File photo : Former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger responds to opening statements by members of the Senate POW/MIA committee 22 September 1992 in Washington, DC. //AFP

‘My blood boils’: Kissinger’s bitter legacy in Southeast Asia

As global tributes to late US diplomat Henry Kissinger poured in, his death stirred fury across Southeast Asia. Homage has been paid to Kissinger’s realpolitik and intellectual heft as secretary…

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Thai government tweaks strategy for joint extraction of petroleum resources with Cambodia

The government under Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin has proposed an adjustment to the negotiation strategy with Cambodia on the overlapping claims areas (OCA) in the Gulf of Thailand, according to…

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Thai rice exporters to discuss boosting exports with commerce minister

Leading members of the Thai Rice Exporters’ Association are seeking a meeting with Commerce Minister Phumtham Wechayachai, to discuss Thai rice exports and Thai rice’s competitiveness on the global market,…

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Thai-Cambodian ties entering ‘a new era’

Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin’s decision to visit Cambodia this week is a measure of the solid relationship between the two countries. It is the first time that a newly elected…

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New centre symbolizes Thai-Cambodian efforts against human trafficking

One of the highlights of Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin’s one-day visit to Phnom Penh on Thursday was the hand-over of a Thailand-funded centre for victims of trafficking and other vulnerable…

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Thai PM Srettha Thavisin (L) shakes hand with his Khmer counterpart; Hun Manet during his visit on Thursday.

A new era declared in Thai-Cambodian relationship

Thailand and Cambodia have agreed to open a new era in their relationship, to move both countries in a similar direction, said Thai government spokesman Chai Wacharonke. The decision was…

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Thailand’s Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin is welcomed by Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Manet and the guard of honour. (Photo from Prime Minister Hun Manet’s Facebook)

Srettha, Hun Manet hold talks on Thai-Cambodian cooperation

Thailand’s Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin held talks with his Cambodian counterpart Hun Manet after arriving in Phnom Penh for a one-day visit this morning. Phnom Penh Post reported that the…

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Thaksin shinawatra and Yingluck shinawatra attended the birthday party of then Prime Minister Hun Sen in Takhmao town on August 5.//Phnom Penh Post

Srettha’s Cambodia trip related to Thaksin-Hun Sen close ties?

Foreign Minister Parnpree Bahiddha-Nukara said Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin has chosen Cambodia for his first ASEAN trip because it is Thailand’s close neighbor but a Cambodian academic suggested that it…

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Cross border scams on agenda at Thai and Cambodian PM meeting

Thailand will talk with Cambodia about online scammers who operate along the border when both countries’ prime ministers meet this week, said Thai Foreign Minister Parnpree Bahiddha-Nukara. The scammers have…

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Permanent border Thai-Cambodian checkpoint mooted for Sa Kaeo

To boost bilateral trade and communications between Thailand and Cambodia, Sa Kaeo authorities have asked for the opening of a permanent checkpoint, linking Sa Kaeo province with Banteay Meanchey of…

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PM Srettha to visit Cambodia this month

Cambodia is looking forward to Thai Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin’s visit to Phnom Penh later this month, aimed at further boosting ties between the two countries, according to Cambodia’s government…

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Four suspected Thai members of a call centre gang arrested in Cambodia

Cambodian police have arrested four Thai nationals, alleged to be members of a Cambodia-based call centre gang implicated in cheating a Thai family in Samut Prakan, which ultimately led to…

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Deputy police chief in Cambodia seeking help to track down call centre gang members

Pol Gen Surachate Hakparn, the deputy national police, is in Cambodia today (Tuesday) to seek cooperation from police there in the arrests of nine Thai and Chinese suspects working in…

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Call centre gang suspect apprehended at Aranyaprathet

A Thai woman, wanted by police in Samut Prakan province as a suspected member of a Cambodia-based call centre gang, was arrested at the Thai immigration checkpoint in Aranyaprathet district…

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Cambodia’s Prime Minister Hun Manet (C).//AFP

