Media urged to publicise road traffic, drugs issues

The Ministry of Information has urged all media outlets to disseminate educational messages on drug and traffic issues during the Pchum Ben festival from September 14-29.

Cambodia Opposition to Pay Would-Be Armed Forces Defectors Ahead of Sam Rainsy Return

Cambodia’s banned opposition party has earmarked a budget to support members of the armed forces who defect from Prime Minister Hun Sen’s regime and offer protection to its acting president Sam Rainsy when he returns to the country from self-imposed exile in November, a party official said Monday.

Verdict in Trial of RFA Reporters in Cambodia Now Due on Oct. 3

The verdict in the trial of two former Radio Free Asia journalists charged with espionage and the production of pornography will be announced on Oct 3, Cambodia’s Ministry of Justice and the reporters' lawyer, Sam Chamroeun, told RFA's Khmer Service on Monday.

New footwear association slated to attract investors

Cambodia is expected to attract more investors to the footwear industry with the setting up of the Cambodia Footwear Association (CFA).

Cambodians march for democracy

Nov. 9 marks the 66th anniversary of Cambodia’s independence from France. The date also marks what will be an attempt to bring democracy back to the country currently enveloped in corruption, said Sam Rainsy, president of the Cambodia National Rescue Party.

Cambodia arrests more opposition activists over alleged plots

Cambodian authorities arrested six political activists over the weekend for alleged plots to rally in support of former opposition politician Sam Rainsy if he returns from exile as planned in November, police said on Monday.

Cambodia hopes China, U.S. could find solution to trade friction, PM says

Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen expressed his hope that China and the United States could find a solution to their ongoing trade friction, saying that their disputes could hurt global economic growth.

CRF: Rice exports to Europe may fall 10%

The Cambodia Rice Federation (CRF) predicted that the value of rice exports to the European market may decline by around 10 per cent this year.

State Bank of Vietnam strengthens relations with Cambodian partner

The State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) and the National Bank of Cambodia (NBC) held a bilateral meeting in Phnom Penh, Cambodia on September 16 to exchange and share experiences on macroeconomic management, especially in finance and banking.

Negotiations to continue for next year’s minimum wage

Negotiations for next year’s minimum wage will continue this week as the parties work to reach an agreement that will impact about 800,000 workers in the textile, garment and footwear industries, the Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training said on Thursday.

Showing Cambodian Spirit, Rock ‘n’ Roll Perseveres, New U.S. Play Attracts Awards

“It’s a joyful, defiant celebration of Cambodian artists as they existed before the Khmer Rouge tried to destroy them,” Yee told VOA Khmer.

Cambodian wordsmiths to receive Mekong River Literature Awards

Two Cambodian wordsmiths – a short story writer and a poet – have been selected for honours at the 10th Mekong River Literature Awards in Myanmar.

praCh Ly performs ‘Dalama,’ perhaps for the last time

Near the intersection of Anaheim and Martin Luther King, where one must maneuver through narrow, slurry streets, sits the Phnom Pich Center plaza, once home to a specialty Cambodian karaoke store, where a kid from Long Beach listened to older neighbors speak their personal horror stories, eventually turning them into rap songs.

Despite Seasonal Floods Now, Experts See Risk of Mekong Drying Up

Two leading experts on water issues in Asia warn that parts of Vietnam’s fertile southernmost areas bordering Southeast Asia’s longest river, the Mekong, are in danger of drying up.

Start of Latest Mekong Dam Draws Fears of River’s ‘Tipping Point’

Some 50 million people downstream rely for a living on river's waters, along with fish and sediment it washes their way; researchers and environmental advocates say dam could block both.

Mekong River flooding expected next week

The much anticipated annual flooding season in the Mekong Delta is set to arrive in the next few days, much later than usual.

No restriction on Iranian women to attend Cambodia match: Govt Spox

Team Melli will host Cambodia in the 2022 World Cup qualifier in Group C on Oct. 10 in Tehran’s Azadi Stadium.

“You are the dream” — Keisuke Honda lifts Cambodia’s soccer team’s spirits after loss

Japanese Internet users commend their national soccer star for words of encouragement during a bitter moment.

Malaysia U-15’s plan? Thump Laos and Cambodia, surprise Japan

Malaysia U-15 are looking to continue their perfect form in the 2020 AFC U-16 Championship qualifiers, despite having been drawn in the same group as huge favourites Japan.