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China’s Naval Base In Cambodia Undergoes Rapid Construction; Can Host An Aircraft Carrier – Satellite Images Reveal

In what appears to be another step towards realizing Chinese ambitions in the Indo-Pacific, a new set of satellite images reveals that the country has, since 2020, made progress toward constructing a naval base in Cambodia, with several structures now nearing completion.

Cambodian leader warns YouTubers after fake kidnapping

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Manet has issued a warning about fake news after a Taiwanese YouTuber visited the country and staged his own kidnapping.

Cambodia unveils 10-year master plan on transit, logistics system

Cambodia recently unveiled a ten-year master plan for building a cellular transportation and logistics system to support businesses after five years of preparation.

Cambodia’s industrial sector projected to grow 8.5% in 2024: Minister

Cambodia's industrial sector is projected to grow by 8.5 per cent this year over 7.7 per cent in 2023.

Cambodia’s airport dreams stall as Chinese money dries up

Residents say they've been pushed off land to make way for big-ticket projects.

Rare Mekong river dolphin found dead in Cambodia

A rare Mekong Irrawaddy dolphin was found dead after being entangled in a fisherman's illegal gillnet in northeast Cambodia, said a Fisheries Administration's statement to the media.

Cambodia’s Declining Fish Catch: Can the Tide Be Reversed?

Living in a floating village means embracing the rhythm of the ever-changing water. As I stroll through Kampong Khleang, flanked by wooden stilt houses lining sandy streets, I witness daily life unfolding. Alongside staircases, people prepare meals or run their little shops.

How Cambodia’s Chinese-backed Funan Techo Canal Risks Destabilizing the Lower Mekong Delta

In May 2023, the former prime minister of Cambodia – Hun Sen – led a cabinet meeting that gave the green light to the “Funan Techo Canal”, the first waterway system in Cambodia, which will connect Phnom Penh Autonomous Port to Kep Province of Cambodia.

Kwan’s “Sonmalai” Mixtape Launches in Cambodia

The new R&B mixtape by Kwan is the New Year’s gift for listeners.

In Phnom Penh, Slurping Noodles and Tasting Home Again

An excerpt from author and cook Chantha Nguon's memoir recounts her first trip home to Cambodia after fleeing as a refugee—and the dish that made her feel at home once again.

How to Eat Your Way Through Phnom Penh, According to a Chef Rotanak Ros

The Cambodian celeb chef known as Chef Nak shares her recipe for an invigorating weekend in the cradle of Khmer cuisine.