Cambodian lawmakers elect Hun Sen’s son as next leader

Cambodia’s parliament on Tuesday elected long-time ruler Hun Sen’s eldest son as the new prime minister, sealing a dynastic handover of power after last month’s one-sided polls. Hun Sen’s Cambodian…

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A Pheu Thai-led government could revive talks with Cambodia on gas exploration

A good relationship with the Cambodian government would be a prerequisite for the resumption of negotiations on overlapping claims to natural gas resources in the Gulf of Thailand, experts said,…

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In this handout picture taken on August 10, 2023, Cambodia’s Prime Minister-designate Hun Manet (C) and incoming cabinet members pose for a group photo at the headquarters of the Cambodian Peopleís Party (CPP) in Phnom Penh. (Photo by Kok KY / CAMBODIA’S GOVERNMENT CABINET / AFP)

Cambodia’s Hun Sen unveils new government with son as leader

Outgoing Cambodian ruler Hun Sen on Thursday unveiled the country’s new government, headed by his eldest son and including his youngest son and his nephew in senior roles. Hun Sen’s…

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File photo : China’s newly appointed Foreign Minister Wang Yi.//AFP

Chinese FM begins SE Asia tour as South China Sea tensions flare

China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi visited Singapore Thursday at the start of a three-nation regional tour, Beijing’s embassy in the city-state said, as tensions flare with the Philippines in the…

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Thaksin and his sister Yingluck Shinawatra joined Hun Sen’s birthday party at his residence in Takhmao, on the outskirts of Phnom Penh on August 5, 2023.

Is Thaksin sending a message back home by visiting Cambodia?

The presence of two former Thai premiers — Thaksin Shinawatra and his sister Yingluck — in Cambodia on August 5 was not only a personal visit to celebrate strongman Hun Sen’s…

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Hun Manet, eldest son of Prime Minister Hun Sen, shows his finger after he casts his vote at a polling station in Phnom Penh on Jul 23, 2023 (Photo: AFP/STR)

Cambodian king to appoint Hun Sen’s son as new PM

Cambodia’s king on Monday will appoint Hun Manet the country’s new leader after his father Hun Sen calls time on nearly four decades of hardline rule. Days after a landslide victory in July’s election, Hun Sen — one of the world’s longest-serving leaders…

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Unlike his father, Hun Manet is not in a ‘legacy trap’

The swift decision by Samdech Prime Minister Hun Sen to appoint his son, Hun Manet, as the next leader of Cambodia was a well-calculated and Machiavellian move to create a…

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Hun Sen’s ruling party claims landslide win in Cambodian election after opposition was suppressed

The ruling party of Cambodia’s longtime Prime Minister Hun Sen claimed a landslide victory in Sunday’s general election, an outcome that was virtually assured after the suppression and intimidation of…

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Hun Manet, son of Cambodia’s Prime Minister Hun Sen, speaks during the final Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) election campaign for the upcoming general election in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, July 21, 2023. REUTERS/Cindy Liu

Cambodia holds lopsided election ahead of historic transfer of power

Cambodia holds a one-sided election on Sunday that is certain to prolong the ruling party’s dominance of politics, clearing the path for a historic leadership transition and the end of…

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Profile: Cambodia’s Hun Sen: four decades of power

Cambodians vote Sunday in an election lacking any credible opposition to Prime Minister Hun Sen, who has maintained an iron grip on the kingdom since first becoming leader in 1985….

