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Women repatriated from China, Malaysia

Three Cambodian women were repatriated this weekend after being duped by brokers and sent to into inhumane circumstances abroad, including forced marriage and unpaid labour, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. ...

Sen David
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/women-repatriated-china-malaysia

Gov’t again challenges Vietnam on border

The Cambodian government yesterday renewed its public call on Vietnam to halt activities it says are encroaching on Cambodian territory, this time citing a military post currently under construction along the border in Kandal province’s Koh Thom district. ...

Meas Sokchea
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/govt-again-challenges-vietnam-border

Still more fishermen rescued in Indonesia

The number of Cambodians recently found in Indonesia after being trafficked onto Thai fishing vessels has risen to 230, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a press statement released yesterday.​ ...

Cheang Sokha and Ethan Harfenist
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/still-more-fishermen-rescued-indonesia

World Cup labour on agenda

Amid reports of hundreds of workplace deaths at World Cup construction sites, Qatar invited Cambodia on Saturday to discuss implementing a long-signed agreement to send labourers there ahead of the tournament in 2022. The issue was discussed during a meeting between Foreign Ministry Secretary of State ...

Taing Vida and Alice Cuddy
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/world-cup-labour-agenda

Hor Namhong to visit Kuwait to strengthen cooperation ties

Cambodia’s Foreign Minister Hor Namhong will lead a delegation to visit the State of Kuwait from 11-12 Feb. 2015 to further strengthen and expand bonds of friendship and cooperation between the two countries, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation said in a statement on ...

The Cambodia Herald​ News Staff
http://thecambodiaherald.com/cambodia/hor-namhong-to-visit-kuwait-to-strengthen-cooperation-ties-8167

Nearly 50 abused brides repatriated last year

The number of Cambodian women caught in abusive marriages in China is increasing dramatically, according to rights groups, which last year helped repatriate nearly 50 brides who had been either trafficked abroad or lured by the promise of a better life. Local rights groups Adhoc and ...

Kuch Naren
https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/nearly-50-abused-brides-repatriated-last-year-76897/

Foreign Ministry strikes back at Subedi remarks

Foreign Ministry spokesman Koy Kuong yesterday defended the independence of Cambodia’s judiciary following concerns raised by a UN official about the whirlwind imprisonment of 11 activists arrested for protesting last week. Kuong accused Surya Subedi, the UN’s special rapporteur for human rights, of making a habit ...

Taing Vida
http://phnompenhpost.com/national/foreign-ministry-strikes-back-subedi-remarks

20 Cambodian workers rescued in Indonesia to return home this afternoon

20 Cambodian workers, who were rescued recently in Indonesia, will return home Wednesday afternoon, said a senior official. Kuong said the repatriation of the Cambodian workers is arranged by the Cambodian Embassy in Indonesia in collaboration with International Organization for Migration (IOM). Following a request ...

The Cambodia Herald News Staff
http://thecambodiaherald.com/cambodia/20-cambodian-workers-rescued-in-indonesia-to-return-home-this-afternoon:-spokesman-7684

Hor Namhong to attend ASEAN meetings next week in Myanmar

Cambodia’s Foreign Minister Hor Namhong will attend ASEAN meetings next week in Nay Pyi Taw of Myanmar, according to a statement issued Friday by Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation. The statement said the meetings to be held from 8 to 10 August, 2014 include ...

The Cambodia Herald News Staff
http://www.thecambodiaherald.com/cambodia/detail/1?page=11&token=ZGZhNjZjMTY4ODU

Hor Namhong to attend ASEAN-EU meeting next week

Cambodia’s Foreign Minister Hor Namhong will lead a delegation to attend the 20th ASEAN-EU Ministerial Meeting in Brussels, Belgium, next week, according to a statement issued Friday by Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation. The statement said the meeting invited by Mrs Catherine ASHTON, high ...

The Cambodia Herald News Staff
http://www.thecambodiaherald.com/cambodia/detail/1

Cambodia denies allowing China's Taiwan to open representative office

Cambodia on Friday afternoon issued a statement to reject a news report that the country had given approval to China’s Taiwan to open a trade center in its territory. According to the statement posted on its website, the Cambodian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation ...

Xinhuanet News Staff
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/world/2014-07/18/c_133494396.htm

Hor Namhong to attend centenary of WWI in Paris next week

Cambodia’s Foreign Minister Hor Namhong will visit France to attend the celebration of the Centenary of the World War I (1914-1918) in Paris, according to a statement issued Thursday by Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation.   ...

The Cambodia Herald News Staff
http://www.thecambodiaherald.com/cambodia/detail/1?page=11&token=NjRlYTY0ODZiNzN

Cambodia denies backing Japan's plan to enhance military role

Cambodia vehemently denied that it has supported Japan‘s plan to enhance its military role, according to a statement released by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Tuesday. “The spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation wishes to strongly reject the recent publications of Kyodo ...

Xinhuanet News Staff
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/world/2014-07/01/c_133451532.htm

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