Cambodia arrests nearly 400 from China and Taiwan over telecoms fraudReutersPHNOM PENH (Reuters) – Cambodian authorities have arrested nearly 400 Chinese and Taiwanese nationals this month on suspicion of operating a telecoms scam to defraud victims in China, police said on Thursday. The arrests are part of a regional …and more »
The FINANCIAL Sustained and Inclusive Growth Ahead for Cambodia: World BankThe FINANCIALThe FINANCIAL — Cambodia can sustain its strong track record in economic growth and poverty reduction, and achieve more inclusive growth by focusing on key priority areas, says a new World Bank report. The report, the Systematic Country Diagnostic …
The Cambodia Daily Man without a face: Cambodian opposition leader Rainsy’s purged from signboards and postersThe Straits TimesPHNOM PENH (AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE) – He has become the man without a face. In recent weeks Cambodia’s beleaguered opposition has been frantically scrubbing images of their exiled leader Sam Rainsy from thousands of billboards and signposts …Short on Funds, […]
South China Morning Post Cambodia arrests nearly 400 Chinese and Taiwanese nationals over telecom fraudReutersPHNOM PENH (Reuters) – Authorities in Cambodia have arrested nearly 400 Chinese and Taiwanese nationals this month on suspicion of operating a telecoms scam to defraud victims in China, police said on Thursday. China has been battling telecoms …Almost 200 Chinese Nationals […]
Cambodia’s tax agency denies crackdown is politicalWFMZ AllentownPHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) – Cambodian tax authorities denied Wednesday there is a political motive for a crackdown on delinquent taxpayers that prominently targets media and civil society organizations critical of the government. The Department of …and more »
Gov’t Debates Ethnic Minority Say Over Development ProjectsThe Cambodia DailyFacing pushback from a provincial official, the Environment Ministry on Wednesday defended provisions in a draft environmental code that would give indigenous minorities a strong say over proposed projects that could impact their communities.
Shifting Tourist Market Leaves Handicrafts BehindThe Cambodia DailyThe changing makeup of tourists in Cambodia has caused a shift in the souvenir business: Handicrafts are on the decline, while cheap, mass-produced goodies are taking over. “It’s been a tough year, I won’t lie,” said Marianne Waller, the co-owner of …