Greek Administration of Southern Cyprus has said it will scrap its citizenship scheme for foreign investors next month over alleged abuses uncovered in a television programme.
Reports of Beijing’s involvement in a Cambodian naval base come after Phnom Penh declined Washington’s offer to repair the port facilities.
Two people were found alive and cut free from the tangled wreckage by rescuers two days after an under-construction building collapsed in coastal Sihanoukville city.
The US imposed visa curbs on some Cambodian government members while the EU has threatened Cambodia with economic sanctions.
The EU and US have refused to send international observers after independent media outlets were closed down and the opposition outlawed.
Cambodia's controversial election, criticised by UN and Western countries, takes places without a credible opposition and is set to extend Prime Minister Hun Sen's 33-year grip on power.
Cambodia's garment industry is in the spotlight ahead of this Sunday's general election. Analysts fear Prime Minister Hun Sen's crackdown on opposition and push for more control could devastate the industry.
Hun Sen, who has led the country for more than three decades, launched his Cambodian People's Party's campaign at a rally in Phnom Penh. Cambodia's general election will by July 29th.
Strongman Hun Sen run will run almost unopposed in 2018 to renew his 30-year rule after the supreme court delivered a crushing blow to the Cambodia National Rescue Party.
The court ruling also bans 118 Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) members from politics for five years over accusations of plotting to topple the government.
Opposition leader Kem Sokha was arrested last week on treason charges that have been criticised by Western countries and are dismissed by his party.
Instead of attending a voting session on their arrested leader's immunity, Cambodian National Rescue Party will hold a protest in front of a prison where he is being put.
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