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Passenger traffic rate forecast to slow down in Cambodia

Passenger throughput at the three international Cambodian airports in 2020 is forecast to continue to grow but at a slower pace, according to Cambodia Airports, based on figures from the last quarter of 2019.

Khmer river eyed to ease drought

Drought coupled with a growing thirst in the Eastern Economic Corridor [EEC] has prompted plans to divert water from the Satung Nam River in Cambodia.

Laos links 195MW power to Cambodia

Nearly 200 megawatts of electricity from Don Sahong Dam in Laos has been linked to Cambodia’s national grid after the dam finished tests on four electricity generators.

Cambodian monks nabbed

Immigration Police rounded up six Cambodian monks on Monday following public complaints they illegally entered the country to collect alms and money before sending it back to Cambodia.

Govt loans B8.5bn for regional roads

Thailand plans to grant 8.5-billion-baht in loans next year to Myanmar, Laos and Cambodia to build four new transnational roads under the Asean Connectivity initiative.

KT Restaurant in foreign push

KT Restaurant Co, the operator of Santa Fe steakhouses, is set to beef up its overseas expansion next year, notably in Asean.

Cambodia’s air passenger traffic grows in Phnom Penh, Sihanoukville

Siem Reap experiences decline in traffic.

Cambodia can swing Asean-EU ties

As the host of the upcoming 13th Asia-Europe Meeting (Asem) next November, Cambodia could be by default the catalyst that will define the future of Asean-EU relations -- for better or worse.

Cambodia welcomes 13 newborn Irrawaddy dolphins this year

Cambodian has welcomed 13 newborn Irrawaddy dolphins in Kratie and Stung Treng provinces so far this year, according to the World Wildlife Fund (WWF).

Cambodia creates tourism development committee

The National Tourism Development Committee has been created to boost the development of one of Cambodia’s most important economic drivers.

Thai online gamblers sent back from Cambodia

A total of 173 Thais arrested at an online gambling shop in Cambodia, just across the border from Rong Klua border market in Aranyaprathet, have been released and arrived back in Thailand.

Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, Vietnam may face severe drought

Severe to extreme drought is expected to hit the four lower Mekong River Basin countries of Cambodia, Laos, Thailand and Vietnam from now until January, threatening agricultural production, experts warned Tuesday.

Hun Sen’s media witch-hunt must end

Almost two years after their arrest on outlandish charges of "espionage", two of Cambodia's finest journalists are snared by a government assault on free expression.

Border on alert against Sam Rainsy’s planned return to Cambodia

Security authorities along the border with Cambodia remain on alert for political instigators despite Cambodian opposition leader Sam Rainsy being prevented from boarding a flight to Bangkok for his promised return to challenge Cambodian strongman Hun Sen.

Sam Rainsy wanted posters on display along border

Wanted posters of Sam Rainsy and his colleagues have been posted at all checkpoints along the Thai-Cambodian border ahead of his planned return on Saturday.

Why the West should not give up on Cambodia

It would be a mistake for the US and Europe to take harsh measures against Phnom Penh.

Cambodia at the crossroads

Losing EU trade privileges could hurt, but it won't be the end of the world, say government and businesses.

TIJ pushing ‘Bangkok Rules’ to aid women inmates

The Thailand Institute of Justice (TIJ) is gearing up to help promote Bangkok Rules, designed to encourage gender-sensitive treatment of women and girls behind bars.

Cambodia to ban online gambling, cites threat to social order

Cambodia said on Sunday it is banning online gambling, which helped propel a wave of Chinese investment in casinos in the country, saying that the industry had been used by foreign criminals to extort money.

Internet users in Cambodia near 16m

The number of mobile and internet users rose substantially during the first half of the year, with the number of active SIM cards in the country now comfortably outnumbering the population.