Rights groups fear ‘blacklist’ for anti-Vietnam protesters

Local rights workers say they fear ongoing protests by the Khmer Krom minority in front of the Vietnamese Embassy could be putting demonstrators at risk of a blacklisting. ...

Heng Reaksmey

Khmer Krom monks, activists petition NA, UN as protest enters fourth day

Khmer Krom monks, youth and activists marched on Tuesday to present a petition to the National Assembly President Heng Samrin as their protest against Vietnam entered the fourth day. The protesters will also submit a petition to the UN Office of High Commissioner for Human Rights ...

The Cambodia Herald News Staff

Vietnam requests Cambodia to stop "wrongful actions of protesters": spokesperson

Vietnam foreign ministry spokesperson on Thursday requests the Cambodian administration to “take effective measures to stop those wrongful actions of protesters, which are not in line with the traditional friendship and sound relationship between Vietnam and Cambodia.”​ ...

Global Post News Staff

Khmer Krom vow more protests, again

Kampuchea Krom activists are planning yet another round of demonstrations to protest remarks made by a Vietnamese embassy spokesman in June, demanding Prime Minister Hun Sen cut diplomatic ties with Vietnam until a public apology is issued. ...

Pech Sotheary

Timber dealer accuses firms of fraud, wants Hun Sen’s help

The director of a Vietnamese company hoping to buy timber off a pair of land concessions has accused three local businessmen of cheating her out of $200,000 and asked Prime Minister Hun Sen to investigate, according to a letter published by local media. ...

Hul Reaksmey

Khmer Krom protesters burn Vietnamese flag

Monks and nationalist protesters burned a Vietnamese flag in front of the Vietnamese Embassy on Tuesday as the embassy continued to ignore calls to apologize for comments made by a diplomat in July. About 600 protesters gathered at the embassy once again to press for a ...

Mech Dara and Matt Blomberg

Khmer Krom to resume Vietnam Embassy campaign

About 1,000 ethnic Khmer Krom monks and Khmer nationalists will hold the first formal protest this morning at Phnom Penh’s Freedom Park since authorities re-opened it last week after seven months of a high-security lockdown. The municipality over the weekend approved plans from the Khmer Kampuchea ...

Mech Dara

Khmer Krom to proceed with march despite harsh warnings

A leader of a march planned in Phnom Penh on Monday to demand an apology from a diplomat who said that Vietnam held the former Kampuchea Krom provinces long before the French ceded them in 1949 vowed Sunday to disregard a government ban. Phnom Penh City ...

Mech Dara

Phnom Penh City Hall warns of arrests over Vietnam protest

City Hall on Friday threatened up to 15 years in prison for students planning a protest in front of the Vietnamese Embassy over comments made in June by an embassy official that the Kampuchea Krom region belonged to Vietnam long before it officially became part ...

Sek Odom

Cambodia expresses 'deep concern' over maritime disputes

The Cambodian Ministry of Foreign Affairs has sent a diplomatic note to the Vietnamese Embassy expressing deep concern over recent developments and incidents in the East Sea. ...

The Cambodia Herald News Staff

Petition Rally for Prisoners’ Release Ends Peacefully

A week after they began their campaign, activists and rights groups handed out the last of their petitions to embassies across Phnom Penh on Wednesday, hoping to solicit the help of foreign governments in securing the release of 23 men arrested earlier this month at ...

Mech Dara and Zsombor Peter

March proceeds peacefully

Taking a markedly different approach from Monday’s violent breakup of a peaceful demonstration at Freedom Park, authorities yesterday stood back as about 100 activists marched around central Phnom Penh, delivering a petition to embassies and the United Nations. District security guards and riot police initially seemed ...

Sean Teehan and Mom Kunthear

Vietnam Confirms Stake in Sesan Dam Bought by Chinese Firm

A representative of Vietnamese state-owned electricity giant Electricity Vietnam International (EVNI) confirmed yesterday that their stake in a dam project in Stung Treng province has been bought out by their Cambodian and Chinese business counterparts. While Royal Group chairman Kith Meng has maintained that EVNI still ...

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