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Chinese investment strains Cambodian society

Drastic transformation of Sihanoukville should warn other Asian countries.

China signs secret deal to use Cambodia naval base: report

China has signed a secret deal to gain exclusive rights to a Cambodian naval base, The Wall Street Journal reported Sunday.

Eighteen Chinese held in Cambodia over internet extortion

Eighteen Chinese nationals were arrested for internet scams and extortion in Kampong Speu province’s Baset district.

China-funded free-surgery program brings new hope to Cambodian children with heart disease

Sey Muoy, a Cambodian teenager from northwestern Battambang province, has returned to a healthy life after she had her congenital heart defects (CHD) remedied by Chinese surgeons last year.

Chinese consulate proposed for Sihanoukville

An information centre for Chinese nationals and a Chinese consulate will be established in Sihanoukville following a meeting between new provincial governor Kouch Chamroeun and Chinese ambassador Wang Wentian, provincial spokesperson Kheang Phearum told The Post on Sunday.

Huge Chinese influx divides Sihanoukville

Residents of Cambodian resort town question whether its character can be preserved.

Cambodia’s bourse launches Chinese version of mobile trading system

The Cambodia Securities Exchange (CSX) has launched the Chinese version of Mobile Trading System (MTS) to encourage Chinese investors to trade stocks on the country's bourse, CSX's official told Xinhua on Friday.

63 telecom fraud suspects brought back to China from Cambodia

A total of 63 telecom and Internet fraud suspects were brought back from Cambodia to southwestern China's Chongqing Municipality Wednesday, local authorities said Thursday.

Chinese police rescue hundreds of trafficked women

China rescued more than 1,100 women trafficked into the country, many of them sold as brides, in a joint operation with Southeast Asian countries, police said in a statement on Friday.

Men arrested for loan sharking in Cambodia were working for Chinese-owned casino

A group of 12 Chinese nationals arrested in Cambodia for kidnapping three people over gambling debts are said to have been working for a Poipet casino.

Growing Numbers of Chinese Workers Drive Up Housing Costs in Cambodia’s Sihanoukville

A steady climb in the number of Chinese nationals moving to Cambodia’s Sihanoukville over the last two years has driven up housing costs in the southwestern coastal province, leaving many Cambodian workers struggling to make ends meet while property owners profit from the increase in rents, sources say.

Cambodia: 12 Chinese Nationals Arrested For Kidnapping Over Unpaid Gambling Loan

12 Chinese men have been arrested in Poipet town in Cambodia. The Chinese nationals were arrested over charges of kidnapping three people after they failed to pay gambling loans. Those kidnapped were also from China.

China supports gov’t in resisting ‘intimidation’

China will support the Cambodian government “in resisting Western intimidation”, Wang Tianxiang, the deputy director of the Chinese Foreign Affairs Ministry’s Division of Southeast Asian Affairs said, as bilateral relations reach “new heights”.

US, China tensions put Cambodia in potential peril

US concerns about an emerging China-backed facility in Cambodia could put the nation in the middle of an emerging new Cold War.

China’s Southeast Asian Neighbors Mixed on Huawei For 5G Networks Amid Security Concerns

China’s Southeast Asian neighbors have expressed mixed interest in offers by telecom giant Huawei to roll out mobile wireless 5G networks and other products in their countries, amid concerns over the firm’s links to Beijing and how its technology could compromise national security.

Chinese Defense Minister Denies “Military Presence in Cambodia”

However, he did not give a direct answer to the question of whether China “is seeking” to have a future military presence in Cambodia, which is increasingly getting close to Beijing.

‘Kingdom must prepare for new wave of Chinese’

Cambodia needs to be better prepared to attract and accommodate a new type of Chinese tourist, said Hamburg, Germany-based China Outbound Tourism Research Institute (Cotri).

Interview: Cambodian deputy PM hails China’s “enormous development” in past 70 years

China has achieved "enormous development" in the past 70 years and the progress has benefited the whole world, Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister Hor Namhong told Xinhua in a recent interview.

Why are Chinese workers so unpopular in Southeast Asia?

For decades Chinese migrants have sought refuge from upheavals at home by building new lives and businesses across Southeast Asia.

Cambodia PM dismisses fears of Chinese debt trap

Prime Minister Hun Sen dismissed on Thursday fears that Cambodia was falling into a Chinese “debt trap”, saying its loans are low interest, low risk and were not a threat to national independence.

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