Political Commentator Kem Sok Arrested

Source:FN Deputy Prosecutor Seang Sok on Friday afternoon decided to arrest Kem Sok, a well-known political activist, for incitement and public defamation. The arrest was made in response to the lawsuit filed by Prime Minister Hun Sen and submitted to Phnom Penh Municipal Court (PPMC) on Monday this week. The premier demanded $500,000 from Kem…

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Phnom Penh To Form Sister-City Alliance with Bucharest

Source: AKP Phnom Penh capital of Cambodia will form sister-city alliance with Bucharest city of Romania for cultural and economic benefits. The alliance formation intention was shared during a meeting here on Feb. 15 between Phnom Penh Municipal Governor H.E. Pa Socheatevong and H.E. Valeriu Arteni, Vietnam-based Chargé d’Affaires of Romania to Cambodia. According to…

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PM Hun Sen to Transform Areng to Natural Tourist Site

Source: FN Prime Minister Hun Sen has instructed that the relevant ministries begin working on transforming the Arreng Valley into an eco-tourist attraction and has rejected the construction of a hydropower dam, according to the Minister of Information. The plans were announced Friday morning during a cabinet meeting at the Peace Palace. Well-known political activist…

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