Cambodian

  • Thailand News

    Cambodian PM’s visit to Thailand aims to resolve maritime dispute

    Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Manet is set to visit Thailand for a one-day official discussion on Wednesday, with a crucial focus on the protracted joint development of natural resources within the disputed maritime boundary shared by both nations. This was announced on Monday by both the Foreign Ministry and Government House. The visit, which is anticipated to include a meeting with…

  • Thailand News

    Thai PM Srettha and Cambodian PM engage in talks over air pollution crisis

    Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin declared his intention to engage in a crucial dialogue with Cambodian leader Hun Manet to tackle the alarming surge of transboundary air pollution. PM Srettha, expressing concern, revealed that a look at the satellite map shows that most of the relevant hotspots are in Cambodia, and the wind is blowing from the east. The MODIS satellite,…

  • Thailand News

    Violent attack on Cambodian man in Chon Buri’s Jomtien Complex

    In a harrowing incident that unfolded near the Jomtien Complex condominium, a 21 year old Cambodian man became the victim of a brutal assault outside a local bar. Pattaya police and Sawang Boriboon Thammasathan Foundation volunteers rushed to the scene on the night of January 23. Upon arrival, authorities discovered the Cambodian national, Thep Song, with a swollen and bruised…

  • Thailand News

    Cambodian woman scalded by co-worker in Thailand in horrific attack

    A Cambodian domestic worker in Thailand is battling severe facial injuries after an argument turned violent, with her Myanmar co-worker scalding her face with boiling water. Seeking justice, she reached out to the Cambodian Embassy in Bangkok, sparking a diplomatic intervention in this distressing cross-border incident. Katta Orn, spokesman for the Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training revealed that on…

  • Thailand News

    Thai police arrest two Cambodians for shooting at football match

    A friendly football match in Khu Khot, Pathum Thani, transformed into a battlefield when gunfire erupted, sending more than 200 Cambodian players and spectators into a panicked frenzy. Police Lieutenant General Jirasant Kaewsaeng-eak, Commissioner of the Provincial Police Region 1, revealed the details of the incident during a press conference. The perpetrators were identified as two Cambodian nationals, 20 year…

  • Thailand News

    Cambodian woman arrested for Samsung Galaxy theft on BTS Skytrain in Bangkok

    A 31 year old Cambodian woman was arrested for stealing a mobile phone from a South Korean passenger on the BTS Skytrain in Bangkok. The woman admitted to selling the stolen Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra for 1,500 baht. She was caught after security footage showed her following closely behind the victim and taking the phone from her bag. The incident…

  • Crime News

    Stringing along trouble: Cambodian guitarist strikes wrong chord in Bangkok church heists

    A Cambodian guitarist was arrested today after being accused of stealing musical instruments from Christian churches across Bangkok. The church theft arrest took place at an unnamed rental room in Suk Sawat Road, Phra Samut Chedi district, Samut Prakan. The suspect, Hek Sophol, was sought after an arrest warrant was issued by the Criminal Court of Southern Bangkok on October…

  • Crime News

    Purse-snatching duo nabbed by Bangkok police

    The Metropolitan Police Bureau (MPB) has been notified of a criminal gang’s activities involving purse-snatching operations in shopping malls and populous communities throughout Bangkok. With clearly defined roles, one individual distracts the victim while another steals their handbags before making a quick escape. Sub-Lieutenant Theeradej Thamsuthee, MPB Commander, dispatched the MPB detectives and Detective 111 to investigate this purse-snatching gang.…

  • Road deaths

    Fatal motorbike crash claims life of Cambodian worker in Prachuap Khiri Khan

    In a tragic event, two Cambodian construction workers encountered a terrible motorbike accident when their vehicle crashed into an electricity pole on their way to a shop. The crash, which happened on a curving path in the coastal Prachuap Khiri Khan province at around 1am today, led to the death of one worker, while another worker was injured. According to…

  • World News

    Cambodian premier willing to work with Thai opposition despite criticism

    Cambodian premier Hun Sen has taken advantage of the unsuccessful attempt by Move Forward Party (MFP) Leader Pita Limjaroenrat to secure a victory in Thailand’s prime ministerial election as an opportunity to criticise his local opposition. However, Hun steadfastly denies any interference in Thailand’s politics, expressing his openness to collaborating with Pita and the MFP should they manage to establish the…

