The case involves Mean Pich Rita, a presenter on “My TV” and a local tycoon Heng Sier, who is the director of Heng Sreng Hong Construction Import and Export and CamboPura Glass company.
Residents in red zones are prohibited from leaving their homes except in medical emergencies.
The statement, which included 45 rights groups and community organizations, highlighted how at least 22 journalists were either attacked or threatened with violence while in the field in 2020.
The Cambodian government extended a 14-day lockdown by another week until May 5 and imposed a three-color zone system to curb the spread of COVID-19.
The warning is in response to several photos and videos posted on Facebook showing police using wooden sticks to beat people.
Phnom Penh residents are facing food shortages and financial strife as the capital and Takhmau city complete a week of the country’s two-week lockdown.
Mao Ayuth was also a secretary of state at the Information Ministry.
The police arrested 21,566 people linked to 10,461 drug-related crimes in 2020, up from 20,490 people arrested in 2019, according to National Police statistics.
The new curfew will be in place from April 1 to April 14 between 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.
Suy Sophan, 65, passed away on March 29 due to liver cancer.
Activists have been pushing the government to allow groups like the Prey Lang Community Network, which ran forest patrols till last year, to monitor illegal logging activities in the protected area.
Sithong Sokha posted a photo of herself breastfeeding her child with a caption talking about how a mother’s love for their child is unaffected by shyness.
The Ministry of Education asked all exercise venues and sporting activities to cease immediately, except for those broadcast on TV.
The Health Ministry on Thursday reported 28 new infections linked to the February 20 cluster, with Preah Sihanouk reporting a total of 80 cases since the start of the outbreak.
A worker at Phnom Penh’s Y&W Garment Factory tested positive for the novel coronavirus on Tuesday.
Court hands down sentences from 20 to 25 years, effectively ensuring key Cambodia National Rescue Party leaders will never return home.
The Cambodian government started vaccinating priority groups on February 10 using the Sinopharm vaccine, which is produced in China.
Prince Norodom Ranariddh will return as president of the Funcinpec party and lead it into the 2022 commune election and the 2023 national ballot.
In 2020, Cambodia’s aquaculture sector produced 400,000 tons of fish product, an increase of 30 percent over 2019, according to Agriculture Ministry statistics.
On January 3, 2020, a six-floor building in Kep province collapsed, killing 36 people and injuring 23 others.