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Cambodia’s Prime Minister Hun Sen and his wife Bun Rany hold up their fingers which have been marked to show that they have voted at a polling station on July 23.//AFP

Cambodia votes as Hun Sen near-guaranteed election win

Cambodians voted Sunday in an election that longtime leader Hun Sen is all but guaranteed to win as he looks to secure his legacy by handing the reins to his…

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Cambodia’s election committee prepare voting booths on polling day eve

Cambodia’s National Election Committee (NEC) gathered to organise and set up polling stations on Saturday a day ahead of the country’s general election, in which about 9.7 million out of…

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Hun Manet, commander of the Royal Cambodian Army and eldest son of Prime Minister Hun Sen, gestures during a campaign rally in Phnom Penh on July 21.//AFP)

‘Victory day’: Cambodia heir leads final rally ahead of one-sided election

Cambodian leader Hun Sen’s eldest son and chosen successor hailed “victory day” in a final rambunctious rally Friday, ahead of one-sided elections that his father’s ruling party is guaranteed to…

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Cambodia’s Prime Minister Hun Sen shakes hands with supporters during a rally for the ruling Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) ahead of the upcoming election in Phnom Penh on July 1, 2023. Cambodians go to the polls on July 23. (Photo by Tang Chhin Sothy / AFP)

Critics question fairness of Cambodia election as PM prepares son for succession

With no clear challenge in sight, the mood around the ruling Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) is festive with song and cheer as they campaign in the streets of capital Phnom…

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Cambodia bans exiled opposition figurehead from running for office

Cambodia on Monday banned exiled opposition figurehead Sam Rainsy from running for office for 25 years after he urged people to spoil their ballots at this weekend’s general election. Sixteen…

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Cambodia’s Prime Minister Hun Sen

Hun Sen defends comments regarding Pita’s failure

Cambodia’s Prime Minister Hun Sen has defended statements he made concerning the failure of Thai prime ministerial candidate Pita Limjaroenrat to secure enough votes to be elected to lead Thailand….

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(L-R) Malaysian Foreign Minister Zambry Abdul Kadir, Philippines’ Foreign Secretary Enrique Manalo, Singaporean Foreign Minister Vivian Balakrishnan, Thailand’s Foreign Minister Don Pramudwinai, Vietnam’s Foreign Minister Bui Thanh Son, Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi, Laos’ Foreign Minister Saleumxay Kommasith, Brunei’s Second Minister of Foreign Affairs Erywan Yusof, Cambodia’s Foreign Minister Prak Sokhonn, East Timor’s Foreign Minister Bendito Freitas and ASEAN Secretary General Kao Kim Hourn pose for a family photo during the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Foreign Ministers’ Meeting in Jakarta on July 11//AFP

Myanmar crisis tops agenda at divided ASEAN foreign ministers’ meeting

ASEAN foreign ministers gathered in Indonesia on Tuesday for talks dominated by the crisis in Myanmar, with the regional bloc divided over how or whether to reengage with the coup-wracked…

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Cambodian PM Hun Sen urges Ukraine not to use US cluster bombs

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen, whose country still grapples with deadly war remnants, on Sunday urged Ukraine not to use cluster bombs, after Washington announced plans to send the weapons…

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Cambodia bans members of Meta’s Oversight Board over Facebook row

Cambodia blacklisted 22 people on the Oversight Board for Facebook’s parent company Meta on Tuesday after they recommended premier Hun Sen’s account be suspended over a video in which he…

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Hun Manet, Commander of the Royal Cambodian Army and eldest son of Prime Minister Hun Sen, campaigns with his wife Pich Chanmony during a rally for the ruling Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) ahead of the upcoming election in Phnom Penh on July 1, 2023. (Photo by Tang Chhin Sothy / AFP)

Hun Sen’s son kicks off election campaign for Cambodia’s ruling party

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen kicked off a three-week election campaign on Saturday, with his party poised to sweep the one-sided contest after the top challenger was barred from taking…

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Cambodian PM Hun Sen dumps Facebook on eve of poll campaign

Cambodian leader Hun Sen, a prolific Facebook user, vowed on Thursday to quit posting on the popular social media platform, days before he launches a re-election campaign. Facebook announced Thursday…

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Hun Sen orders troops to border provinces after drones overfly Cambodia

Cambodia’s Prime Minister Hun Sen ordered 500 troops and 200 anti-aircraft weapons systems to four northeastern provinces bordering Vietnam on Tuesday, to hunt down drones that allegedly violated the country’s…

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Durian, believed smuggled from Cambodia, seized in Sa Kaeo province

Thai customs officials seized 8.4 tonnes of durian, which is suspected to have been smuggled from Cambodia for sale in Thailand, from a truck in Wang Somboon district of Sa…

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This photo taken on June 18, 2014 shows Cambodian migrant worker carried their belongings as the return home in Mongkol Borei district in Banteay Meanchey province after crossing the Thai-Cambodian border.

