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News Cambodia » Places: Long thought to have been Cambodia’s capital during a ‘dark age’, digs are unearthing Longvek’s place as a centre of global trade

News channel or source: http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national-post-depth/long-thought-have-been-cambodias-capital-during-dark-age-digs-are-unearthing
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

The town of Longvek, in Kampong Tralach district, is picturesque but unremarkable. Cows graze between rice paddies and stilted wooden homes dot the landscape. It is hard to imagine that it was once home to a great capital city – surrounded by earthen ...

News Cambodia » Places: Girls Who Code, Boys Who Cook: Cambodia's Future Leaders

News channel or source: https://www.forbes.com/sites/shelliekarabell/2018/02/18/girls-who-code-boys-who-cook-cambodias-future-leaders/
Publication date: Saturday 17 February 2018

Cambodia is no different: Hun Sen ... cars and roaming cows lies an oasis, a place where 110 disenfranchised Cambodian boys and girls between the ages of 10 and 16 study and live in a unique educational environment. As handpicked students at Liger ...

News Cambodia » Places: Cambodia arrests 36 suspects over telecoms fraud – Police

News channel or source: http://punchng.com/cambodia-arrests-36-suspects-over-telecoms-fraud-police/
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

Cambodia, a staunch ally of China, has deported hundreds of Chinese and Taiwanese nationals in recent years in a crackdown on internet and telecoms scams orchestrated from different places in Cambodia, including Phnom Penh. Authorities in Beijing said that ...

News Cambodia » Places: Cambodia arrests Thai, Taiwan suspects over telecoms fraud

News channel or source: https://telecom.economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/cambodia-arrests-thai-taiwan-suspects-over-telecoms-fraud/62945642
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

Cambodia, a staunch ally of China, has deported hundreds of Chinese and Taiwanese nationals in recent years in a crackdown on internet and telecoms scams orchestrated from different places in Cambodia, including the capital, Phnom Penh. China has been ...

News Cambodia » Places: Cambodia drops pornography charges against nine of 10 foreigners

News channel or source: http://www.radionz.co.nz/news/world/350777/cambodia-drops-pornography-charges-against-nine-of-10-foreigners
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

The court says the infringements took place at a party in the tourist town of Siem Reap. The 10 were detained on 25 January, along with 77 other foreigners, in a raid on an event called the "Pub Crawl or Let's Get Wet" in Siem Reap province. The Siem Reap ...

News Cambodia » Places: Cambodia ousts tourists over alleged lewd behavior

News channel or source: https://www.mercurynews.com/2018/02/12/cambodia-ousts-tourists-over-alleged-lewd-behavior/
Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

“They have left Cambodia,” he said. “We gave them back their passports ... the monolithic rock in Central Australia that is sacred to the country’s indigenous people. “There are places in the world that people can get naked, but not all ...

News Cambodia » Places: The Pristine Exclusivity of Cambodia’s ‘Imported Cities’

News channel or source: https://nextcity.org/features/view/the-pristine-exclusivity-of-cambodias-imported-cities
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

Much of this development is taking place in huge development projects owned entirely ... By comparison, the minimum monthly wage in Cambodia’s vast garment sector is just $170; many workers in other industries are paid considerably less.

News Cambodia » Places: Cambodia: Legislating New Tools of Repression

News channel or source: https://www.hrw.org/news/2018/02/14/cambodia-legislating-new-tools-repression
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

Cambodia’s donors should publicly state that these continued ... while Article 42 now gives the government authority to take action against political parties if they do not “place the country and nation’s interest first,” an amendment designed ...

News Cambodia » Places: Wing, WorldRemit Get Together for Cambodia

News channel or source: https://paymentweek.com/2018-2-8-wing-worldremit-get-together-cambodia/
Publication date: Wednesday 07 February 2018

even if it’s a bit of a hot button politically in some places. Those who are sending cash back to Cambodia, meanwhile, will likely have an easier time of it thanks to a new partnership between Wing Cambodia Limited Specialized Bank and WorldRemit ...

News Cambodia » Places: Cambodia dissident in jail after Thailand deportation

News channel or source: http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2018/02/cambodia-dissident-jail-thailand-deportation-180210201628189.html
Publication date: Saturday 10 February 2018

Sokha's deportation violated the customary principle of international law that prohibits the return of anyone to a place where they could be persecuted ... comes amid a sweeping crackdown on dissent in Cambodia. Authorities in Cambodia have arrested ...