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Taiwanese man abducted in Cambodia, forced to pay ransom for release

Four suspects, including two Chinese nationals, have been arrested for the crime.

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.

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.

He molested a young Pierce County girl and fled to Cambodia. Now he’s been...

A man who molested a young girl in Pierce County and fled to Cambodia following his arrest was sentenced Wednesday.

Restaurateur kills friend and dismembers body because ‘she could not repay debt’

Tim Sophal chopped up her friend's body with a meat cleaver before dumping parts of it in a river in Cambodia.

More Cambodian drug arrests

Ring that used middle-aged female mules is target of crackdown.

Nightclub drug raid: Cambodian police detain over 400

The Cambodian Police have arrested over 400 people at a Phnom Penh nightclub over the weekend, including Cambodian and foreign nationals, some of whom tested positive for illicit club drugs MDMA and ketamine, an anti-drug official said on Monday.

Cambodians arrested with Siamese rosewood in Thai forest

Five Cambodian men have been arrested for allegedly felling a protected Siam rosewood tree and chopping it into 34 short planks to smuggle out of a national park in Nakhon Ratchasima.

Man held in Cambodia over murder of 50-year-old Irishman in Malaysia

He was found tied up and battered with a wok and had also suffered slash wounds on his neck and stab wounds on his abdomen.

Seized ivory to be displayed

The Ministry of Environment is looking at places to display seized elephant ivory and other illegal exotic items to highlight the “brutality” of people, despite international conservation organisation Wildlife Alliance calling for them to be destroyed.

Drug arrests in Cambodia up 8.5 pct in 1st five months

Cambodian authorities had arrested 6,909 drug-related suspects in the first five months of 2019, up 8.5 percent over the same period last year, said an Interior Ministry's anti-drug department report on Saturday.

Chinese arrested for entering with $855K

A Chinese welder, 48, who is suspected of attempting to launder money was arrested by Phnom Penh municipal authorities on Wednesday night after he was found entering Cambodia with $855,000.

P1-B shabu from Cambodia seized

Authorities seized on Thursday, May 23, 2019, about P1 billion worth of illegal drugs placed in aluminum pallets in a warehouse in Malabon City, Metro Manila.

Cambodia’s top court upholds life prison term for govt critic’s killer

Cambodia's Supreme Court on Friday upheld a life prison term given to a man convicted of murdering a prominent government critic.

Two arrested for smuggling meth from Cambodia on motorbike

Two Vietnamese men were arrested while carrying methamphetamine from Cambodia to Vietnam on a motorbike on Wednesday.

Cambodia charges GCG ASIA’s CEO with “fraud attempt” for linking PM to unlicensed cryptocurrency...

A Cambodian court on Sunday charged Yaw Foo Hoe, chief executive officer of GCG ASIA, with "fraud attempt" for falsely claiming that country's Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen supported the company's unlicensed cryptocurrency trading, a spokesman said.

ASEAN’s paedophiles are tech savvy

Southeast Asia is in the grip of a fresh surge of paedophile activity with predators orchestrating and watching abuse on live-streaming sites and via webcams, and paying for it with near-untraceable cryptocurrency, victims and children's charities warn. 

The injustice of Cambodian justice

The government aims to appear tough on crime, seen in a bulging prison population, but ranked second worst worldwide on a recent rule of law index

Chinese ‘gangster’ video that caused Cambodia’s police chief to intervene ‘was a prank’

Apparent threat in online clip to take control of Sihanoukville alarmed local authorities.

China to Help Cambodia Deal with Chinese Gang

The Chinese embassy in Phnom Penh on Sunday promised assistance to Cambodian police after a video surfaced in which a Chinese gangster declares he will seize control of a major Cambodian city while 20 other men, shirtless and tattooed, cheer him on.


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Rescuers find two alive in collapsed building in Cambodia

Rescuers found two survivors in the rubble of a building that collapsed two days earlier while under construction in a Cambodian beach town, killing 28 workers and injuring 26 others as they slept in the unfinished condominium that doubled as their housing.