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Cambodia’s Hun Sen says Singapore supported genocide

Cambodian PM accuses Singapore's Lee Hsien Loong of supporting genocide due to Lee's comments about Vietnam's 1978 invasion of Cambodia.

Cambodia marks genocide atrocities with Day of Remembrance

Hundreds have gathered in Phnom Penh to mark the annual Day of Remembrance with prayers and performances, including students.

Most wanted suspect in Cambodian job scam held in Kuching

He was arrested on arrival at the Kuching International Airport.

Cambodia and Thailand reconnected by rail after 45 years

Many of Cambodia's railways, which were built during colonial times, were destroyed during the Cold War conflict.

Detained Cambodian teen released, reunited with family

Brought to Malaysia when she was 14, she worked for two years without pay and then was kept in a detention centre in Penang.

Cambodia not Chinese ‘colony’, says premier

Beijing's communist rulers have lavished the poor but strategically useful kingdom with aid and loans.

Ex-chef charged with offering non-existent job in Cambodia

The charge under the Penal Code provides for a maximum five-year jail term or a fine or both upon conviction.

Some job scam victims had gone to Cambodia 17 times, say...

The Sarawak police are looking for three men who acted as 'local facilitators' for the syndicate.

47 detained in Cambodia might not be trafficking victims, say cops

The police say some of them are not 'first-timers' and have done the same job before.

Study: Angkor’s gradual abandonment through history

Archaeologists and historians have long sought to explain the 15th-century abandonment of Angkor.

Kuching man remanded for cheating over detention of 47 Malaysians in...

This followed police reports lodged by 23 victims in Sarawak.

Expect more Malaysians working as labourers overseas, say experts

Economists say this may happen if the economy does not improve.

Never again, says wife of Sabahan after ordeal in Cambodian prison

Chong Su Kyun is grateful to be reunited with his family, while his wife says she will not allow him to look for jobs overseas anymore.

Julau MP’s dad denies involvement in Cambodia job scam

Sng Chee Hua lodged a report to refute allegations that he was behind the victimisation of 47 Malaysians jailed in Cambodia.

All 47 Malaysians held in Cambodia to return home tomorrow

They had been detained since Dec 11 last year on suspicion of being involved in online gambling.

Lots to eat, see and do at Siem Reap in Cambodia

There are colourful markets, interesting temples, a crocodile farm and a surprising number of quality restaurants, bars and spas (of the respectable sort).

Malaysian detainees well treated in Cambodian prison, says Sarawak MP

The chief of prison staff is even willing to use his own money to buy halal food for four Muslim detainees, says the Julau MP.

Teary-eyed Malaysian meets his mum after 65 days in Cambodian prison

His mother, Zunita Sedini, also brings letters from other families for those detained.

Julau MP leaves for Cambodia to meet detained Malaysians

Larry Sng aims to collect as much information as possible on the cases faced by the detainees.

Cambodia PM blasts ‘interference’ as EU trade deal threatens

Cambodia is the EU's sixth largest garment supplier and the industry currently employs more than 700,000 workers.

NGO holds talks with Cambodian govt to help free detained Malaysians

NGO Antarabangsa chairman Mustapha Ahmad Marican says a Cambodian minister has promised to bring the matter up with Prime Minister Hun Sen.

Check on your children’s jobs, parents told after detention of Malaysians...

Youngsters are easily lured by promises of high salaries, says a government official.

Sabah to seek release of group held in Cambodia

Chief Minister Shafie Apdal says the state government is liaising with Wisma Putra for details of those detained since Dec 11.

Cambodia seeks opposition leader’s arrest amid EU sanctions threat

Hun Sen this month threatened to retaliate against the opposition if the EU withdraws duty-free trading access.