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Cambodia launches 8-year budget system reform strategy

Cambodia on Friday launched the eight-year budget system reform strategy (2018-2025) with the aim of further enhancing the effectiveness of state budget management and reallocation for government's institutions and public investments.

China Calls on Cambodia to Protect Chinese Citizens

More than 1,000 Chinese nationals have been arrested and deported from Cambodia since 2012 relating to online scams being run out of Cambodia.

As Cambodian deportations resume, community looks for ways to cope

As of December 2017, there were more than 1,900 Cambodian nationals with final orders of removal residing in the United States, according to an ICE spokesman.

Hun Sen may win upcoming Cambodian elections unopposed

With the Cambodian national elections coming in less than six months’ time, Cambodian opposition figure Sam Rainsy has called for a boycott. Sam Rainsy, who is currently on a self-imposed exile criticised the Hun Sen administration for not allowing the opposition to run for elections.

Cambodian man kills ex-wife then commits suicide live on Facebook

A Cambodian man murdered his ex-wife and then jumped off a bridge in a suicide that he broadcast live on Facebook, police said on Friday, in the first such case reported in the country.

Cambodian journalists charged with espionage denied bail

A court in Cambodia on Thursday declined to grant bail to two journalists who have been charged with espionage for filing news reports to a U.S.-funded radio station.

Defence Ministry denies weapons in smuggling case came from Cambodia

After a Thai national was arrested last week for allegedly smuggling guns from Cambodia to Thailand, Cambodia's Defence Ministry has claimed the weapons seized during the arrest are not used in Cambodia, despite the fact that both types of rifle seized are commonly found in the Kingdom.

Deportation of Cambodian refugees in the U.S. devastates community

After fleeing the genocidal Khmer Rouge, Cambodian refugees living in the U.S. are being deported back to to the country.

Nice TV Highlights Ties Between Cambodia, China

The blossoming friendship between China and the Cambodian government has become so close that a Chinese majority-owned, Khmer Language television station has built studios directly inside the Ministry of Interior in Phnom Penh. It’s a peculiar joint venture that comes as western-backed news outfits are being shutdown or harassed ahead of a national election in July.

Research Team at Monash University Awarded for Innovation in Preventing Gender-Based Violence in Cambodia

The World Bank Group and the Sexual Violence Research Initiative (SVRI) recently awarded $99,900 to Monash University for research in Cambodia that aims to reduce incidents of gender-based violence (GBV).

Cambodia to Deploy 100,000 Security Personnel, ‘Village Guards’ at Polling Stations For July Ballot

Cambodia’s government plans to deploy more than 100,000 security personnel and “village guards” at polling stations across the country during the upcoming general election, according to officials, drawing concerns from observers who suggested such a show of force would intimidate voters in a poll in which the ruling party is the only significant political group on the ballot.

Cambodia’s Sam Rainsy warns against ‘fake election’, China ties

Exiled Cambodia opposition leader Sam Rainsy has warned Cambodia's ever-closer relationship with China is weakening regional security and undermining his country's national sovereignty.

Family Distraught After ICE Raid in Madison Takes Away 67-Year-Old Cambodian Refugee

"We feel really empty. It’s like a big, missing piece of a puzzle in our life," Molly Bennett tells Madison365. “We have a routine with him coming home and being with his grandchildren and being able to spend family time with us. And now he’s gone. And we have no idea what’s going to happen.”

Cambodia’s Opposition seeks the Role of Indonesia and ASEAN

Cambodia's opposition party hoped that Indonesia would play its role in the ASEAN region through guiding regional countries in improving its democracy.

Opposition Says Cambodia is Near Bankruptcy

The former member of Cambodia parliament from the opposition party, Mu Sochua, stated that Cambodia Prime Minister Hun Sen is currently in huge debt to China, Asian Development Bank (ADB) and World Bank. The money was said to be used for backing Hun Sen’s ascendant.

4 drown in Mekong River in SE Cambodia: police

A mother and her two children as well as her niece had drowned in the Mekong River in Southeastern Cambodia's Kampong Cham province, according to a police report released to the media on Sunday.