  • Thailand News

    Cambodian man chokes to death on cherry clam in Thailand

    A 41 years old Cambodian man died in front of his friends after choking on an oyster while eating a papaya salad with cherry clams and drinking beer at a rented room in Panthong, Chonburi, Thailand. His friends initially thought he had passed out from drinking too much, but subsequent events confirmed the tragic incident. At around 12.30am today, Swang…

  • Thailand News

    3 illegal Cambodian monks found living in Samut Prakan forest

    Authorities in Samut Prakan province recently apprehended three Cambodian nationals dressed in monk-like attire, living in a makeshift shelter in a forest near a local market. The raid took place on May 21, led by Pol Lt Col. Phakphumpiphat Sajjaphan, Chief of the Immigration Police, and Pol Lt Col Waritsiri Lelasiri, Head of Subdivision 3. The operation aimed to investigate…

  • World News

    Smuggled pork seizure in Thailand sparks fears of African swine fever

    Royal Thai Police yesterday blocked a racketeer’s attempt to smuggle 779 kilograms of pork into Thailand from Cambodia. The suspect, Soroun Suot, was caught driving his white Toyota truck on Highway 359 from Sa Kaew to Khao Hin Sorn, according to police. The 42 year old Cambodian admitted to receiving the shipment from a contact at the border in the…

  • Bangkok News

    Collapsed crane kills Cambodian worker at Bangkok construction site

    Tragedy struck at a construction site in the Chatuchak district of Bangkok yesterday when a tower crane collapsed and killed a Cambodian worker. Thai news outlet Channel 7 reported that the crane’s sling was broken, causing the crane’s arm to crash down on the worker, 31 year old Sophanna. Two other Cambodian workers were injured in the incident. One of the…

  • Crime News

    Cambodian thieves snatch Japanese man’s bag on flight to Thailand

    Two Cambodian thieves snatched a Japanese man’s bag on a flight to Thailand from Cambodia yesterday. His belongings included a luxury bag, Sennheiser, Sony wireless headphones, an Apple iPad, 11,240 baht, and 186,000 yen (about 47,000 baht). The unnamed victim said the thieves were seated in the same row as him on the flight to Suvarnabhumi Airport from Phenom Penh.…

  • Pattaya News

    Police crack down on Cambodian beggars with children in Pattaya

    Police are looking into the case of at least two alleged Cambodian beggars in Pattaya who reportedly used minors to solicit money from tourists, according to reports from concerned witnesses. Officers and officials searched a night venue in Chon Buri’s Nong Prue District and found a Cambodian woman with a boy there. The team also found many flowers which they…

  • World News

    Cambodians caught dressing as monks in Thailand to be deported

    Two Cambodian nationals who snuck across Thailand’s border illegally while dressed as Buddhist monks have been caught. The 2 men, one 30 years old and the other 27, first took a bus to Samut Prakan, just south east of Bangkok capital. They then headed into a woodland behind a market in the main city district, and built a temporary shack…

  • World News

    Officials to get tough on people smugglers, use MoUs to bring workers in legally

    The labour minister says people smugglers face arrest and having their assets seized as part of a crackdown on migrant workers being brought into Thailand illegally. Since Thailand’s re-opening to international tourists, border officials have seen an increase in the number of illegal migrants attempting to cross into Thailand to secure work. Suchart Chomklin says the criminals running people-smuggling operations…

  • World News

    46 Cambodian nationals arrested after trying to illegally cross Thai border

    At least 46 Cambodian nationals have been arrested for allegedly illegally crossing over the Thailand border in Sa Kaeo province. Police there say the arrests are happening daily as the Cambodian nationals are trying to find work in Bangkok and neighbouring provinces. And, with the Covid-19 pandemic, the allegedly illegal border crossers are paying as much as 20,000 baht to…

  • Crime News

    Burmese, Cambodian jobseekers caught entering Thailand illegally

    Unscrupulous people smugglers are taking advantage of Burmese and Cambodian workers who are desperate to find employment in Thailand. With the re-opening of the country to international tourism, migrant workers are paying illegal brokers to secure employment and transport into the kingdom. The Bangkok Post reports that yesterday, police in the western province of Kanchanaburi arrested 97 Burmese nationals who…

  • Pattaya News

    Man assaulted at Pattaya worker camp

    A Cambodian worker at a camp in Pattaya sustained a severe head injury after he was reportedly beaten by teenagers. Police were alerted to the attack at 11pm a few days ago. When police got to the worker camp, they found the man lying on the ground, bleeding profusely from his head. The worker, identified 28 year old “Mr Mai,”…

