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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.

Huge Chinese influx divides Sihanoukville

Residents of Cambodian resort town question whether its character can be preserved.

Koreans held in Cambodia for carrying $2.2m

Police in Cambodia say they have arrested two South Korean citizens who were found carrying $2.2 million into the country without proper authorisation.

Train service to Cambodian border to start July 1

The new daily train service between Bangkok and Ban Klong Luk border station in Sa Kaeo province will start running on July 1, the State Railway of Thailand announced.

Cambodian internet star sets sights on university

Boy charms visitors at Angkor Wat with a dozen language.

Spectre of debt leaves migrant workers ill at ease 

The International Day of Family Remittances -- celebrated on the 16th of June each year -- recognises the efforts of 200 million migrants across the world who send home billions of dollars which sustains 800 million people in their home countries.

Cambodia puts circular economy in motion

Climate risks and demand by Cambodia’s garment customers for international standard waste compliance are inevitably pushing the Kingdom towards a circular economy.

Preventing climate change in the face of urbanisation

Researchers promote eco-awareness amid the rapid, often unplanned growth of cities.

More Chinese punters flock to Poipet

Cambodian border town could get even busier with revived rail service.

Thailand, Cambodia ready to relaunch rail link 

Thailand looks set to re-establish a rail link with Cambodia 45 years after the two countries terminated cross-border train service.