Pita to protect migrant worker rights and dignity in Thailand

Migrant workers in Thailand should have dignity and rights, as they are a vital part of the country’s economic development, said Pita Limjaroenrat, the Move Forward party leader, when asked…

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Two Thai national footballers banned for six month for brawling at SEA Games

The Football Association (FA) of Thailand has banned two players from national matches for six months and suspended three staff for a year after brawls during the SEA Games men’s…

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Supporters of the Candlelight Party (CP) shout slogans from a vehicle during a rally on the last day of campaigning for the commune elections in Phnom Penh on June 3, 2022. (Photo by TANG CHHIN Sothy / AFP)

Main Cambodia opposition party excluded from July polls

Cambodia’s election body on Monday refused to register the main opposition party and chief challenger to Prime Minister Hun Sen for upcoming national elections. The National Election Committee said in…

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Polish murder suspect arrested near Cambodian border

A Polish man, who is suspected of killing his Ukrainian girlfriend at a condominium in Bangkok and who was apparently planning to flee into Cambodia, was taken into custody on…

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Thai chess team eyes 4 golds in SEA Games despite questionable arbiter decisions

Thailand’s national chess team at the SEA Games in Cambodia is not discouraged by the questionable arbiter decisions of the Cambodian host and expects to win four out of seven…

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Thailand’s U-22 soccer team leaves for SEA Games in Cambodia

Thailand’s U-22 national soccer team left Suvarnabhumi international airport this morning (Thursday), for the SEA Games in Cambodia to prepare for the opening match with Singapore on Sunday. Led by…

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Thai Community in Cambodia’s Koh Kong

“When we go to Thailand, we are known as Khmer. When we stay here, we are known as Thai. So, it turns out that we are Koh Kong people. Not…

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Cambodia deports 19 scam suspects to Japan

Cambodia deported 19 Japanese nationals suspected of involvement in organised phone and online scams to Japan on Tuesday (April 11), Cambodian police said. The Japanese nationals, all male, were detained…

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No fee to be charged for SEA Games broadcasts – Hun Sen

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen has announced that Cambodia will not charge foreign broadcasters for the live broadcasts of the upcoming 32nd SEA Games, to be held in May in…

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Part of R10 in Trat province on March 22nd, 2023. (Photo by Tulip Naksompop Blauw)

Trat needs to be taken seriously to realise its full potential

While there are plans to develop and invest in the Thai province of Trat, alongside the Eastern Economic Corridor project, the province itself has never really felt a serious push….

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Kickboxing, gold fever, and TV rights: The stormy history of SEA Games

The SEA Games, Southeast Asia’s regional “Olympics” held every two years, has earned a reputation as a gold-medal mine for its host nations. Since its birth in 1959, when the…

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ASEAN’s Kao Kim Hourn to visit Thailand later this month

ASEAN Secretary General Kao Kim Hourn will pay a three-day official visit to Thailand, from 29th to 31st March, as part of his familiarisation tour of the bloc’s member countries,…

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Cambodia’s PM Hun Sen hints at stepping down

Prime Minister Hun Sen has dropped strong hints of his intention to step down as Cambodia’s general election draws near. Khmer Times reported that Hun Sen sent out the signal…

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Supporters of Kem Sokha, former leader of the now-dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) gather outside the Phnom Penh Municipal Court in Phnom Penh on March 3, 2023. (Photo by TANG CHHIN SOTHY / AFP)

Cambodia opposition leader jailed 27 years for treason

A Cambodian court on Friday sentenced top opposition leader Kem Sokha to 27 years in jail for treason, in a case rights groups say is politically motivated. Kem Sokha was…

