New B Bang governor puts focus on border
Newly-appointed Battambang provincial governor Sok Lou instructed law enforcement officers along the border to increase their vigilance and work to prevent illegal border crossing into Thailand. ...
No end to illegal border crossing by Cambodians despite pandemic
The pandemic and its subsequent effect on the livelihood of Cambodians, pushed some people in the country to attempt to drastic measures to support themselves and their family. ...
Khmer Times Staff
Migrants still slipping through closed Thai-Cambodian border, despite pandemic fears
In April, 18-year-old Sophoth illegally crossed the Thai-Cambodian border to work at a factory. In July, he was arrested and sent back through a legal border checkpoint. His journey mirrors that of many Cambodian workers who continue to cross into Thailand each month despite the ...
Chea Sokny and Khuon Narim
Sar Kheng asks provincial governors to stem illegal border crossings
Interior Minister Sar Kheng has ordered all governors of provinces bordering Thailand to prevent migrant workers from sneaking into Thailand in a move to curb the coronavirus. ...
Thailand, Cambodia Recommit to Border Growth
The foreign ministers of Thailand and Cambodia signed a memorandum of understanding in Phnom Penh yesterday reconfirming their commitment to developing their joint border with new economic zones, checkpoints and a 1,800-MW power plant. “We have agreed to create four international checkpoints to improve trade ...
Families seek to Farm Land Claimed by RCAF
Some 300 families from Bantey Meanchey province’s Preah Netr Preah district-embroiled in two separate long-running disputes with Royal Cambodian Armed Forces (RCAF)-yesterday submitted complaints to the provincial governor asking for permission to temporarily farm on the land until the ownership dispute is resolved, villagers and ...