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Khmer Rouge tribunal hosts forum on victims' role in trial

The Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) – commonly known as Khmer Rouge Tribunal – is holding a three-day workshop showcasing victim participation in the trial process and post-trial activities. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/khmer-rouge-tribunal-hosts-forum-victims-role-trial

MFA.IC hosts webinar on Combating Financing Of Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction

The Taskforce for Anti-Money Laundering, Terrorism Financing and Proliferation Financing of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MFA.IC) organized a Webinar on the dissemination of the “Guideline on Procedures of Forwarding Without Delay the Resolutions or Updated Consolidated List of the United Nations ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501066068/mfa-ic-hosts-webinar-on-combating-financing-of-proliferation-of-weapons-of-mass-destruction/

Sar Kheng asks public for crime tips

Minister of Interior Sar Kheng has renewed his called for the public to provide information related to all kinds of crimes that occur in their local communities – especially drug-related ones – to law enforcement forces so they can be dealt with immediately to maintain ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/sar-kheng-asks-public-crime-tips

GDP: Prison conditions improve in 2021

A senior Ministry of Interior official said condition in prison cells across the nation have improved while the management of detainees is safer and more secure. ...

Post Staff
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/gdp-prison-conditions-improve-2021

Minister Of Interior says Chinese authorities determined to nab their nationals who commit crimes in Cambodia

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sar Kheng has stated that the Chinese authorities had requested the Cambodian side to independently arrest Chinese nationals who committed crimes on Cambodian territory without the involvement of local police. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501039036/minister-of-interior-says-chinese-authorities-determined-to-nab-their-nationals-who-commit-crimes-in-cambodia/

DPM Sar Kheng calls on ASEANAPOL to jointly combat transnational crimes and COVID-19

Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister, Sar Kheng, who is also the Minister of Interior, has called on ASEANAPOL to jointly crackdown all forms of transnational crimes as well as combat the COVID-19 pandemic. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501034933/dpm-sar-kheng-calls-on-aseanapol-to-jointly-combat-transnational-crimes-and-covid-19/

Chinese ‘blood slave’ exposed as fraudulent

A Chinese national who claimed to be a “blood slave” for criminal gangs and shared his story with the media has been arrested for inventing the harrowing experience to avoid having his illegal entry into Cambodia discovered, according to an announcement by the National Police ...

Orm Bunthoeurn
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/chinese-blood-slave-exposed-fraudulent

Anti-scamming memorandum of understanding to be signed between Thailand and Cambodia

Thailand’s call-centre scammers have been driven so desperate by the government’s intensified crackdown that they are now trying to deceive police officers, the digital economy and society,  a Thai  minister said on Tuesday. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501030236/anti-scamming-memorandum-of-understanding-to-be-signed-between-thailand-and-cambodia/

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

NRSC creates road traffic Telegram group to ensure safety

The National Road Safety Committee (NRSC) on January 6 created Telegram group @traffic6789, called “Our Road Safety” in Khmer, to provide and receive information concerning road traffic accidents and legal matters.   ...

Orm Bunthoeurn
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/nrsc-creates-road-traffic-telegram-group-ensure-safety

Forestry Administration issues wrap-up on 2021 enforcement

There were over 4,000 cases total of fisheries and wildlife crimes in 2021 nationwide, with nearly 200 suspects referred to court, according to a report by the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries. ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/forestry-administration-issues-wrap-2021-enforcement

Surveillance tools, DNA screening equipment part of Cambodia’s new security deal with China

Cambodia will receive new biometric surveillance and DNA screening equipment as part of its latest deal reinforcing law enforcement cooperation with China, prompting a leading human rights group to call for the government to come clean about its plans for the technology. The deal was signed last ...

Aun Chhengpor
https://www.voacambodia.com/a/surveillance-tools-dna-screening-equipment-part-of-cambodia-new-security-deal-with-china/6258369.html

Police all set to beef up security during festival

With the 15-day Pchum Ben festival approaching, Phnom Penh municipal police have mobilised nearly 2,000 officers for duties like maintaining security and public order during the celebrations, while municipal governor Khuong Sreng urged police in the capital to also pay attention to enforcement of Covid-19 ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/police-all-set-beef-security-during-festival

Road accidents and traffic violations still a challenge

The National Road Safety Committee (NRSC) in its recent report disclosed that 90% of the 77,794 motorcyclists and auto rickshaws fined were for not wearing their helmets. ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50939213/road-accidents-and-traffic-violations-still-a-challenge/

Phone card survey latest online scam

The Ministry of Interior’s department of information technology called on social media users to be cautious online and maintain their vigilance against a new scam by fraudsters who claim they will provide people with a 50,000 riel in phone card from H&M if they answer ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/phone-card-survey-latest-online-scam

Appeal Court upholds convictions over Sihanoukville building collapse in which 28 died

Phnom Penh Appeal Court   yesterday upheld the convictions of four Chinese nationals and a Vietnamese man who were jailed from two to three years each last year in connection with the deadly collapse of a seven-storey building in Sihanoukville on June 23 2019. ...

Buth Reaksmey Kongkea
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50912604/appeal-court-upholds-convictions-over-sihanoukville-building-collapse/

Road traffic law amendments await approval

The Ministry of Public Works and Transport’s working group plans to submit a draft law on road traffic after holding 19 debates on the amendment and revising many articles found in the existing law. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/road-traffic-law-amendments-await-approval

Kampot creates commission to tackle fisheries crimes

The Kampot Provincial Administration has decided to set up a commission for the suppression of fisheries offences. Provincial hall spokesman Vit Vathana told The Post on May 19 that the commission will carry out measures such as spreading the word about restricted conservation areas, educating ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/kampot-creates-commission-tackle-fisheries-crimes

Workshop addresses accidents involving commuting workers

A road safety training workshop being held from January 25-28 in Phnom Penh is seeking to raise awareness of the toll taken by traffic accidents every year and implement steps for their prevention. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/workshop-addresses-accidents-involving-commuting-workers

Journalists barred from filming or recording police investigations

Effective from now, journalists are barred from filming or recording criminal cases that are still under investigation by police.​ The directive was issued on Friday by the General Commissariat of National Police to municipal and provincial police that journalists are prohibited from filming or recording ...

Buth Reaksmey Kongkea
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50806487/journalists-barred-from-filming-or-recording-police-investigations/

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