Over 200 families in Cambodia affected by 2018 flooding receive housing with Japanese funding

Tboung Khmum Province, Cambodia, 30 May 2020 - Over 200 new and rehabilitated houses for families whose homes were damaged or destroyed two years ago by flooding were handed over to their owners in an official ceremony.

Sacred statue found in Cambodia

A sacred statue of a cow was discovered on an ancient hill in Preah Vihear province on Saturday and is now being kept at a local museum.

Blood Bank Supply Declines As Donations Dry Up Due to COVID-19

Cambodia is facing a shortage in its blood banks according to an official at the National Blood Transfusion Center, as donations have decreased because of the novel coronavirus pandemic.

Coronavirus wreaks havoc on Cambodia’s tourism industry (video)

With foreign tourists not visiting Cambodia, an increasing number of people find it difficult to make ends meet. Experts say the tourism industry will take years to revive. Ate Hoekstra reports from Siem Reap.

Cambodia protests to Vietnam over border issue

Cambodia has protested Vietnam's erection of 31 makeshift camps and its stationing of soldiers on the two countries' yet-demarcated border, the Foreign Ministry said Tuesday.

Three Years On, Persecution of Former Opposition Members Continues Unabated

Former Cambodia National Rescue Party district councilor Sun Thun was arrested from his home Monday morning. Local police arrived at his home in Kampong Thom province’s Taing Kouk district and detained him without even mentioning the charges against him.

Cambodia’s Proposed Criminal Justice Reforms Should Go Further

Joint Statement by Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch

As Workers Block Road, Industry Groups Ask EU to Delay EBA Pullout

Local industry groups have asked the E.U. to postpone the partial withdrawal of Cambodia’s tariff-free access to the European bloc for a year to allow the garment sector time to recover from the ongoing pandemic-spurred economic crisis.

Workers Decry Labor Ministry’s Move to Postpone Indemnity Payments

The Cambodian Ministry of Labor on Tuesday said it was postponing the biannual indemnity payments to workers in the garment and footwear sector, in order to provide some relief to employers and factory owners affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Govt wants Cambodian migrant workers to stay in Thailand

The Thai government wants Cambodian migrant workers to stay in Thailand rather than return to their homeland during the Covid-19 crisis.

From colonial emblem to refugee camp: A brief history of Hotel Le Royal

As Phnom Penh’s landscape has changed beyond recognition in recent years, one hotel has remained a constant feature. As Le Royal traverses its 90th year, Jonathan Evans looks back over the rich but turbulent history of this iconic colonial structure.

The Magical Art of Cambodian Shadow Puppetry Has Entertained for Centuries

As a child, you may have crowded around a flashlight or a candle during a slumber party or while playing with your siblings at night, playfully casting silly shadows on the wall in the form of ghosts and turkeys as you drifted to sleep.

Angkor Wat’s modern history reclaimed from French colonialists, and the cultural politics of Unesco

The Khmer empire temples of Angkor are Cambodian, aren’t they? For decades the French considered them theirs; then came Unesco, and now China is muscling in.

Koh Kong Police Block Mother Nature Environmental Campaign

Eighteen environmental activists from the Mother Nature Movement were prevented from completing a bicycle campaign to highlight environmental concerns at a protected Koh Kong Krav island in Koh Kong province.

CSOs express concerns on Lao’s Mekong hydro project

Five civil society organisations (CSOs) in Cambodia working on the Luang Prabang hydropower project in Laos said in a press statement on Tuesday that it should be delayed because Lao authorities have insufficient details concerning the transboundary impact assessment and don’t have concrete measures to mitigate its impact on lower Mekong countries.

Endangered royal turtles hatch in Cambodia (video)

It's good news for the critically endangered royal turtles of Cambodia, as so far 23 of the animals have hatched this year - more than three previous years combined - thanks to the country's effort to stop all sand dredging in the river.

Cycling in Cambodia: what a bike trip to Phnom Penh’s newest tourist attraction reveals...

The new US$12 million Win-Win Memorial in the capital’s north provides an enticing destination for one Phnom Penh resident fresh off self-imposed isolation.

Cambodia relaxes sports ban after Covid-19 situation eases

Cambodia on Tuesday (May 26)decided to relax its sports ban after the situation of Covid-19 in the kingdom has eased.

How ex-SSU star ended up in Cambodia

A forgotten former SuperSport United midfielder has opened up about the struggles that forced him to forget about PSL football.