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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.

Cambodians busted fleeing Covid-19

Thirteen Cambodian migrants were arrested yesterday while attempting to cross back into Cambodia without passing through immigration checks.

Govt to ask Cambodia for Eld’s deer for breeding

Thailand plans to ask Cambodia for some Eld's deer for a breeding programme to boost the critically endangered species' numbers in the wild, according to the Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Varawut Silpa-archa on Monday.

Death of Khmer Rouge executioner means little to young Cambodians

For survivors of Cambodia's brutal Khmer Rouge regime, the death of the group's executioner and security chief, known as Comrade Duch, has brought a further, small sense, of justice for their enduring suffering.

Cambodia calls off water festival in October

The Cambodian government has said it will cancel the three-day Water Festival scheduled to take place in late October in an effort to prevent the spread of Covid-19.

Faster work urged on new goods transit terminal at Thai-Cambodian border

Cambodian Minister of Public Works and Transport Sun Chanthol is urging companies to speed up the construction of a goods transit terminal at Cambodia’s Stung Bot border gate to facilitate cross-border trade with Thailand.

Cambodian monks arrested in Samut Prakan for illegal entry

Immigration police on Tuesday arrested five Cambodian monks who had entered the country illegally at an abandoned housing project in Bang Phli district of Samut Prakan province, an immigration police official said at a media briefing on Wednesday.

Trek home hits border snag

Twenty-six Muslim Cambodians, including women and children, were arrested as they prepared to cross illegally back into Cambodia near Rong Kluea Market in Sa Kaeo yesterday.

Cambodian border to reopen for goods

The Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) has allowed Se Kaeo's communicable diseases committee to re-open the Aranyaprathet checkpoint to transport goods between Thailand and Cambodia.

Migrants seeking work held in Chachoengsao for illegal entry

Scores of Cambodian migrants, including children, were detained along with five suspected smugglers in Muang district yesterday.

Cambodia bolsters tourism sector with tax incentives, emphasises human resource development moving forward

The landscapes, world heritage sites, and hospitality of Cambodia have drawn increasing numbers of visitors in recent years, and at the beginning of 2020 the country was primed to see the continued growth of its tourism sector well into the new decade.

Lao dam project sparks environmental concerns

The latest dam project set for the Mekong River this year, spearheaded by the Lao government in Luang Prabang province, has renewed fears among other countries through which the river passes of the effect such structures have on the surrounding environment.

Keep missing activists in public memory

Nearly two weeks into what is believed to be the forced disappearance of self-exiled activist Wanchalearm Satsaksit in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, the investigation into the case seems to be going nowhere.

Cambodia won’t probe activist ‘abduction’

Cambodian police have ruled out a probe into the disappearance of a self-exiled Thai activist after he was allegedly abducted in broad daylight outside his Phnom Penh apartment.

Exiled Thai activist ‘abducted in Cambodia’

Rights group says 'armed men' grabbed dissident two days after anti-government video appeared on Facebook.

Hun Sen invites foreign military forces to Cambodia

Cambodia's prime minister invited foreign powers Monday to conduct military drills in the country as he called for overseas funding to build a pier and relocate an army training centre.

Cambodian traders rally at border

About 1,000 Cambodian traders have picketed at the Thai-Cambodian checkpoint in Ban Khlong Luek to protest against the prolonged border closure.

1,000 Cambodian traders protest over border closure

About 1,000 Cambodian traders have picketed at the Thai-Cambodian checkpoint in Ban Khlong Luek in Aranyaprathet district to protest against the prolonged border closure.

Cambodian traders rally to open up

Cambodian traders are going to stage a rally on their own soil to pressure Thai authorities to reopen the border in the Aranyaprathet district of Sa Kaeo so they can resume market trading at Talat Rong Klua.