Cambodia’s Cyber-Slavery Trafficking Denials Reflect Official Complicity, Experts Say

Despite growing evidence that Cambodia has become a source of industrial-scale cyber-scams, the authorities continue to downplay the extent of the problem.

Cambodia probes YouTubers’ abuse of monkeys at Angkor Wat Unesco site: ‘needs boundary between human intervention in nature’

Authorities say abuse of monkeys at the Angkor Unesco World Heritage site is a growing problem as people look for new ways to draw online viewers to generate cash.

Cambodian govt to deport 700 Chinese for alleged cybercrimes

Hundreds of South Asians rescued from Cambodian scam compounds, an industry worth billions of dollars.

Odisha to Cambodia via Vietnam – how Indians hoping for a better life were duped by dishonest agents, turned into cyber scammers

After a report by The Indian Express flagging the circumstances of the 5,000-plus Indians, the MEA last week said the Centre is collaborating with Cambodian authorities and has rescued and repatriated about 250 Indians so far.

Vietnamese concerned that canal project in Cambodia could be potential gateway for Chinese forces

Cambodia’s plan to build a US$1.7 billion navigation canal linking the capital Phnom Penh’s port to the country’s coast has raised concerns in Vietnam about the larger Chinese military presence it could enable.

Ex-dictator Hun Sen returns as chief of Senate

Strongmen Hun Sen handed power to his son Hun Manet last year after ruling Cambodia for nearly four decades. Now, the veteran leader is staging a comeback.

U.S. wildlife officials paid a Chinese national $224k to spy on Cambodia. Their top target was just acquitted.

Federal officials, relying on an animal activist group’s referral, ultimately helped a Chinese national immigrate to the U.S., get work, and housing after spying on Cambodian officials. His tactics contributed to an acquittal in a criminal case.

‘The Phnom Penh Post’ prints last edition in Cambodia

Citing financial issues, the 32-year-old fabled daily closed on March 29, but will continue online.

Chinese warships spotted again at Cambodia naval base

The Chinese navy continues to access Cambodia's Ream Naval Base, with at least two vessels recently confirmed at the facility.

45 people injured in train-bus crash in northwestern Cambodia, says police

A train crashed into a passenger bus in northwestern Cambodia's Pursat province on Friday, leaving 45 people hospitalized, a local police chief said.

What is left of Cambodia’s political opposition?

The same family has ruled Cambodia for nearly 40 years, and has dismantled opposition to its rule piece by piece. As Hun Manet continues in his father's footsteps, exiled Cambodian activists vow continued resistance.

Cambodia moves to ‘drain the swamp’ with arrest of tycoons

Accused swindler Leng Channa is third 'lord' to face legal action in recent months

When the US Tried to Orchestrate a Coup in Cambodia

Although some details remain murky, the United States was certainly involved in the Dap Chhuon Affair.

Cambodian official acquitted of smuggling rare wild monkeys into South Florida

A Cambodian official accused of illegally importing wild, long-tailed macaque monkeys into the United States that were destined for Miami was acquitted Friday of conspiracy and smuggling charges after a two-week federal trial.

Cambodia vexes Vietnam with plan to divert Mekong trade via China-built canal

Planned Phnom Penh-to-coast link raises alarms amid regional influence tussle.

Cambodia’s Unique Islamic Sect Fights to Resist Assimilation

Practitioners of the Kan Imam San sect are promised a better life if they convert to Sunni Islam, but many ethnic Chams prefer to hold onto their traditions.

Cambodia’s Prime Minister has had enough of trucks with musical horns

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Manet has ordered a ban on musical horns.

Cambodia urged to target ‘key figures’ as Chinese scam gangs defy crackdowns in ‘sin city’

Some 450 people were arrested in the latest raids earlier this month, showing that crime continues to plague the coastal city of Sihanoukville.

19 Thais rescued from call scam gang in Cambodia

Cambodian officials rescued 19 Thai people from a call scam gang in Oddar Meanchey on Saturday, according to the Suranaree Task Force.

An ex-diplomat and king’s head: Inside the secret global trade of Asian art

What Europe’s largest private collection of Asian art says about the trade in cultural heritage.

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