April 11, 2023
Cambodia Deports 19 Japanese Cybercrime Scam Suspects
By Sopheng Cheang
The 19 were taken into custody in the southern city of Sihanoukville on January 24.
August 02, 2022
Inside Southeast Asia’s Casino Scam Archipelago
By Lindsey Kennedy and Nathan Paul Southern
Special Economic Zones and self-governing statelets across the Mekong region have become conduits for human trafficking on a massive scale.
July 07, 2022
Foreign Casinos Have Been a Disaster for Cambodia
By Meghan Murphy
Beyond the government's crack down on striking workers from the NagaWorld casino complex, Chinese-run gambling operations have brought a host of social ills.
July 05, 2022
The Social Costs of Chinese Transnational Crime in Sihanoukville
By Sokvy Rim
Unrestricted and unregulated development has allowed crime to flourish, and eroded the trust between Cambodians and Chinese expatriates.
April 14, 2022
Police Rescue 66 Thai Nationals from Scam Call Centers in Cambodia
By Sebastian Strangio
The joint police operation offered the latest evidence of an organized crime racket that spans the Mekong region.
March 11, 2022
Cambodia Told to Shut Down ‘Slave Compounds’ After Warnings From Asian Embassies
By Luke Hunt
The country's interior minister says he will end the crime wave in Sihanoukville by mid-year.
November 16, 2021
Cambodia’s History, Viewed Through Sihanoukville
By Youk Chhang
Youk Chhang recalls visits to the seaside town during several key points in Cambodia’s history.
August 27, 2020
Japan Seeks to Offset Chinese Influence in Cambodia
By Sao Phal Niseiy
Foreign Minister Motegi’s recent visit underlines Tokyo’s sense of urgency.
September 19, 2019
Did Cambodia Just Make a U-Turn on Gambling?
By David Hutt
A recent move warrants attention given the government’s previous positions.
June 25, 2019
Cambodia to Investigate Building Collapse in Chinese Investment Zone
By Associated Press
The accident killed 28 workers and sparked a pledge to look into the quality of Chinese construction in Cambodia.
April 20, 2019
Sihanoukville: A Cambodian City Losing Its ‘Cambodian-ness’
By Sim Vireak
Unchecked development by Chinese investors has come at a cost, freezing out locals and changing the city’s character.
November 07, 2018
Anti-Chinese Sentiment on the Rise in Cambodia
By George Wright
Increasing Chinese political influence and presence in Cambodia has sparked anti-Chinese sentiment.
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