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More Cambodians travel for leisure

Cambodians are increasingly travelling overseas for leisure, as the number of the Kingdom’s outbound tourists reached nearly two million last year, a trend that a tourism insider said was due to a change in spending habits of Cambodia’s middle-class.

Cambodia PM blasts ‘interference’ as EU trade deal threatens

Cambodian premier Hun Sen warned against interference in the country's affairs on Tuesday, his first comments since the European Union launched steps to cancel trade benefits that would hammer the local garment industry.

Cambodia to review arrest of 47 Malaysians

The Justice Ministry in Cambodia will review the case of 47 Malaysians detained since December last year over their suspected involvement in fraud and illegal online gambling.

Former Opposition Leader Warns Chinese Immigrants Not to ‘Provoke Backlash’

Sam Rainsy said the large influx of Chinese immigrants to Cambodia, coinciding with a construction boom and waning relations with the West, could lead to a backlash from locals.

Cambodia, Thailand boost cooperation along border

Cambodian Defense Minister Gen. Tea Banh will meet with his Thai counterpart Gen. Prawit Wongsuwon this week to discuss cooperation along their border, according to a statement released by the Cambodian Defence Ministry on February 11.

Cambodia nabs 12th place in best retirement destinations

Cambodia is an expatriate hotspot for those dreaming of living a more luxurious lifestyle at an affordable cost, according to International Living’s Annual Global Retirement Index 2019.

Cambodia’s Voice of Persons with Disabilities marks #WorldRadioDay

Cambodia’s Voice of Persons with Disabilities (VPD) station will host with a series of special programs to mark World Radio Day (WRD) on February 13.

North Korean Restaurants in Cambodia Struggle as Customers Shy Away

North Korean-themed restaurants in Cambodia are struggling with financial difficulties due to UN sanctions and a dwindling customer base.

Thai Authorities Deport Group of Cambodian Muslims Formerly Suspected of Terrorism

Thai authorities have deported eight Cambodian Muslims who were part of a group of 18 arrested after they were initially suspected of training to join separatist insurgents in Thailand’s mainly Muslim southern border region, diplomats said on Monday.

Ministry Issues Warning to Young Lovers Against ‘Unusual Activity’ on Valentine’s Day

The letter instructed both public and private educational institutions to educate students and “strengthen morals” by disciplining students, though it did not provide examples of what constituted “unusual activity”.

Julau MP aims to visit M’sian detainees in Cambodia

Julau MP Larry Sng Wei Shien has sent a letter to Foreign Minister Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah saying that he wants to visit the 47 Malaysians detained in the Banteay Meanchey Prison in Cambodia.

Gambling racket Malaysians will face Cambodian courts

Cambodian officials have said that the 47 Malaysians held in Banteay Meanchey provincial prison on suspicion of running an online gambling and fraud racket would have to go through the Cambodian legal system.

Five Foreigners Busted in Cambodia for Trafficking Meth from Golden Triangle

General Mok Chito, deputy National Police chief, said that police on Wednesday arrested Romanian national Olaru Narcis Manuel, 22, in Siem Reap province and seized the five kilograms of drugs.

Cambodia’s Golden Crown Casino narrowly avoids bomb plot

A Cambodian casino narrowly escaped disaster after an alert gambler noticed something odd during his trip to the loo.

Parents of murdered girl are originally from Cambodia

The parents of a 11-year-old girl whose body was discovered on Saturday are believed to be descendants of Champa from Cambodia.

Coroner’s apology after photographs of Doncaster doorman’s death in Cambodia posted on the ‘dark...

A coroner apologised to the family of a ‘popular’ Doncaster doorman who was found dead in a hotel room in Cambodia after a picture of his death was posted on the internet.

Cambodian, Thai defense ministers to discuss cooperation along border

Cambodian Defense Minister Gen. Tea Banh will meet with his Thai counterpart Gen. Prawit Wongsuwon this week to discuss cooperation along their border, according to a defense ministry statement on Monday.

‘I can’t find any peace here’: Raised in the U.S. and deported to Cambodia,...

A record 126 Cambodian refugees were deported from the U.S. in 2018. Now they must adjust to living in a country many of them hadn't seen in decades.

Sabah to seek release of group held in Cambodia

The state government will help secure the release of Sabahans who are reported to be among 47 Malaysians detained in Cambodia.

Families of detainees in Cambodia hoping for their release

Families of the Sarawakians detained in Cambodia are hoping for their release as quickly as possible.


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Prime Minister Hun Sen announces free legal aid for garment workers

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