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  • Cambodian Embassy in South Korea Cautions Passport Middlemen
    cambodia embassy in South Korea

    The Cambodian Embassy in South Korea, hit with a top-level corruption scandal earlier this year, said on Monday that it was cracking down on middlemen who were flouting embassy rules by taking money to renew passports and visas for Cambodian migrants. Long Dimanche, who replaced…

  • Australian PM Says Cambodia Still an Option for Refugees
    Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull speaks to the media in Canberra on Sunday about the country’s deal with the U.S. to resettle refugees on Nauru and Manus islands. (Reuters)

    Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said on Monday that Cambodia would remain an option for refugees being held on the island of Nauru, despite a resettlement arrangement announced on Sunday with the U.S., according to Australian media. Cambodia agreed in 2014 to resettle some of…

  • Prime Festival Viewing Spots Go to Foreigners
    Festival-goers sit in the front row of a ‘foreign visitor’ tent with a prime view of the boat races on Monday. (Alex Consiglio)

    Life is good in the foreigner tent. As the second day of Phnom Penh’s Water Festival unfolded on Monday afternoon, this was the consensus inside the shaded awnings of a Ministry of Tourism tent set up exclusively to welcome foreign festival-goers. “I thought it was…

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