Rice Boss in Pre-trial Detention ‘13 Months’
- 24 May 2013
- The Phnom Penh Post
- Land / Land tenure and land titling / Law and judiciary / Siem Reap
- Ang Vong Vattana / Cambodia’s judiciary / Cambodian Human Rights Committee President / Chhim Narith / Chiv Keng / Civil Law / criminal offense / Defence Lawyer He Chiv Eng / Disputed Land / Fraud / He Chiv Eng / illegal detention / imprisonment / judicial system / judiciary / Keo Remy / King Norodom Sihamoni / Leang Sam Nath / Ministry of Justice / Ministry of Justice Minister / Om Yentieng / Phnom Penh / Phnom Penh Municipal Court / pre-trial detention / President of the Phnom Penh Municipal Court / Press and Quick Reaction Unit / Rice Natural International Group / Rice Natural International Group General Director / Ros Sovann Veasna / Siem Reap / Siem Reap Province / Supreme Council of Magistracy President / Un Somalea
The general director of a local rice wholesaler accused of defrauding business associates in a deal has lashed out at the judiciary – claiming delays in legal processing have left him imprisoned for 13 months without trial. Sovann Veasna is accused of cheating three businessmen ...
Pay Off Officials, Risk Prison Stint, New Law Says
- 10 August 2011
- The Cambodia Daily
- Anti-corruption / Economy and commerce / Government / Law and judiciary
- ACU / American Chamber of Commerce / Anit-Corruption Law / Anti-Corruption / anti-corruption legislation / Anti-Corruption Unit / Anti-Graft Law / Anti-Graft Laws / ANZ / ANZ Bank / ANZ Royal Bank / Australia's Attorney General's Department / Australian aid / Bribery / Bribery Act / Bribes / British Business Association / British Business Association of Cambodia / business / Business Associations / Business Owners / business representatives / Cambodia / Cambodia Defenders Project / Cambodia's Anti-Corruption Law / CEO of ANZ Royal Bank / CEO of Sterling Project Management / Chamber of Commerce / corporate filings / Corruption / Counicl of Ministers / court / criminal offense / cunstoms / customs clearance rates / customs officials / donor / donor agencies / facilitation fee / facilitation fees / FedEx / Fees / Firms / Foreign Corrupt Practices Act / foreign officials / Gary Sterling / Gary Sterling CEO of Sterling Project Management / Government / government experts / government official / Government officials / illegal payments / Im Oudom / informal transactions / International Business Chamber / investor / Investors / jail / kickbacks / King Norodom Sihamoni / Kirth Chantharith / Kirth Chantharith spokesman for the National Police Commissariat / law / lawyers / legal articles on corruption / legal expert / legal experts / Legislation / National Police Commissariat / new law / New Legislation / officials / payment / payments / Penal Code / Police / police officials / private firms / public official / public officials / Sean McIntosh / Sean McIntosh US Embassy spokesman / Secretariat of the Council of Jurists / Sok Sam Oeun / Sok Sam Oeun executive director of Cambodia Defenders Project / Stephen Higgins / Stephen Higgins CEO of ANZ Royal Bank / Sterling Project Management / The Australian Business Association / The Australian Business Association of Cambodia / undocumented fees / undocumented payments / US Embassy / US Embassy spokesman Sean McIntosh
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 ...
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