Search form

Login - Register | FOLLOW US ON

Logo of Phnom Penh Post newspaper Phnom Penh Post - Beggar sweep

Beggar sweep

The Thai government will repatriate Cambodian homeless and beggars from the streets

of Bangkok before the APEC summit later this month, according to the Bangkok Post.

Thai embassy officials in Phnom Penh refused to comment, but Thai Prime Minister

Thaksin Shinawatra was quoted as saying the crackdown was really about tackling poverty.

Thai authorties indicated they would return as many as 100 Cambodians already waiting

to be sent back to Phnom Penh aboard an air-force C-130 pending approval of Cambodian

Prime Minister Hun Sen.



Please, login or register to post a comment

Latest Video

Turkish Embassy calls for closure of Zaman schools

With an attempted coup against the government of President Recep Erdogan quashed only days ago and more than 7,000 alleged conspirators now under arrest, the Turkish ambassador to Cambodia yesterday pressed the govern

CNRP lawmakers beaten

Two opposition lawmakers, Nhay Chamroeun and Kong Sakphea were beaten unconscious during protests in Phnom Penh, as over a thousand protesters descended upon the National Assembly.

Student authors discuss "The Cambodian Economy"

Student authors discuss "The Cambodian Economy"

Students at Phnom Penh's Liger Learning Center have written and published a new book, "The Cambodian Economy".