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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.

Taiwan hikes Cambodia travel alert level following rise in H5N1 cases

Taiwan's Ministry of Health and Welfare said on Tuesday it had raised Cambodia's travel warning level to "alert," cautioning potential travelers about the H5N1 avian flu that has been spreading in the southeast Asian country.

Cambodia ‘upcycler’ turns tonnes of plastic bottles into brooms

In a small warehouse in Cambodia's capital, a group of workers sit and spin waste plastic bottles into strips, turning them into bristles for brooms, of which they churn out 500 each day.

VF Corporation Cambodia supplier reinstates jobs of three union leaders

Cambodia garment manufacturer Pontus Footwear, which is a supplier to US apparel conglomerate VF Corporation, has reinstated the jobs of three garment workers who were previously dismissed for joining a union.

Thai businesses urged to invest more in Cambodia

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Manet encouraged Thai entrepreneurs to explore additional trade and investment opportunities in his country.

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.

In Cambodia, an official’s cashew factory churns out timber from a protected forest

A senior Cambodian official notorious for illegal logging appears to be carving out a vast swath of forest in what’s supposed to be a protected area in the country’s north.

Cambodia and Thailand to jointly tackle PM2.5 pollution on border

The Burapha Army Command and Sa Kaeo provincial administration have joined hands with Cambodian authorities in tackling PM2.5 air pollution on the border between Sa Kaeo province in Thailand’s eastern region and Cambodia Banteay Meanchey province.

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.

US Sanctions and Rallying Around the Flag in North Korea and Cambodia

Critics of economic sanctions claim that they help authoritarian governments consolidate their power, but this is based on a reductive view of statehood.