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China And Cambodia Sign Trade Deal

China's top diplomat was in Cambodia on Monday on the start of a visit both countries hope will boost relations at a time of increased tensions with the United States (US).

China signs Cambodia trade deal at start of regional charm offensive

China's top diplomat was in Cambodia on Monday (Oct 12) on the start of a visit both countries hope will boost relations at a time of increased tensions with the United States.

Cambodian PM says naval base not just for China

China would not have exclusive access to a Cambodian naval base, Prime Minister Hun Sen has announced, despite Beijing chipping in for upgrades after a US-funded facility was razed at the site last month.

Floods claim five lives in Vietnam and two in Cambodia

Elderly residents and small children clung to inflatable tyres as soldiers and police used rope lines to get them to safety from rising floodwater on Saturday (Oct 10) in Cambodia's western province of Battambang.

Cambodia confirms US-funded defence facility has been razed

Cambodia has razed a US-funded defence facility on its southern coast, the deputy prime minister confirmed Sunday, the latest move in the ongoing controversial expansion of a strategically crucial naval base being developed with Chinese aid.

Aussie diplomat sorry for Cambodian turtle soup meal

Australia’s ambassador to Cambodia has apologised for eating a dish containing softshell turtle, which are highly protected in parts of the world.

Only Asian elephant in Pakistan prepared for new home

A team of international vets using tranquilliser darts, flatbreads and the soothing lyrics of Frank Sinatra conducted a medical examination Friday on Pakistan's only Asian elephant, ahead of his planned move to Cambodia.

Who were the Khmer Rouge? Cambodia’s bloody history

The Khmer Rouge's interrogator-in-chief Kaing Guek Eav, better known by his alias Duch, died last Wednesday in Cambodia's capital at the age of 77.

EU trade sanctions on Cambodia – heavy toll on garment workers

The European Union reimposed customs duties on many of Cambodia's exports this week, suspending its trade arrangement over concerns about human rights.

Cambodia arrests prominent union leader for ‘incitement’

Cambodia police have arrested a prominent union leader for alleged incitement over long-running border demarcation issues with Vietnam, they said Saturday, the latest crackdown against opposition voices in the kingdom.

Cambodia tightens repression under virus cover: Rights groups

The Cambodian government is using the coronavirus pandemic as a pretext to ramp up a crackdown on human rights defenders and environmental activists, two leading watchdogs charged on Thursday.

Cambodia Tightens Repression Under Virus Cover: Rights Groups

The Cambodian government is using the coronavirus pandemic as a pretext to ramp up a crackdown on human rights defenders and environmental activists, two leading watchdogs charged on Thursday.

Cambodia’s tourist hotspot bans dog meat trade

The Cambodian tourist town of Siem Reap has banned the dog meat trade, a victory for animal rights campaigners who describe the area as the "lynchpin" of an industry that slaughters millions of creatures each year.

Cambodia to probe Thai democracy activist’s alleged disappearance

Cambodian police have said they will investigate the alleged abduction of Wanchalearm Satsaksit, a critic of the ex-general Prayut Chan-O-Cha's Thai government, who witnesses say was dragged into a black car in Phnom Penh on June 4.

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.

Cambodia’s ‘handsome hero’ Premier Hun Sen lauded for virus fight in new book

Cambodia's strongman Premier Hun Sen will be glorified as a "handsome hero" in a soon-to-be-published book chronicling the decisions he made during the Covid-19 pandemic, the publisher said on Tuesday (May 26).

Cambodia bourse sees first bank listing

Cambodia's largest commercial bank listed on the country's stock market Monday, the first lender to trade on the fledgling exchange, despite uncertainty caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

Cambodia’s packed prisons show drug fight ‘failure’: Amnesty International

Cambodia's prisons are overspilling with drug convicts after a crackdown on addicts, a rights group said Wednesday (May 13), releasing rare footage of dozens of inmates squashed together in a sweltering cell.
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Cambodian double amputee artist fights stigma through art (video)

Whispered insults, social isolation, and lost opportunities -- Morn Chear is channelling the stigma he has endured since he lost both his hands a decade ago into artwork that highlights the hardships of Cambodia's disabled.

31 French tourists test positive in Cambodia virus cluster

Thirty-one French nationals from the same tour group in Cambodia tested positive for the coronavirus over the weekend and have been put under quarantine in a hotel.