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Online shopping scam on Facebook.

A report from one of the staff at YourVoice Asia. Our staff member was taken in by a advert for a Drone on Facebook to which he ordered and awaited the delivery. This was the Video which is now been shown by several different companys on the internet. https://www.facebook.com/1138212613004831/videos/2030392770409123/?t=31 I recieved a email with the follow text the next day. You may contact us by simply replying to this email. Sincerely, Alex Smith Head Customer Support support@hyperstech.com After waiting 3 weeks I called and was told that it would take…

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Australia Cambodia 

Cambodia’s Ruler Dared Australians to Burn His Effigy, So They Did

The Cambodian-born legislator Hong Lim in the state Parliament in Melbourne, Australia. Mr. Lim is at the center of a battle over free speech and the reach of Cambodia’s authoritarian leader.CreditAsanka Brendon Ratnayake for The New York Times By Julia Wallace March 19, 2018 SYDNEY, Australia — Hong Lim, a dapper Australian politician who seems most at home walking the corridors of the colonial-era State Parliament of Victoria in a tailored suit, is not the first person you would imagine burning an effigy in a parking lot. But the Cambodian-born legislator…

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Cambodia China News Sihanoukville 

Probe into Chinese investment to Sihanoukville still idle

A task force established a month ago to address problems stemming from an influx of Chinese investment to Sihanoukville has not received a single report of illegal businesses or taken any enforcement action, with one official maintaining it was impossible to take “serious” action for fear of discouraging more investment. Despite officials in the coastal enclave having complained for months about increased money laundering, illegal gambling and human trafficking associated with the recent flood of Chinese money and workers, Long Kemvichet, spokesman at the Commerce Ministry in Phnom Penh, which is heading…

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Cambodia China 

Chinese in Cambodia

My last post was about the Chinese in Sihanoukville. Maybe I should have titled it, “The Chinese Invasion of Sihanoukville.” It’s a peaceful invasion, but I didn’t realise until today how big of an impact they’re having everywhere in Sihanoukville. I’ve heard rumours, but I don’t listen to rumours I hear on the Hill. I learned that lesson years ago. Today, however, I learned more from the woman who runs Escape Cafe on Serendipity Road. There are big changes in Sihanoukville. Whether that’s good or bad depends on who you…

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Cambodia Maylasia 

Malaysia couple spared death for starving Cambodian maid

Soh Chew Tong and Chin Chui Ling, photographed on their way to court in 2012, saw their sentences reduced from death penalty to 10 years imprisonment last week. Asia News Network A Malaysian couple who were on death row for starving their Cambodian maid to death saw their sentences reduced to 10 years in prison last week, according to Malaysian rights organisations. Chin Chui Ling and her husband, Soh Chew Tong, were initially convicted of homicide in 2013, but the appeal court handed them the death sentence for murder in…

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Cambodia China Phnom Penh 

Cambodia’s National Election Committee promises to keep neutral in face of China, Russia aid

PHNOM PENH: Cambodia’s National Election Committee (NEC) have promised voters that it will fulfil its duty based on the law and keep its neutrality after China pledged to donate equipment for the 2018 general election. The EU and US suspended their funding for Cambodia’s 2018 general election in November and December respectively, saying that the vote cannot be credible after the government dissolved the main opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) and banned 118 of its officials from politics for five years According to the NEC’s statement posted on its website on…

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Economy Hong Kong Phnom Penh 

Hundreds of Cambodian maids to work in Hong Kong

Last September hundreds of maids marched through Hong Kong in protest after several helpers fell to their deaths as they tried to clean tower block windows. (AFP/Anthony WALLACE) PHNOM PENH: Cambodia is recruiting hundreds of maids to work in Hong Kong, an official said on Wednesday (Aug 9), as the wealthy city scrambles to meet growing demand for domestic helpers and fend off concerns about exploitation. Hong Kong is home to more than 300,000 foreign maids, mostly from the Philippines and Indonesia. But a series of high-profile abuse cases have…

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Cambodia Phnom Penh Sihanoukville’s international airport 

Cambodia Air arrivals soar higher

Air traffic for Cambodia’s three international airports increased by 23 percent in the first six months of the year, driven largely by growing Chinese tourism and the increased number of international flights to Sihanoukville’s airport, a spokesman for the company that operates the Kingdom’s three international airports said yesterday. Khek Norinda, communications director of Cambodia Airports, said passenger arrivals at airports in Phnom Penh, Siem Reap and Sihanoukville surged during the first six months of the year, increasing by 23 percent compared to the same period in 2016. Total passenger…

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News Phnom Penh Thai Smile 

Thai Smile airways whats behind the smile, Bad service and no support.,or help

Seats dont look like this checkk out the pictures below, A quick update. After a flight from Phnoen Penn to Bangkok passagers were left forced to stay on the plane while it filled up with smoke. 30 minutes passanagers they were forced to stay on the plane and breath in the gas comings out of the aircon ducts. I was on the plane with a friend and for the past 2 days we cant stop coughing. Thai Smile and Thai Airways do not have a complaints department. So i wrote to…

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News Phnom Penh 

Thai Smile Airline makes passangers sit on plane for 20 Minutes full of smoke.

On a trip from Phnon Penn to Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport, passangers where boarded onto the 4pm plane. All was well untill 5 minutes after we sit down the plane started to fill up with smoke. No one on the plane was told for 10 minutes what was wrong. Then a Air Hostess said the aircon is not working and gas is coming into the plane. So they turned it off and when it all cleared they turned it on again and kept us on the plane for over 20 minutes. The…

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