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Thailand will not pay ฿28m to Cambodia for SEA Games broadcast rights

Cambodia is asking US$800,000 (~28 million baht) for the live broadcast rights to the SEA Games, which it will be hosting in May, but none of the participating countries, including…

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Thailand on guard after first fatal bird flu case in Cambodia for several years

A Thai virologist has warned that Thailand must raise its guard following the death of an 11-year-old girl in Cambodia from bird flu, in the country’s first known human H5N1…

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Hun Sen orders shutdown of independent local news outlet in Cambodia

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen ordered the shutdown of one of the last independent local news organizations in the country on Sunday night, saying it had attacked him and his…

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Boxer Buakaw joins Kun Khmer spat between Thailand and Cambodia

Thailand’s Muay Thai champion Sombat “Buakaw” Banchamek has joined the spat between Thailand and Cambodia over the name of a boxing event in the 2023 SEA Games, to be hosted…

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Thai man claims he was Bokator boxer seen on Cambodian social media

A former Muay Thai boxer has claimed that he was one of the two fighters demonstrating the Bokator martial art (an ancient battlefield martial art used by ancient Khmer military)…

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Cambodia determined to hold “Kun Khmer” boxing competitions

The Cambodian organising committee of the 2023 SEA Games is determined to use the term “Kun Khmer” to replace “Muay” in the boxing competitions during the games in May, despite…

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Thailand prepares for Chinese group tours arriving from February 6th

Thailand’s Deputy Prime Minister Anutin Charnvirakul has instructed the Transport, Public Health and Tourism and Sport ministries to take appropriate steps to cope with increased arrivals from China, as the…

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Incoming ASEAN chief faces new challenges

An astute scholar of ASEAN from Cambodia, Dr. Kao Kim Hourn, has now become the 15th Secretary General of ASEAN. Dr. Kao is no stranger to the academic world, as…

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Super-resistant mosquitoes in Asia pose growing threat: study

Mosquitoes that transmit dengue and other viruses have evolved growing resistance to insecticides in parts of Asia, and novel ways to control them are desperately needed, new research warns. Health…

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A rescue team searches for victims in a burned out part of the Grand Diamond City hotel-casino following a major fire at the complex in Poipet on December 30, 2022. (Photo by Tang Chhin Sothy and TANG CHHIN SOTHY / AFP)

27 Thais confirmed to have died in Cambodia’s casino fire

Twenty-seven Thai people are confirmed dead and 112 injured in Thursday’s casino fire in Cambodia’s border town of Poipet, according to Sa Kaeo Deputy Governor Chanatip Kokmanee. Of the 27,…

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Thai rescue workers stand in front of the destroyed part of the Grand Diamond City hotel-casino after a fire in Poipet on December 30, 2022. – Rescuers scoured through the charred ruins of the Cambodian hotel and casino complex but warned on December 30 they were expecting to find more victims of a deadly fire that forced people to jump from windows. (Photo by Lillian SUWANRUMPHA / AFP)

Ten more bodies found in Cambodia’s burnt out casino on Friday

Thai and Cambodian rescue teams recovered ten more bodies from the burnt-out 17-storey Grand Diamond City hotel and casino this morning (Friday). The casino caught fire early yesterday morning, which…

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A rescue team walks through a burned out part of the Grand Diamond City hotel-casino following a major fire at the complex, in Poipet in Banteay Meanchey province on December 30, 2022. – At least 19 people were killed and many others are feared dead in a fire at a Cambodian casino, officials said, with a rescuer describing how victims hurled themselves from a ledge in a desperate bid to escape the flames. (Photo by Tang Chhin Sothy / AFP)

Remains of 10 Thais who died in Cambodia’s casino fire brought home

The bodies of ten Thais who were killed in a Cambodian casino fire on Wednesday were brought back to Aranyaprathet district of Sa Kaeo Province this morning (Friday), to be…

