Category Archives: Sports

Thailand Deports Cambodian Union Leader Who Helped Produce Sex Trafficking Documentary

Thailand Wednesday deported the president of a construction workers union who helped produce a documentary about sex trafficking back to Cambodia.Rath Rott Mony will likely face political persecution amid a wider crackdown on labor activists by Prime M...

Girls’ Deaths Alert Cambodia to Human Cost of Economic Migration

PHSAR COMMUNE, KAMPONG CHHNANG PROVINCE, CAMBODIA Ol Thida and her husband were sure they had no choice but to leave their tiny rural village.They couldn't find work anywhere nearby. They owned almost nothing, not even the plot

‘Complacency is still strong’ over stopping genocide, says top UN adviser

Marking the 70th anniversary of The Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide, in the General Assembly at UN Headquarters in New York, Adama Dieng said it was important to speak out more forcefully. At

Cambodian Court’s Appeals Review a ‘Ploy’ to Weaken Political Opposition

Cambodia's Supreme Court began on Wednesday to hear an appeal against the 2017 conviction in a defamation case brought against CNRP leader Sam Rainsy, now living in exile outside Cambodia, with observers calling the move a ploy by the ruling

Cambodian PM Presides Over the Commemoration of 25th Anniversary of ICC-Angkor

Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia, presided over in Siem Reap province this morning the celebration of the 25th Anniversary of the International Coordinating Committee for the Safeguarding and Develop...

Analysts Question Motives Behind Cambodia’s Plan to ‘Strengthen Democracy’ After Divisive Election

Cambodia's government on Monday outlined a plan to strengthen democracy and political space in the country following a divisive election, but observers said the proposal is aimed at alleviating international pressure and does not go far enough in rolli...

Cambodian Authorities Move to Amend Laws in Effort to Protect Forests

Widespread illegal logging in Cambodia's forests is making the government reevaluate existing laws intended to protect the country's natural resources.Cambodia's Minister of Interior Sar Kheng held a meeting Tuesday with his counterparts from the envir...

Cambodia’s Hun Sen ‘Sorry’ He Hadn’t Killed Protest Leaders

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen voiced regret on Thursday that he hadn't had leaders of protests against his ruling Cambodian People's Party in 2013 and 2014 killed, saying only that he hadn't wanted to do this at the time.Speaking to

Cambodia to Deport More Than 200 Chinese Detained For Internet Scams

Authorities in Cambodia are preparing to expel 235 Chinese nationals detained in Takeo province this week for running internet scams, with China set to provide a special flight to bring them home within the next two weeks, sources in Cambodia

PM Visits Nearly 18,000 Workers in Kandal Province

Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen has held a get-together with almost 18,000 workers and employees from 12 factories and enterprises in Kandal province. The gathering took place in Kraing Sbov village, Preah Puth commune,