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22 Jun 2018 | 4:37 pm

Cambodia's Jailed Opposition Chief Awarded Rights Prize in Absentia - Radio Free Asia


Cambodia's Jailed Opposition Chief Awarded Rights Prize in Absentia
Radio Free Asia
Cambodia's Supreme Court dissolved the CNRP in November for its alleged role in Kem Sokha's alleged plot to topple the government, amid a crackdown by Prime Minister Hun Sen on the country's political opposition, NGOs and the independent ...

22 Jun 2018 | 4:05 pm

Cambodia requires license for crypto-related activities, authorities say - CoinGeek


CoinGeek

Cambodia requires license for crypto-related activities, authorities say
CoinGeek
Three government agencies in Cambodia have issued a stern warning against cryptocurrency-related activities in the country. In a joint statement, the National Bank of Cambodia (NBC), the Commission of Cambodia, and the General-Commissariat of ...
Cambodia Government Announced that License is Needed for Crypto TransactionCoinDais
Cambodia Moves to Stabilise Cryptocurrency Market… With BanAEC News Today
What next, as crypto-currencies enter Cambodian casinosMENAFN.COM

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22 Jun 2018 | 9:40 am

Boys Fall Through the Cracks as Cambodia Educates More Girls - The Wire


The Wire

Boys Fall Through the Cracks as Cambodia Educates More Girls
The Wire
Sokha is one of many children who have dropped out of school to work in Cambodia, a country where education is not compulsory. Only half of Cambodia's 12 to 14-year-olds attend school. But government figures show boys are particularly likely to leave ...

22 Jun 2018 | 8:31 am

Cambodian expats ask Japan to end aid for election - NHK WORLD


Cambodian expats ask Japan to end aid for election
NHK WORLD
A group of Cambodian residents of Japan has asked the Japanese government to end its support for the forthcoming general election in Cambodia. The group says the July 29th election won't be fair. It cites the dissolution of the largest opposition party ...

22 Jun 2018 | 6:36 am

Whatever happened to… Cambodia's 'government-backed' cryptocurrency? - The Cambodia Daily


The Cambodia Daily

Whatever happened to… Cambodia's 'government-backed' cryptocurrency?
The Cambodia Daily
News of a cryptocurrency endorsed by the Cambodian government began circulating earlier this year, with international media also picking up the story. Then suddenly, it all went quiet. So what exactly happened to Entapay – the company behind it – and ...

20 Jun 2018 | 6:53 am

China pledges over US$100 million military aid to Cambodia - Channel NewsAsia


Channel NewsAsia

China pledges over US$100 million military aid to Cambodia
Channel NewsAsia
PHNOM PENH: China has granted over US$100 million in military aid to Cambodia, Cambodia's Defense Ministry said on Tuesday (Jun 19), highlighting the strong ties between Beijing and a government that critics accuse of destroying democracy ahead of ...
Gov't continues China tilt as ties with the US slide on 'interference' in Kingdom's internal affairsThe Phnom Penh Post
Beijing pledges over $100mn military aid to CambodiaRT

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19 Jun 2018 | 1:43 am

Cambodia's New Online Media Directive Criticized as 'Censorship' - Voice of America


Voice of America

Cambodia's New Online Media Directive Criticized as 'Censorship'
Voice of America
A group of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) has criticized a Cambodian government working group set up to monitor and “control” online news. A statement signed by 117 NGOs condemns the creation of the group. It was formed through a “prakas” ...

12 Jun 2018 | 5:02 pm

Pi Pay strikes deal with government as Cambodia looks towards cashless future - The Cambodia Daily


The Cambodia Daily

Pi Pay strikes deal with government as Cambodia looks towards cashless future
The Cambodia Daily
Cambodia's government took a major step towards implementing cashless payments in the Kingdom yesterday, signing an agreement with local payment gateway Pi Pay to encourage users to pay for public services via their mobile wallets. Read the full story: ...

8 Jun 2018 | 9:50 pm

Cambodian government issues chill on online speech and publishing - Southeast Asia Globe


Southeast Asia Globe

Cambodian government issues chill on online speech and publishing
Southeast Asia Globe
In its article about the Cambodian government's new decree, the Phnom Penh Post newspaper used the term “fake news” 12 times. The Post was recently sold to the majority owner of a “covert PR” firm that has worked for the Hun Sen administration. The ...

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5 Jun 2018 | 9:54 pm

Cambodia's Government Doubles Down on Legal Threats Over Calls For Election Boycott - Radio Free Asia


Cambodia's Government Doubles Down on Legal Threats Over Calls For Election Boycott
Radio Free Asia
Cambodia's government on Thursday doubled down on threats to prosecute anyone calling for a boycott of this year's general election, after the country's now-dissolved opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) told supporters to avoid the polls ...

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24 May 2018 | 4:34 pm

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