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Cambodian newspapers faces closure over tax demand.

One of Cambodia's two English-language daily newspapers said Monday it will continue to publish in the face of a reported deadline by tax officials to pay more than $6 million in taxes or get shut down.

- FOX News - US

Malaysia tame Cambodia in volleyball meet.

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 21 — Malaysia beat Cambodia 3-0 in their second Group A match in the volleyball competition of the Kuala Lumpur SEA Games at the Malaysian International Exhibition and Convention Centre here tonight, The homesters won in...

- The Malay Mail - MY

'Cambodia Daily' newspaper may be shut over taxes.

PHNOM PENH - The Cambodia Daily, an English-language tabloid, faces closure and confiscation of its assets if it fails to pay nearly a decade in taxes by Sept 4, the nation's top tax official said Sunday.

- BangkokPost - TH

First Cambodia, where next? Hong Kong ‘may open door’ to more foreign helpers.

Hong Kong needs to consider bringing in domestic workers from more countries and train them in caring for the elderly to combat the challenges arising from an ageing population, the city’s No 2 official says. Chief Secretary Matthew Cheung Kin-chung made the remarks in his blog on Sunday, the same day as ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

Following damage caused by economic rise, China tackles ambitious conservation experiment.

More than 2,700 miles before the Mekong River drains into the South China Sea, before it winds past the ancient Khmer temple of Vat Phou and the poppy fields of the Golden Triangle, it begins on the Tibetan Plateau in western China. At the same time, China is working to set up a series of other trial national parks around ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Reuters Video: Cambodia busts hundreds of Chinese scam suspects.

Chinese and Taiwanese scam suspects took over an 11-storey building in Cambodia before police busted the group on a tip-off from mainland authorities. Ryan Brooks reports. — Reuters

- The Malay Mail - MY

Chenrop set to start again in Cambodia clash.

Coach Worrawoot Srimaka has decided to tinker once again with his starting line-up for the Thai men's football team's clash with Cambodia tonight with skipper Chenrop Samphaodi back in favour.

- BangkokPost - TH

‘We call them criminal nomads’: 200 Chinese scam suspects took over 11-storey block in Cambodian capital.

No sooner had the 11-storey block of flats in Phnom Penh’s affluent Tuol Kouk district been finished than dozens of young Chinese men and women moved in loaded with desks and laptops, said neighbours. “I thought they were moving an office in,” said Eng Somnang, 20, who owns a noodle soup shop directly ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

'We call them criminal nomads': 200 Chinese scam suspects took over 11-storey block in Cambodian capital.

No sooner had the 11-storey flat building in Phnom Penh’s affluent Tuol Kouk district been finished than dozens of young Chinese men and women moved in loaded with desks and laptops, said neighbours. “I thought they were moving an office in,” said Eng Somnang, 20, who owns a noodle soup shop directly ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

‘We call them criminal nomads’: 200 Chinese scam suspects took over 11-storey block in Cambodian capital.

No sooner had the 11-storey flat building in Phnom Penh’s affluent Tuol Kouk district been finished than dozens of young Chinese men and women moved in loaded with desks and laptops, said neighbours. “I thought they were moving an office in,” said Eng Somnang, 20, who owns a noodle soup shop directly ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

Cambodian medic who spread HIV asks for court's mercy.

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia " An unlicensed Cambodian medical practitioner who was sentenced to 25 years in prison for infecting more than 100 villagers with HIV has told an appeals court he only sought to provide care and acknowledged...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

UN envoy says Cambodia 'approaching precipice' amid threats of violence

PHNOM PENH, Aug 18 — A UN human rights envoy warned Cambodia today it appeared to be approaching a precipice' in the lead-up to a general election next year and called on the government to halt its violent rhetoric. Prime Minister Hun Sen...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Kyoto University experts detect large mammal species in Cambodia during camera trap study

Experts from Kyoto University and the Wildlife Conservation Society have conducted a camera trap survey that detected a multitude of large mammal species in a ...

- The Japan Times - JP

Cambodian medic jailed after infecting more than 100 people with HIV

An unlicensed Cambodian medical practitioner who was sentenced to 25 years in prison for infecting more than 100 villagers with HIV on Thursday acknowledged his mistake in reusing syringes and told an appeal court that he only sought to provide health care for his community. A court in the northwestern province of ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

Cambodia's tax agency denies crackdown is political

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia " Cambodian tax authorities have denied there is a political motive for a crackdown on delinquent taxpayers that prominently targets media and civil society organizations critical of the government.The...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Cambodian medic who spread HIV asks for court's mercy

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia -- An unlicensed Cambodian medical practitioner who was sentenced to 25 years in prison for infecting more than 100 villagers with HIV has told an appeals court he only sought to provide care and acknowledged his mistake in reusing syringes.

- BangkokPost - TH

Cambodia arrests nearly 400 mainland Chinese, Taiwanese telecom fraud suspects

The authorities in Cambodia have arrested nearly 400 mainland Chinese and Taiwanese citizens this month on suspicion of operating a telecoms scam to defraud victims in China, police said on Thursday. China has been battling telecoms fraud that has cost billions of dollars in financial losses, according to the authorities in ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

Cambodia arrests nearly 400 over telecoms fraud

PHNOM PENH -- Cambodian authorities have arrested nearly 400 Chinese and Taiwanese nationals this month on suspicion of operating a telecoms scam to defraud victims in China, police said on Thursday.

