On camera at pub street

July 27, 2017 by  
Filed under Cambodia, News

SIEM REAP, 27 July 2017: Siem Reap provincial government wants to install more CCTV security cameras along a popular tourist pub street in an effort to tighten safety and security for visitors.

Khmer Times reported the scheme was supported financially by MineBea, a private Japanese company.

The street is packed with tourists in the evening visiting restaurants and pubs, but there has been an increase in petty crime that worries authorities. A study of the street showed at least another 30 cameras were required to cover the area adequately. Read more

Vientiane invests in CCTV

July 25, 2016 by  
Filed under Laos PDR, News

VIENTIANE, 25 July 2016: Vientiane, often tagged Asia’s safest capital, is now installing additional CCTV cameras and security alarms  at over 790 locations to improve safety for visitors and manage traffic.

Lao News Agency reported the USD28 million contract was signed by the Ministry of Public Security and Golden Dragon Company.

The move is intended to make the capital more secure and improve surveillance for law agencies. There are already CCTV cameras at popular spots in the city, but the additional ones will extend cover to most parts of the inner city districts. Read more