Cambodia and China sign agreement to halt illegal online gambling
Cambodia and China have signed an agreement to improve their joint efforts to stop illegal online gambling and telecommunications scams.
The main goal of both countries is to improve security ties and safety of their people. Cambodia has become a nest for cyber slavery crimes. The agreement encourages cooperation on trade, infrastructure projects, tourism and increasing direct flights between countries.
Cambodia stopped issuing and renewing online gaming licences for online gambling operators in 2020. The authorities intensified their investigations into illegal online casinos. Cambodia has one of the biggest licensed casino industry.
Chinese authorities have trouble locating and arresting illegal gambling operators. They fight against them by targeting online casino operators who used internet platforms to get around the country's laws against gambling.
Cambodia and China have signed an agreement to fight illegal online gambling. China has signed a similar agreement with Vietnam.