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The fight against ‘popular justice’ in Cambodia

Leng's mother listened motionless as one of the witnesses recounted the incident that took her son's life the night before.

Cambodia arrests 15,144 drug-related suspects in 9 months

Cambodian authorities had arrested 15,144 drug-related suspects in 7,121 cases during the first nine months of 2019, according to an Interior Ministry's anti-drug department report on Wednesday.

Cambodia: Police Arrest Six Chinese Nationals Over Casino-Related Kidnapping Charges

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.

Indonesian woman nabbed with crystal meth from Cambodia

Philippine authorities said they arrested an Indonesian woman who was carrying eight kilos of crystal meth worth P54 million in her carry-on bag from her flight from Cambodia.

Philippines: Indonesia woman arrested with Cambodia drugs

Philippine authorities said they arrested an Indonesian woman who was carrying $1 million worth of illegal drugs in her carry-on bag from her flight from Cambodia on Monday, amid a drug smuggling crackdown.

Cambodian court convicts two Japanese in murder of taxi driver

Two Japanese men in their 20s were convicted Thursday in the murder of a taxi driver in Cambodia’s northwestern province of Siem Reap earlier this year and sentenced to at least a decade in prison.

Chinese hacking group targets Southeast Asian governments with data-stealing malware

A threat group responsible for a series of malware-based espionage attacks in Singapore and Cambodia has been increasingly targeting the Southeast Asian government sector to steal confidential data, new research indicates.

Cambodia Deports 142 Chinese for Telecoms Fraud

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.

China and Southeast Asian neighbors need to strengthen joint law enforcement

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.

Chinese, Cambodian police nab about 1,000 gambling, fraud suspects

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.

Police conduct raid on Orchid massage parlour

Thirty-seven people, including three minors, were detained after Phnom Penh Municipal Police and the Department of Anti-Human Trafficking and Juvenile Protection raided the Orchid massage parlour in Sen Sok district’s Phnom Penh Thmey commune on Monday.

Rape conviction of Kandal man reduced to five years

The Appeal Court on Tuesday ruled to reduce the sentence of Yim Sopheap from eight years in prison to five for the aggravated rape of two 10-year-old girls in Kandal province’s Takhmao town in 2016.

Steroids worth Rs 10 lakh sneaked in from Cambodia seized

In a first such seizure at the city airport, customs officials on Sunday seized 10 lakh worth sports steroids that were likely to be sold to gym owners in the city. The passenger carrying them had flown in from Cambodia.

VN, Cambodia, Laos enhance drug control co-operation

Việt Nam, Cambodia and Laos should work together across their borders to fight the illegal drug trade, said participants at the 18th trilateral/bilateral ministerial meeting on drug control co-operation among the three nations held in Hà Nội on Wednesday.

Labelled ‘Books’, Customs Seizes Cambodian Cigarettes Worth Rs. 78 Lakh

The Customs has seized cigarettes worth over Rs. 78 lakh which were being illegally imported from Cambodia through speed post and registered post using the labels of books and handicraft, officials said on Thursday.

Cambodia’s ‘Okhna’ Tycoons Abuse Power to Commit Crimes: NGO

Tycoons in Cambodia known as “Okhna” are abusing their power to commit crimes, a nongovernmental organization said Tuesday, as those who hold the honorary title in addition to a ranking position in the military or police are being required to choose between the two to avoid conflicts of interest.

HCM City: Police bust ring trafficking drugs from Cambodia

A ring trafficking drugs from Cambodia to Ho Chi Minh City has been uncovered by the city’s police after more than four months of investigation.

Cambodia feared lagging behind predators in cybersex trafficking crackdown

U.S. and Australian crime fighters are preparing Cambodia for a spike in online child sex abuse cases but local officials fear that predators are a step ahead of police due to narrow laws.

2 Japanese men admit roles in killing of taxi driver in Cambodia

Two Japanese men admitted in court Monday their roles in the murder of a taxi driver in Cambodia's northwestern province of Siem Reap earlier this year.

10,000 Chinese citizens flee Sihanoukville in days after Cambodian online gaming directive: report

An estimated 10,000 Chinese citizens have fled the Cambodian city of Sihanoukville in the space of a few days following a recently announced crackdown on online gambling operations, according to reports.

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