- Associated Press via Yahoo! NewsMay 21 08:34 PM
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Four refugees rejected by Australia who have agreed to resettle in Cambodia will likely become examples that other refugees will follow, an Australian minister said Friday.
- Reuters via Yahoo! NewsMay 21 09:53 AM
Cambodia has agreed to take four refugees held by Australia on the Pacific island of Nauru, kickstarting a controversial deal under which Phnom Penh will receive an extra A$40 million ($30 million) in aid in return for accepting asylum seekers. The deal, struck last September, has been criticized by human rights groups and opposition lawmakers in both countries, who accuse Australia of shirking...
- Fox NewsMay 21 07:27 AM
An official says Cambodia has accepted the first four people under the agreement it made with Australia nine months ago to take in asylum-seekers rejected for residency there.
- Phnom Penh PostMay 24 05:41 PM
Cambodia and Thailand will begin discussions next month to increase the number of buses and trucks crossing the border – currently 40 crossings a day – in a bid to spur tourism and increase the transport of goods, according to an official at the Ministry of Public Works and Transport.
- Phnom Penh PostMay 24 05:44 PM
Cambodia has been invited by the Philippines to bid for a 250,000 tonne rice tender in June to boost the latter’s rice buffer stock during the lean months of July to September.
- Reuters via Yahoo! Philippines NewsMay 21 09:18 AM
Cambodia's government has approved the final resettlement of four refugees held in an Australian detention centre, a senior Cambodian official said on Thursday, implementing an aid-for-refugees deal that was criticised by rights groups. Australia has sent asylum seekers to camps in impoverished Papua New Guinea and the tiny Pacific island nation of Nauru, where they face long periods of ...
- AFP via Yahoo! India NewsMay 21 07:00 AM
Cambodia said Thursday it has agreed to take its first batch of asylum seekers from Australian custody as part of a controversial deal between the countries that triggered widespread international criticism. Four refugees held by Australia on the remote Pacific island of Nauru will soon be transferred to the impoverished Southeast Asian nation, Cambodia's interior ministry said. "The four ...
- Associated Press via Yahoo! NewsMay 18 11:59 PM
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — At least 18 garment workers were killed and nearly two dozen injured in eastern Cambodia when their van was hit by a speeding bus, prompting a plea from Prime Minister Hun Sen for drivers to slow down to make the country's roads safer.
- 3newsMay 21 12:57 PM
Cambodia says it has agreed to take its first batch of asylum seekers from Australian custody as part of a controversial deal between the countries.
- The New Zealand HeraldMay 21 07:28 AM
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) " Cambodia has accepted the first four people under the agreement it made with Australia nine months ago to take in asylum-seekers rejected for residency there, an official said Thursday.Prime Minister...
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