Search form

Login - Register | FOLLOW US ON

Logo of Phnom Penh Post newspaper Phnom Penh Post - 100k plus Cambodians flee Thai junta

100k plus Cambodians flee Thai junta

More than 100,000 terrified Cambodian migrant workers caught up in the unfolding political turmoil in Thailand have fled back to their homeland fearing they have become the latest target in the country's descent into martial law.

The Thai military junta has both threatened to launch a campaign to rid the country of undocumented migrant workers and denied they are conducting a crackdown.

Cambodian's who have already fled home bring with them rumours of fatal shootings and brutality and the hands of Thai military officials.

As 52,000 Cambodian migrant workers crossed the border at Poipet in 36 hours, The Post spoke to those streaming into the country fearing for their lives.

Read the full print story here

Latest Video

ACLEDA’s boss on how tech is changing financial services

In today’s world of fast-changing technology, Cambodia is seeing increasing innovation in financial services.

ACLEDA President In Channy on the key to the bank’s success

Post Khmer Editor-in-Chief Kay Kimsong sat down with Dr In Channy, President and Group Managing Director of ACLEDA Bank Plc, to explore the main principle guiding Cambodia’s biggest bank.

A taste of Phnom Penh's first container night market

At the launch of Phnom Penh's newest market, The Post spoke to customers and stallholders about what the hub of bars, food stalls, shops and live music will add to the city's nightlife.