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Cambodia’s chair: trust and tasks ahead

Cambodia's reputation in regional and international affairs has long preceded Prime Minister Hun Sen's recent trip to Myanmar. Indeed, to be fair, the two-day visit was an ice breaker to create much-needed space for all the Asean 10 to get together once again.

Cambodia: Asean’s spoiler or saviour?

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen will be the Tatmadaw's first guest of honour in Nay Pyi Taw this weekend.

39 Thais held in Cambodia call scam raids

Thirty-nine Thais, including a prime suspect in a fraud case, were arrested on Friday during raids in the Cambodian capital and Sihanoukville.

Can Hun Manet deliver in the top job?

It has taken Prime Minister Hun Sen almost a decade to announce his political successor, which he did on Dec 2.

Hun Sen’s diplomatic test in Myanmar

As chair of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) for 2022, Cambodia seems keen to lead the 10-member bloc to help tackle the ongoing political and humanitarian crisis in Myanmar.

Stop deporting Cambodian refugees

The recent deportation of three internationally recognised Cambodian refugees provoked an international outcry, much to Thailand’s embarrassment.

Duped Thai workers freed in Phnom Penh

Cambodian police on Thursday rescued 99 Thai workers conned and forced into working illegally in Phnom Penh where they were held in a building by a Chinese gang.

Cambodia must strike a new path

he Paris Peace Agreements on Cambodia was signed 30 years ago.

Cambodia takes to global stage again

es will be scrutinised by strategists and political pundits around the world.

Cambodia blames border virus spread on Thai truckers

Cambodian authorities suspect truck drivers delivering goods from Thailand have spread Covid-19 to the border province of Battambang.

Big C targets Cambodia retail dominance with store blitz

Retail giant to open hundreds of hypermarkets, supermarkets and Mini Big Cs.

Cambodia to examine ‘Angkor Wat replica’ in Buri Ram

The Cambodian government will send officials to view a new temple complex in Buri Ram province said to be a copy of structures at the famed Angkor Wat ruins, a Cambodian Culture Ministry official said.

Over 2,000 Cambodian workers leave Thailand

More than 2,000 Cambodian migrants have reportedly returned back to their home country at Chong Chom border crossing in Surin due to the closure of worker camps.

Abbot denies new temple complex is copy of Angkor Wat

The abbot behind the construction of a big new temple complex in Buri Ram has defended the project against an uproar by Cambodians who say he is copying their national heritage site of Angkor Wat.

Hun Sen in quarantine, 20 Covid deaths in Cambodia

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen went into 14-day quarantine on Saturday, as the country reported a one-day record of 20 deaths from Covid-19.

West condemns Myanmar coup but Thailand, Cambodia shrug

The United Nations led condemnation of Myanmar's military on Monday after it seized power, calling for the release of elected leaders, including Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi.

Cambodia tightens border after virus outbreak in Samut Sakhon

Cambodia has issued a high alert and tightened its border following Thailand reporting a sudden spurt of 576 Covid-19 cases on Sunday which includes 516 migrant workers.

Hun Sen: No lockdown in Cambodia after Hungarian minister visit

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen insisted Thursday his country would not go into lockdown, despite growing coronavirus concerns after senior officials tested positive following a meeting with Hungary's minister.

Cambodia breaks up protest over alleged China military base

Cambodian security guards broke up a small protest on Friday near the Chinese embassy opposing alleged plans to boost Beijing's military presence in the country, as police detained some demonstrators for questioning.

Hotel apologises for Angkor Wat facade

A hotel in Koh Phangan has issued an apology after Cambodian netizens were outraged by its use of Cambodian cultural icons, including the famous Angkor Wat, as building decoration, which they deemed inappropriate.