Thursday, 03 September 2015

Southeast Asia

Thai Junta Names Bangkok Bombing Suspects in Custody

Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha, center, arrives at the government house in Bangkok, Thailand, Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015.

03 September 2015
Kamarudeng Saho, 38, identified as a Thai Muslim,and Adem Karadak and Yusufu Meerailee, whose nationalities were not mentioned, are all in custody. More
September 2015
02 September 2015

Video No Request for Help Investigating Thai Bombing, Cambodian Officials Say

Thai media reported the second suspect was arrested in Cambodia and turned over to Thailand, but Cambodian police and other officials say he was arrested in Thailand.

Malaysian PM’s Tenure Uncertain Following Finance Scandal

Analysts are divided over whether Prime Minister Najib Razak can hang on to power.

01 September 2015

Video Second Suspect Arrested in Bangkok Bombing

Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha announced Tuesday that another suspect has been arrested in connection with the bombing of a Bangkok shrine two weeks ago. VOA'S Jeff Custer reports.

Video Thai PM: Alleged Bangkok Bomber Arrested

The junta boss said the suspect, who is 'not Thai,' was apprehended in Sa Kaeo province, on the border with Cambodia.

Australia Says Deal to Send More Refugees to Cambodia Still On

Australia and Cambodia agreed last September that some refugees from Nauru would be resettled in Cambodia in exchange for Australian aid, but only four have arrived since then.

September 2015

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40th Anniversary of Khmer Rouge Takeover

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Australia Says Deal to Send More Refugees to Cambodia Still Oni
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31 August 2015
Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop on Monday denied a refugee deal with Cambodia had collapsed after Cambodian officials said Cambodian did not intend to accept any more refugees from a South Pacific detention centre under an agreement. Australia and Cambodia agreed last September that some refugees from Nauru would be resettled in Cambodia in exchange for Australian aid, but only four have arrived since then. Cambodian Interior Ministry spokesman General Khieu Sopheak told Reuters that they "have no plans to receive more refugees from Nauru." Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop denied the deal had collapsed. Pin Sisovann, VOA Khmer.

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