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Defence Ministry denies weapons in smuggling case came from Cambodia

After a Thai national was arrested last week for allegedly smuggling guns from Cambodia to Thailand, Cambodia's Defence Ministry has claimed the weapons seized during the arrest are not used in Cambodia, despite the fact that both types of rifle seized are commonly found in the Kingdom.

Deportation of Cambodian refugees in the U.S. devastates community

After fleeing the genocidal Khmer Rouge, Cambodian refugees living in the U.S. are being deported back to to the country.

Cambodia to Deploy 100,000 Security Personnel, ‘Village Guards’ at Polling Stations For July Ballot

Cambodia’s government plans to deploy more than 100,000 security personnel and “village guards” at polling stations across the country during the upcoming general election, according to officials, drawing concerns from observers who suggested such a show of force would intimidate voters in a poll in which the ruling party is the only significant political group on the ballot.

Cambodia’s Sam Rainsy warns against ‘fake election’, China ties

Exiled Cambodia opposition leader Sam Rainsy has warned Cambodia's ever-closer relationship with China is weakening regional security and undermining his country's national sovereignty.

Family Distraught After ICE Raid in Madison Takes Away 67-Year-Old Cambodian Refugee

"We feel really empty. It’s like a big, missing piece of a puzzle in our life," Molly Bennett tells Madison365. “We have a routine with him coming home and being with his grandchildren and being able to spend family time with us. And now he’s gone. And we have no idea what’s going to happen.”

Cambodia’s Opposition seeks the Role of Indonesia and ASEAN

Cambodia's opposition party hoped that Indonesia would play its role in the ASEAN region through guiding regional countries in improving its democracy.

Opposition Says Cambodia is Near Bankruptcy

The former member of Cambodia parliament from the opposition party, Mu Sochua, stated that Cambodia Prime Minister Hun Sen is currently in huge debt to China, Asian Development Bank (ADB) and World Bank. The money was said to be used for backing Hun Sen’s ascendant.

4 drown in Mekong River in SE Cambodia: police

A mother and her two children as well as her niece had drowned in the Mekong River in Southeastern Cambodia's Kampong Cham province, according to a police report released to the media on Sunday.

Observers see ‘democratic crisis’ in Cambodia ahead of general elections

With the dissolution of the largest opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) heading into general elections, Western powers and those affiliated with the party are describing the situation here as a "democratic crisis."

Why There Won’t Be a Cambodian Spring This Election Year

Frustration is growing among Cambodian pro-democracy activists, but Hun Sen’s position has never been stronger.

David Chandler Mulls New Edition of His “History of Cambodia” With More Pessimistic Ending

David Chandler saw positive changes in terms of liberalization and democratization when he was concluding the current version of the book, which was last revised in 2007, but in the past decade Cambodia has taken backward steps, he said.

Cambodian prime minister tells youth to ‘look at Syria

Cambodian leader Hun Sen urged thousands of young supporters today to help the country avoid a fate similar to Syria's as he looks to assure victory in a future vote despite the absence of a viable opposition

Thirty-two U.S. embassy workers in Cambodia fired over alleged sharing of pornography

The United States embassy in Cambodia has fired 32 people after they were allegedly caught sharing pornographic material in a non-official chat group, several sources familiar with the matter said on Friday.

Cambodia opposition leader seeks Japan’s help in fair election

Cambodia's self-exiled opposition leader urged Japan, his nation's biggest donor, on Friday to use its leverage and convince his nation's autocratic government to ensure that July elections are democratic.

US embassy in Cambodia warns personnel of alleged bomb plot

The US embassy in Cambodia has issued a security alert over an alleged plot to set off a bomb during the country’s traditional New Year holiday, which runs from Thursday through Monday.

Ex-Cambodian opposition head wants Japan’s support

A former leader of Cambodia's defunct largest opposition party has asked Japan to help the Southeast Asian country hold a general election in a democratic fashion in July.

Why Japan Is Wrong on Rights in Cambodia

Tokyo’s downplaying of rights issues is plain for all to see, and the effectiveness of the approach remains unclear.

Syrian asylum seeker stuck in airport limbo after being denied entry to Cambodia

A Syrian asylum seeker has been stranded at a Malaysian airport for more than a month after Cambodian authorities blocked him from entering the Kingdom, he says.

Cambodia’s Phnom Penh Church on 3-year focus on family

Heeding to the Pope’s Apostolic Exhortation “Amoris Laetitia”, the Apostolic Vicariate of Phnom Penh has dedicated 2017-2019 to the family apostolate.

Electoral Watchdogs Hit Back at Accusations of Undermining Cambodia Ballot

Two independent electoral watchdogs have hit back at accusations that they are seeking to disrupt an upcoming general ballot in Cambodia after expressing concerns over political tensions in the country and the lack of a viable opponent to Prime Minister Hun Sen’s ruling Cambodian People’s Party (CPP).

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Cambodian journalists charged with espionage denied bail

A court in Cambodia on Thursday declined to grant bail to two journalists who have been charged with espionage for filing news reports to a U.S.-funded radio station.

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