Journalists behind prison bars in Cambodia

World 05/03/19, 07:35

The heat was unbearable. Even now, on the outside, Cambodian journalist Yeang Sothearin is reminded of it every time the temperature rises: the stifling overcrowded cell at Prey Sar prison, where he

Romanians, Nigerians arrested in Cambodian drug bust

Europe 02/07/19, 04:47

Cambodian police said Thursday they have arrested two Romanians and three Nigerians after seizing nearly 5 kilograms (11 pounds) of methamphetamine from one of them as he prepared to board a flight to Hong Kong.Deputy National Police Chief Mok Chito said police on Wednesday found the drug in four plastic ...

Cambodia leader says China to give $600 million in grant aid

Business 01/22/19, 06:14

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen, making a four-day visit to China, said Tuesday that Beijing has agreed to provide his nation with nearly $600 million in grant aid as part of a three-year assistance fund.Hun Sen announced the aid from Cambodia's most important political and economic ally on his Facebook ...

California court blocks pardon of man who killed at age 14

California 12/14/18, 18:31

In a rare step, the California Supreme Court has blocked Gov. Jerry Brown's attempt to issue a pardon to a 37-year-old Cambodian refugee who killed a woman when he was 14 years old.The court gave no reason for the rejection, but earlier noted it only had the authority to do ...

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