Indonesia, Cambodia discuss cooperation to eradicate human trafficking

Indonesia and Cambodia discussed commitment to cooperate in eradicating human trafficking at the 26th ASEAN Directors-General of Immigration Departments and Heads of Consular Affairs Divisions of the Ministries of Foreign Affairs (DGICM) forum. ...

Khmer Times Staff,Foreign%20Affairs%20(DGICM)%20forum.

Police claim Japanese, Malaysian nationals removed from compound not confined against will

Police claim 19 Japanese nationals who were removed from a Sihanoukville compound last week were not held against their will and are being investigated for alleged criminal activity, according to National Police spokesperson Chhay Kim Khoeun. ...

Sorn Sarath

Almost 870 foreigners rescued from human trafficking scams

About 865 foreign nationals have been rescued within four months in 87 human trafficking cases across four provinces, Interior Minister Sar Kheng said on Friday. ...

Meas Molika

1,000 unfinished constructions show aftermath of a ‘boom’

Aing Bunath acknowledges that local residents were getting a little greedy during Sihanoukville’s online gambling boom in recent years. ...

Mech Dara

Thousands of Chinese leave Kingdom after ban on online gambling

The General Department of Immigration yesterday reported that tens of thousands of Chinese nationals left the Kingdom before the end of last year since the ban on online and arcade gambling was announced by Prime Minister Hun Sen in August. ...

Ben Sokhean

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

Gambling ban driving Chinese nationals away

Tens of thousands of Chinese nationals are reportedly leaving the Kingdom following a government ban on online gambling intended to reduce the number of crimes committed by foreigners. On August 18, Prime Minister Hun Sen issued a directive banning all online and arcade gambling in the ...

Ben Sokhean

End to gambling deadline set for 2020

The Council of Ministers on Friday said the government has instructed authorities to eliminate all online and arcade gambling by the end of the year. “All kinds of online and arcade gambling [] must end by the end of 2019,” the Council of Ministers said in ...

Khuon Narim

In Cambodia, Cyber Casinos Fall Into a Legal Gray Area

In 2010, the Ha Tien Vegas Entertainment Resort, a casino investment on Kampot province’s border with Vietnam that included luxury karaoke rooms and suites, launched with high hopes of attracting Vietnamese gamblers. At the end of December, Ha Tien Vegas closed down. To the north, in ...

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