News

Online crackdown continues

Prime Minister Hun Sen has vowed to clamp down on all online and arcade gambling operations in a move to safeguard national security and curb money laundering in the Kingdom. ...

Khuon Narim
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50672721/continue-to-crack-down-on-online-and-arcade-gambling-pm

Cambodia remains vulnerable to money laundering: FATF

Cambodia is finding it hard to shake off its reputation as a ‘haven’ for dirty money. Despite the government’s best efforts, the Kingdom remains among the countries most vulnerable to the flow of illegal money, according to the latest report coming from the Financial Action Task ...

Jose Rodriguez T. Senase
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50656242/cambodia-remains-vulnerable-to-money-laundering-fatf/

Sar Kheng concerned over laundering

Minister of Interior Sar Kheng has expressed concerns that recent money laundering cases involving huge sums will see Cambodia placed on a global financial blacklist. He called on the authorities to crack down hard on the crime or the Kingdom would be “dead” as it ...

Niem Chheng
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/sar-kheng-concerned-over-laundering

Ministry rebuts reports of Chinese money laundering through property market

The spokesman for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs hit back at news reports about Chinese investors laundering their money through Cambodia’s real estate market on Monday, calling them “baseless”. ...

Ben Sokhean
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ministry-rebuts-reports-chinese-money-laundering-through-property-market

Money laundering fight stepped up

The Anti-Corruption Unit is to launch a 15-month campaign against money laundering to keep Cambodia off an international blacklist. The ACU held a workshop yesterday on ways to fight money laundering with 48 of its own officials, along with police and court officials. ...

Sen David
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/5087807/money-laundering-fight-stepped/

Cambodia Airports Comes Under Attack by a Former Executive

Philippe Laurent became secretary-general of Cambodia Airports in May 2008. He was one of six senior executives in charge of the country’s international airports in Phnom Penh, Siem Reap and the little-used facility in Sihanoukville. Mr. Laurent is now carrying out a one-man campaign against ...

http://www.cambodiadaily.com/selected-features/cambodia-airports-comes-under-attack-17727/

Government Amends Anti-Money Laundering Law

The Council of Ministers on Friday approved a draft law amending three articles in the law on anti-money laundering and the financing of terrorism in order to make Cambodia more investment-friendly. Last month, the National Bank of Cambodia’s Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU), law enforcement officials ...

http://The Cambodia Daily

Britain to support Cambodia in fight against money laundering, terrorism financing

Britain embassy to Cambodia is partnering with Cambodian government ministries and departments to provide a training course on international best practices in the field of anti-money laundering and combating the financing of terrorism, according to the embassy’s press release on Friday. The training will be ...

http://www.nzweek.com/world/britain-to-support-cambodia-in-fight-against-money-laundering-terrorism-financing-53347/

Deputy PM promises tighter fiscal controls

Cambodia’s Deputy Prime Minister yesterday reiterated his commitment to criminalising money laundering and terrorist financing in the Kingdom. Sok An reassured delegates at the Asia-Pacific Group (APG) on Money Laundering of Cambodia’s commitment to implementing comprehensive procedures to stop illegal monetary transactions. ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/2012122060381/Business/deputy-pm-promises-tighter-fiscal-controls.html

Cambodia ‘ripe’ for money laundering

Cambodia is ripe for money-laundering and terrorist financing activities due to rampant corruption, banking-sector secrecy and an overall lack of financial transparency, a governance institute says in a report released this week. The Switzerland-based Basel Institute on Governance has ranked Cambodia the third “highest-risk” country out of 144 ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012051056082/National-news/cambodia-ripe-for-money-laundering.html

Cambodia, Vietnam to fight financial crimes

The National Bank of Cambodia this week signed a Memorandum of Under-standing with the State Bank of Vietnam that would allow for the exchange of information to fight money laundering and terrorism financing. The MoU, signed by NBC Governor Chea Chanto and SBV Governor Nguyen Van ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012033055326/Business/cambodia-vietnam-to-fight-financial-crimes.html

Hun Sen’s Nephew Hits Back at Allegations

Prime Minister Hun Sen’s nephew Hun To hit back strongly yesterday at allegations published in a leading Australian newspaper, The Age, which linked him to an international drug smuggling and money laundering ring, demanding that the publisher print a retraction. Mr. To sent a letter to ...

Police Say Hun To News Story Untrue

The Interior Ministry yesterday defended Prime Minister Hun Sen’s nephew, Hun To, following explosive allegations by an Australian newspaper, The Age, which alleged that Australian police had suspected Mr. To of involvement in a drug smuggling and money laundering syndicate. An official from the Cambodian conglomerate ...

Australian Paper Alleges PM’s Nephew Linked To Crime Ring

Australian newspaper The Age alleged yesterday that Australian authorities have linked Hun To, a nephew of Prime Minister Hun Sen, to a crime syndicate involving heroin trafficking and money laundering. According to The Age report, Australian police were planning to arrest Mr. To in Melbourne but ...

US Says Money Laundering, Drugs Still Major Challenges

Money laundering and drug-related crimes continue to be a major challenge in Cambodia due to a lack of enforceable legislation, endemic corruption and limited resources, according a new report by the US State Department. According to the 2012 International Narcotics Strategy Report, Cambodia continues to be ...

Contact us

Contact us

Do you have questions on the content published by Open Development Cambodia (ODC)? We will gladly help you.

Have you found a technical problem or issue on the Open Development Cambodia (ODC) website?

Tell us how we're doing.

Do you have resources that could help expand the Open Development Cambodia (ODC) website? We will review any map data, laws, articles, and documents that we do not yet have and see if we can implement them into our site. Please make sure the resources are in the public domain or fall under a Creative Commons license.

File was deleted
ERROR!

Disclaimer: Open Development Cambodia (ODC) will thoroughly review all submitted resources for integrity and relevancy before the resources are hosted. All hosted resources will be in the public domain, or licensed under Creative Commons. We thank you for your support.

vZdwZ
* The idea box couldn't be blank! Something's gone wrong, Please Resubmit the form! Please add the code correctly​ first.

Thank you for taking the time to get in contact!