China's GX Foundation signed here on Tuesday a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to help eliminate cataract blindness in Cambodia.
Sihanoukville, Cambodia was once known for its quiet, cosy beaches. An atmosphere that mostly attracted families, individual travellers, and backpackers. That was until the Chinese investment flooded in, driven by the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI).
Loan sharks have been active in the region, including in countries like the Philippines and Cambodia. Casino and gambling-related debts and crime has been on the rise.
The undisclosed military pact between China and Cambodia forms another significant example of China pursuing dual-use infrastructure projects in the Asia-Pacific – while simultaneously denying the existence of such projects.
In Sihanoukville's Jin Bei Casino & Hotel, young Cambodian women wearing tight mini-skirts swerve through the thick cigarette smoke, carrying turquoise cocktails for Chinese gamblers.
Cambodia deported 142 Chinese nationals to China at the weekend for involvement in telecommunications fraud scams, loading them on two charter planes from Phnom Penh in the latest mass expulsion of Chinese accused of crimes in the Southeast Asian country, a spokesman said on Monday.
Philippine customs and anti-drug officers are investigating possible accomplices of a 26-year-old man who was arrested for sneaking in P35 million worth of shabu into the country through his luggage.
As 2019 marks the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China, Cambodian government chief spokesman Phay Siphan said China's peaceful development is a boon not only for the Chinese, but also for the people around the world.
Japan believes China could use its global “Belt and Road” infrastructure initiative to push its People’s Liberation Army into the Indian and Pacific Ocean regions, a move that could shake up regional security.
A human rights official in Cambodia’s Koh Kong province has expressed concerns over new apartment blocks he says are being built specifically for Chinese nationals, amid reports of the migrants committing criminal activities in other parts of the country.
Cambodia's recent crackdown on online gambling has seen thousands of Chinese nationals leave Sihanoukville, a coastal city in Cambodia rife with illegal online gambling, over past weeks.
Cambodian environmental activists have called for the demolition of a shuttered Chinese-owned casino accused of polluting an adjacent beach, saying that if the structure is not torn down it will likely be reopened at a later date.
Investment from China has brought huge change – and many casinos – to the former fishing village and backpacker favourite.
Nearly 1,000 suspects have been apprehended by Chinese and Cambodian police in a joint crackdown on online gambling, telecommunication fraud and gang crimes this year, said the Ministry of Public Security.
Delivery of armored vehicles comes as Washington frets over Beijing's dominance.
A report published by Cambodia’s Interior Ministry stated that over 250,000 Chinese nationals currently reside in the country. This is over 60% of all foreign residents in Cambodia.
Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen expressed his hope that China and the United States could find a solution to their ongoing trade friction, saying that their disputes could hurt global economic growth.
As 2019 marks the 70th founding anniversary of the People's Republic of China (PRC), Cambodian experts said China has played a greater role on international arenas in economy and politics.
The Communist Party is hard-pressed to stop the spread of digital gambling in Asia.
Amidst Exodus Of Chinese From Cambodia After Online Gambling Ban, Sihanoukville Authorities Warn Building...
With thousands of Chinese nationals leaving Cambodia after a complete ban on online gambling in the country, the authorities in the Cambodian gambling hub Sihanoukville have warned 10 building owners of legal action as they have failed to comply with the demolition orders issued earlier.