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Cambodia: Opposition ‘dead’ if EU removes trade benefits – Hun Sen

Cambodia's Prime Minister Hun Sen has threatened to retaliate against the opposition if the European Union went ahead with plans to withdraw trade benefits over human rights concerns.

Man jailed three years for insulting king on Facebook

A Cambodian court jailed a man on Wednesday for three years for insulting the king in Facebook posts.
A general view of the Cambodia’s 400 megawatt Lower Sesan 2 hydroelectric dam is seen during the inauguration in Stung Treng province on December 17, 2018. – Cambodian premier Hun Sen on Monday opened the largest dam in the country, swatting away warnings about the disastrous impact it could have on the environment and local livelihoods. (Photo by Ly LAY / AFP)

Cambodia hails opening of country’s largest dam despite opposition

Cambodian premier Hun Sen on Monday opened the country’s largest hydropower scheme, swatting aside dire warnings about the environmental impact of the $780 million projects and its effect on local communities.
Cambodian customs officials looking at ivory seized from a shipping container at the Phnom Penh port. Ban Chork-AFP-Getty

Cambodia makes record breaking ivory haul at port

Cambodia has seized more than 3.2 tonnes of African ivory hidden in a storage container from Mozambique, a customs official has said.
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Facing shortage of women at home, Chinese men pay thousands of dollars for foreign...

Marriage to a Vietnamese bride is just a click — and a few thousand dollars — away on a blizzard of Chinese websites promising to solve the “single problems” of China’s men.
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UN: Rise in hate speech alarming

The current rise in hate speech, racial tensions and identity-based violence is alarming, the UN Special Adviser on Preventing Genocide, and head, UN Office on Genocide Prevention, Adama Dieng, has said.
Cambodia's Prime Minister Hun Sen arrives at the ASEM leaders summit in Brussels, Belgium October 18, 2018. REUTERS-Piroschka van de Wouw

Cambodian premier says no China naval base being built

Cambodia will not allow foreign military bases on its soil, strongman premier Hun Sen said Monday, swatting away US concerns about a possible Chinese naval site near hotly contested seas.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang says China aims to complete talks on a code of conduct for the disputed South China Sea within three years. AFP

ASEAN and China tout progress over South China Sea

Leaders from Southeast Asia and China say they're making progress in keeping the peace in the disputed South China Sea as they work towards a "code of conduct" to govern navigation routes and other activities in the area.

Kingsley Moghalu to lay out his restructuring plan in UNN speech

Kingsley Moghalu, the presidential candidate of the Young Progressives Party (YPP) in the 2019 elections, will deliver the keynote speech on the controversial subject of constitutional restructuring at the 6th Annual Conference of the Nigerian Political Science Association scheduled to hold at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka on October 29.

Nigerians drinking less of Heineken beer

Nigerians are now drinking less of Heineken Beer with the second largest brewer in the World recording less sales in Nigeria and Congo amid significant rise in sales in other regions.

Cambodia: EU threat of trade sanctions ‘extreme injustice’

Cambodia on Thursday expressed its indignation over the European Union’s decision to withdraw Cambodia’s trade preferences, saying it was an “extreme injustice.’’
President Quang is lying in state at the National Funeral Home at 5 Tran Thanh Tong Street, Hanoi, for people to pay their respects.

Hundreds pay tribute to Vietnam’s Tran Dai Quang at state funeral

Hundreds of black-clad mourners, weeping or lighting incense and laying wreaths, gathered Wednesday at a state funeral for Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang who died last week after a prolonged illness.
Australian filmmaker James Ricketson, jailed in Cambodia

Australian filmmaker jailed in Cambodia begs for freedom

A lawyer for Australian filmmaker James Ricketson, who was sentenced in Cambodia in August to six years in prison on widely decried espionage charges has requested a royal pardon.

Cambodia opposition figure Kem Sokha under house arrest

Cambodian opposition leader Kem Sokha has been released on bail and placed under house arrest after spending more than a year in prison on widely decried treason charges.
Cambodia’s King Norodom Sihamoni, center, greets his lawmakers

Cambodia’s new one-party legislature begins sitting

In what appears to be a one-sided government, Cambodia’s National Assembly, whose 125 seats are filled by members of a single party following an election widely decried as unfair, commenced sitting on Wednesday.
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Australian filmmaker jailed six years for espionage in Cambodia

An Australian filmmaker has been sentenced to six years in prison after being convicted of espionage in Cambodia.
(FILES) This file photo taken on June 04, 2017 shows Kem Sokha, leader of the Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), casting his ballot at a polling station in Phnom Penh during the June 2017 local elections where the opposition made significant gains. Cambodia opposition leader Kem Sokha was denied bail on August 22, 2018 after almost a year in jail on treason charges that critics say were trumped up by premier Hun Sen to gift himself a free run in last month's election. / AFP PHOTO / STR

Cambodia opposition leader denied bail again

Cambodia opposition leader Kem Sokha was denied bail Wednesday after almost a year in jail on treason charges that critics say were trumped up by premier Hun Sen to gift himself a free run in last month's election.

Cambodia launches crackdown on Chinese prostitution rings

Up to 50 Chinese nationals have been detained in Cambodia as part of a crackdown on prostitution rings in Sihanoukville province, a Chinese investment hub, the provincial governor said on Tuesday.

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