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China to provide security equipment ahead of major events

The Chinese government will help Cambodia by providing security equipment and experience ahead of two international events to be held in the Kingdom in 2020 and 2023. ...

Ben Sokhean
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50641756/china-to-provide-security-equipment-ahead-of-major-events/

National Police set to sign MoU with FBI in US

The National Police and the US Federal Bureau of Investigation will sign an MoU to create a joint taskforce to combat terrorism and cross-border crimes, National Police spokesman Lieutenant General Chhay Kim Khoeun said. National Police chief General Neth Savoeun and a delegation yesterday flew ...

Taing Vida
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50593945/national-police-set-to-sign-mou-with-fbi-in-us/

Cambodian, Vietnamese police meet to discuss forestry crimes

Cambodian and Vietnamese police officials met on Sunday to discuss forestry crime prevention along the border between both countries in Mondulkiri province. ...

Khy Sovuthy
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50562632/cambodian-vietnamese-police-meet-to-discuss-forestry-crimes/

Taskforce to fight Sihanoukville crimes

With the spike in crimes following a huge influx of Chinese nationals, Interior Minister Sar Kheng yesterday assigned four main units under the ministry to set up a support team to restore security in Preah Sihanouk province. ...

Taing Vida
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50533013/taskforce-to-fight-sihanoukville-crimes/

Traffic deaths still plague Kingdom

Despite an increase in traffic law enforcement and awareness, traffic deaths continued to plague the country during the first six months of 2018. A National Police general department of traffic and public order report published yesterday said that 1,633 traffic accidents lead to 930 deaths ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50508968/traffic-deaths-still-plague-kingdom/

Police and Phnom Penh City Hall pat selves on back for political crackdown

The National Police and Phnom Penh City Hall released their year-end reports yesterday, with both congratulating themselves for helping to carry out a political crackdown widely condemned by international observers. ...

Mech Dara, Ben Sokhean and Andrew Nachemson
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/police-and-phnom-penh-city-hall-pat-selves-back-political-crackdown

Cambodia's Hun Sen appoints son-in-law to senior police post

Cambodia’s Prime Minister Hun Sen has appointed his son-in-law as deputy national police chief, in a move apparently aimed at consolidating his power ahead of an election this year. ...

Prak Chan Thul
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-cambodia-politics/cambodias-hun-sen-appoints-son-in-law-to-senior-police-post-idUSKBN1F70RE

Surge in traffic accident deaths

According to a report by the National Police’s public order department, there was an increase in deaths and a decrease in injuries compared with the previous year. There were 1,717 deaths and 6,607 injuries reported in 2016. ...

Mom Sophon
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/5099253/surge-traffic-accident-deaths/

Police raid illegal timber warehouse

Police raided a warehouse in Pursat province’s Veal Veng district on Friday, seizing tonnes of illegal luxury timber after the owner fled.​ ...

Pav Suy
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/5084032/police-raid-illegal-timber-warehouse/

Central surveillance control room to coordinate crimewatch

Surveillance cameras set up throughout the capital will be synchronized and monitored nonstop from a central control room as part of a coordinated crimewatch effort between City Hall and the National Police, officials said on Tuesday. ...

Phan Soumy
https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/central-surveillance-control-room-to-coordinate-crimewatch-132414/

Don’t intimidate, law enforcement warned

The Interior Ministry and the National Election Committee have banned all forms of law enforcement from using their power to intimidate or threaten voters during the commune election campaign period.In a joint announcement, the NEC and the ministry said that it was crucial for the ...

Mom Sophon
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/38748/don---t-intimidate--law-enforcement-warned/

Report fingering tycoon in timber crime taken down

A national police spokesman yesterday said a report alleging that tycoon Kith Meng’s Royal Group was colluding with loggers to launder timber was mistakenly posted on the body’s official site by a “tired” employee who meant to share the information with local reporters but not ...

Phak Seangly
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/report-fingering-tycoon-timber-crime-taken-down

Royal representative denies claims

A representative of business mogul Kith Meng’s Royal Group yesterday hit back at a report published by the National Police accusing the company of laundering illegal timber through the Lower Sesan II hydro power project. ...

Phak Seangly
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/royal-representative-denies-claims

Storms to rage until next month

The Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology has issued another bad weather advisory, warning storms will continue until the start of next month. ...

Mom Kunthear
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/37819/storms-to-rage-until-next-month/

Police tout success against economic crimes

Economic crime police last year helped arrest nearly 70 people in more than 300 cases, mostly involving intellectual property violations, counterfeiting and chemical production. ...

Pech Sotheary
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/37823/police-tout-success-against-economic-crimes/

Civil servants told: no helmet, penalties apply

Civil servants and factory workers will be required to wear helmets when riding their motorbikes to work under a government plan to stem traffic fatalities. ...

Mom Kunthear
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/36427/civil-servants-told--no-helmet--penalties-apply/

PM wants women promoted

Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday ordered the Interior Ministry to place women as deputy governors in 25 cities and provinces as well as to increase the role of women in the army, military police and National Police in an effort to promote gender equality. ...

May Titthara
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/36283/pm-wants-women-promoted/

Probe launched into police chief accused of corruption

Investigators have arrived in Kompong Thom province to pursue allegations that the provincial police chief and two of his deputies routinely accepted bribes of up to $7,000 in exchange for jobs or promotions, officials said on Thursday. ...

Aun Pheap
https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/probe-launched-into-police-chief-accused-of-corruption-125748/

SIM card sellers face crackdown

National Police officials have promised tough action against those who sell SIM cards without copying buyers’ national identity cards, saying the practice may have a dangerous impact on society. ...

Mom Kunthear
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/35713/sim-card-sellers-face-crackdown/

Governments target trafficking

Cambodia, Vietnam and Laos are joining forces to boost their fight against human trafficking in the region, the kingdom’s National Police chief said yesterday. ...

Pech Sotheary
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/35519/governments-target-trafficking/

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