Vietnam Identified as Second to Contest Asean ‘Consensus’ Claim

Asean’s position on maritime disputes in the South China Sea fractured further yesterday as the Philippines identified Vietnam as the second country that had...

Manila, Phnom Penh Dispute South China Sea Talks

Diplomatic tensions over contested territory in the South China Sea mounted again yesterday with Philippine President Benigno Aquino contesting comments made by Cambodia on...

SRP, Activists Release Balloons Asking for Obama’s Help

The SRP and anti-eviction activists yesterday released thousands of balloons from locations around the city calling on visiting U.S. President Barack Obama to help...

Obama in No Position to Teach Cambodia About Human Rights

Because his knowledge of human rights and democracy is largely academic, U.S. President Barack Obama is in no position to lecture Cambodia on these...

Obama Presses Hun Sen on Human Rights

U.S. President Barack Obama pressed Prime Minister Hun Sen on the government’s human rights record during a closed-door meeting between the two leaders in...

Secretary-General Says Asean Must Be United on Sea Issue

Asean must be united as a regional bloc when dealing with China on the contentious issue of the South China Sea, a resource-rich area...

Asean Leaders Sign Human Rights Declaration

Leaders of the 10 Asean countries yesterday signed the regional bloc’s first-ever declaration on human rights, with a last-minute amendment that rights workers said...

Obama to Talk Rights Abuses, Fair Elections

The U.S. will address human rights abuses in Cambodia and urge Prime Minister Hun Sen to conduct free and fair elections and end a...

Obama’s Cambodia Conundrum: Human Rights Versus Strategic Interests

Whether U.S. President Barack Obama speaks out on Cambodia’s human rights record during his upcoming visit to Phnom Penh, as some U.S. lawmakers are...

Eight Detained, Then Freed Over ‘SOS’ Rooftop Protest

Local authorities detained eight residents living near Phnom Penh International Airport yesterday, holding them for about 12 hours after accusing them of threatening security...

Residents Take to Their Roofs to Ask for President Obama’s Help

Residents living near Phnom Penh International Airport spray painted SOS and plastered pictures of U.S. President Barack Obama on the roofs of their homes...

Intimidation of NGOs Continues Before Summits

Local authorities across Phnom Penh yesterday continued to intimidate the owners of venues and guesthouses reserved by civil society groups holding meetings ahead of...

Phnom Penh Prepares Roads for Arrival of World Leaders

Motorists should be prepared for road closures, traffic jams, detours and delays in the coming days as authorities ready Phnom Penh for the arrival...

Obama Urged to Address Rights Issues During Visit

Some of the U.S.’ most senior lawmakers are urging Barack Obama to speak out on what they called Cambodia’s deteriorating human rights situation when...

Anti-Eviction Protesters Continue to Rally Outside US Embassy

Insisting on a response from American authorities, more than 100 eviction protesters from Phnom Penh continued to rally outside the U.S. Embassy yesterday and...

Schools, Universities to Close as City Prepares to Host Leaders

Some universities and schools in Phnom Penh will be closed for six days starting next week to manage traffic issues and any potential security...

Hun Sen to Hold Bilateral Talks With Obama

Prime Minister Hun Sen will hold bilateral talks with U.S. President Barack Obama when the newly re-elected American leader visits Phnom Penh during this...

Protesters Camp at US Embassy for Second Day

Anti-eviction protesters set up camp in front of the U.S. Embassy in Phnom Penh for a second day yesterday, but ended their protest in...

Anti-Eviction Protesters Appeal to Obama

As Barack Obama was declared president of the United States for a second term yesterday, about 50 anti-eviction protesters from the Boeng Kak and...

Protesters Want Obama’s Support Over Evictions

About 100 residents embroiled in land disputes in Phnom Penh submitted a petition to the U.S. Embassy yesterday requesting that President Barack Obama raise...

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Some didn’t want to be rescued at all

While some Malaysian victims are grateful to have been rescued from being forced to work for scam call centres in Cambodia, there are others who prefer to have remained and continued working for these illegal syndicates, reported Sin Chew Daily.