Phnom Penh (FN), September 3 - Kong Vibol, Director General of the General Department of Taxation, announced the implementation of  fiscal law and that the responsible person could not leave Cambodia.

The announcement was made on Sunday following the declaration of The Cambodia Daily newspaper to close and cease publication as of September 4, 2017.

“Even the Cambodia Daily declared to close, tax liabilities need to be implemented and taxpayers cannot leave Cambodia,” said Kong Vibol.

"If Daily fails to pay the state's debt, the government will act in accordance with Cambodia's fiscal law," he added.