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Chinese President Xi Jinping leaves after his speech at the opening ceremony for the second Belt and Road Forum in Beijing, China, April 26, 2019.

Xi Jinping: Belt and Road must be green, sustainable

China’s Belt and Road initiative must be green and sustainable, President Xi Jinping said at the opening of a summit on his grand plan on Friday, adding that the massive infrastructure and trade plan should result in “high-quality” growth for everyone.

Father, son charged for beheading of woman, granddaughter

A Cambodian farmer and his son have been charged with the beheading murders of a woman and her 6-year-old granddaughter whose bodies were found in a forest, authorities said on Friday.

Police investigate beheading of six-year-old, grandmother

Cambodian police are investigating the “horrific’’ beheading of a 6-year-old girl and her grandmother, whose headless bodies were found in a forest on Wednesday, authorities said on Friday.
CNRP activist Kong Mas

Cambodia opposition member Kong Mas charged with ‘incitement’

An outspoken opposition member and proponent of sanctions against Cambodia was arrested and charged with "incitement", just days after Prime Minister Hun Sen threatened to renew his political crackdown if the European Union (EU) went ahead with plans to withdraw trade benefits.

EU slaps duties on Cambodia, Myanmar rice exports

The European Commission has reinstated duties on rice from Cambodia and Myanmar for three years after determining that imports were causing economic damage to European producers.

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.

Australia strips citizenship from alleged ISIS recruiter

The Australian government has stripped citizenship from a man it believes is a top recruiter for Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) group.
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.
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.

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.

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.

Cambodia premier deplores opposition election boycott, challenges critics

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen on Thursday lashed out at an election boycott by the dissolved opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party.

Cambodian PM hails ‘free, fair’ elections despite criticism

Cambodia’s strongman leader Hun Sen on Tuesday hailed this week’s elections as “free, fair and just” after a controversial vote with no viable opposition drew criticism from Washington and the European Union.
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EU: Cambodia vote ‘lacks credibility’

The European Union on Monday said elections in Cambodia that handed strongman Hun Sen full control of parliament lacked credibility and did not reflect the will of the people.

Cambodian premier’s party claims election victory

Prime Minister Hun Sen’s ruling Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) on Monday said it had won all 125 parliamentary seats up for grabs in a general election a day earlier that critics said was neither free nor fair.

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A pedestrian walks past a Huawei product stand at an EE telecommunications shop in central London on April 29, 2019. – British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt has urged caution over the role of China’s Huawei in the UK, saying the government should think carefully before opening its doors to the technology giant to develop next-generation 5G mobile networks. His comments come after Prime Minister Theresa May conditionally allowed China’s Huawei to build the UK 5G network, information that was leaked to a newspaper from top secret discussions between senior ministers and security officials, a leak that has caused a scandal that has rocked Britain’s splintered government. (Photo by Tolga Akmen / various sources / AFP)

Huawei accuses US of bullying

Chinese telecoms equipment maker Huawei called itself the victim of U.S. “bullying” on Tuesday and said it was working with Google to counter trade restrictions imposed by Washington last week, a senior Huawei executive said.

Man docked for cultism, possession of firearm

The Police in Lagos on Tuesday docked a man, Toheeb Olapade, 26, at an Ogudu Magistrates’ Court, with charges of unlawful possession of a firearm and being a member of a secret cult.

Expert: Regular medical checkup critical to prevention of depression

A Nursing Expert, Mrs Victoria Opakunle, says regular medical checkup is critical to the prevention of depression, a mental disorder that can lead to mental illness and even suicide.

Two women in court over kidnapping of a three-year-old girl

The police on Tuesday arraigned Mercy Sampson and Stella Madueke, in an Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, for allegedly kidnapping a three-year-old girl from a church.
The Nigerian Army has reacted to Governor Nyesom Wike’s allegations against the General Officer Commanding (GOC) 6 Division and Land Component Commander Operation DELTA SAFE, Major General Jamil Sarham.

General Sarham: Governor Wike declared war against me for refusing to compromise 2019 elections

The General Officer Commanding (GOC) 6 Division, Nigerian Army, Maj.-Gen. Jamil Sarham, who is also the Land Component Commander of Operation Delta Safe, has revealed that Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, decided to declare war against him for rejecting his (Wike’s) billions of naira to compromise the February 23 and March 9, 2019 general elections in Rivers.