Despite claiming to have fled widespread persecution, 25 Montagnard asylum-seekers will voluntarily be sent back to Vietnam on Monday, assuming Interior Minister Sar Kheng approves the move, a ministry official said on Wednesday.
Tag - Cambodia
jeudi 20 avril 2017
jeudi 6 avril 2017
The president of France has selected Eva Nguyen Binh, an official at the French Embassy in Hanoi and wife of the French ambassador to Vietnam, as its next ambassador to Cambodia, two media outlets have reported.
lundi 20 mars 2017
The Phnom Penh Social Rugby Club returned to the kingdom Monday evening after stepping out among 48 senior teams competing in the 12th edition of the Bangkok International Rugby Tens last weekend.
jeudi 16 mars 2017
In contrast to their last meeting over the border, when Cambodia and Vietnam didn’t manage to release a joint statement, Cambodian officials said on Wednesday that during discussions Vietnam had again agreed not to build or farm in areas that are still in dispute.
vendredi 24 février 2017
Authorities in Mondolkiri province seized eight trucks about to cross into Vietnam with illegally logged timber from the Keo Seima Wildlife Sanctuary and arrested seven of the drivers, six of them Vietnamese nationals, a provincial military police commander said on Thursday.
mercredi 15 février 2017
The Vietnamese government has launched a trade-development scheme that aims to construct 116 warehouses to store imports and exports along the Cambodian and Lao borders with a tentative completion date of 2035, a Vietnamese government official said yesterday.
vendredi 25 novembre 2016
Prime Minister Hun Sen and Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc agreed yesterday to write to the French government to request expert assistance in copying colonial border maps mandated by the Constitution into higher resolution for use in demarcation.
lundi 14 novembre 2016
The Phnom Penh Social Rugby Club “Rahus” swept the Cambodian Tens in the Men’s and Old Boys sections, while the ladies wing was beaten in the final at the weekend as rain ruined the two-day event by turning the pitch into a muddy quagmire.
samedi 24 septembre 2016
The pipeline for foreign direct investment (FDI) from Vietnam to Cambodia has almost run dry, with the country seeing almost zero inflow of Vietnamese funds into projects in the first half of the year, according to an official in the Council for the Development of Cambodia (CDC).
vendredi 11 mars 2016
The first Cambodian club team to participate in the prestigious Bangkok International Rugby Tens Tournament at the weekend exceeded all expectations by finishing in third place.
mercredi 2 décembre 2015
The Vietnamese military has begun training Cambodia police in cryptography and encryption techniques as part of a national plan to protect “state secrets”.
vendredi 31 juillet 2015
Cambodia-Vietnam relations have long been turbulent. Occupation, conflict and political meddling have been hallmarks of the relationship, and disagreement about the border has long been a bone of contention. Last year a group of 600 protesters burned a Vietnamese flag outside the embassy in Phnom Penh, earning a strong rebuke from Hanoi.
mercredi 3 juin 2015
Cambodia is refusing protection for almost 100 Montagnard asylum seekers fleeing persecution in Vietnam as four refugees travel from Nauru to the impoverished nation under a controversial $55.5 million agreement with Australia.
mardi 10 mars 2015
Vietnam and Cambodia have vowed to boost defense cooperation between their two nations following high-level talks, Vietnamese media outlets reported earlier this week.
jeudi 12 février 2015
Nine more Montagnard asylum seekers crossed into Ratanakkiri on Tuesday, bringing the total number hiding in the province’s O’Yadaw district to 32, a police official said Wednesday.
jeudi 5 février 2015
A family of Montagnard asylum seekers, including two young children and a 9-month-old baby, has been deported to Vietnam, where the father was reportedly beaten by authorities for attempting to escape.
mercredi 28 janvier 2015
Thousands of Vietnamese people are crossing the border to gamble at Cambodian casinos every month and many indebted gamblers have been held hostage or even killed, according to the Ministry of Public Security.
jeudi 25 décembre 2014
Vietnamese president’s state visit sees neighbors advance comprehensive cooperation
vendredi 24 octobre 2014
A Vietnamese construction crew last month halted the extension of one of the country’s roads into a remote part of Mondolkiri province after complaints were lodged by Cambodian authorities, officials said on Thursday.
dimanche 5 octobre 2014
PHNOM PENH - Around 100 ethnic minority Khmer Krom monks and activists in Cambodia continued their rally in front of the Vietnamese Embassy here on Sunday, marking the 2nd day of a fresh protest against a Vietnamese diplomat.
dimanche 14 septembre 2014
On 30 April 1975, the last American helicopters beat an ignominious retreat from Saigon as the tanks of the North Vietnamese Army rumbled into the capital of defeated South Vietnam.
jeudi 11 septembre 2014
PHNOM PENH - Visiting Vietnamese Deputy Foreign Minister Pham Quang Vinh said Thursday that Vietnam would recall Tran Van Thong, spokesman for the Vietnamese Embassy to Cambodia, after the spokesman's comments have triggered off a wave of protests among ethnic Khmer Krom in Cambodia, according to Koy Kuong, spokesman for the Cambodia's Foreign Ministry.
mardi 2 septembre 2014
Two Vietnamese airlines have reportedly commenced flight simulations of routes over Cambodian airspace in an effort to cut travel time between that country’s two major cities of Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh.
jeudi 28 août 2014
Bilateral trade between Cambodia and Vietnam fell marginally by 6 per cent in the first half of this year largely due to a slump in Vietnamese exports, according to data from the Vietnamese Embassy in Cambodia.
jeudi 14 août 2014
Vietnam strongly protests against an illegal demonstration staged by Khmer Kampuchea Krom extremists who burned Vietnamese flags in Cambodia’s capital Phnom Penh on Tuesday, the Vietnamese Ministry of Foreign Affairs has said.
jeudi 17 juillet 2014
PHU QUOC : Korean Air plans to launch direct service from Seoul’s Incheon airport to Phu Quoc in Vietnam by the end of next year.
mardi 15 juillet 2014
The Vietnamese embassy in Cambodia has dismissed a protest that drew more than 200 locals on Wednesday as an illegal and groundless argument.
jeudi 29 mai 2014
The Cambodian national rugby team, the Koupreys, have lined up a warm-up game against the visiting Saigon Geckos on Saturday in preparation for the forthcoming Asian 5 Nations Division V clashes against hosts Brunei and Mongolia in mid-June.
mardi 25 mars 2014
The infrastructure system situation in Vietnam is believed to be equal to that in Cambodia and Laos. But Vietnam has bigger problems in corruption and law burden.
samedi 8 mars 2014
Many Vietnamese people consider Cambodia as a small country whose economy is poorer than Vietnam.
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