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Smoke rises from part of the Grand Diamond City hotel-casino, as Thai and Cambodian rescuers struggle to extricate dozens of people feared trapped after a fire broke, killing at least 10 and injuring dozens in Poipet near Thailand border, Cambodia, December 29, 2022. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

Cambodian casino fire kills 19, dozens more missing

At least 19 people were killed and up to 30 were missing after a huge fire tore through a casino-hotel complex in a Cambodian town on the Thai border, officials…

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50 Thais trapped in burning Cambodian casino Wednesday night

At least 50 Thai gamblers and employees of a Cambodian casino in the Poipet border town were reported to be trapped inside after the casino caught fire late Wednesday night….

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Cambodian Prime minister Hun Sen speaks during a press conference during the EU-ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) summit at the European Council headquarters in Brussels on December 14, 2022.(Photo by John THYS / AFP)

Hun Sen predicts Myanmar conflict may take 5 more years to resolve

Prime Minister Hun Sen of Cambodia has expressed doubts that the crisis in Myanmar would be resolved any time soon and ruled out a third trip there by Foreign Minister Prak…

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Age is not the main challenge for ASEAN’s young politicians

No political party should see themselves representing a single generation and involving more young politicians is necessary to stay relevant in politics, according to panel discussion on the challenges facing…

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Thai PM proposes strategic partnerships between ASEAN and US

Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has proposed a comprehensive strategic partnership between ASEAN and the United States in the areas of economic development and climate change, as well as a…

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U.S. President Joe Biden speaks during the ASEAN – U.S. summit in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Saturday, Nov. 12, 2022. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)

Biden pledges US will work with Southeast Asian nations

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — President Joe Biden promised Saturday that the United States would work with a strategically vital coalition of southeast Asian nations, telling leaders that “we’re going…

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ASEAN reaffirms its 5-point consensus on Myanmar

ASEAN leaders have reaffirmed their 5-point consensus (5PC) and urged Myanmar to comply with the promises it made last April. In a joint statement, issued today (Friday), the leaders said…

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Ukraine’s Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba (L) shakes hands with Cambodia’s Foreign Minister Prak Sokhonn (R) during the signing ceremony of the Instrument of Accession to the Treaty of Amity and Cooperation in Southeast Asia (TAC) by Ukraine, in Phnom Penh on November 10, 2022. (Photo by TANG CHHIN SOTHY / AFP)

Ukraine signs ASEAN cooperation pact, Zelenskyy’s video address denied

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia  — Ukraine signed a cooperation treaty with ASEAN on Thursday in a largely symbolic act that comes as Kyiv tries to mobilize international support for the war…

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This handout photo taken and release by Cambodia’s Government Cabinet shows Cambodia’s Prime Minister Hun Sen (L) speaking to Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha (R) during a meeting at the Peace Palace in Phnom Penh on November 10, 2022, amid the ASEAN Summit. (Photo by Kok Ky / CAMBODIA’S GOVERNMENT CABINET / AFP)

Prayut, Hun Sen pledge to step up crackdown on cross-border scams

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o–cha and his Cambodian counterpart Hun Sen on Thursday pledged to step up cooperation to crack down on call center scams using Cambodia as their operation base….

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Workers unfold a banner for the upcoming ASEAN summit in Phnom Penh on November 2, 2022. (Photo by TANG CHHIN Sothy / AFP)

Cambodia releases ASEAN Summit agenda

Cambodia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs has formally announced the agenda for the upcoming ASEAN Summit and related high-level meetings to be held in Phnom Penh from November 10-13. Meanwhile, the…

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(File) Kao Kim Hourn, the Minister Delegate attached to the Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia CHARLES PERTWEE / POOL / AFP

With ASEAN CSP status, ties with India will grow and strengthen further

Phnom Penh – India’s comprehensive strategic partnership (CSP) with ASEAN is expected grow and strengthen bilateral ties, according to a senior Cambodian official. Dr. Kao Kim Hourn, Minister Delegate attached…

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(File) His Excellency Hun Sen, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia

