After police raided an illegal cockfighting ring, judge orders birds killed, but organizers remain unpunished.
Proposed taxes on filmmakers reflect broader push to transition from dysfunctional system of negotiated tax to more sustainable government revenue base.
The illegal gambling ring was allegedly run by a relative of Prime Minister Hun Sen, Thai Phanny.
A letter from Sar Kheng, the interior minister, circulated this week showed the government had formed a working group staffed by senior ruling party officials.
Evictees argue that the new property will cause a significant dent in their already modest incomes.
Autocrats and dictators are using 'Fake News' charges to justify crackdowns on media.
The government’s meteorology department said the cold snap is expected to ease this week following a period of rainfall.
The statement comes amid growing tensions between Cambodia and the United States over Prime Minister Hun Sen’s government’s crackdown on political opponents and civil society.
VOA Khmer interviewed Horinouchi by email, discussing Tokyo’s ties with Phnom Penh and Japan’s perception of the political developments in Cambodia.
Kem Monovithya, a spokeswoman for the banned Cambodia National Rescue Party, urged UN member states to add Cambodia to the agenda when the body meets in January.
Hun Sen said his government was working to resist “negative influence” from the west while developing its agricultural sector, industry, and manufacturing.
Kem Monovithya called on the UN General Assembly to reconsider Cambodia’s membership in light of the government’s dissolution of the opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party.