Three Officers Warned Over Beating of Man Recorded in Viral Video

Three unnamed police officers in Phnom Penh received a written warning from the capital’s police chief this week after they were seen kicking and hitting a man in a widely shared social media video, which rights experts said warranted further investigation and potential consequences for the officers.

Supreme Court hears cases of jailed RT fixer, former RFA journalists

The Supreme Court on July 1 heard the appeal of jailed translator Rath Rott Mony who been sentenced to two years which is related to Moscow-based RT News’ sex-trafficking documentary.

Cambodian Bank Demands ‘Action’ Against NGOs Who Say Workers Need Debt Relief

Cambodia’s ACLEDA Bank accused three nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) of defamation on Thursday and urged the government to “take action” against them after they issued a report calling for debt relief for workers, who are struggling to repay their loans after losing jobs during the coronavirus pandemic.

Cambodia launches probe after prison inmate dies of alcohol poisoning

Prison authorities in Cambodia are investigating a case of alleged alcohol poisoning which recently left an inmate dead and 15 others ill at the M4 prison in the Talou Sen Chey district, Pursat.

Cambodia: Investigate Thai Activist’s ‘Disappearance’

Cambodian authorities should immediately divulge the whereabouts of Wanchalearm Satsaksit, a prominent Thai activist who was forcibly disappeared in Phnom Penh on June 4, 2020, Human Rights Watch said today.

Wanchalearm Satsaksit: The Thai satirist abducted in broad daylight

Sitanan Satsaksit was on the phone to her brother early in the evening on 4 June when he told her to hold the line. Wanchalearm, also known as Tar, was handing over a few dollars for meatballs at a stall opposite his home in the Cambodian capital, Phnom Penh.

NA Chairwoman receives new Cambodian Ambassador

National Assembly (NA) Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan has expressed her belief that new Cambodian Ambassador to Vietnam Chay Navuth will contribute more to ties between the two countries, as well as between the two legislatures.

400 factories in Cambodia suspend operations due to coronavirus

About 400 garments, footwear and travel goods factories in Cambodia have suspended their operations, leaving over 150,000 workers jobless due to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a joint statement.

Cambodia’s rice exports rise in first half

Cambodia earned over 264 million USD from exporting 397,660 tonnes of rice in the first half of 2020, up 41 percent against the same period in 2019, according to the Cambodia Rice Federation (CRF).

Six months on, over 1,000 factory workers await compensation

More than 1,000 garment workers from two factories in Kandal province are waiting on a joint committee of Labor Ministry and local officials to decide their fate after going six months without pay.

A Cambodian community’s struggle to survive virus economic fallout

Since the outbreak of Covid-19, Cambodia’s urban-poor communities have suffered severe economic shocks and fallen further into poverty. Without a secure social security safety net to fall back on, many are now relying on NGOs to keep them afloat.

Entry two: A delivery of true Cambodian craft (beer)

New Globe reporter Alexi Demetriadi is nearing the halfway mark of his two-week hotel holiday-cum-quarantine in Phnom Penh, and while Amazon doesn't deliver to room 416, the Globe’s publisher does a home delivery service with a twist.

Sequel to Cambodian Action Hit ‘Jailbreak’ in the Works (Exclusive)

Action actors Cecep Arif Rahman and Yayan Ruhian, known for their work in 'The Raid' movies and 'John Wick 3 – Parabellum,' are in talks to play villains.

Conservationist group calls for law enforcement to save Cambodia’s endangered fish from extinction

World Wildlife Fund (WWF) on Thursday called for rigorous law enforcement to save Cambodia's endangered freshwater fish from extinction.

Why are there roving gibbons and hornbills in Phnom Penh?

Today, you'd be lucky to spot a gibbon in the Cambodian jungle, but in the capital, a trip to Toul Tumpoung should do the trick. These primates, along with a flock of hornbills, are often seen walking the power lines of this Phnom Penh suburb, for a rather peculiar reason.

Researchers discover unknown consumer base for unsustainable bear product use

In their efforts to better understand ongoing wildlife trafficking and the dynamics of unsustainable bear product use by consumers in Cambodia, a team of researchers led by San Diego Zoo Global made an unexpected discovery: the use of bear bile and body parts in traditional remedies consumed by new and pregnant mothers.

In Siem Reap, locals take to two wheels to escape virus monotony

As the trails of Temple Town are freed from hoards of tourists, out-of-work and exercise-starved locals are reclaiming Siem Reap's once-crowded tarmac and taking to two wheels to escape the virus monotony.

Korea’s Cambodian carom queen banks on Southeast Asia

Sruong Pheavy, Korea's top-ranked three-cushion carom player and world's No.2, wants more than just to win more games.

9 Lethwei events scheduled in Myanmar, Cambodia, Thailand, Japan and USA

The World Lethwei Championship (WLC) has announced nine international bareknuckle fighting events for 2020-2021 season.