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UNDP launches accelerator labs in Cambodia

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) on Monday launched the UNDP Accelerator Labs in Cambodia, it said in an announcement on Tuesday (Jan 21).

Cambodian advocates call for access to opposition leader’s trial

Cambodian civil society groups has called on a Phnom Penh court to allow access to the trial of the leader of the nation's outlawed opposition party, after the first day of hearings excluded most journalists and public observers.

Bidding for personalised number plates in Cambodia to be capped at US$860mil

Cambodia’s Minister of Public Works and Transport Sun Chanthol has launched a bidding system for the sale of personalised vehicle number plates.

Cambodia attracts US$3.6bil FDI in 2019, 43% from China

Cambodia attracted foreign direct investment (FDI) worth nearly US$3.6bil in 2019, up 12% year-on-year, an English-language daily reported on Friday (Jan 10).

Temperature expected to drop to 17°C in Cambodia

The Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology has repeated calls for the public to take precautions as cooler temperatures are forecast to roll across the Kingdom until Sunday.

Trial of Cambodian opposition party chief set for next month

A Cambodian court has announced that the trial on treason charges of opposition leader Kem Sokha will begin next month, more than two years after he was arrested.

Cambodia’s opposition leader in Singapore

Sam Rainsy, the self-exiled leader of a banned Cambodian opposition party, departed Indonesia for Singapore after a one-day visit, an Indonesian official said.

Cambodian opposition leader not detained, only went through normal inspection at airport, says Saifuddin

Cambodian opposition leader Mu Sochua (pic) was not detained by Malaysian authorities but only underwent a normal examination at the KL International Airport (KLIA), says Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah.

Man claims Cambodian wife ran away with their three kids

A husband claims that his Cambodian wife ran away from home with their three children two months ago, and is worried about their safety.

Accused in Cambodia job scam pleads not guilty, out on bail of RM8k

A 25-year-old man has been released on a total bail of RM8,000 in four sureties by two magistrate's courts in Kuching after he pleaded not guilty to two charges of cheating in the Cambodia job scam.

Cambodian teen released from custody in Penang and reunited with family back home

Petaling Jaya: A 16-year old Cambodian girl has been released from detention in Penang and has been reunited with her family back home, says...

Some Sarawakians detained in scam had been in Cambodia before

Initial investigations by the police have found that some of the 40 Sarawakians detained in Cambodia recently had visited the country on previous occasions.

Two more remanded in Cambodia job scam

Two more suspects have been remanded for four days in connection with an alleged job scam that saw 47 Malaysians detained in Cambodia.

47 Malaysians detained in Cambodia reunited with their families on Sunday

The 47 Malaysians freed from detention in Cambodia have returned home to be reunited with their families on Sunday (Feb 17).

Malaysian govt thanks Cambodia over release of 47 detainees

The Malaysian government has thanked Cambodia over the release of 47 Malaysians who were detained in the country since December last year.

M’sians detained in Cambodia were told to hide in underground room

“Before being put in prison here, my friends and I were ‘imprisoned’ for nearly three weeks in a three-storey house.”

Canada’s soaring trade with Cambodia cheapens our talk of human rights protection

Have the stores filled up yet with gauzy T-shirts in spring colours?

Julau MP aims to visit M’sian detainees in Cambodia

Julau MP Larry Sng Wei Shien has sent a letter to Foreign Minister Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah saying that he wants to visit the 47 Malaysians detained in the Banteay Meanchey Prison in Cambodia.

Coroner’s apology after photographs of Doncaster doorman’s death in Cambodia posted on the ‘dark...

A coroner apologised to the family of a ‘popular’ Doncaster doorman who was found dead in a hotel room in Cambodia after a picture of his death was posted on the internet.

Families of detainees in Cambodia hoping for their release

Families of the Sarawakians detained in Cambodia are hoping for their release as quickly as possible.