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U.S. fines firms transhipping via Cambodia to dodge Trump's China tariffs

9:30am BST

PHNOM PENH The United States has fined several companies for exporting goods via a Chinese-owned special economic zone in Cambodia in a bid to dodge President Donald Trump's tariffs on Chinese imports, a U.S. Embassy official told Reuters on Wednesday.

U.S. fines firms transhipping via Cambodia to dodge Trump's China tariffs

9:07am BST

PHNOM PENH The United States has fined several companies for exporting goods via a Chinese-owned special economic zone in Cambodia in a bid to dodge President Donald Trump's tariffs on Chinese imports, a U.S. Embassy official told Reuters on Wednesday.

In rare move, Cambodia Appeal Court acquits union leaders of instigating anti-government protests

29 May 2019

PHNOM PENH A Cambodian court has acquitted six prominent union leaders who had been convicted of instigating violent anti-government protests, amid threats from the European Union to suspend the Southeast Asian country's duty-free trading access.

In rare move, Cambodia Appeal Court acquits union leaders of instigating anti-govt protests

29 May 2019

PHNOM PENH, May 29 A Cambodian court has acquitted six prominent union leaders who had been convicted of instigating violent anti-government protests, amid threats from the European Union to suspend the Southeast Asian country's duty-free trading access.

Cambodia's royal oxen predict plentiful rice harvest amid EU tariffs

22 May 2019

PHNOM PENH Cambodia's royal oxen predicted a plentiful harvest of rice, the country's biggest crop, at an ancient plowing ceremony on Wednesday.

Cambodian rice exports to China surge following EU tariffs

06 May 2019

PHNOM PENH Cambodian rice exports to China have surged after the European Union imposed duties on imports of the grain from the Southeast Asian nation, the World Bank said on Monday.

Cambodia businesses, unions ask EU not to impose trade sanctions

21 Jan 2019

PHNOM PENH Cambodian businesses and unions urged the European Union on Monday to not withdraw trade preferences from Cambodia over human rights concerns, saying such a decision would pose serious economic damage and harm millions of workers and their families.

Four decades on, Cambodia reflects on its 'Killing Fields' nightmare

07 Jan 2019

PHNOM PENH At the height of Pol Pot's genocidal Khmer Rouge "killing fields" regime which devastated Cambodia for more than three years from 1975-79, Srey Heng overcame her crippling hunger by catching and eating frogs, snails and insects. | Video

Cambodia allows banned politicians to seek lifting of curbs

13 Dec 2018

PHNOM PENH Cambodia's parliament on Thursday amended the law to let banned politicians petition the government for a return to politics, which could see restraints lifted for more than 100 members of the main opposition party, dissolved last year.

Thailand sends home Cambodian critic wanted over sex-trafficking film

12 Dec 2018

PHNOM PENH Thailand sent back to Cambodia on Wednesday a labour activist wanted by authorities at home over his role in making a documentary about sex-trafficking that the government said contained fake news, police said.

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