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‘Ghost staff’ found, $1.7M returned to state coffers

The Ministry of Civil Service said more than seven billion riel ($1.7 million) in salaries for civil servants was returned to the state last year after it discovered that the books had been cooked to pay ‘ghost officials’. This is despite claims by the Ministry of ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ghost-staff-found-17m-returned-state-coffers

Ministry chided over factories

Deputy Prime Minister Men Sam An has ordered the Industry Ministry to be stricter in its implementation and monitoring of industry and technical standards to ensure the safety of workers involved.   ...

Mom Kunthear
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/37610/ministry-chided-over-factories/

Publisher says officials involved in illegal timber

A local newspaper publisher has appealed directly to Prime Minister Hun Sen for help after provincial officials allegedly crashed into his car and threatened him in order to hide timber smuggling activities. ...

Phak Seangly
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/publisher-says-officials-involved-illegal-timber

Ministry tells Banlung governor to undo market swap

The government yesterday ordered the governor of Banlung town in Ratanakkiri province to return the concession granting control of Banlung market back to its original holder after he tried to switch managers without the government’s permission. ...

Sen David
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ministry-tells-banlung-governor-undo-market-swap

PM’s sister officially out of job

After issuing an extraordinarily public resignation announcement on her Facebook page last week, Prime Minister Hun Sen’s sister Hun Sinath has officially left her job at the Ministry of National Assembly-Senate Relations and Inspection. According to a Royal Decree that was signed on Monday, King ...

May Titthara
http://phnompenhpost.com/national/pm%E2%80%99s-sister-officially-out-job

Hun Sen’s sister resigns in protest

Prime Minister Hun Sen’s sister Hun Sinath has resigned from her job as a secretary of state over what she said was her colleagues’ fear of investigating a land dispute between villagers in Kampong Speu province and tycoon Ly Yong Phat. Sinath revealed her resignation ...

May Titthara
http://phnompenhpost.com/national/hun-sen%E2%80%99s-sister-resigns

Businessmen Charged Over Mining Deal Fraud

The Phnom Penh Municipal Court has charged the Cambodian chairman of a local conglomerate and a Chinese business associate with fraud and using forged public documents, officials said Wednesday. Al Romny, 41, and Chinese national Chin Mongxin, 45, were arrested Saturday after an un­known complainant said ...

Eang Mengleng and Simon Lewis
http://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/businessmen-charged-over-mining-deal-fraud-41261/

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