William Shakespeare’s famous quote, “to be or not to be, that is the question”, can now be applied to what is happening in Cambodia, but with a twist. As the country is now negotiating with the European Union (EU) regarding the latter’s wish to strip off its Everything But Arms (EBA) trade preferences from the former, we can see the relevance of Shakespeare’s well known line and we can say “to lose or not to lose, that is a Cambodian dilemma”.
The World Justice Project (WJP) placing Cambodia second lowest globally in its 2019 Rule of Law Index, labelling the ranking as biased, unscientific and politically motivated. A SENIOR government official on Thursday rejected the report. Cambodia's relisting in the “grey list” of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) on Friday is “unfair”, after the Kingdom met all requirements and was removed from it in 2015, said a source at the National Bank of Cambodia.
Police have detained more than 250 people on drug charges in a raid on a Phnom Penh nightclub owned by the brother of one of Cambodia’s richest men.
Minister of Interior Sar Kheng on Wednesday said Kith Meng, chairman of the Royal Group and president of the Cambodian Chamber of Commerce, was not linked to the almost 50kg of drugs confiscated by authorities in a raid at the Rock Entertainment Centre last weekend.
A POLICE investigation has found 1,293 locations across Phnom Penh that were last year involved with the production, sale and use of illegal drugs.https://bit.ly/2SzZisH; https://bit.ly/2XEwKlA; https://bit.ly/2NABX9n; https://bit.ly/2XvtUiM; https://bit.ly/2IIJTGB;