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Hun Sen welcomes international investigation

Prime Minister Hun Sen said this afternoon he would “welcome” an international investigation into the contested results of Sunday’s election. “For the sake of free and fair elections, I welcome the international community, all political parties and the NEC to investigate this,” he told reporters, ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/hun-sen-welcomes-international-election-investigation

Anti-Corruption Unit to Investigate Telecom Cambodia Chief

The Anti-Corruption Unit (ACU) will launch an investigation into corruption allegations made by staff at Telecom Cambodia against its director-general Lao Sarouen, officials said yesterday. During a meeting with 295 Telecom Cambodia employees at the Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications, ACU chairman Om Yentieng told staff ...

http://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/anti-corruption-unit-to-investigate-telecom-cambodia-chief-12103/

CAMBODIA: Gap calls for probe into supplier strike

US retailer Gap Inc says it has “demanded an immediate investigation” in response to allegations of harassment at one of its suppliers in Cambodia. A strike at the Ocean Garment Factory in Phnom Penh has now entered its third week, despite a court ordering the 2,500 ...

http://www.just-style.com/news/gap-calls-for-probe-into-supplier-strike_id115380.aspx

Six Questioned Over Tonle Sap Reservoirs

The Phnom Penh Municipal Court on Wednesday questioned six people, including a provincial director of water resources and a commune chief, over allegations that they cleared part of a flooded forest in Kompong Thom to illegally construct reservoirs on the Tonle Sap. Earlier this month, military ...

Olympic Organizing Committee to Investigate Cambodian Factory

The London Organizing Committee for the Olympic Games (Locog) plans to investigate allegations that a Cambodian factory producing Olympic merchandise for Adidas is not paying workers a sustainable living wage, a spokesman for Locog said yesterday. The investigation is a response to an article published Saturday ...

China to lend hand in battle with killer virus

China yesterday pledged to provide medical experts and funding to assist the investigation and clinical management of a virus that has killed more than 60 Cambodian children. Eang Sophalleth, personal spokesman for Prime Minister Hun Sen, told reporters the pledge had been made during a meeting ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012071157342/National-news/china-to-lend-hand-in-battle-with-killer-virus.html

Officials Differ on Equipment Confiscation

Forestry Administration officials in Banteay Meanchey province have confiscated and continue to hold equipment valued at $1.5 million from a troubled biofuel plantation without any legal backing, an official in the provincial governor’s office said. Bulldozers, steamrollers and dump trucks were confiscated last month from a ...

Kok An case back in court

Heng Chheang, former deputy general director of the Anco Brothers Company, was brought by prison security guards yesterday for questioning to the Phnom Penh Municipal Court over fresh allegations of defamation and fraud filed by Senator Kok An last year, officials said. “Although I have already ...

http://Buth Reaksmey Kongkea, P. 4

Kratie conspiracy: Rebels are still being hunted: PM

Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday expressed his condolences for the family of a 14-year-old girl shot dead by government security forces in Kratie last month, but stopped short of calling for an investigation. ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012061556810/National-news/kratie-conspiracy-rebels-are-still-being-hunted-pm.html

Questions raised over migrant worker death

Authorities are investigating the death of a Cambodian worker that took place on Monday outside a factory in Thailand’s Songkhla province, a Ministry of Foreign Affairs spokesman said yesterday. Phan Chem, a representative of Cambodian workers at Siam International Food Co said a 19-year-old worker ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012060656619/National-news/questions-raised-over-migrant-worker-death.html

Continue Probe Into Killings, Rights Groups Say

Human rights groups yesterday decried the result of the government’s investigation into the murder of forestry activist Chut Wutty and military police officer In Rattana, saying that there were many holes in the official finding. On Saturday, the government committee charged with investigating the killings in ...

Government Ends Probe Into Shooting

The joint committee established to investigate the shooting deaths of forestry activist Chut Wutty and military police officer In Rattana closed its investigation Saturday, saying the death of the environmentalist was due to a “misunderstanding” and the death of the officer, unintentional. Speaking at a conference ...

UN seeks full inquiry into Cambodian activist's death

The United Nations human rights office called on Cambodia on Tuesday to carry out a full investigation into the killing of an anti-logging activist and to ensure the safety of witnesses to the crime in which a policeman was also shot dead. Chut Wutty, director of ...

http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/05/01/cambodia-un-activist-idUSL5E8G131820120501

Families of slain men question official version

Amid mounting calls for further investigation, officials said yesterday they were establishing a task force to look into the death of outspoken forestry activist Chut Wutty, while the family of the military police officer who allegedly killed Chut Wutty before turning the gun on himself ...

Suicide Cited in Military Police Officer’s Death

The military police officer who killed well-known anti-logging campaigner Chut Wutty, 46, on Thursday in Koh Kong province then died by his own hand after turning his AK-47 assault rifle on himself in an apparent act of instant suicide following the slaying of the forestry ...

http://Khy Sovuthy, P. 01

Probe under way on military logging case

The Anti-Corruption Unit (ACU) has launched an investigation into an October 2010 incident in which three RCAF soldiers allegedly opened fire on Forestry Administration officials who had just confiscated a haul of illegal wood, one of the officials involved said yesterday. An RCAF official, meanwhile, said ...

Fainting report finds heat, hysteria

The results of an investigation into two mass fainting incidents at a factory in Kampong Chhnang confirmed that M&V International Manufacturing had violated Cambodian labour law by forcing some staff to work overtime and failing to give them a full day off each week, according ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2011102752386/National-news/fainting-report-finds-heat-hysteria.html

Skirmish as factory strike continues

MORE than 4,000 workers at M&V Manufacturing International’s garment factory in Kampong Chhnang province continued to strike for a fourth day yesterday, as a union president urged Prime Minister Hun Sen to force the company to reinstate 20 fired workers. Free Trade Union president Chea Mony ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2011101152046/National-news/skirmish-as-factory-strike-continues.html

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