Cambodia offers to host Russia-Ukraine talks during ASEAN summit

Cambodia has offered to use the upcoming ASEAN summit in Phnom Penh next week to host talks between Russia and Ukraine, according to a senior official of the Cambodian Foreign…

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Five tonnes of smuggled pork seized near Cambodian border

Officials from the Livestock Development and Thai border troops have seized about five tonnes of pork, smuggled into Thailand from Cambodia through a natural border crossing in Aranyaprathet District of…

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This handout picture taken and released on October 27, 2022 by the Indonesian ministry of foreign affairs shows the foreign ministers of the Association of Southeast Asia Nations (ASEAN) countries attending the Special ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (SAFMM) at ASEAN secretariat general building, in Jakarta. Handout / INDONESIAN FOREIGN MINISTRY / AFP

ASEAN FMs open special meeting on Myanmar

Jakarta (Agencies) — Foreign ministers of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) are meeting in Jakarta today to lay the groundwork for the group’s summit in Cambodia next month,…

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64 Thai alleged scam call centre workers deported from Cambodia

64 Thai nationals, who allegedly worked for Chinese-funded call centre scam operators in Cambodia, were deported back to Thailand yesterday (Wednesday) by Cambodian authorities. The 39 men and 26 women…

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A boat, filled with Chinese nationals, rides low in the water before sinking, Thursday, Sept. 22, 2022.

Three Chinese dead after Cambodia boat sinking

The death toll from a capsized boat off Cambodia’s coast rose to three Chinese nationals on Saturday, with a further nine rescued in Vietnamese waters and eight still missing, Cambodian authorities said. The boat with 41 Chinese people on board…

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Volunteer rescuers search in the sea for survivors close to the location where a boat carrying Chinese nationals sank off the coastal town of Sihanoukville, Cambodia September 23, 2022. REUTERS/Cindy Liu

Cambodia still searching for at least 10 Chinese missing from sunken boat

Cambodian rescuers were still searching on Saturday for at least 10 missing Chinese nationals after a boat with more than 40 people on board sank near islands off the coastal…

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A television screen broadcasting live video footage of Dr Sotheara Chhim testifying at the Extraodinary Chambers of the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) in Phnom Penh on August 25, 2009. – Chimm is among the winners of the 2022 Ramon Magsaysay Award – considered Asia’s Nobel Prize. (Photo by TANG CHHIN Sothy / AFP)

Cambodian psychiatrist helping genocide survivors wins ‘Asia’s Nobel Prize’

A Cambodian psychiatrist treating victims of the Khmer Rouge and a French environmentalist cleaning up Indonesian rivers were among the winners Wednesday of the 2022 Ramon Magsaysay Award — considered…

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Nigerian man, recovered from monkeypox, to be deported from Cambodia

The Nigerian man, who became Thailand’s first confirmed monkeypox case, has been banned from re-entering Cambodia for three years and is to be deported after being discharged from a hospital…

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Quote of the week

ASEAN special envoy Prak Sokhonn, who has made 2 trips to Myanmar since the coup, dampened expectations for major progress in the short term. The bloc decided that the Myanmar…

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2 suspects arrested for ‘recruiting’ workers for scam call centres in Cambodia

Thai police from the Technology Crime Suppression Division (TCSD) have arrested a man and a woman for allegedly recruiting Thai people to work with a call centre scam gang in…

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Monkeypox-infected Nigerian who fled Phuket found in Phnom Penh

The Nigerian man infected with monkeypox, who fled to Cambodia to avoid medical treatment in Thailand, has been arrested in the Cambodian capital of Phnom Penh. The arrest at the…

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Thai police say Nigerian with monkeypox may have fled to Cambodia

A Nigerian man, who was confirmed as Thailand’s first monkeypox case, is believed to be attempting to or already has fled Thailand for Cambodia, through a natural border crossing in…

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This photo shows Myanmar migrant and Thai workers preparing a fishing boat in the Thai coastal province of Samut Sakhon. / AFP

