• Tue, 23 Apr 2019 01:00
    Thailand to sign rail pact with Laos, China
    THAILAND will sign a memorandum of cooperation with China and Laos for a rail link aimed at fulfilling a regional connectivity ambition, when Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-Cha visits Beijing this week for the second Belt and Road Forum, the Foreign Ministry said yesterday.
  • Mon, 22 Apr 2019 16:00
     Cambodia and Thailand reconnected by rail after 45 years
    Poipet, Cambodia - A railway reconnecting Cambodia and Thailand was officially inaugurated on Monday in a bid to slash travel times and boost trade between the southeast Asian neighbours.
  • Tue, 08 Jan 2019 15:44
    Poipet casino in flames, gamblers evacuated through thick smoke
    At least 10 people, mostly Chinese, were wounded during a big fire at an 18floor casino building in the bordertown of Poipet in Cambodia’s Banteay Meanchay province late on Monday night.
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  • Tue, 08 Jan 2019 00:00
    Blaze breaks out at casino building in Cambodia
    At least two people were injured on Monday night when a big fire engulfed a 15-floor casino building in Cambodia's border town.
  • Thu, 06 Dec 2018 10:30
    12 Thais arrested trying to re-enter kingdom illegally after gambling losses
    Twelve Thai nationals, who reportedly lost all money in gambling at a casino in Cambodian border town of Poipet and failed to retrieve their Thai passports from a creditor there, were arrested while trying to cross a border fence into Thailand in Sa Kaew's Aranyaprathet district on Wednesday.
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  • Tue, 14 Aug 2018 09:44
    A thousand Cambodian labourers deported from Thailand
    Some 1,000 Cambodian workers who failed to meet the deadline to legalise their work documents in Thailand have been deported since July 1, said officials at the Poipet border at Banteay Meanchey province.
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  • Tue, 10 Jul 2018 15:43
    About 1,000 migrants sent home from Thailand
    About 1,000 Cambodians allegedly working illegally in Thailand were arrested and deported after the Thai government declared an end to a grace period for labourers, a member of the official receiving committee at the border in Poipet said Monday.
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  • Thu, 17 May 2018 13:58
    Chinese man arrested after scaling wall from Cambodia
    A Chinese man claiming to flee for his life from a casino in Poipet was arrested on Thursday in Sa Kaew.
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  • Sat, 17 Feb 2018 01:00
    Cambodia rail line reaches Thailand
    A 60-KILOMETRE stretch of Cambodia’s long-delayed railway from Phnom Penh to the Thai border in Poipet has been completed, Transport Minister Sun Chanthol said.
  • Thu, 03 Aug 2017 16:22
    Thai immigration officers on alert for fleeing scam suspects
    Immigration police in Sa Kaew have beefed up monitoring for suspects trying to flee into Thailand after Cambodian authorities raided a 212-member “call-centre” scam in Poipet on Wednesday.
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  • Mon, 05 Jun 2017 14:51
    Thai woman returning from Poipet casino arrested with small amount of ketamine
    A Thai woman returning from a casino in Poipet was arrested by Sa Kaew police on Monday morning after authorities found a small amount of ketamine on her.
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  • Fri, 17 Mar 2017 01:00
    B Grimm signs MoU for power line in 
    B GRIMM Power recently signed a memorandum of understanding with Poipet PP SEZ Co, one of the largest industrial-estate operators in Cambodia, to develop a power-transmission line at its industrial park in the western city of Poipet.
  • Thu, 25 Jun 2015 01:00
    Thai gamblers 'who lost all stuck in Poipet'
    THOSE WHO go gambling on the Thai-Cambodian border have been throwing their weight behind plans to legalise betting, saying many Thai gamblers are stuck in Cambodia because they have lost everything - including their passports.
  • Mon, 16 Mar 2015 01:00
    Chai Watana Tannery in seat sewing joint venture
    Chai Watana Tannery Plc has set up a seat sewing joint venture with NHK Spring (Thailand) Co in Poipet, Cambodia.
  • Wed, 07 Jan 2015 01:00
    Casino town raises the stakes with factories
    Border town Poipet poised for growth as tax incentives attract foreign investors
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