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Cambodian opposition leader released on bail

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Cambodian opposition leader released on bail

Leader of the dissolved opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) Kem Sokha was released on September 10 but immediately put under house arrest to serve investigation of his alleged crimes, the Phnom Penh Municipal Court said the same day.

Cambodia frees leader of opposition party Kem Sokha

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Cambodia frees leader of opposition party Kem Sokha

Leader of the dissolved opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) Kem Sokha was released from Trapeng Phlong prison in the country’s Tbong Khmum province and returned to his home in Phnom Penh in early morning of September 10.

Thailand asks UK to extradite former PM Yingluck

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Thailand asks UK to extradite former PM Yingluck

Thailand has asked the United Kingdom to extradite former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, overthrown in a coup in 2014 and sentenced in absentia to five years’ jail for negligence, Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha said on July 31.

ASEAN countries promote judicial cooperation

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ASEAN countries promote judicial cooperation

Chief justices of the 10 ASEAN countries have agreed to strengthen cooperation and information sharing in the judicial field in order to create more favourable conditions for residents as well as foster regional trade and investment.

Vietnam commits to fighting money laundering

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Vietnam commits to fighting money laundering

The 2015 penal code includes revised articles and supplements to fight money laundering, said Chief Justice of the Supreme People’s Court Nguyen Hoa Binh said at a workshop in the central city of Da Nang on July 9.

Former Philippine President Aquino faces criminal charge

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Former Philippine President Aquino faces criminal charge

The Philippine anti-graft agency on June 20 recommended a criminal charge against former President Benigno Aquino for disbursing 72 billion pesos (1.35 billion USD) of state funds for major government projects without the required approval of the Congress.