Cambodian PM calls for more action against drunk driving

Cambodian Prime Minster Hun Manet has urged the General Commissariat of National Police to further strengthen their action against drunk driving to prevent road accidents, a leading cause of deaths and injuries in Cambodia. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Police deny uniform whispers

Phnom Penh Municipal Police have denied failing to distribute uniforms to thousands of staff, threatening legal action against officers who leaked “fake news” of the claims to the media. ...

Pech Sotheary

Crackdown on illegal checkpoints

The General Commissariat of National Police has announced it will take legal action against police officers found abusing their positions and demanding money from people at illegal checkpoints. ...

Taing Vida

Police sign cooperation deal with UK’s NCA

Cambodia has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the United Kingdom’s National Crime Agency (NCA) to combat crimes including child and sexual trafficking.   ...

Ven Rathavong

Cambodia, Thailand to reduce border violence

As Cambodian and Thai authorities agreed to ease up on the use of violence against illegal border crossers into both countries, Thailand stopped short of pledging to refrain from shooting trespassers into the neighbouring kingdom. ...

Vong Sokheng

Starry-eyed: Promotions handed out to top cops

Nine senior police officers were yesterday officially promoted following the signing of a Royal Decree by acting head of state Chea Sim. The decree, dated April 13, was signed by Sim due to King Norodom Sihamoni being in Beijing for medical treatment. ...

Vong Sokheng

Road accidents kill over 2,000 killed in 11 months

At least 2,148 people were killed in almost 11 months to November in road accidents across the country, according to a report of General Commissariat of National Police on Wednesday. ...

The Cambodia Herald News Staff

46 killed and 197 wounded during Water Festival holidays

46 people were killed, and 197 others were injured in road accidents from 4-8 November 2014, up from 29 killed and 117 injured over the same period last year, according to a report of General Commissariat of National Police on Monday. ...

The Cambodia Herald News Staff

Heads of new departments of immigration, identification sworn in

Interior Minister Sar Kheng presided over a ceremony in Phnom Penh on Thursday to appoint the directors of his ministry’s new general departments of immigration and identification, who have both stood down as National Police deputy commissioners to take up the positions. At the ceremony, General ...

Khy Sovuthy

Cambodia, Britain sign MOU to fight crimes

Cambodia and Britain signed Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to fight against cross-border crimes. “The MOU focused on cooperation between the General Commissariat of National Police and Britain’s National Crime Agency to fight against crimes and related violations,” said Kirt Chantharith, national police spokesman. ...

The Cambodia Herald News Staff

Six tried for their part in deadly monivong bridge clashes

The Phnom Penh Municipal Court on Monday began the trial of six people for their involvement in clashes that broke out between civilians and police near Monivong Bridge after a protest on September 12. The six men were all charged with intentional violence with aggravating circumstances ...

Khuon Narim

Border crime in Interpol’s sights

An ASEAN-first Interpol database tracking transnational crime between Cambodia and Vietnam was launched in Phnom Penh yesterday. Keo Vannthan, head of Cambodia’s Interpol Bureau at the Ministry of Interior, said the European Union had pledged almost US$800,000 to the pilot EU-ASEAN Migration Border Management Program project ...

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