Thai fugitive linked to casino fire received Cambodian citizenship, shares business ties with Tycoon Ly Yong Phat

Fugitive Thai politician Vatana Asavahame, linked to management of the Poipet casino devastated by a deadly fire last week, received Cambodian citizenship in a 2008 royal decree, according to documents viewed by CamboJA. ... ...

Jack Brook and Sovann Sreypich

King Sihamoni endorses ‘single citizenship’ law in principle

King Norodom Sihamoni yesterday endorsed in principle the new draft Constitutional Amendment limiting the top four national positions to only Khmer nationality, thereby easing its passage through the legislatures without stumbling blocks. ... ...

Ben Sokhean

Ministries and institutions voice support for constitutional amendment to ensure only Khmer citizenship for top leaders

The management, officials and staff of different ministries and institutions, provincial and municipal administrations, Cambodian embassies and consulates, the armed forces, associations and organisations as well as the general public and Buddhist monks have sent their petitions, expressing their full support for the initiative to ...

Khmer Times Staff

Hundreds of foreigners granted citizenship

Interior Minister Sar Kheng yesterday called on the government to amend the law on nationalisation and immigration, while a report from the general department of identification revealed 1,518 foreigners were granted Cambodian nationality from 2014 to 2017. Presiding over the department’s annual meeting, Mr Kheng ...

Khy Sovuthy

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