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A Cambodian-Australian woman was arrested and charged last week after allegedly ingesting 252 balloons packed with heroin, then attempting to smuggle the drug into Sydney from Cambodia, according to Australian police.
Cambodian officials said Monday that there was no evidence Thai soldiers were responsible for killing two men whose badly burned bodies were found near the border in Thailand, and who are believed to be Cambodians who were reported missing last week.
A Cambodia-born U.S. Navy commander arrested in September 2013 on charges of conspiracy to commit bribery was indicted by a U.S. federal court Tuesday on seven more counts of bribery, according to a statement from the U.S. Justice Department.
The Interior Ministry will next week begin strictly enforcing laws requiring foreigners employed in the country to have work permits, an official at the ministry’s immigration department said Tuesday.
Cambodian officials on Wednesday denied a troop buildup along a disputed border area in Preah Vihear province after Thai media reported that Cambodia brought in heavy machinery to develop the area, triggering both countries to increase their military presence.
An American missionary who was deported from Cambodia last week after spending a year in prison for sexually abusing five boys in Phnom Penh now faces 30 years in a U.S. prison on charges of molesting a Cambodian minor in 2005.
Ahead of a ceremony at the Phnom Penh Military Airbase on Thursday to welcome home nearly 200 peacekeepers who returned Wednesday night from a yearlong mission in Lebanon, the unit’s commanding officer described the posting as “the best one.”
An American missionary who was sentenced to a year in prison in June for sexually abusing five underage boys in the care of an orphanage he ran in Phnom Penh was deported to the U.S. early Tuesday morning.
Interior Ministry officials said Monday that the 13 Montagnard asylum seekers who arrived in Phnom Penh Sunday evening have not yet applied for asylum and will be deported back to Vietnam if they are deemed illegal immigrants after they are questioned.
A group of 13 Montagnard asylum seekers who have been hiding from authorities in the forests of Ratanakkiri province for weeks arrived in Phnom Penh last night, according to the U.N.
Twenty-six homes in a village in Phnom Penh’s Russei Keo district burned to the ground Saturday night in a fire that villagers suspect was started in retaliation for their refusal to obey an order by City Hall to vacate the area.
Forty NGOs—none of which is based in Cambodia—signed a letter that was sent to the International Criminal Court (ICC) on Friday, asking it to open a preliminary investigation into an October filing that accused the Cambodian “ruling elite” of crimes against humanity.
Amid ramped-up efforts by the government to monitor and control the Internet, the Council of Ministers has “scrapped” a controversial draft cybercrime law for the time being.
There are nearly 700,000 registered Cambodian migrants currently working in Thailand, but thousands of them could face deportation after their temporary work permits expire in March, according to a group that monitors migration in the region.
Despite a promise from the chief of police in Kompong Cham province of an amnesty for officers who admit to using illegal drugs, an Interior Ministry official said Monday that two officers who have come forward should be fired.
The Environment Ministry is in the final stages of completing a draft law on environmental impact assessments that would require all major construction projects to undergo an inspection before breaking ground, according to a statement released Thursday by Vishnu Law Group, which has worked with the ministry on the draft.
Vietnamese authorities have asked Cambodian police to arrest and deport 16 Montagnards who recently crossed into Ratanakkiri province, according to the provincial police chief.
The head of the Interior Ministry’s immigration department accused a Radio Free Asia journalist Sunday of conspiracy and illegally crossing a border while he reported on a group of Vietnamese Montagnards in Ratanakkiri province.
Sitting just off a dusty thoroughfare in Tuol Kok district, China’s first “Cultural Mansion” on foreign soil fills three floors in a nondescript eight-story building that looks more like a run-down hotel than a shining symbol of Chinese culture.
As the deadline set by City Hall for residents of a village in Phnom Penh’s Russei Keo district to vacate the area draws near, about 100 of them delivered a petition to the National Assembly on Wednesday in a last ditch effort to convince lawmakers to intervene on their behalf.