Kampong Chhnang families decry building of weigh station across their land

People affected by construction of a roadside weigh station in Kampong Chhnang province speak with authorities after blocking contractors sent to demarcate the site on January 8. Supplied

Thirty-four families living along National Road 5 in Kampong Chhnang province have called for the government to reconsider the building of a roadside weigh station that blocks the entrance to their homes.

Three Kratie journalists charged with extortion in suspicious land clearing case

Kratie authorities investigate potential land clearing in the province on December 2, in relation to which three journalists were charged for extortion. Supplies

Three online news journalists from Kratie province were arrested and charged with extortion this week for allegedly demanding money in return for holding back a story about illegal land clearing.