  • Covid-19 News

    Workers still locked up in Thai construction ‘camps’ | VIDEO

    Tim Newton speaks to Shaun Stenning from 5 Star Marine and One Phuket outside a worker camp and constructions site in Kathu, Phuket. The situation is just a small part of a nationwide situation where 80,000 – 100,000 mostly migrant workers are virtually imprisoned in their construction sites. We get to the issues and the work being done by people…

  • World News

    Cambodia threatens jail for Covid-19 quarantine violations

    In the face of expanding Covid-19 infections in Cambodia, Prime Minister Hun Sen has warned that violators of quarantine may face prison sentences, and government workers could be fired if they don’t get vaccines. More than 1,000 new Coronavirus cases were diagnosed in the last 2 days along, nearly 25% of the total cases since the pandemic began. The government…

  • Covid-19 News

    Thailand’s detention centres see almost 300 immigrants test positive for Covid-19

    Almost 300 immigrants to Thailand have positive test results for Covid-19, according to The Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration. The immigrants, in which most allegedly entered Thailand illegally, were tested at the Immigration Bureau’s detention centres in Suan Phlu and Bang Khen, with 297 testing positive for the virus. The overcrowded centres have stopped accepting new detainees as the bureau…

  • Northern Thailand News

    Ring road collapses leaving at least 10 injured in Nakhon Ratchasima

    An elevated section of a ring road in the northeastern province of Nakhon Ratchasima has collapsed, leaving at least 10 workers injured. The incident occurred on Sura Narai Road in tambon Khok Sung in Muang district at around 2pm today. The injured included 1 Thai and the others Cambodian and Burmese nationals. Most had cuts on their bodies while some…

  • Road deaths

    1 killed, another critically injured in Chon Buri 5 car pile up

    A 40 year old motorcyclist has been killed instantly while the passenger ended up seriously injured after a 5 car pile up in the Ban Bueang district of Chon Buri on Saturday. Emergency responders arrived at the fatal crash scene on the Ban Bueang – Klaeng road after 9pm on Saturday night. A blue motorcycle was seen badly mangled and embedded…

  • World News

    Sa Kaeo police nab 6 illegal migrants, Thai driver

    6 illegal Cambodian migrants were caught at a checkpoint in the western border province of Sa Kaeo this weekend. Such checkpoints are proliferating, designed to stop illegal border crossings and the potential risk imported Covid-19 cases. Sa Kaeo Sa Kaeo has been a particular hotspot, with many illegal migrants attempting to cross the border to work in Thailand. ThaiBorder Control,…

  • Crime News

    Cambodian accused of compatriot’s murder on fishing boat

    A Cambodian crewman is accused of murdering a fellow national on a fishing boat off the southern province of Nakhon Si Thammarat in the Gulf of Thailand. The deputy chief of Tha Sala police said the skipper of the fishing boat reported the death by calling in via radio. The alleged killer, 41 year old Long Nai, was handed over…

  • World News

    Combined force arrests 107 illegal Cambodian migrants within a day

    Immigration officials in Sa Kaeo province, together with border police and the Thai military, have arrested 107 illegal immigrants since yesterday. Sa Kaeo lies about 200 kilometres east of Bangkok at the Cambodian border. The commander of the Burapha Armed Forces (Tigers of the East) – the nickname of the military clique attached to the 2nd Infantry Division, the Queen’s…

  • Northern Thailand News

    31 illegal Cambodian migrant workers apprehended in border town

    Thai immigration authorities arrested 3 Thais and 31 illegal Cambodian migrants travelling in 3 pickup trucks in Sa Kaeo, about 200 kilometres east of Bangkok, near the Cambodian border yesterday morning. 4 other vehicles managed to evade officials. The Thais stand charged with assisting illegal migrant workers. They have been identified as 39 year old driver Yotha Nadkhiew, 42 year old…

  • World News

    Cambodian petrol station attendant shot in Nakhon Ratchasima

    A Cambodian working at a Thai petrol station has been shot in Nakhon Ratchasima. He was resting, sitting at a table at the time of the incident. The shooting took place on July 27 around midnight in the Pak Thong Chai district. The 30 year old Cambodian worker was shot in the head from behind by a young Thai man,…