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Cambodian caught for spreading fake news about Prayut

A Cambodian man has reportedly been arrested in Phnom Penh after allegedly posting fake news about the Thai prime minister on the internet while six Thais have been detained in Bangkok for sharing it.

Ricketson’s health better in Cambodia jail

The health of alleged Australian spy James Ricketson has stabilised following his transfer to a prison infirmary from where he is hopeful of being released after a year behind bars.

British man beaten by 10 Chinese in Cambodia for having ‘Taiwan’ tattooed on his...

Taipei - A British man was savagely beaten by nearly a dozen Chinese men in a small city in Cambodia when they discovered he had "Taiwan" tattooed on his forehead and he refused to recognize their claim that the country is part of China.

Tony Abbott throws support behind Australian filmmaker jailed in Cambodia James Ricketson

Former prime minister Tony Abbott has met with supporters of James Ricketson — an Australian filmmaker detained in Cambodia on spying charges — and called for his release.

Second Cambodian man arrested for insulting king on Facebook

Cambodian police have arrested a 70-year-old barber for allegedly insulting the king, the second such case since a controversial lese majeste law was introduced this year.

Jury finds US man guilty of abusing Cambodian orphans

US authorities said nine Cambodian children disclosed Daniel Stephen Johnson’s abuse in lengthy interviews with trained child-forensic interviewers

Vietnamese hackers trigger software trap after Australian sale of newspaper in Cambodia

A Vietnamese state-linked hacking group has used a Cambodian newspaper website to attack a local human rights organisation, according to a leading cyber security firm.

Four Chinese Nationals for Alleged ‘Drilling’ at Angkor War Complex

The body that oversees the ancient Angkor Wat Temple Complex in Cambodia has said it detained four Chinese nationals this week for alleged drilling at the site.

Cambodia PM Hun Sen’s Nephew Jailed Following Whirlwind Shooting Trial

A court in Cambodia has sentenced Hun Chea, a nephew of Prime Minister Hun Sen, to 18 months in prison following a whirlwind trial that took place on the same day he was arrested for firing a gun during a domestic dispute.

Q&A: Ear Sophal, Author of ‘The Hungry Dragon’, in Chinese Influence in Cambodia

While the political relationship between Cambodia and China continues to grow in strength, signs of tensions have begun to show as fears over criminal activity circulate.

Cambodia arrests 4,845 drug suspects in 4 months, down 31 pct

Cambodian authorities had arrested 4,845 drug suspects in the first four months of 2018, down 31 percent if compared to the same period of last year, according to an Interior Ministry's anti-drug department report on Tuesday.

Chinese arrested in Cambodia over scam

Police in Phnom Penh have arrested 119 Chinese over a fraud scam as the fight against criminal call centres continues.

China Calls on Cambodia to Protect Chinese Citizens

More than 1,000 Chinese nationals have been arrested and deported from Cambodia since 2012 relating to online scams being run out of Cambodia.

Cambodian man kills ex-wife then commits suicide live on Facebook

A Cambodian man murdered his ex-wife and then jumped off a bridge in a suicide that he broadcast live on Facebook, police said on Friday, in the first such case reported in the country.

Australian Rachel Prins facing five years in Cambodian jail if guilty

An Australian woman charged by Cambodian police with drug possession and trafficking is facing up to five years in jail if she is convicted.

Expats say Australian woman on drug charges in Cambodia criticised Hun Sen

Rachel Prins had openly and publicly criticised prime minister and that could have been catalyst for her arrest, expats post on blog

Smuggler of assault rifles halted near Cambodia border

A pick-up truck with military stickers was found carrying illegal firearms at a checkpoint in the eastern province bordering Cambodia late Tuesday night.

Cambodia deports 89 suspects in online scam to China

Cambodia on Wednesday deported nearly 100 Chinese citizens accused of defrauding people in China in an internet scam, a senior Cambodian Interior Ministry official said.

Australians detained by Cambodian police in Siem Reap bar

An Australian woman has been detained by Cambodian police in the tourist city of Siem Reap and could face charges for possessing marijuana.

Cambodia destroys over 60 tonnes of counterfeit cosmetics

Cambodian Authorities on Tuesday destroyed more than 60 tons of counterfeit cosmetics confiscated in recent months, officials said.

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