Cambodia News: Preah Vihear

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18 Feb 2018 | 3:55 pm

Prey Lang ceremony due next month - Khmer Times


Khmer Times

Prey Lang ceremony due next month
Khmer Times
Nearly 400 members of the Prey Lang Community Network will hold the annual Prey Lang ceremony in late March to commemorate and preserve indigenous identities and promote the forest's potential. Meanwhile, Prey Lang activists have claimed illegal ...

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14 Feb 2018 | 3:59 pm

Plots given to some in land dispute with gold mining firm - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Plots given to some in land dispute with gold mining firm
The Phnom Penh Post
Officials with the Preah Vihear Land Management Department last week measured plots of land for 16 of the 56 families who last month filed a petition seeking intervention in a land dispute with gold mining firm Delcom. Pong Sengching, a member of one ...

11 Feb 2018 | 7:14 pm

Huge fire kills adult and child in Mondulkiri - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Huge fire kills adult and child in Mondulkiri
The Phnom Penh Post
“I think that this was murder, that someone robbed and killed my wife and children and burnt my house down in order to mislead the authorities,” he said, “because normally, if a fire happens, people will run out of the room in order to find the way out ...

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11 Feb 2018 | 6:06 pm

Families dispute mine land in Preah Vihear - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Families dispute mine land in Preah Vihear
The Phnom Penh Post
Officials from the Preah Vihear provincial Land Management Department and Rovieng district yesterday inspected a piece of land at the centre of a dispute between gold mining company Delcom and 56 families following a petition the families filed last ...

8 Feb 2018 | 10:07 pm

Coalition condemns land grabbing - Khmer Times


Khmer Times

Coalition condemns land grabbing
Khmer Times
The Asian Peasant Coalition has strongly condemned the intensifying repression and land grabbing by the Chinese company Hengfu Group Sugar Industry Co Ltd against the indigenous Kuy people in Preah Vihear province. APC chairperson P. Chennaiah alleged ...

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5 Feb 2018 | 5:24 pm

Rumours 'hurt malaria efforts' - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Rumours 'hurt malaria efforts'
The Phnom Penh Post
According to the study, in Preah Vihear, adverse reactions to the drugs led to changes in attitudes toward the intervention, exacerbated by “rumours suggesting that the anti-malarial was different from that used [given]" by the village malaria workers ...

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1 Feb 2018 | 7:42 pm

Military officer held for transporting timber - Khmer Times


Khmer Times

Military officer held for transporting timber
Khmer Times
A military officer, who is also a local journalist, was arrested on Sunday for allegedly transporting luxury timber without authorisation from Preah Vihear province to the Vietnamese border in Tbong Khmum province. Som Vibol, deputy chief of the penal ...

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29 Jan 2018 | 5:02 pm

Man nabbed logging near Preah Vihear - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Man nabbed logging near Preah Vihear
The Phnom Penh Post
The Preah Vihear Provincial Court has sent a man suspected of illegal logging in the Preah Vihear temple forestry conservation area to pre-trial detention, according to the provincial Environment Department. Ear Sokha, director of the department, said ...

28 Jan 2018 | 7:44 pm

1.2 mln Chinese tourists visit Cambodia last year, up 45.9 pct - Xinhua


1.2 mln Chinese tourists visit Cambodia last year, up 45.9 pct
Xinhua
PHNOM PENH, Jan. 24 (Xinhua) -- About 1.21 million Chinese tourists had visited Cambodia in 2017, up 45.9 percent compared to 2016, a Cambodian Tourism Ministry report showed Wednesday. Chinese holidaymakers accounted for 21.6 percent of the ...

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24 Jan 2018 | 6:21 am

Company's logging licence frozen in Preah Vihear - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Company's logging licence frozen in Preah Vihear
The Phnom Penh Post
The Agriculture Ministry has frozen the Duong Sruoch Group's licence to log in Preah Vihear province's Choam Ksan district, after the company allegedly failed to honour its pledge to build a road for the locals. According to District Governor Chea Kim ...

24 Jan 2018 | 5:49 am