Defense Minister Tea Banh orders lawsuit filed against digital news publisher for alleged fake news

Local authorities and environmental officials destroy the house of a villager accused of building illegally in Botum Sakor National Park in Koh Kong province. The demolition took place on September 3. Photo Supplied

An online news publisher is facing a lawsuit for allegedly broadcasting disinformation related to a land dispute in the Botum Sakor National Park of Koh Kong province.

Nine online journalists arrested over attempted extortion of someone transporting a wood house

Arrested journalists are sent to Stung Treng provincial military police headquarter for questioning over accusations of extortion on September 7. Photo supplied

Nine online news journalists, including a deputy-editor-in-chief, were arrested Tuesday over accusations that they attempted to extort money from someone transporting a wood house in Stung Treng province. The journalists are now being questioned at the provincial Military Police headquarters.