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TECH 18 Aug 2016 | 4:45 AM

Vietnam bans Pokémon Go from government, defence sites

Vietnam has banned players of the game Pokémon Go from the offices of its government and ruling Communist Party, besides defence locations, as thousands of its citizens get swept up in the frenzy to capture virtual cartoon characters.

TECH 11 Aug 2016 | 6:10 AM

Cambodia bans Pokemon Go game at genocide museum

Cambodia on Aug 10 banned the game Pokemon Go from a former Khmer Rouge torture centre and prison after players showed up at the site, now a genocide museum, hunting for the virtual cartoon characters.

TECH 10 Aug 2016 | 7:00 AM

Pokémon players anger Khmer Rouge prison survivors

Survivors of the Khmer Rouge hit out at Pokémon Go players on Aug 10 after they flocked to one of the regime’s notorious prisons – now a museum to Cambodia’s brutal genocide – to catch digital monsters.

TECH 04 Mar 2016 | 9:46 AM

Got a problem? Try Cambodia PM's ministry of Facebook

Unable to pay his way out of jail, Kong Chamroeun was remanded in a Cambodian prison pending trial for stealing US$80 (RM330) of company property, a crime his family said he did not commit.

TECH 18 Jan 2016 | 6:30 AM

‘Like’ me, 'like’ me: Cambodian PM woos youth vote online

Looking more avuncular than authoritarian, Cambodian premier Hun Sen crouches for a selfie for his Facebook page with young scouts – part of a social media blitz selling the strongman’s cuddlier side as he seeks to extend a 30-year grip on power.

TECH 21 Oct 2015 | 3:00 PM

Cambodia PM starts to 'like' Facebook as opponents woo voters online

Cambodia's Prime Minister Hun Sen is taking a belated leap into the digital age in a bid to court young, urban voters as he tries to fend off unprecedented competition from the opposition after three decades in power.

TECH 04 Apr 2014 | 1:12 PM

Google launches digital tour of Cambodia's Angkor Wat

Cambodia's Angkor Wat has been digitally mapped for the first time, allowing people to visit the World Heritage Site from the comfort of their armchair using Google Street View.