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Over 100 Chinese nationals to be deported for online scam

Publication date 15 August 2019 | 23:01 | ICT

The Ministry of Interior is planning to deport 128 Chinese nationals after they were arrested in Preah Sihanouk province on Wednesday for their alleged involvement in an online money extortion scam.



  • Ex-senator calls for removal of property from auction

    Publication date 15 August 2019 | 23:00 | ICT

    Former senator Keo Maly reached out to the Appeal Court on Thursday to order the Phnom Penh Municipal Court to remove her properties that it had put up for auction.

  • Oknha held in Kratie over forestry crimes

    Publication date 15 August 2019 | 22:59 | ICT

    Acting on orders from National Military Police commander Sao Sokha, the Kratie provincial court and Military Police detained an oknha (tycoon), and another man following questioning on Thursday, Military Police spokesman Eng Hy said.

  • More than 800 people test positive for HIV in 2018

    Publication date 15 August 2019 | 22:57 | ICT

    The National Aids Authority (NAA) said more than 800 people tested positive for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) last year, joining over 76,000 others aged between 15 and 49 in the Kingdom already infected with the virus.

  • ‘Freeze human traffickers’ assets’

    Publication date 15 August 2019 | 22:52 | ICT

    Minister of Interior Sar Kheng ordered relevant authorities to freeze the assets of those found to be involved in human trafficking and illegal logging.

  • Koh Kong villagers seek US intervention in land dispute

    Publication date 15 August 2019 | 22:51 | ICT

    Representative of 26 families involved in a long-standing land dispute with a Chinese-owned company in Koh Kong province gathered at the US Embassy in Phnom Penh on Thursday to deliver their petition seeking its intervention.

  • Thousands affected by flooding, strong winds in first half of August

    Publication date 15 August 2019 | 22:49 | ICT

    Almost 8,000 families and some 8,000ha of agricultural land in eight provinces have been affected by flooding and strong winds in August, National Committee for Disaster Management spokesman Keo Vy said on Thursday.

  • Kampot councillors sent to court for forging land title

    Publication date 15 August 2019 | 22:40 | ICT

    Kampot provincial police sent two councillors to court on Thursday for forging public documents to claim a villager’s land in Chhouk district.

  • Four ministers to research decentralisation in Germany

    Publication date 15 August 2019 | 22:37 | ICT

    Four ministers are scheduled to visit Germany between September 24 and 30 on a study tour of its decentralization programme.

  • LPG gas explosion injures 13 people, including foreigners, in Siem Reap

    Publication date 15 August 2019 | 22:36 | ICT

    An explosion on Wednesday at a liquid petroleum gas (LPG) car and tuk-tuk refuelling station in Siem Reap city has left 13 people, including an American and a Briton, suffering burns.

  • Bodies of 71 workers repatriated

    Publication date 15 August 2019 | 22:33 | ICT

    Ministry of Interior statistics announced on Wednesday showed that Cambodia had repatriated the bodies of 71 migrant workers who died abroad in the first six months of the year.