspects to court. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501427441/43-gambling-locations-were-cracked-down-on-the-first-21-days-of-the-2024/

Contact us

Contact us

Do you have questions on the content published by Open Development Cambodia (ODC)? We will gladly help you.

Have you found a technical problem or issue on the Open Development Cambodia (ODC) website?

Tell us how we're doing.

Do you have resources that could help expand the Open Development Cambodia (ODC) website? We will review any map data, laws, articles, and documents that we do not yet have and see if we can implement them into our site. Please make sure the resources are in the public domain or fall under a Creative Commons license.

File was deleted
ERROR!

Disclaimer: Open Development Cambodia (ODC) will thoroughly review all submitted resources for integrity and relevancy before the resources are hosted. All hosted resources will be in the public domain, or licensed under Creative Commons. We thank you for your support.

x3aSw
* The idea box couldn't be blank! Something's gone wrong, Please Resubmit the form! Please add the code correctly​ first.

Thank you for taking the time to get in contact!