Bar Association initiates ‘Lawyer to the Grassroot Level’ project

The Ministry of Interior has granted permission to the Bar Association of the Kingdom of Cambodia to cooperate on legal education and aid with administrative councils across the country. ...

Hang Punreay

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

Government to develop data system for dismissed officials

The government is launching an inter-ministerial commission to develop a data verification management system for former civil servants, prison officials and military officers who were dismissed from service. ...

Hang Punreay

Sokha seeks more German and Swiss input on decentralisation

Sar Sokha, Interior Minister and Chairman of the National Committee for Sub-National Democratic Development (NCDD), has left for an eight-day working visit to Switzerland and Germany, accompanied by a high-level delegation. ...

Hang Punreay

Disability Action Team set up for rehabilitation of the disabled

The Ministry of Interior has established a “Disability Action Team” to help advice Ministry on issues related to the disabled people and increase their employment opportunities within the Ministry. ...

Torn Vibol

Government issues roadmap to improve local admin management

The Government, through the Ministry of Interior, has published the Strategic Plan for the Promotion of Territorial Administration, Security, Public Order and Social Security 2024-2028 to support the implementation of the Pentagonal Strategy-Phase 1 to achieve the set goals, objectives and vision. ...

Hang Punreay

Vietnam’s Ministry of Public Security’s delegation visits Cambodia

Minister of Public Security General To Lam led a delegation of the Vietnamese Ministry of Public Security to pay an official visit to Cambodia from January 22-24 at the invitation of Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sar Sokha. ...

Khmer Times Staff

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

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

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

Big rise in fire deaths last year

The number of deaths and injuries resulting from fires across Cambodia increased significantly in 2023 compared to the previous year. ...

Tith Kongnov

Protecting polls process: Security Command established to oversee elections

The government has established a permanent security command for organising security for national and sub-national elections to ensure order, no intimidation and no violence. ...

Hang Punreay

Interior Ministry asked to speed up restructuring of CCCC

Prime Minister Hun Manet asked Minister of Interior Sar Sokha to speed up the restructuring of the suspended Cambodian Counter Counterfeit Committee (CCCC) so that it can continue to suppress poor-quality goods. ...

Hang Punreay

Sar Sokha calls on NCAT to intensify anti-torture efforts

Minister of Interior Sar Sokha has urged the National Committee Against Torture (NCAT) to intensify their educational outreach and to expand collaboration with relevant authorities and organisations to bolster the respect for human rights and to tackle torture, cruelty and the degradation of societal ethics. ...

Samban Chandara

Interior minister calls for tightening of border control management

Minister of Interior Sar Sokha has urged the provincial governors of border provinces and joint forces to tighten management and control over border crossings. This directive comes in the wake of reported irregularities linked to negligence in the performance of their duties. ...

Kim Yutharo

Director of the Vietnamese Ministry of Police in Cambodia vows to strengthen cooperation

During a courtesy call at the Ministry of Interior on the afternoon of October 2, 2023, Brigadier General Lev Van Phuong, Director of the Vietnamese Ministry of Police in Cambodia, informed Dr. Sar Sokha, Deputy Prime Minister and Ministry of Interior of the commitment to ...

Khmer Times Staff

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

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