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Sok An Set to Return to Work Today

Deputy Prime Minister Sok An, who has been out of the country for several weeks receiving medical treatment, is set to meet a Thai...

Devillers In China and in ‘Good Shape,’ France Says

Frenchman Patrick Henri Devillers, who left Cambodia last week to provide information to Chinese authorities in a high-profile political investigation, is now in the...

National Police Put Devillers’ ‘Interview’ on YouTube

In an unusual move, the General Commissariat of National Police has posted a video on its website in which Frenchman Patrick Henri Devillers says...

France Says Devillers Chose to Go to China

The French government has confirmed that Patrick Henri Devillers, the architect implicated in a high-profile political scandal in China and arrested in Cambodia last...

Devillers Departs on Late Night Flight to China

Detained French architect Patrick Henri Devillers boarded a flight to China late last night after being held in custody in Cambodia for more than...

Cambodian Court Could Question Devillers

A Cambodian court may on China's behalf question a Frenchman currently being held over his links to a Chinese political scandal and a murder...

Lunchtime Meeting Led to French Architect’s Arrest

Phnom Penh resident Patrick Henri Devillers, 52, made international headlines when French government officials on Tuesday revealed that he had been arrested in Cambodia...

Britain’s Fraud Office Probes Biofuel Scheme

A biofuel company is currently under investigation for fraud in the U.K. after millions of dollars of investors’ money was spent on a jatropha...

British Investors Lose Millions in Failed Cambodian Biofuel Scheme

A biofuel company is currently under investigation for fraud in the U.K. after millions of dollars of investors' money was spent on a jatropha...

Hun Sen Denies China Influencing Cambodia

Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday hit back at claims that China had influenced Cambodia's actions as chair of Asean, insisting that the visit of...

At Asean Summit, Hun Sen Pushes for More Unity

Opening the 20th Asean Summit in Phnom Penh yesterday, Prime Minister Hun Sen called on Southeast Asia's leaders to close the gap between the...

Environment Minister Denies Hardship at Tourism Project

The Minister of Environment has countered a rights worker’s claim that villagers relocated to make way for a Chinese-backed mega-tourism project in Koh Kong...

Hun To Hits Back at Allegations of Drug Smuggling

Prime Minister Hun Sen's nephew, Hun To, hit back strongly yesterday at allegations published in a leading Australian newspaper, The Age, which linked him...

Korean Investors With Cambodian Links Sentenced in Seoul

The chief executives of the firms behind two large-scale real estate projects in Cambodia have been sentenced to jail in Seoul for obtaining illegal...

Railway CEO  Unaware of Pullout Report

The CEO of Toll Royal Rail­ways, which has a $141 million deal to rehabilitate Cam­bodia’s rail system, could neither confirm nor deny an Australian...