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An appalling and utterly predictable ruling in Cambodia

On March 3, Cambodia’s leading opposition figure, Kem Sokha, was found guilty of treason and sentenced to 27 years, prompting an international outcry. It is the latest in a string of actions taken ahead of Cambodia‘s 23 July elections and…

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More than 40 Chinese vessels reported around Philippine-claimed island

The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) on Saturday spotted more than 40 Chinese vessels near Pag-asa, one of the islands occupied by Manila in the South China Sea. Coast Guard personnel stationed on the island – also known as Thitu –…

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Border town residents feel safer after Malaysia cracked down on human smuggling

Residents of this community near where mass graves of trafficked migrants were discovered eight years ago say the border area is much quieter now – and they’re hoping it stays that way. A decade ago, distressed foreigners on foot used…

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Laos Committed to Attracting More Visitors to Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, Laos is committed to investing in tourism, including direct flight connection to Cambodia’s coastal areas, and encouraging more investors to Cambodia. Mr. Wei Qianjiang, Chairman of Alpha Data Technology Lao Sole Co., Ltd. and Representative of Cambodia’s…

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5 things you need to know about the world’s least developed countries

Three years after the world began to shut down as COVID-19 took hold, the UN and other partners will gather in Doha, Qatar, to deliver a historic new compact to support the countries whose vulnerabilities the pandemic most exposed. The…