LANGO discussions end in stalemate

The government and members of the civil society organisation met for the sixth and final time yesterday to discuss amendments to the Law on Association and Non-governmental Organisations, which still remains unresolved. The government working group led by Interior Ministry secretary of state Bun Honn ...

Ben Sokhean
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50741970/lango-discussions-end-in-stalemate/

Family and residence books put under commune control

The Ministry of Interior has announced that the authentication of residence books and family books will now fall under the purview of the commune instead of district administrations. A ministry press release entitled Transferring of the police chiefs in providing residence and family books dated ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/family-and-residence-books-put-under-commune-control

Ministry and NGOs set to discuss proposed amendments to Lango

The Ministry of Interior will hold a sixth meeting with civil society organisation representatives on July 6 to review and discuss amendments to the Law on Association and Non-Governmental Organisations (Lango). The organisations are hopeful the points they have raised will be included in the ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ministry-and-ngos-set-di

High-ranking police officers disciplined for negligence

Interior Minister Sar Kheng issued a warning against five high-ranking police officers in Kampong Thom province after they failed to carry out their duties. However, details of their offence were not disclosed, documents obtained yesterday revealed. ...

Khuon Narim
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50722517/high-ranking-police-officers-disciplined-for-negligence/

Kandal police chief moved amid allegations of corruption

Kandal provincial police chief Eav Chamroeun has been moved to a new position amid allegations that he took bribes and engaged in other forms of corruption and immoral behaviour. ...

Mech Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/kandal-police-chief-moved-amid-allegations-corruption

Military officer arrested over alleged land encroachment

Stung Treng Provincial Military Police on Saturday arrested a high-ranking military officer suspected of illegally clearing and encroaching on 50 hectares of land within a state-owned natural protected area. ...

Buth Reaksmey Kongkea
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50717255/military-officer-arrested-over-alleged-land-encroachment/

Kandal deputy police chief suspended over alleged land grab

The Ministry of Interior on Tuesday suspended Brigadier General Sreng Sokha, Kandal provincial deputy police chief, for running a real estate business and allegedly grabbing more than 40 hectares of land in Takhmao city. ...

Buth Reaksmey Kongkea
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50716112/kandal-deputy-police-chief-suspended-over-alleged-land-grab/

Wildlife protection NGO faces suspension

The Ministry of Interior announced the temporary suspension of activities of Cambodia WildLife Forest Fisheries Protection and Conservation Organisation due to its failure to comply with the provisions of the law. ...

Som Kanika
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50715581/wildlife-protection-ngo-faces-suspension/

National Police issue new orders

National Police chief Neth Savoeun instructed all police officers on Tuesday to oppose the practice of using Cambodian land as sanctuaries or bases to oppose neighbouring countries. ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/national-police-issue-new-orders

Village lockdowns mulled if returning workers have COVID-19

Authorities are in the process of locating and identifying the majority of about 15,000 migrant workers who fled back to the Kingdom on Sunday before Thailand closed its borders. ...

Taing Vida
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50705419/village-lockdowns-mulled-if-returning-workers-have-covid-19/

New form to keep track of foreigners in Kingdom

An electronic application form has been launched this year by the Ministry of Interior’s General Department of Immigration, which aims to record data about foreigners living in and visiting Cambodia. However, the new measure has raised some concerns among some foreign residents. ...

Sun Mesa
http://khmertimeskh.com/50699629/new-form-to-keep-track-of-foreigners-in-kingdom

Sar Kheng calls for equal and strict liability to traffic offences

Minister of Interior Sar Kheng yesterday assured support for traffic police who enforce the law against high-ranking officials that violate traffic regulations. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50695077/sar-kheng-calls-for-equal-and-strict-liability-to-traffic-offences

Officers trained in cybercrime investigation and crackdown

Deputy National Police chief Chhay Sinarith said investigation and crackdown on cybercrime in the Kingdom have become more important than ever. ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/officers-trained-cybercrime-investigation-and-crackdown

Special inspection group to monitor commune workflow

Interior Minister Sar Kheng said yesterday he has a special inspection group formed to monitor commune authorities to ensure they work properly and use their new allotted budget efficiently. ...

Taing Vida
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/695079/special-inspection-group-to-monitor-commune-workflow/

Ministry rejects request to repeal law on NGOs

The Ministry of Interior has rejected a request by some 100 civil society organisations to repeal the Law on Associations and NGOs (Lango). The ministry said the current Lango is in line with the Constitution and had gone through many rounds of consultation among relevant ...

Mech Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ministry-rejects-request-repeal-law-ngos

Traffic law enforcement set to be strengthened

The National Road Safety Committee said 2020 will be the year it strengthens enforcement of the Road Traffic Law, while Minister of Interior Sar Kheng urged traffic police to enforce the law equally and without tolerance to reduce the number of traffic casualties. The remarks ...

Khorn Savi
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/traffic-law-enforcement-set-be-strengthened

Sar Kheng pushes unified provincial administrations

Minister of Interior Sar Kheng said on Wednesday that the establishment of Phnom Penh and provincial one-window service offices will not reduce the power of provincial departments. He also shared his plans of constructing a “unified provincial administration” in which provincial governors, councillors and department ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/sar-kheng-pushes-unified-provincial-administrations

Authorities dismantle stalls on Otres Beach

Some 62 Otres Beach stall owners plan to petition Prime Minister Hun Sen and the Ministry of Interior for a resolution after the Preah Sihanouk provincial authority dismantled their stalls on Wednesday, with some having been owned for more than 20 years. Preah Sihanouk Provincial ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/authorities-dismantle-stalls-otres-beach

Sar Kheng urges officials in Ratanakkiri to prevent crime

Minister of Interior Sar Kheng has urged Ratanakkiri provincial authorities to do more to eliminate crimes in the province. Speaking during the appointment ceremony of the chair of the Cambodian People’s Party’s working group for Ratanakkiri on Friday, Sar Kheng, who is also deputy prime ...

Mech Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/sar-kheng-urges-officials-ratanakkiri-prevent-crime

Sar Kheng: Judicial reforms to bridge divide

Minister of Interior Sar Kheng on Thursday reaffirmed his vow to bridge societal divides by undertaking a major reform of the justice system. However, he warned that the task was huge and may take some time to achieve. Speaking at the 41st anniversary of Victory ...

Khorn Savi
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/sar-kheng-judicial-reforms-bridge-divide

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