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City Prepared to be Awash in Festivalgoers

Nearly half a million people are expected to flood the capital from the countryside this weekend as the Water Festival kicks off. Competitive boat...

Progress Stalls in Case of Trafficking Chinese Immigrants

The three-month police sting that netted more than 600 illegal Chinese immigrants has failed to catch a single ringleader. In fact, authorities have not...

Vietnamese Evictions Deserved, Governor Says

Phnom Penh Governor Chea Sophara defended his actions Monday, reiterating that the hundreds of Vietnamese villagers who were kicked out of their homes last...

Web Pornographer Deported

After spending nearly three weeks in jail, Cambodia’s first known Internet pornographer on Sun­day was deported back to the US, officials confirmed. US embassy...

Deadline Extended for Illegals

Government officials say a deadline for illegal immigrants to voluntarily turn themselves in has been extended to Nov 30 because of poor response. Not...

Illegal Chinese Immigrants Happy to Leave

More than 200 cramped Chi­nese illegal immigrants de­tained for weeks in poor conditions cheered from six military trucks as aircraft arrived Wed­nesday to carry...

Second Group of 100 Illegal Immigrants Secretly Depart Off to China

More than 100 Chinese nationals were secretly deported Mon­day, the beginning of an operation to send all detained illegal Chinese immigrants back to China,...

Mystery Surrounds Whereabouts of 9 Chinese

Just a day after the deportation of 105 Chinese nationals, officials gave conflicting versions of the whereabouts of nine illegal immigrants arrested last month...

Court Criticized for Releasing Drug Smugglers

Anti-narcotics officials say they are growing more disillusioned with the fight against drug trafficking after four men convicted of being involved in the country’s...

Chinese ‘Treated Like Ducks’ Awaiting Death

To Zhou Wen Hua, the life of an illegal Chinese immigrant in Cambodia is the same as a duck being fattened for the slaughter....

Illegal Residents Have Until Nov 5 to Turn Themselves In

All foreign nationals without proper documentation to be in the country have until Nov 5 to present themselves to authorities or risk being tracked...

Amphetamines Newest Danger

Amphetamine use is posing as the most serious drug test for Cambodia, national and UN drug control officials said Thursday at the conclusion of...

Chinese Arrests Go On Amid Cell Shortage

Continuing police sweeps for illegal immigrants netted eight additional Chinese nationals Tuesday morning in a residence near Phsar Thmei, Don Penh district officials said....

Police Face Cell Shortage For Illegal Chinese Immigrants

The authorities’ assault on Chinese nationals suspected of using Cam­bo­dia to reach West­ern nations continued Sunday as 95 more illegals were taken into custody—but...

Chinese Taken In Minister’s Former Villa

Police arrested another 26 illegal Chinese immigrants Satur­day in a raid on a villa in the Prampi Makara district of Phnom Penh, district police...

Court Official Says Illegals Case Obstructed

Powerful officials are obstructing the Municipal Court’s investigation into an organized racket that trafficks Chinese nationals through Cambodia, the chief prosecutor charged Thurs­day. “It...

Hok Lundy Vows Prison For Traffickers ing Operators

National Police Director Gen­er­al Hok Lundy said Tuesday that government officials found to be involved in a racket trafficking Chi­­nese nationals through Cam­bo­­dia will...

Officials Call for Deportation List Disclosure

The government is in favor of disclosing the passenger list from last month’s secret deportation of illegal Chinese immigrants from the capital’s military airport....

Rights Group Calls Beating An ‘Execution’

A local rights group called the killing of two robbery suspects by an angry mob on Tuesday an “execution” and condemned the police for...

Ceremony Aims to Appease Disturbed Spirits

A Buddhist ceremony was held Saturday in Takeo province to appease spirits disturbed when a cemetery was dug up two weeks ago by treasure...