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Malaysians detained in Cambodia freed

After being held for more than two months without trial, all 47 Malaysians in Cambodia arrested for allegedly being involved in an online gaming syndicate, were released from Banteay Mancheay prison.

Malaysian govt thanks Cambodia over release of 47 detainees

The Malaysian government has thanked Cambodia over the release of 47 Malaysians who were detained in the country since December last year.

Govt to probe existence of illegal immigrants in Pekan following girl’s murder

The Home Ministry will launch an investigation into the alleged existence of illegal Cambodian immigrants at several settlements in Pekan.

Cambodia and the UK, securing the workforce of the future

Since 2015 the British Embassy in Cambodia, and the Cambodian Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports (MOEYS) have been proactively engaging and fostering a strong relationship.

Angkor wow

Indochinese culture is as varied as any across the four countries that call themselves neighbors there. We would not mind getting more of Cambodian culture.

Interior Minister Questions Military Intervention in Local Disputes

The shooting prompted a group of former opposition politicians to write an open letter to the EU outlining the events.

Malaysia asks Cambodia to speed up probe on 47 detainees

Malaysia hopes that the Cambodian authorities will expedite their investigation process on the 47 Malaysians being held at the Banteay Meanchey Provincial Prison so that those not guilty can be freed soon, said Foreign Minister Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah.

M’sians detained in Cambodia were told to hide in underground room

“Before being put in prison here, my friends and I were ‘imprisoned’ for nearly three weeks in a three-storey house.”

Prisoners in Kandal, K Chhnang jails die

Two prisoners, both convicted of rape, have died over the past few days, one in Kandal province, the other in Kampong Chhnang province.

Cambodian indigenous group files lawsuit against French company over seized land

Over 800 families suffered damages by a Socfin-KCD plantation, which is funded by Bolloré. The plaintiffs lost hope of obtaining justice in Cambodia and so took their case to France.

Cambodia, Thailand vow to further strengthen cooperation along border

Cambodia and Thailand vowed on Thursday to further enhance cooperation along the border for the interests of the two countries and peoples, according to a joint statement.

Gov’t: Education is priority

As over one million Cambodians migrate to work abroad, Minister of Education, Youth and Sport Hang Chuon Naron said improvements in education is a priority for the Kingdom in order to stem migration and create jobs.

Dropout Rates for Cambodian Provinces Bordering Thailand at 23 Percent

About 23 percent of children in three Cambodian provinces along the country’s northwestern border with Thailand have dropped out of school, causing great concern for the education ministry.

Cambodian refugees: Concern over children’s education

Has the brutal murder of 11-year-old Siti Masitah Ibrahim, whose decomposed body was found near some bushes in Tanjung Medang Kemahang here last weekend, opened a can of worms on the presence of several villages occupied by refugees from Cambodia?

Reversing Cambodia’s democratic drift

Cambodia is drifting towards autocracy with a clear trend. An unprecedented crackdown on independent media, civil society and the country’s major opposition party, the Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), hardly suggest otherwise.

Canada’s soaring trade with Cambodia cheapens our talk of human rights protection

Have the stores filled up yet with gauzy T-shirts in spring colours?

From Cambodia to Kutupalong

One of Hollywood’s leading actresses, Angelina Jolie is also noted for her humanitarian efforts.

S’wakian detainees in Cambodia yet to be charged, says family

Cambodian authorities have yet to bring charges against the 47 Malaysians presently being held in a Cambodian provincial jail over their alleged involvement in illegal online gambling.

CMAC officials inspect 340kg American bomb in K’Speu province

A US M117 bomb weighing 340kg was found in Kampong Speu province’s Chamkar Doung village on Monday, with Cambodian Mine Action Centre (CMAC) officials inspecting the unexploded ordnance the following day, CMAC director Heng Ratana said on Tuesday.

Self-professed monk from Cambodia accused of sex assault, profiteering

Several women in Taoyuan have accused a Cambodian Buddhist monk of sexual assault and using religious teachings for profit.

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Prime Minister Hun Sen announces free legal aid for garment workers

Prime Minister Hun Sen announced on Wednesday that factory workers will have access to legal representation free of charge once his volunteer group of his lawyers is established, while civil society groups say the government should instead improve labour law enforcement.

Cambodia 10 Years Ago

While much has changed, much remains the same.

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