Cambodia takes tentative steps to tackle corruption

Luxury cars and fancy homes are among the lavish gifts Cambodia’s political and business elite shower each other with on special occasions but there are hints the government is moving to curb such excesses. Patronage has long been a problem in impoverished Cambodia, with bribery ...

Worldbulletin News Staff

Cambodia expresses acceptance of Thailand's new government and cabinet

Cambodia has expressed acceptance of Thailand’s new government and cabinet according to the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO)’s policy and confirmed that is won’t allow anti-junta groups to use Cambodia as a base. ...

NNT News Staff

Tanasak to visit Cambodia Aug 30-31

Thai Supreme Commander Tanasak Patimapragorn will visit Cambodia Aug 30-31, possibly to discuss issues related to the Preah Vihear temple. Prime Minister Gen Prayuth Chan-ocha assigned Gen Tanasak to visit meet Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen. ...

Wassana Nanuam

Thailand and Cambodia step up to address migrant worker problem

Thailand’s Director-General of Department of Employment Sumet Mahosot and Cambodian Director-General of the Labor Department Seng Sakada today briefed the press about the controversial migrant worker issue. The discussion comprised 4 topics. First, there is the requirement of proof of nationality, so Cambodia will arrange for ...

Thailand National News Bureau News Staff

Thailand's anti-human trafficking efforts to benefit Myanmar workers

Thailand is on the process to heighten flexibility for workers from Myanmar, Laos and Cambodia to obtain legal identification paperwork and land needed work in the country, said the Royal Thai Embassy in Washington. In the release issued chiefly to show Thailand’s actions to fight human ...

The Nation News Staff

Cambodia vows to not harbor activisits

Cambodia never offered sanctuary for red-shirt members or those fleeing arrest in Thailand, Cambodian Defence Minister Tea Banh said Tuesday. Gen Tea Banh said Cambodian law does not allow any movement from other countries to hold political activities in the country. The whereabouts of red-shirt members ...

Wassana Nanuam

Cambodian military visits Thai junta

Deputy Prime Minister General Tea Banh, who is also Cambodia’s defence minister and led the delegation of senior commanders, said Thailand under the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) was addressing the country’s problems in a clear manner and with the aim of restoring ...

The Nation News Staff

Cambodian workers are allowed to return for work

Employers, who wish to have Cambodian workers return to work after they left Thailand hurriedly, due to personal anxiety based on rumors, can relay their requests to Suphanburi Provincial Employment Office. ...

National News Bureau of Thailand

NCPO to thank Cambodia for release of Wira Somkhwamkhit

The National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) has indicated it will send a letter thanking the Cambodian government for the release of political activist Wira Somkhwamkhit, who spent more than 3 years in a Cambodian prison. According to Colonel Winthai Suwari, the spokesman for the ...

Thailand National News Bureau Staff

Talks on ICJ temple ruling to come ‘eventually’

Acting Thai Foreign Minister Sihasak Phuangketkeow said yesterday that Thailand would eventually resume talks with Cambodia regarding the International Court of Justice’s decision last November that clarified Cambodian sovereignty over the promontory on which the Preah Vihear temple sits. ...

Vong Sokheng

Cambodia frees Thai spy at request of Thai army chief

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen said Tuesday that his government had decided to release a Thai ” yellow-shirt” activist Veera Somkwamkid at the request of Thai army chief Gen. Prayuth Chan-ocha, head of the National Council for Peace and Order. Hun Sen made the remarks at ...

Xinhuanet News Staff

Over 250,000 Cambodian migrant workers flee Thailand in fears of junta's crackdown: PM

More than 250,000 Cambodian migrant workers, mostly undocumented, have fled Thailand since early this month in fears of a military junta’s clampdown on illegal foreign workers, Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen said Thursday. “Up to now, over 250,000 Cambodians have crossed the border from Thailand back ...

Xinhuanet News Staff

Worker registration centres open on border

Three border provinces with Cambodia opened offices to document Cambodian workers entering Thailand on Thursday, to combat human trafficking and illegal labour, with a fourth to open on Monday. Three new one-stop centres were opened at the border in Sa Kaeo, Chanthaburi and Trat provinces, to issue  temporary ...

Wassana Nanuam and Nopparat Kingkaew

Surin Chamber of Commerce: Thai-Cambodia border trade surges

The Surin Chamber of Commerce has revealed that border trade between Thailand and Cambodia has risen since the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) launched a number of measures on politics, the economy, society, and security. ...

National News Bureau of Thailand

Influx of Cambodian workers back into Thailand seen with $4 passports

A Cambodian decree slashing the passport fee for would-be migrant workers to only $4 (about Bt 120) is expected to lead to an influx of workers from the neighbouring country into Thailand. Cambodian migrant workers who have just returned to Cambodia yesterday greeted the news with ...

The Cambodia Herald News Staff

Cambodian families calling relatives to return from Thailand

Fearing a military crackdown on illegal workers, Wiang left his construction site in Bangkok without even receiving a single baht for many weeks of work. “My employer said he could pay on June 28. But we can’t wait till then,” the 32-year-old Cambodian lamented yesterday as ...

The Cambodia Herald News Staff

Cambodia labour talks set Tuesday

The Foreign Ministry will summon Cambodian ambassador to Thailand Eat Sophea on Tuesday to assure her the junta has no order to deport Khmer workers, and to clarify the country’s policy on migrant labour. ...

Bangkok Post News Staff

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