Sar Thet advises continuing to tighten traffic law enforcement to eliminate accidents

In the first nine months of this year, the number of traffic accidents has decreased significantly as traffic law enforcement continues to reduce accidents and increase public order while travelling across the country. This is the assertion of the General Commissioner of the National Police, ...

Khmer Times Staff

Senior Interior Ministry official asks China to help teach digital skills to ministry officials

A senior official of the Ministry of Interior requested the Chinese side provide digital skills training to Ministry of Interior officials, especially officials of the General Department of Digital Technology and Education, which has just been established in the seventh mandate. ...

Khmer Times Staff

29 parties seek SCC membership

Among the more than 40 political parties registered with the Ministry of Interior, 29 have applied for membership in the Supreme Consultative Council (SCC).​ ...

Soth Koemsoeun

Sokha calls for cheaper passports

New Minister of Interior Sar Sokha has requested that officials in his ministry examine the possibility of lowering the prices of Cambodian passports, noting that current prices are relatively high. Speaking to officials at the Ministry of Interior on September 4, Sokha said the move would ...

Orm Bunthoeurn and Kim Yutharo

Stop misuse of police or face legal action, warns Sokha

The Interior Minister Sar Sokha on Wednesday vowed to put an end to the practice of people engaging  local law enforcement officers for protection in land disputes or to show off their influence. ...

Hang Punreay

Course on ‘identifying human trafficking victims’ opens

Interior Ministry Secretary of State and Permanent Vice-Chair woman of the National Committee for Counter Trafficking Chou Bun Eng opened a new training course yesterday in Phnom Penh focusing on “Identification of victims of human trafficking to provide appropriate services.” ...

Torn Vibol

Sar Kheng orders authorities to solve Battambang rice farmers’ water shortage woes

Minister of Interior Sar Kheng ordered authorities to solve water shortages for rice farmers in Mong Russei and Kors Kralor districts in Battambang province. ...

Torn Vibol

Cambodia arrests 6 foreigners, seizing 790 kg of illicit drugs

Cambodia’s anti-drug police have arrested six foreigners for allegedly trafficking illicit drug, confiscating nearly 790 kg of ketamine, the country’s Anti-Drug Department (ADP) said in a news release on Friday. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Financiers taking national ID cards as collateral to face action

Cambodia’s Ministry of Interior has issued a warning against the use of national identity cards as collateral for loans as it violates the guidelines of the National Bank of Cambodia (NBC). ...

Nhean Chamrong

9,034 drug suspects arrested, nearly 1 tonne of narcotics seized

Cambodian authorities had arrested 9,034 drug-related suspects, including 167 foreigners, in 3,764 cases during the first half of 2023, said an Anti-Drug Police Department’s (ADP) report on Sunday. ...

Khmer Times Staff

PM recommends reconstruction of Coalition of Cambodian Farmer Community

Prime Minister Hun Sen has called on the Coalition of Cambodian Farmer Community (CCFC) to resume and drop three charges against employees of the institution after the Ministry of Interior temporarily suspended operations earlier this month. ...

Khuon Narim

Interior and justice ministries working on constitution amendment on electoral freedom, says Cambodian PM

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday said that the Ministry of Interior and Ministry of Justice are working on an amendment to the constitution to tighten the election rights by strengthening and enhancing the responsibility of political leaders at both the national and sub-national levels. ...

Khmer Times Staff

PM calls for immediate constitutional amendment to bar those who do not vote from standing for election

In a voice message released late last night, Prime Minister Hun Sen has called on the Ministry of Interior and the Ministry of Justice to immediately amend the election law on those who have the right to stand for election. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Sar Kheng reflects on government’s 2018-23 ‘great achievements’

The government has made “great achievements” over the 2018-2023 sixth legislative mandate, despite the backdrop of unprecedented regional and global challenges, according to Minister of Interior Sar Kheng on May 6. ...

Kim Yutharo

Authorities told to prevent disruptions to July election

Minister of Interior Sar Kheng warned the authorities to be wary of any untoward phenomena that could disrupt the July’s national election process, noting that certain extremists had caused issues in 2013. ...

Ry Sochan

Draft law for population info database, IDs ‘finalised soon’

The General Department of Identification (GDI) said that a draft law on civil registry documents, statistics and identification will be finalised soon at the inter-ministerial level. GDI said the modernisation of this legal framework will become an important legal tool to ensure sharing clear data and ...

Sok Raksa

Cambodia, Vietnam interior ministries sign ‘23 co-op plan

The Cambodian Ministry of Interior and Vietnam’s Ministry of Public Security have signed an agreement that will see them strengthen their bilateral cooperation, according to the state-run Vietnam News Agency (VNA). ...

Ry Sochan

Ministry of Interior issued more than 650,000 ID cards in 2022

Last year, the Ministry of Interior issued more than 650,000 Cambodian identity cards to people aged 15 and over. ...

Hang Punray

16 new villages established in Kampong Cham province

The Ministry of Interior on Sunday announced the establishment of 16 new villages in Kampong Cham province, while it demarcated seven big villages in six districts of the province. ...

Hang Punreay

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

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

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

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

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

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