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Cambodia accuses US of plotting to overthrow government

November 17, 2017 11:31 pm
Cambodia accuses US of plotting to overthrow government

Journalists stand outside the Supreme Court building during a hearing in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, November 16, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Cambodia has accused the United States of acting as the “ringleader” of an alleged coup plot in the country by a recently-outlawed main opposition party. The accusation came after Washington urged […]

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Police in Cambodia arrests opposition leader Kem Sokha for ‘treason’

September 3, 2017 11:33 am
Police in Cambodia arrests opposition leader Kem Sokha for ‘treason’

Cambodian opposition leader Kem Sokha (L) is escorted by police after arrest at his home in Phnom Penh, September 3, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Police in Cambodia have arrested opposition leader Kem Sokha, charging him with collaboration with foreign enemies to overthrow the government. Sokha was arrested during a pre-dawn […]

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Cambodia mobilizes troops on Laos border in blow to Silk Road

August 11, 2017 6:45 pm
Cambodia mobilizes troops on Laos border in blow to Silk Road

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen speaks in a press conference during the World Economic Forum on ASEAN in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, May 11, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen on Friday accused neighboring Laos of sending troops into Cambodian territory in April and set an August 17 deadline […]

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Cambodia opposition claims victory in local elections

June 4, 2017 10:30 pm
Cambodia opposition claims victory in local elections

Cambodia’s opposition has claimed victory in local elections that could shake Prime Minister Hun Sen’s longtime grip on power. Hun Sen has repeatedly warned of civil war if his Cambodian People’s Party loses the majority in city and village councils to the main opposition party, which had made major gains […]

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Cambodians join huge campaign rally ahead of local polls

June 2, 2017 11:47 am
Cambodians join huge campaign rally ahead of local polls

Hundreds of thousands of Cambodians have take to the streets of the capital Phnom Penh  for rival campaign rallies ahead of elections on Sunday, in a test to premier Hun Sen’s 32-year rule. Pro-government protesters, dressed in shirts, hats and carrying flags, gathered at Samdech Hun Sen Boulevard on the outskirts of the […]

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Cambodia cancels military drill with US

January 17, 2017 7:50 pm
Cambodia cancels military drill with US

A Cambodian army soldier, foreground, wears a UN helmet while standing guard during a US-backed exercise in Kampong Speu province, April 21, 2014. (Photo by AP) Cambodia has annulled military exercises with the United States slated to take place this summer for the eighth consecutive year, the defense ministry says. […]

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Australian women tricked into trafficking drugs through online dating scam

November 20, 2016 6:00 am
Australian women tricked into trafficking drugs through online dating scam

Through his online dating tricks Precious using platforms such as Facebook, Tagged, Badoo and Twoo, he lured dozens – possibly many more – of women across the globe. A smooth African scam artist, dubbed ‘Precious Max’, used an online dating scam to trick women into smuggling heroin for an international […]

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Millionaire ladyboy bar owner and child sex offender Anthony Munro questioned in 1966 Beaumont children mystery

October 14, 2016 8:30 am
Millionaire ladyboy bar owner and child sex offender Anthony Munro questioned in 1966 Beaumont children mystery

Anthony Munro has been questioned over the 1966 disappearance of the Beaumont children = Australia’s biggest child mystery. Photo / Channel 7 Millionaire bar owner and convicted paedophile Anthony Munro is a person of interest in the 50-year-old mystery of the missing Beaumont children can reveal. Munro, 71, has pleaded […]

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A royal throne: $40,000 toilet built for Thai princess

February 22, 2016 6:29 am
A royal throne: $40,000 toilet built for Thai princess

The toilet is thought to have cost up to $40,000 to build. Photo / iStock A toilet thought to have cost up to $40,000 has been built for the princess of Thailand when she visits Cambodia. According to the Guardian, the toilet built for Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn is fully air […]

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The Place where Valentine’s Day is the most dangerous day of the year

February 14, 2015 6:25 pm
The Place where Valentine’s Day is the most dangerous day of the year

Cambodia can’t get enough of Valentine’s Day. There are many reasons for this, both cultural as well as linguistic. For starters, Cambodians can be melodramatic when it comes to matters of the heart. Photo ops, like this one, aren’t uncommon. And then there’s the syntax. Valentine’s Day hints at a […]

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