Law and judiciary

Crime and law enforcement

PM ordered all capital-provincial governors to take action to control gangsters, especially Samurai swordsmen

The Prime Minister of Cambodia, Dr. Hun Manet, has ordered all capital and provincial governors to cooperate with all relevant authorities to crack down and take the strictest action against gangs, especially gangs with Samurai swords. ...

Khmer Times Staff

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Cambodia asks India to train police to combat online fraud

Cambodia has asked the government of India to provide scholarships to Cambodian National Police officers on advanced technological training to help combat online fraud. ...

Hang Punreay

Government to continue effort fighting drug abuse

The government declared that it would carry out the drug war plan throughout the year to ensure social safety, public order, and security, as well as to support the growth of young resources and foster a more hospitable society. ...

Hang Punreay

Cambodia sees close to 20,000 in drug related arrests in 2023

Cambodia has seen a spike in the number of people arrested in drug involvements despite a drop in the amount of narcotics seized in 2023, according to an Anti-Drug Police Department (ADP) report on Friday. ...

Khmer Times Staff

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