Journalist arrested for repeating Hun Sen’s advice to motorbike taxi drivers

The director of online news outlet TVFB, Sovann Rithy, was arrested Tuesday night for reporting on advice from Prime Minister Hun Sen to motorbike taxi drivers to sell their vehicles if the coronavirus crisis leaves them broke.

Mounting Debt and Factory Closures Squeezes Kampong Speu Garment Workers

The findings demonstrated that there were some 2.4 million Cambodian borrowers at the start of 2019, holding a total debt of $8 billion.

Prisoners Won’t Be Released Amid Outbreak Fears, Justice Ministry Says

The government said it will not release any of the nation’s nearly 39,000 prisoners on bail amid the Covid-19 pandemic, despite concerns about possible outbreaks in prisons raised by human rights groups, the U.N. and prisoners’ families.

Gov’t Cancels New Year Holidays, Fears Spread of Virus Through the Provinces

The Cambodian government took the major step of cancelling this year’s Khmer New Year holiday to prevent people from travelling within the country and to stop mass gatherings during the annual celebration.

Cambodia thanks Vietnam for medical support in COVID-19 fight

Vietnam handed over medical supplies to Cambodia on April 8 to help the country fight the COVID-19 pandemic.

Hun Sen and Mike Pompeo Discuss Coronavirus, but Reiterate Cambodia’s Sovereignty

According to a statement issued on Wednesday by the Cambodian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Mike Pompeo thanked Hun Sen during a recent phone call for welcoming passengers aboard the MS Westerdam cruise ship in February.

Rising Coronavirus Fears in Cambodia as Hun Sen Nixes New Year Festivities

The premier has canceled next week’s Khmer New Year celebrations amid worries about the virus.

COVID-19 lessons for Cambodia: Boosting resilience and economic recovery

As Cambodia braces for the worst of COVID-19, the government needs to brace the economy for the short-term impacts and consider what recovery could look like in the post-pandemic world.

Cambodia to suspend fish exports

The Cambodian government has suspended all fish exports as it tries to stabilise domestic supply in the face of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Cambodian-Thai trade trending up, despite nationwide virus lockdown

Cross-border trade between Cambodia and Thailand continues to rise despite a nationwide lockdown in the latter from last week.

Cambodian Blackened Crust Masters Reign In Slumber Announce Split 7″

One of our favorites out of Cambodia, blackened-crust-punk-metal geniuses Reign in Slumber, will be releasing a split 7″ with a US band called Blackthorne.

Discover Angelina Jolie’s Cambodia and why she’s so in love

The Tomb Raider star has been enamored of the Southeast Asian country since 2000.

Rise and fall of Cambodian refugee ‘Donut King’ charted in award-winning film

Filmmaker Alice Gu is a self-professed foodie – but she found herself genuinely stumped when her son’s nanny told her about a particular confection two years ago.

Cambodia Halts Hydropower Construction on Mekong River Until 2030

Experts in Cambodia have welcomed the government's recent halt on hydropower development on the Mekong River until 2030, but called on the government to focus on renewable energies.

Two Years on, Sesan’s Ethnic Communities Attempt to Restart Their Lives

Fut Kheun has been keeping a close watch on the water levels at the Sesan II reservoir, in the remote Srekor commune of Stung Treng province.

Critically endangered Irrawaddy dolphins and the world’s most productive freshwater fishery saved from destructive...

Lower Mekong river to remain free flowing as Sambor dam plans abandoned.

Iran to Play Hong Kong, Cambodia in October

Iran national football team will meet Hong Kong and Cambodia at the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualification in October.

Koemhong: From an orphanage to Cambodia’s national team

Hout Koemhong, 22, is captain of Cambodia’s women’s national team. She and her five siblings grew up in an orphanage.

From Refugee to Rowing Coach, a Cambodian Finds His Place on the Water

Since his early school days, Kenji Kuraki remembers being shunned by his classmates, called names and even discriminated against by a teacher. The bullying was the result of prejudice against him and his identity, he says.