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‘Freeze human traffickers’ assets’

Minister of Interior Sar Kheng ordered relevant authorities to freeze the assets of those found to be involved in human trafficking and illegal logging.

AFP admits role in Queensland woman Yoshe Taylor’s Cambodian prison hell

When Yoshe Taylor left Brisbane for Phnom Penh in late 2013, she had no idea that the Australian Federal Police were tracking her.

Paedophile British teacher found with four boys in his flat is jailed

This is the moment a paedophile former British headmaster was arrested by police in Cambodia with four boys in his flat.

An innocent abroad

The mother. The online relationship. The scam that’s destroying lives. This is how vulnerable Australians are being lured into carrying illegal drugs for a powerful international cartel.

APLE applauds ruling to bar British paedophile from entering Kingdom

Child protection NGO Action Pour Les Enfants (APLE Cambodia) applauded the Phnom Penh Municipal Court’s ruling on Friday which barred a Briton from returning to Cambodia after he was sentenced to 15 months behind bars for sexual abuse against minors.

China’s takeover of Sihanoukville is almost complete, despite base row

The woman hasn't moved for 20 minutes, and she hasn't made a sound.

Kiwi Chris Knight, 58, to be deported from Cambodia for ‘being homeless’

A New Zealander detained in Cambodia claims authorities have labelled him a troublemaker because he had been meeting with Cambodian journalists.

Drug cases in Cambodia increase by 9 percent

In the first six months of this year, Cambodia’s anti-drug police cracked down on 4,175 drugs cases – an increase of nine percent on the same period last year. It also detained 8,911 people which is up 17 percent, and seized 341kg of illegal drugs – a 135 percent increase – said a National Authority for Combating Drugs (NACD) report released on Wednesday.

China, Cambodia jointly arrest four criminal suspects

Cambodian law enforcement authorities have arrested four criminal suspects hidden in Cambodia upon the request of China's National Supervisory Commission (NSC) and the Ministry of Public Security.

Mondulkiri activist calls on committee to probe Lim Royal

A forest activist in Mondulkiri province has requested the National Committee for Prevention and Crackdown on Natural Resource Crimes to re-investigate forestry crimes linked to Lim Royal Joint Stock Co Ltd.

Cambodia and Laos casinos targeted for drug-trade money laundering

Investigators in Southeast Asia follow money trail from booming meth market.

Sina Was Traded As A Sex Slave At Just 12 Years Old

Sina Vann was just 12 when she was kidnapped from her home and sold into the Cambodian sex slave trade, where she endured torture and starvation for years before her rescue.

Cambodia arrests 3 Nigerians with more than 20 kg of illicit drugs

Cambodian police have arrested three Nigerian men in Phnom Penh on suspicion of trafficking more than 20 kg of crystal methamphetamine, the National Police reported on Monday.

Appeal Court in Cambodia to review woman’s 164-year jail term

The Appeal Court will hear the case of a 24-year-old woman who was sentenced to 164 years of imprisonment in connection with killings and robbery offences.

Twelve Taiwanese held in Cambodia, MOFA seeks access

Twelve Taiwanese were arrested in Cambodia last week on suspicion of engaging in telecom fraud, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said, adding that the nation’s nearest representative office is requesting consular access to visit the suspects.

Cambodia sees rise in crackdowns on human, sex trafficking crimes in H1

Cambodia has seen a 25.8 percent increase in crackdowns on human and sex trafficking crimes in the first half of 2019, the National Police said on Tuesday.

2 arrested for trafficking drug from Cambodia to Vietnam

Two Vietnamese members of a drug trafficking ring that transported illicit synthetic drug from Cambodia have been arrested recently.

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.

Synthetic drugs SE Asia’s lucrative crime

The UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) released a report on Thursday detailing new patterns of organised crime in Southeast Asia.

Jailed Australian man Dino Rossetto loses bid for freedom from Cambodian jail

Australian man Dino Rossetto will spend five years in a Cambodian jail for drug offences after the country's Supreme Court in Phnom Penh upheld his conviction.

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Cambodia’s Military to Arrest Acting CNRP Chief Sam Rainsy Upon Return:...

Acting president of the Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) Sam Rainsy will be arrested by the military upon setting foot inside Cambodia, Minister of Defense Tea Banh said Tuesday, prompting the exiled opposition chief to appeal to security forces to “turn their rifles” on their superiors in revolt.