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New Zealand man arrested in Cambodia after stabbing girlfriend in head with scissors

A 56-year-old New Zealand man has been arrested in Cambodia after he allegedly stabbed his girlfriend in the head with scissors.

A Decade After Houses Burned and Razed, Villagers Gain Class-Action Status Against Thai Sugar...

More than 700 Oddar Meanchey families on Friday won an appeal in a Bangkok court to pursue a class-action lawsuit against a Thai sugar company, more than 10 years after their houses were burned and razed by military forces including those allegedly hired by the plantation.

Cambodian migrant workers return from Jordan

Nearly 30 Cambodian migrant workers returned to Cambodia from Jordan on July 31 after they were stranded without employment or income in the country for more than three months.

Cambodia’s military donates 6 fogging machines to AFP

The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) have received six fogging machines from the Royal Cambodian Armed Forces (RCAF).

Bangkok court admits Cambodia farmers’ lawsuit against Thai sugar firm

A Bangkok court on Friday agreed to grant class action status to more than 700 Cambodian families suing a Thai sugar firm for evicting them from their homes, a lawsuit that human rights experts see as a test case for transboundary disputes.

Nine arrested as Cambodia-based drug trafficking ring busted

Police raids in HCMC and other localities Thursday night seized over 76 kg of drugs linked to Cambodia, leading to the arrest of nine suspects.

Ministries Embark on One-Month Surveying Blitz in Mondulkiri

Multiple government ministries will undertake a one-month satellite-aided survey of state land in Mondulkiri to register groups of inhabitants, identify illegal encroachment and try to resolve ongoing land-grabbing disputes, Agriculture Minister Veng Sakhon said.

Victim Recounts Beating, Electric Shock at Hands of Prey Veng Officers

Thai Sameat, 26, said the beating he recieved at the hands of Prey Veng police officers was like nothing he had ever experienced.

Desperation mounts as garment workers await resolution

A 47-year-old-woman sat on a bamboo bed in front of her rented room in Sitbou commune’s Prek Tapring village recalling the growing difficulties in her daily life after the garment factory in which she was employed had failed to pay workers for months, eventually shutting down.

Cambodia to beef up security during holidays in August

Cambodian National Police Chief General Neth Savoeun has ordered the country’s police to enhance national security during the upcoming holidays, from August 17 to 21, which was set in lieu of the postponed Khmer New Year in April.

US diplomat in Cambodia tests positive for Coronavirus

The country has not recorded any COVID-19 deaths so far, while the recoveries stood at 162.

Cambodia hands out over 23 million USD to the poor

Cambodia’s Ministry of Social Affairs, Veterans and Youth Rehabilitation said it has completed transferring more than 23 million USD to poor people, covering over 530,000 households.

Cambodian monks arrested in Samut Prakan for illegal entry

Immigration police on Tuesday arrested five Cambodian monks who had entered the country illegally at an abandoned housing project in Bang Phli district of Samut Prakan province, an immigration police official said at a media briefing on Wednesday.

Korean drug suspect arrested in Cambodia

A South Korean national has been arrested in Cambodia on charges of attempting to smuggle methamphetamine into South Korea and Japan, prosecutors here said Wednesday.

Cambodia confirms seven new Covid-19 cases, 233 in total

Cambodia confirmed seven new imported Covid-19 cases on Wednesday (July 29), raising the total number of infections in the country to 233, said a Health Ministry's statement.

Removed Families Say They Are Now Being Sued Over Relocation Site

More than 30 families protested a land broker’s court complaint against them on Monday, claiming they were granted the land from Phnom Penh City Hall in a land swap 16 years earlier.

Cambodia confirms new imported COVID-19 case, bringing tally to 226

Cambodia on Tuesday confirmed a new imported COVID-19 case, raising the total number of infections in the country to 226, said a Health Ministry's statement.

Cambodia to monitor all inbound flights

The listing of the country's largest commercial bank Acleda on one of the world's youngest bourses can serve as a role model for other companies.

Cambodia – With a Little Help – Charts Its Own COVID Course

Flights from Indonesia and Malaysia were cancelled as confirmed cases from abroad spiked.

One more Covid-19 case; all inbound flights set to face added scrutiny

Cambodia on Tuesday confirmed a new imported Covid-19 case, raising the total number of infections in the country to 226, said a Health Ministry's statement.


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Cambodia’s PM Hun Sen ‘Misreading’ EU as Withdrawal of Trade Preferences...

Cambodia’s Prime Minister Hun Sen is wrong to assume the EU will stop at partial trade sanctions if he does not end a crackdown on voices critical of his government, observers said Wednesday, a week ahead of a planned return of tariffs to around one-fifth of Cambodian exports to the bloc.