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Top Vietnamese leader to visit Laos, Cambodia

General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV)’s Central Committee and President Nguyen Phu Trong will pay an official friendly visit to Laos from February 24-25, and a state visit to Cambodia from February 25-26, an announcement from the CPV Central Committee’s Commission for External Relations has said.

Cambodia seeking Singapore motorbike owner over fatal hit-and-run accident

The Cambodian authorities are seeking the owner of a Singapore-registered motorcycle allegedly involved in a hit-and-run accident that killed an elderly man in Phnom Penh.

Pensions travel further in Cambodia

Retirees ramble the world in search of a paradise on a discount and they may have found it in Cambodia’s popular destinations.

US, Cambodia in War of Words Over Detained Opposition Leader

Cambodia and the United States sparred this weekend over comments appearing on a U.S. embassy Facebook page criticizing the Cambodian government’s continued detention of the leader of a now-banned opposition party.

Former Opposition Leader Warns of ‘Massacre’ Over Leaked Order to ‘Destroy’ CNRP

Hun Sen and other senior CPP officials have made threats prior to the July 2018 election that the opposition would be “destroyed” or “killed” if sanctions were implemented.

Cops identify Sarawakian involved in scamming 47 Malaysians to work in Cambodia

Police have identified a Sarawakian man suspected to be involved in a syndicate that conned 47 Malaysians to work in Cambodia only to be arrested and jailed.

Japan makes infrastructure push into Southeast Asia

Cambodia first in line for smart, environmental urban development projects.

Cambodian PM to chair meeting of Supreme Consultation and Recommendation Council

Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen will attend the meeting of the Supreme Consultation and Recommendation Council (SCRC), which is scheduled on Feb. 28, a senior official said on Tuesday.

Cambodia includes peace as a subject in its school curriculum

Education on peace to be part of the Cambodian school curriculum to effect change at grassroots level.

AYLA – Cambodia aims to empower and give a voice to Kingdom’s youth

Sitting in a humble work space in Phnom Penh’s Tuol Tompoung II is Ky Veasna – his youthful looks, dyed auburn hair and smart-casual attire may fool you into assuming his junior status in the office.

Higher Student Dropout Rates Along Cambodia’s Border with Thailand

A Cambodian official reported last week that about 23 percent of children in three provinces along the border with Thailand have stopped attending school.

Freed Sarawakians reunited with families after Cambodia ordeal

It was a tearful reunion for 40 Malaysians who were reunited with their families at the airport here, following their release from a Cambodian prison.

47 Malaysians detained in Cambodia reunited with their families on Sunday

The 47 Malaysians freed from detention in Cambodia have returned home to be reunited with their families on Sunday (Feb 17).

Former MP denies involvement in Cambodia jobs syndicate

Former Julau MP Datuk Sng Chee Hua lodged a police report today, denying that he was involved in a syndicate that sent locals to work in Cambodia only to have them arrested and jailed.

12 Cambodians, van driver injured in crash

A passenger van rammed into the rear of a lorry in Si Maha Phot district of this eastern province early Sunday, wounding 12 Cambodian migrant workers and the driver, police said.

Migrant workers in Thailand live harsh, but improving, reality

Bangkok takes legal steps to retain vital laborers from neighboring countries.

£50,000 appeal launched after Joe Morrissey left in coma in Cambodia

A £50,000 appeal has been launched to help a young father from York after a road accident in Cambodia left him in a coma in intensive care.

47 Malaysians released in Cambodia miss flight home today

All the 47 Malaysians freed in Cambodia yesterday, missed their flights home this morning, said Foreign Minister Saifuddin Abdullah.

Cambodia slams U.S. embassy for misleading statement over detention of former opposition leader

Cambodia on Saturday slammed the Embassy of the United States to Cambodia for a misleading comment concerning the legal case of former Cambodian opposition leader Kem Sokha.

EU plays tough with Cambodia

Concerned by ongoing human rights abuses, the European Union has threatened to suspend Cambodia’s preferential access to its market.


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Prime Minister Hun Sen announces free legal aid for garment workers

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