Cambodia Security Forces Shoot Protesters Dead in Land Dispute
Authorities in Cambodia’s Kratie province on Thursday opened fire on a group of people protesting over a long-running land dispute with a rubber plantation, killing as many as eight people and injuring dozens of others, according to sources.
— Radio Free Asia
Uncertainty over future of cryptocurrencies in Cambodia
On Wednesday, Deputy Prime Minister Men Sam An stood in front of a conference hall in Phnom Penh to give the opening remarks for the launch of a new cryptocurrency, Entapay, encouraging the company to follow relevant laws in Cambodia.
— The Phnom Penh post
Preliminary negotiations over Block D exploration begin
A Chinese-based oil exploration company and a Canadian partner have entered into preliminary negotiations with the government to obtain an exploration license in Block D in the Gulf of Thailand, according to a government spokesman.
— The Phnom Penh Post
UN Special Rapporteur Calls on Gov’t to Respect Democratic Process
The visit was Smith’s fifth in the role and comes as the government of Prime Minister Hun Sen has led a months-long crackdown on political opposition and civil society.
Army to Hold Joint Anti-Terrorism Military Exercises with China
Cambodia and China increased military cooperation after Phnom Penh canceled its joint military exercises with the United States in the aftermath of a diplomatic fallout over the dissolution of Cambodia’s main opposition party.
Ruling Party Lawmaker Reacts to a Lie Fabricated by the Convict Sam Rainsy
Ruling party lawmaker Chea Vandeth, a Member of Parliament for Takeo Constituency, reacted to a lie fabricated by self-exiled Sam Rainsy on Thursday.
— Fresh News
Loving Vietnam, Criticizing Cambodia: Trump’s Double Standard in Southeast Asia.
U.S. President Donald Trump has a double standard for human rights in Vietnam. And it makes strategic sense.
— The Diplomat
Japan’s Dai-ichi Life plans foray into Cambodia
Dai-ichi Life Holdings will expand into Cambodia, anticipating rising demand for insurance in Southeast Asia as the region’s economy grows.
— Nikkei Asian Review
JICA to Assist Cambodia on Environment
The vice minister in charge of the global environment of the Japanese Environment Ministry has confirmed that the Government of Japan is ready to strengthen the cooperation with Cambodia in the field of the environment through Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA).
— Fresh News
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