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Church names 61 Area Seventies during April 2023 general conference leadership session

Deseret News 30 Mar 2023
Fourth Quorum (Asia and Asia North areas) Bun Huoch Eng, 41, Phnom Penh, Cambodia; chief executive officer, real estate; currently serving as stake president of the Phnom Penh Cambodia North Stake; former branch president, district presidency counselor, district president and mission presidency counselor; wife.

Eye on China, Hun Sen tightens his military control

Asiatimes 23 Mar 2023
Hun Manet, the eldest son of Hun Sen, attends a sporting event in Phnom Penh in January 2018 ... Phnom Penh has adamantly denied the allegation ... Cambodia’s relations with the US have been severely strained since Phnom Penh stopped military exercises with the US in 2017 and began drilling with Chinese forces instead.

Cambodian Opposition Figure Kem Sokha Sentenced to 27 Years of House Arrest

The Epoch Times 04 Mar 2023
Judge Koy Sao also told the court in the capital, Phnom Penh, that Kem Sokha would be barred from running for political office or voting in ...

Cambodia: Opposition Leader Convicted on Bogus Charges

Human Rights Watch 04 Mar 2023
(Bangkok) – The Phnom Penh municipal court on March 3, 2023, ... Around midnight on September 3, 2017, personnel from Prime Minister Hun Sen’s personal bodyguard unit led approximately 100 police officers armed with automatic assault rifles to arrest Sokha at his home in Phnom Penh.

Korea, Japan establish channel between top offices to negotiate forced labor issue

Korea Times 03 Mar 2023
Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol shakes hands with Japan's Prime Minister Fumio Kishida during their summit at a hotel in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Nov ... Korea's presidential office and Japan's ... "Sufficient discussions are also taking place between the two countries' security offices.".

British 'assassin' dubbed Batman is arrested in Cambodia over 'gangland hit' on Serbian outside luxury apartments

The Daily Mail 17 Feb 2023
'On February 15, the Phnom Penh Police cooperated with the Khan Chamkar Mon police station to investigate a suspect related to a shooting in front of The Peak building in Phnom Penh. 'The Office of Special Forces is building a case to send to the Phnom Penh Municipal Court for legal proceedings.'.

US, rights groups slam Cambodian media outlet's closure

The Manila Times 14 Feb 2023
Ith Sothoeuth, media director of the Cambodian Center for Independent Media, which oversees Voice of Democracy, speaks to reporters outside his office in Cambodia's capital Phnom Penh on Monday, Feb ... PHNOM PENH ... The French and German embassies in Phnom Penh also expressed concerns about the move.

Cambodia rejects ‘biased’ concerns over news outlet closure

Manila Standard 14 Feb 2023
Supporters of online media outlet Voice of Democracy (VOD) hold placards in front of VOD office in Phnom Penh on February 13, 2023, after Cambodian Prime Minister said VOD would have its operating licence revoked ... adding to a chorus of criticism over Phnom Penh’s actions.

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Citrus County Chronicle 13 Feb 2023
... office in Phnom Penh Cambodia, Monday, Feb.

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Citrus County Chronicle 13 Feb 2023
... office in Phnom Penh Cambodia, Monday, Feb.

Cambodian authorities shutter Voice of Democracy news outlet

CPJ 13 Feb 2023
Monday, a group of 10 Ministry of Information officials, police officers, and other authorities delivered a letter to the outlet’s office in Phnom Penh, the capital, formally revoking its license, a Voice of Democracy representative who requested anonymity told CPJ.

Korea's presidential couple celebrates recovery of Cambodian boy who received heart surgery

Korea Times 01 Feb 2023
Courtesy of presidential office ... First lady Kim Keon Hee holds Aok Rotha during her visit to the boy's home in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Nov ... First lady Kim's ties with the Cambodian boy began in November last year when she visited the Hebron Medical Center in Phnom Penh, on the sidelines of President Yoon's official trip to Southeast Asia.

Philippine Authorities Rescue Alleged Victims of ‘Crypto Trafficking Ring’

Bitcoin 23 Jan 2023
Bureau of Immigration Commissioner Norman Garcera Tansingco explained that BI officers intercepted the alleged victims as they were about to board a plane to Phnom Penh on Jan ... He noted that the immigration officer who cleared the passengers for departure has been relieved from her duties pending the outcome of an investigation.

Cambodian firm to develop airport in coastal province of Preah Sihanouk 18 Jan 2023
At a ceremony in Phnom Penh, Kith Meng, chairman and chief executive officer of the Royal Group Koh Rong Development Company, signed an agreement on the construction of the Koh Rong International Eco-Tourism Airport with Mao Havannall, minister in charge of the State ...

Seoul seeks cautious balance in US, China ties via Indo-Pacific strategy

Korea Times 31 Dec 2022
Director of National Security Kim Sung-han announces South Korea's Indo-Pacific strategy during a press conference at the presidential office in Yongsan District, Seoul, Wednesday ... President Yoon Suk-yeol speaks during the South Korea-ASEAN Summit at a hotel in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Nov ... Courtesy of presidential office.

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