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US Taxman Provides Investigation Training

The U.S. tax collection agency is this week training Cambodian bank staff as well as anti-corruption officials, police, judges and prosecutors in how to investigate financial activity to detect wrongdoing, officials said Monday. U.S. Embassy spokesman Sean McIntosh said the program, called Intermediate Financial Investigations Training, ...

http://www.cambodiadaily.com/business/us-taxman-provides-investigation-training-40220/

Angkor Wat revenue at $51 million for last year

Revenue from foreign tourists buying passes to see temples in Siem Reap’s Angkor Wat complex amounted to about $51 million last year, according to a Post calculation of data that was released Friday in a letter by the Apsara Authority, which manages the site. [Bun] Narith ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/angkor-wat-revenue-51-million-last-year

Anti-Corruption Unit seeks response over Information Ministry complaint

The government’s Anti-Corruption Unit has sent a letter to the Ministry of Information asking it to respond to allegations that its officials demanded bribes to let applicants pass exams for jobs in the ministry, a letter published on the ACU’s website reveals. ACU President Om Yentieng’s ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/anti-corruption-unit-seeks-response-over-information-ministry-complaint

Bribes remain rampant: TI

Despite facing a rampant graft problem that has seen Cambodians paying bribes far more often than their regional neighbors, they have growing faith in the government’s ability to fight it, a Transparency International survey has found. TI’s 2013 Global Corruption Barometer, which measures perceptions of corruption ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/bribes-remain-rampant-survey

Sub-Decree Regulating Public Service Is Passed

The Council of Ministers on Friday approved a sub-decree designed to regulate the performance of the government’s administration by chastising institutions that fail to properly carry out their work in delivering public services. Though the legislation does not carry any punishment for officials that fail in ...

http://www.cambodiadaily.com

Anti-corruption bonus yet to be seen

Customs and Excise Department officials are complaining that a promised salary bonus meant to serve as an incentive to avoid corruption has yet to be doled out, even though the program began last June. The initiative, managed by the Ministry of Economics and Finance, was supposed ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/2013011160738/National/anti-corruption-bonus-yet-to-be-seen.html

Cambodia Sees Opportunity for US Investment in Agriculture

Cambodian Commerce Minister Cham Prasidh sees great potential for US companies that want to invest in agriculture, where he says they can do legitimate business relatively free from the graft as Cambodia makes anti-corruption headway. Cham Prasidh was in Washington last week, where he and other ...

http://www.voacambodia.com/content/cambodia-least-competitive-in-region-on-global-index/1559776.html

Verdict Due in Kandal Judge Corruption Case

The Kandal Provincial Court on Friday tried a former provincial judge, Huoth Heang, and his clerk, Lim Kompheak, both of whom stand accused of corruption. On January 20, Anti-Corruption Unit (ACU) officials arrested Judge Heang during a sting operation in which the judge was caught accepting a ...

Arrested Land Officials Now Free on Bail

Four Land Management Ministry officials charged with corruption last week were released on bail yesterday, less than five days after arriving at Prey Sar prison for detention ahead of trial, officials said. Srung Leang, director of the prison’s center no. 1, said he received the written release order ...

Land Ministry Officials Charged With Corruption

The Phnom Penh Municipal Court has charged four senior officials at the Ministry of of Land Management with corruption and placed them in pretrial detention at Prey Sar prison on Thursday evening, officials said. On Monday, Sa Reth Boramy, deputy director of the ministry’s department of land ...

Third time’s lucky for a new paper (9)

Government officials are finally letting Ros Sokhet publish his newspaper, and he only had to change the name – twice. The Khmer Nation, called Revelation-Corruption News in a former life, and Anti-Corruption News in the life before that one, is supposed to hit newsstands today in ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012060656615/National-news/third-times-lucky-for-a-new-paper.html

Pay Off Officials, Risk Prison Stint, New Law Says

The government has brought into force a new law that makes all illegal payments to officials punishable by up to 15 years in jail for those who accept such payments and up to 10 years for those who make payments. Im Oudom, a member of ...

http://www.camnet.com.kh/cambodia.daily

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