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Three Vietnamese caught with meth in Cambodia

Three Vietnamese nationals – two men and one woman – were charged with possession and trafficking of almost 500 grams of methamphetamine in Cambodia on Tuesday.

Cambodia’s borders on guard with intensed crackdown on transnational crimes

The Royal Cambodian Armed Forces (RCAF) has cracked down on more than 4,000 transnational crimes along the Kingdom’s land borders with neighbouring countries during the first nine months of the year, a senior Defence Ministry official said.

Cambodian PM Vows to Shoot Loggers From Helicopters, Again

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen promised on Sunday that he would fix his country’s problems with rampant deforestation by shooting those who illegally chop down timber from helicopters.

Chinese suspects nabbed in Cambodia in livestreaming crackdown

Police in Jiaxing in East China's Zhejiang Province arrested 18 Chinese suspects in Cambodia in a recent crackdown on a cross-border livestreaming app with pornographic content, which has made 250 million yuan ($36 million) from over 110 platforms.

Cambodia to Create Crime Task Force Targeting Chinese in Coastal Province

Around 16,000 Chinese tourists visited Cambodia over the past seven months, according to the Tourism Ministry.

Five Vietnamese Police Officers to Stand Trial in Beating Death of Detainee

Five policemen charged in the beating death last year of a detainee in southern Vietnam’s coastal Ninh Thuan province will go on trial Sept. 13, according to a lawyer assigned by the victim’s family to attend the hearing.

Pattaya businesswoman gets stolen motorbike back from Cambodia

In a very rare case, a Pattaya woman has got back a motorcycle stolen from her rental shop after doggedly tracking its GPS position for several months and eventually locating it in Cambodia.

Suspected Texas pedophile, 63, is arrested in Cambodia after being accused of ‘the continuous...

This was the moment a suspected pedophile was arrested after fleeing to Cambodia. 

Skull-crusher murder suspect extradited from Cambodia

Cambodian authorities extradited a Thai man and his brother via the Sa Kaew border gate late on Friday night, about a month after he allegedly smashed in the head of his female boss in Bangkok.

Landing Casino Chairman Yang Zhihui Detained in Cambodia After Going Missing

Landing International Casino Chairman Yang Zhihui — who was earlier reported missing from the firm — has been detained in Cambodia, according to a Beijing news source that confirmed the story with multiple sources.

Alleged couple-killer Panya handed over by Cambodia

Double-murder suspect Panya Yingdung was flown to Bangkok on Tuesday night after being handed over to Thai police by Cambodian authorities at the border.

Former teacher convicted of molesting five-year-old in Cambodia told to join UK sex offenders...

A former teacher who was found guilty of molesting a five-year-old girl while working in Cambodia has been told to register on the sex offenders register, but insists he is not guilty.

Cambodia to hand over Phuket club owner wanted for murder

A well-known figure from Phuket’s nightlife scene accused of executing a couple in Chonburi will be extradited from Cambodia, police said Thursday.

Cambodia arrests Phuket man wanted in Chon Buri murder

Cambodian authorities have arrested Panya Yingdung, 39, who was wanted for questioning in the murders of his former girl friend and a companion last month in Chon Buri province.

Police to ask Cambodia’s help finding murder suspect and brother

As police this week obtained an arrest warrant for Anuwat Chaipha, the younger brother of murder suspect Assaya Chaipha, for aiding Assaya to avoid arrest, Metropolitan Police Division 4 commander Pol Maj-General Theerapong Wongratthapitak on Wednesday vowed the hunt for both men would continue.

Cambodia launches crackdown on Chinese prostitution rings

Up to 50 Chinese nationals have been detained in Cambodia as part of a crackdown on prostitution rings in Sihanoukville province, a Chinese investment hub, the provincial governor said on Tuesday.

Chinese man arrested as Cambodia seizes record ecstasy haul hidden in pet food boxes

Zao Zeye was charged with drug trafficking and faces up to life imprisonment if convicted, as police look into possible accomplices.
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Child labour and debt bondage rife at Cambodia’s brick factories

A Cambodian human rights group says child labour and debt bondage are being widely practiced in the country's brick factories due to a rapid urbanisation, trapping families in a cycle of poverty.

Dark night in Cambodia fuels ex Aussie cop’s mission to halt child sex trade

Former Victorian policeman Glen Hulley won't ever forget the night evil quietly brushed up against up him and tapped him on the shoulder. The experience changed him immediately, and dramatically altered the direction of his life.

Cambodia asked to arrest Phuket killer of young couple

Police have asked Cambodian authorities to arrest a Phuket nightclub operator wanted for the killing a young couple aged 20-21 as they believed the suspect was hiding in the neighbouring country.

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Cambodia to end border check

Cambodia’s Prime Minister Hun Sen has unveiled a new campaign to boost economic independence and reduce the reliance on preferential trade statuses offered by advanced countries, saying the government will provide better trade facilitation and eliminate unnecessary procedures.
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Ranking the World’s Democracies

The Economist Intelligence Unit labels Cambodia an "Authoritarian regime".

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