- BangkokPost - TH

Man with no face: Cambodian politician deleted from signs

He has become a man without a face. In recent weeks Cambodia’s beleaguered opposition has been frantically scrubbing images of their exiled former leader Sam Rainsy from thousands of billboards and signposts across the country. The mass pictorial purge was sparked by a new law banning political parties from ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

Cambodia arrests nearly 400 Chinese and Taiwanese nationals over telecom fraud

PHNOM PENH - Authorities in Cambodia have arrested nearly 400 Chinese and Taiwanese nationals this month on suspicion of operating a telecoms scam to defraud victims in China, police said on Thursday.

- Reuters - US

What's Behind the New Cambodia-Laos Border Crisis?

A closer look at an episode in the context of Hun Sen's wider domestic and foreign policy.

- The Diplomat - US

Rare crocodile eggs hatched at Cambodian conservation center

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia — Nine eggs of an endangered crocodile species found in the wild in June and taken to a conservation center in southern Cambodia have hatched, conservationists announced Tuesday.

- Yahoo! News - US

Cambodia's tax agency denies crackdown is political

Cambodian tax authorities have denied there is a political motive for a crackdown on delinquent taxpayers that prominently targets media and civil society organizations critical of the government.

- FOX News - US

Why female migrants are prone to sexual abuse in Cambodia

Despite having a raft of measures to prevent gender-based crimes in Cambodia, women continue to face rampant sexual abuse and harassment. Experts say strict implementation of laws is needed to curb the problems.

- Deutsche Welle - DE

Cambodia: Groups demand immediate release of activist Tep Vanny

ONE year on from Cambodian rights activist Tep Vanny's arrest, non-governmental organisations and the local community are coming out in force to condemn the government's treatment of the Boeung Kak Lake resident and demand her immediate release. The post Cambodia: Groups demand immediate release of activist Tep Vanny ...

- Asian Correspondent - HK

Bangladesh signs big rice deal with Cambodia

Bangladesh has signed a deal to buy 250,000 tonnes of milled rice from Cambodia, two weeks after the two countries signed a memorandum of understanding.

- BangkokPost - TH

Endangered dolphin calves sighted in Cambodia

PHNOM PENH - Two more baby dolphins have been spotted in Cambodia, showing encouraging signs of further stabilisation of the Mekong Irrawaddy dolphin population in Cambodia.

- BangkokPost - TH

In call to cancel debt, Cambodia asks: When war is over, who cleans up the mess?

About 130 square miles of Cambodia are thought to be contaminated with unexploded ordnance dropped by US forces during the Vietnam War – one reason the prime minister says the country should not have to repay a wartime debt of $500 million.

- Christian Science Monitor - US

In call to cancel debt, Cambodia asks: When war is over, who cleans up the mess?

On Aug. 15, 1973, a flurry of American planes flew at least 225 military missions over Cambodia. The Vietnam War was right next door, and the United States aimed to stop the North Vietnamese from moving troops and equipment into South Vietnam along the Ho Chi Minh Trail, part of which ran through Cambodia. To that end, US ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Rare crocodile eggs hatched at Cambodian conservation center

Nine eggs of an endangered crocodile species found in the wild in June and taken to a conservation center in southern Cambodia have hatched, conservationists announced Tuesday.

- PhysOrg - NL

Philippines kick off SEA Games campaign in style with 2-0 win over Cambodia

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 15 — The Philippines opened their Kuala Lumpur SEA Games men's football campaign by scoring a convincing 2-0 win over 10-man Cambodia in a Group B match at the Selayang Stadium, near here tonight. In tonight's action,...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Rare crocodile eggs hatched at Cambodian conservation center

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia " Nine eggs of an endangered crocodile species found in the wild in June and taken to a conservation center in southern Cambodia have hatched.The New York-based Wildlife Conservation Society and Cambodia's...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Phnom Penh airport railway project halted

The Cambodian Ministry of Public Works and Transportation has announced a halt to a railway project meant to lead to Phnom Penh airport following multiple protests by local villagers.

- BangkokPost - TH

Cambodia: Past, Present, and Future

A conversation with Rob Carmichael.

- The Diplomat - US

Cambodia: Quash Conviction of Rights Land Activist

Expand People gather outside the Appeals Court in Phnom Penh, Cambodia on August 8, 2017, holding signs of support for land rights activist, Tep Vanny.          © 2017 Private – Cambodian authorities should quash the conviction and release land rights activist Tep Vanny, who has been imprisoned for nearly a ...

- Human Rights Watch - US

Cambodia's Microfinance Industry: Why Bigger May Not Be Better

A closer look at an issue that has been in the spotlight recently.

- The Diplomat - US

False Freedom for Cambodia's Adhoc 5

Five Cambodian human rights defenders were released after 427 days in prison, but their every move is still monitored.

- The Diplomat - US

Cambodia: Drop Charges Against Land Rights Defenders

Expand Activist Tep Vanny takes part in a land rights protest in Phnom Penh, Cambodia on November 7, 2012. © 2012 Reuters – Cambodian authorities should immediately end the politically motivated prosecution of six land rights activists, including the prominent advocate Tep Vanny, who has been jailed for nearly a year, ...

- Human Rights Watch - US

Cambodia: Revoke Ban on Election Monitors

Expand People search for their names on a voting list during commune elections in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, June 4, 2017. © 2017 Reuters – The Cambodian government should rescind its recent order restricting independent election monitoring groups, Human Rights Watch said today. On July 4, 2017, a month after the country's ...

- Human Rights Watch - US

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