Around 20 families are refusing to accept a deal from Apsara Authority to move to smaller plots of land in Siem Reap province’s Banteay Srei district, with the Angkor park management threatening to sue them in two weeks.
The Cambodian Ministry of Defense has asked the US to review the existing cooperation agreement between the two countries after six Cambodian students at US military academies were informed their scholarship programs were being ended due to a loss of eligibility for the Kingdom.
The Phnom Penh Municipal Court has finished the trial of activists who took part in an October 23 protest outside the Chinese embassy calling for the Cambodian government to respect the Paris Peace Agreements and oppose a Chinese military presence.
As authorities jail multiple activists for their online speech, rights groups and civil society members are decrying the government’s digital surveillance and criminalization of speech.
A number of families affected by the new airport project in Kandal province have continued to block the road after a week of protest. Dozens of people have protested since Friday last week after the company developing the multi-billion-dollar project used tractors to clear their rice crops, damaging more than 1 hectare of rice fields. […]