Once Covid-19 free, Cambodia eases lockdown amidst surge

After remaining relatively unscathed during the global pandemic in 2020, Cambodia, like other countries in the region, is in the midst of a massive Covid-19 surge.

Cambodia logs 538 new COVID-19 cases, 456 recoveries

Cambodia on Saturday confirmed a daily record of 538 COVID-19 cases, bringing the national case tally to 18,717, the Ministry of Health said in a statement.

The impact of COVID-19 on the civil society sector in Cambodia: a year on

When COVID-19 was recognised as a global pandemic in 2020, we heard from many civil society actors in Cambodia who held strong fears about its potentially critical impact.

Cambodia reports daily record of 558 COVID-19 cases, total at 18,179

Cambodia reported a daily record of 558 COVID-19 cases, raising the national case tally to 18,179, the Ministry of Health said in a statement on Friday.

Cambodia Opposition Leader Charged Over COVID-19 Lockdown Comments

The charge against Sam Rainsy comes amid controversy over the severity of the lockdown around the capital Phnom Penh.

Arrest warrant for exiled Cambodian opposition leader

Judge says Sam Rainsy violated lockdown laws by calling for a revolt from France

Autistic son of jailed Cambodian opposition member attacked

The 30th attack on CNRP members and their families leaves 16-year-old Kak Sovannachey with a fractured skull.

SBI Ripple Asia Launches Cambodia’s First Cross-Border Remittance Service Using Blockchain (video)

The service uses RippleNet to create a payments corridor between banks in Cambodia and Vietnam.

Cambodia’s economy projected to return to positive growth in 2021 as Covid-19 new cases...

The Cambodian economy is expected to return to positive growth in 2021 after experiencing a contraction last year, the ASEAN+3 Macroeconomic Research Office (AMRO) said in a press statement on Thursday.

Cambodia mulls international tourism restart late-2021

Cambodia’s tourism players have welcomed preliminary plans to welcome back vaccinated international tourists in 4Q2021, with little or no mandatory quarantine.

Off the Beaten Track: Cambodia’s lost rock ‘n’ roll

In the sweltering heat of Phnom Penh, the world is reduced to a kaleidoscopic melee akin to being trapped inside a beehive.

A metropolis arose in medieval Cambodia – new research shows how many people lived...

How big were the world’s ancient cities? At its height, the world’s first city of Uruk may have had about 40,000 people about 5,000 years ago. In the medieval period, London may have had a population of about a quarter of a million people, growing to approximately 600,000 by the early 17th century.

Photo Retoucher Criticized for Adding Smiles To Cambodian Citizens Murdered by the Khmer Rouge

A photo retoucher and VICE have been subjected to strong criticism after it emerged that mugshots of victims of the Khmer Rouge regime were manipulated to make it appear as though they were smiling.

Cambodian farmers can no longer rely on the Tonle Sap lake

The seasonal flooding of Asia’s largest freshwater lake is being disrupted by upstream dams and climate change – and affecting 4.8 million people.

Chinese Energy Investment in Cambodia: Fuelling Industrialisation or Undermining Development Goals?

In early 2020, Cambodian authorities fast-tracked approval of two new coal plants. Soon after, they also signed a memorandum of understanding with the Lao Government committing to purchase energy imports from two proposed coal plants in southern Laos.

Cambodia jails environmental activists for ‘incitement’

Human rights watchdog CIVICUS demands the immediate release of the Mother Nature Cambodia campaigners.

Tottenham shirt sponsor AIA swapped for Cambodian charity ISF in Gareth Bale and Son...

Match jerseys from 4-0 English Premier League win over Sheffield United will be auctioned for charity. Move a part of insurance giant’s long-term partnership with club promoting health and wellness across the Asia-Pacific.

Cambodia reviving historical passion for football

Football is, needless to say, the most popular sport in the Kingdom of Cambodia. Across the 25 provinces of the tropical country located in the southern portion of the Indochinese peninsula, the game is played by people of all age levels and from all walks of life.

Cambodia NOC chief claims new stadium will be completed by end of May

A new stadium being built in Phnom Penh for the 2023 Southeast Asian Games is 95 per cent complete, according to the secretary general of the National Olympic Committee of Cambodia (NOCC).