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Cambodia charges Chinese nationals over deadly building collapse

9:40am IST

PHNOM PENH A Cambodian court charged seven people on Tuesday, including five Chinese nationals, with involuntary manslaughter and conspiracy after 28 people died in a collapsed building on the weekend.

Cambodia sacks minister over building collapse as toll rises to 28

24 Jun 2019

PHNOM PENH Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen sacked a top disaster management official on Monday, saying he had failed to take responsibility for a Chinese-owned building under construction that collapsed on the weekend killing at least 28 people.

Eighteen dead, 24 injured in Cambodia building collapse

23 Jun 2019

PHNOM PENH Eighteen people were killed when an under-construction building in Cambodia collapsed early on Saturday, an official said, as rescuers struggled to reach missing workers feared trapped under a mountain of twisted steel and rubble. | Video

Seven dead, dozens trapped in Cambodia building collapse

22 Jun 2019

PHNOM PENH, June 22 Seven people were killed when an under-construction building in Cambodia collapsed early on Saturday, an official said, as rescuers struggled to reach dozens of missing workers feared trapped under a mountain of twisted steel and rubble.

China-owned SEZ in Cambodia denies transhipping to evade U.S. tariffs

21 Jun 2019

PHNOM PENH A China-owned special economic zone in Cambodia has denied that its firms have been fined by the United States for transhipping goods from China in a bid to dodge U.S. President Donald Trump's tariffs on Chinese imports.

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

19 Jun 2019

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

19 Jun 2019

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-govt 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.

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 ploughing 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.

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