People from 4 neighbouring countries can work in Thailand until early 2025

The Thai cabinet has decided to extend the stay in Thailand of migrant workers from Myanmar, Cambodia, the Lao PDR and Vietnam until February 13th, 2025, to address labour shortages…

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Cambodian-US human rights advocate Theary Seng, dressed as Lady Liberty, is arrested by police after being found guilty of treason in her trial in front of the Phnom Penh municipal court on June 14, 2022. (Photo by Samuel / AFP)

Cambodia convicts opposition figures in mass trial

A Phnom Penh court convicted around 60 opposition figures including an outspoken US-Cambodian activist in a mass trial Tuesday as long-serving leader Hun Sen cracks down on dissent ahead of…

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US INL helps Isan to fight illegal trafficking

In the past several years, the Greater Mekong Sub-region has seen increasing illegal trafficking activities, especially drugs, which are often transferred via natural routes, with production shifting from Myanmar to…

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U.S. President Joe Biden participates virtually with the ASEAN summit from an auditorium at the White House in Washington, U.S. October 26, 2021. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

ASEAN seeks US support for peace efforts in Ukraine

ASEAN hopes the US will play a constructive role in backing an ASEAN effort to maintain peace and stability, to mitigate the negative impacts of the Ukraine conflict. Director General…

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Cambodia begins construction of 1.5-bln-USD seaport in southwest province

Cambodia started to build a 1.5-billion- U.S. dollar logistics and multi-purpose seaport on Thursday in the southwestern Kampot province, aiming to enhance the kingdom’s logistics and transportation sector, officials said….

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This general view shows the Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon on February 1, 2022. (Photo by AFP)

ASEAN will discuss humanitarian aid for Myanmar on May 6th

Cambodia, the current chair of ASEAN, is to hold a high-level consultative meeting on May 6th, to discuss ways and means ofproviding humanitarian assistance to Myanmar, according to an informed…

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The Ambassador of Thailand  – A diplomat’s life comes full circle in Cambodia

“I began my foreign affairs service as a Cambodia-desk officer. That was more than 30 years ago and, at that time, I did not have any chance to come to…

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Thai woman fabricated story of falling victim to organ trafficking gang in Cambodia

Thai and Cambodian police have dismissed as pure fabrication a recent claim by a Thai woman that she was the victim of an organ trafficking gang in Cambodia. At a…

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This photo taken on September 20, 2018 shows Myanmar migrant workers preparing a fishing boat in the Thai coastal province of Samut Sakhon. (Photo by Lillian SUWANRUMPHA / AFP)

Applause for allowing migrant workers to stay on in Thailand

This week, the Thai cabinet made a commendable decision to allow legal migrant workers from Myanmar, Cambodia and the Lao PDR, who have been working in Thailand for four years,…

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Cabinet approves two-year extension for legal workers from neighbouring countries

The Thai cabinet agreed today (Tuesday) to allow legal migrant workers from Myanmar, Cambodia and Laos, who have been working in Thailand for four years, to stay for another two…

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Thai woman claims close call with organ trading gang in Cambodia

A 25-year-old Thai woman from Bangkok, who was lured to work illegally in Cambodia for a call centre, escaped and fell victim to an organ trading gang, has safely returned…

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Thai citizen found dead at Cambodia’s Poipet casino

A 19-year-old Thai man was found dead on Thursday at a casino in Poipet, according to local media in Cambodia, who reported that the death may be linked to a…

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Myanmar to skip ASEAN ministerial meeting, Cambodia says

Cambodia said on Tuesday that Myanmar had confirmed its absence from this week’s meeting of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), a day after its ruling military criticised neighbours…

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Alleged Thai members of a call centre gang in Cambodia deported to Thailand

Alleged Thai members of a call centre gang in Cambodia deported to Thailand

Twenty-one Thai nationals were deported to Thailand from Cambodia yesterday (Friday), after being arrested by Thai and Cambodian police in a major joint operation to crack down on a Cambodia…

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