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Cambodia premier calls for arrest of rumourmongers

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen said on Tuesday that authorities should arrest those behind online rumours stating that some of the indelible ink to be used in July 29 elections would fatally poison voters.
Lt Gen Hun Manet at a military exercise. KT-Chor Sokunthea

Cambodian premier’s son gets military roles amid human rights concerns

The son of Cambodia's long-serving leader was promoted to two senior military posts on Saturday as his father looks to tighten his family's grip on the country's leadership.
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Police bust $26 million online betting ring

Vietnamese police broke up an online football gambling ring worth around $26 million, arresting four people as authorities look to stop black market betting that surges during sporting events like the ongoing World Cup.

Cambodian newspaper editor sacked over article

Several senior staff at Cambodia's Phnom Penh Post have resigned after the publication's new owner fired the editor-in-chief and demanded a story be retracted, prompting further fears over eroding press freedom in the country.

Four Cambodian journalists resign over censorship

At least four journalists from Cambodia’s English-language Post resigned while the Editor-in-Chief was fired on Monday.

US sacks 32 embassy workers for allegedly sharing pornography

The US embassy in Cambodia has fired 32 people after they were allegedly caught sharing pornographic material in a non-official chat group, several sources familiar with the matter said on Friday.

Cambodia invites foreign observers to monitor July election

Cambodia on Wednesday invited foreign observers to monitor a July general election, as required by law, which long-serving Prime Minister Hun Sen is poised to win after the main opposition party was disbanded.

Myanmar’s Suu Kyi ‘unwell’, scraps Australia public appearance

Myanmar's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Monday pulled out of a public speech and question-and-answer session in Sydney because she was "not feeling well", the event's organisers said.

Malaysia warns Rohingya crisis could pose security risk

Malaysia's prime minister Saturday warned his Southeast Asian neighbours that the Rohingya refugee crisis in Myanmar could become a serious security threat for the region.

UN envoy urges Cambodia to let opposition stand in election

A UN human rights envoy urged Cambodia yesterday to drop a ban on the country’s main opposition party so it can take part in a July general election.

Cambodian premier calls protesters ‘dogs’ for burning his effigy in Australia

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen, denounced protesters in Australia, calling them “dogs” for burning his effigy, days after threatening to beat them up.

Cambodia slams Germany for suspending preferential visas for its officials

Cambodia has lashed out at Germany for suspending preferential visas for private travel by Cambodian government officials, following the arrest of opposition leader Kem Sokha and the dissolution of the main opposition party.

Kim Jong Nam murder suspect ‘visited Cambodia for TV pranks’

An Indonesian woman charged with murdering the North Korean leader's half-brother visited Cambodia to take part in what she believed were pranks for a TV show with suspected Pyongyang agents, a court heard Thursday.

Man wins custody of 13 surrogate children

A wealthy Japanese man was Tuesday granted “sole parent” rights to 13 children he fathered through Thai surrogate mothers, in a court ruling that paves the way for him to take them to Japan.

Cambodia arrests 36 suspects over telecoms fraud – Police

Authorities in Cambodia on Friday arrested 36 suspects who are Cambodian, Taiwan and Thailand nationals on suspicion of running a telecoms scam to defraud victims abroad, national military police commander, Sao Sokha, said.

Siblings held over Indonesian maid death in Malaysia

A brother and sister have been arrested over the death of a young Indonesian maid who was allegedly abused in Malaysia, police said Monday.

World Cup: FIFA chief sets VAR ruling for next month

FIFA President Gianni Infantino on Thursday said football's governing body will decide next month whether to officially endorse the video assistant referee, a move that could see the controversial technology used at the World Cup.

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