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Chinese, Taiwanese arrested in internet-phone fraud case

Twenty-seven Chinese and Taiwanese nationals were arrested during a raid on a villa in Phnom Penh’s Chamkar Mon district on Monday on suspicion of operating an internet-phone scam, officials said.   ...

Sek Odom
https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/chinese-taiwanese-arrested-in-internet-phone-fraud-case-114080/

Authorities given 10 days to collect foreigners’ papers in capital

Foreigners living in certain areas of Phnom Penh have 10 days to show their documents to police so the government can complete registering foreign nationals by the end of the year. Those found to have overstayed their visas or entered the country illegally will be ...

Ros Chanveasna
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/24040/authorities-given-10-days-to-collect-foreigners----papers-in-capital/

Sixty-five illegal workers arrested in capital

Cambodia’s Immigration Police raided a Phnom Penh construction site yesterday, detaining 65 out of 109 Vietnamese laborers who were found to be working illegally in Niroth commune, Chbar Ampov district. ...

Ros Chanveasna
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/22804/sixty-five-illegal-workers-arrested-in-capital/

Nigerians decry immigration raid at church

About 400 parishioners at the Christian Evangelical International Ministry in Phnom Penh were singing hymns when 15 armed police officers rushed through the doors on Saturday and rounded up all of the Nigerian men present, according to Peter Ike, a preacher’s assistant at the church. ...

Sek Odom and Taylor O'Connell
https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/nigerians-decry-immigration-raid-at-church-99082/

Arrested pedophile teacher deported back to UK

A British pedophile who was arrested at the behest of the British Embassy two weeks ago was deported Wednesday evening, an immigration official said Wednesday. ...

Ouch Sony
https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/%EF%BB%BF-arrested-pedophile-teacher-deported-back-to-uk-98655/

Work permit applications surge amid crackdown

Since the government began its crackdown nearly one year and a half ago on foreigners without work permits, it has seen applications for work permits skyrocket alongside revenues from fines. ...

Ros Chanveasna
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/17213/work-permit-applications-surge-amid-crackdown/

Immigration police raid Cambodia beer site

Immigration police rounded up nearly 80 Vietnamese migrant workers along with six European engineers at the construction site of a new Cambodia Beer factory in Phnom Penh on Monday afternoon because they did not possess work permits, according to an immigration official. ...

Ben Sokhean
https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/immigration-police-raid-cambodia-beer-site-97743/

Vietnamese migrants nabbed at ACLEDA building

Twenty undocumented Vietnamese laborers are being held for deportation after they were arrested Friday during a raid on a construction site for a new Acleda Bank branch in Phnom Penh’s Daun Penh district, an immigration official said. ...

Khuon Narim
https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/vietnamese-migrants-nabbed-at-acleda-building-92327/

Over 50 illegal vietnamese workers arrested in capital

More than 50 illegal Vietnamese migrant workers were arrested Wednesday while working on the construction site of luxury estates in Phnom Penh’s Sen Sok district, police said. ...

Saing Soenthrith
https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/over-50-illegal-vietnamese-workers-arrested-in-capital-90035/

VN fishermen arrested in Koh Kong, deported

In their continuing effort to stop illegal fishing in Cambodian waters, the Kingdom’s Immigration Police impounded 11 Vietnamese fishing boats last week caught in Cambodian territorial waters off Koh Kong province and ordered their 39 crew members deported. ...

Khmer Times team
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/13462/vn-fishermen-arrested-in-koh-kong--deported/

More Vietnamese rounded up for deportation

Cambodia’s campaign against illegal Vietnamese workers continues with 26 Vietnamese arrested in two days of raids on furniture factories in central and southern Phnom Penh. ...

Ros Chanveasna
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/13297/more-vietnamese-rounded-up-for-deportation/

Vietnamese swept up for deportation

Nearly 100 Vietnamese laborers were detained for deportation Tuesday after they were found to be working in the country illegally during a sweep of construction sites on Phnom Penh’s Koh Pich island as part of the Interior Ministry’s seemingly arbitrary enforcement of the immigration law. ...

Mech Dara and Matt Blomberg
https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/vietnamese-swept-up-for-deportation-on-koh-pich-86315/

Montagnards may get asylum-seeker status

The government may recognize the more than 100 Montagnard asylum seekers in the capital as refugees, a senior official at the Interior Ministry has said. ...

Donald Lee and Nov Sivutha
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/12288/montagnards-may-get-asylum-seeker-status/

Thirty-six Vietnamese to be deported after shop raids

Immigration police arrested 36 illegal Vietnamese immigrants Thursday morning during coordinated raids of 18 furniture shops in Phnom Penh’s Chamkar Mon district, an immigration official said. ...

Sek Odom
https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/thirty-six-vietnamese-to-be-deported-after-shop-raids-85442/

Vietnamese migrants arrested, deported

Cambodia’s immigration police arrested eight illegal Vietnamese migrants and deported 10 other Vietnamese nationals from the Kingdom on Wednesday. ...

Ros Chanveasna
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/12157/vietnamese-migrants-arrested--deported/

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