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Rice exports fell almost 6 percent during the first half of the year, to 268,190 tons, according to government figures—despite the industry’s repeated calls for help to prevent such a decline.
Waning confidence in Cambodia’s political stability is discouraging overseas buyers from investing in the thousands of condominium units shooting up in the country, a leading realtor said on Wednesday.
Manufacturers in Cambodia can now export luggage, backpacks, wallets and other travel items to the U.S. without paying duties, U.S. Ambassador William Heidt announced at an event on Wednesday in Phnom Penh.
Despite thinning support and a rough year for the rice industry, Prime Minister Hun Sen’s son-in-law has been re-elected to lead the Cambodia Rice Federation (CRF), an official said on Sunday.
Ruling party lawmakers unanimously passed a law regulating how human cells, tissue and organs can be donated or used in the country during a session on Thursday at the National Assembly, with the CNRP continuing its boycott of parliament in protest of a legal assault against the opposition.
A Cambodian man and his Laotian accomplice were caught with 2 kg of crystal methamphetamine in Phnom Penh on Wednesday after undercover police lured them to the capital from Stung Treng province, an official said.
As farmers across the country continue to recover from crop devastation wrought by a plague of armyworm caterpillars, those in Koh Kong province are facing a new outbreak that is decimating young rice plants, officials said on Monday.
Strong winds felled a billboard in Phnom Penh’s Daun Penh district on Monday afternoon, injuring two men riding by on a motorbike as it crashed to the ground, officials said.
A 21-year-old university student was charged on Saturday with the murder of a Defense Ministry official stabbed to death in broad daylight in front of several witnesses last week.
A band of thieves hijacked a container truck filled with 10,000 Puma-brand pants on Thursday in Kompong Speu province, but were forced to abandon the loot in a forest after police caught up to them, military police said on Sunday.
A 21-year-old university student has been arrested for the brazen murder of Defense Ministry Major Ly Davy in Phnom Penh on Tuesday, and on Thursday told investigators that he killed the official because she often spat at him, according to police.
Police in Phnom Penh say they have ruled out robbery as a motive in the fatal, streetside stabbing of a Defense Ministry official in broad daylight on Tuesday, but have yet to identify the murderer, who fled the scene on a motorbike.
A Defense Ministry official was stabbed to death outside a busy market in Phnom Penh on Tuesday morning by a helmeted assailant who fled on a motorbike and remains at large, according to witnesses and police.
Cambodia helped to scupper an Asean joint statement on the South China Sea last week, according to news reports, an echo of the success it had killing a similar statement when it was chair of the regional bloc four years ago.
A plague of armyworm caterpillars has expanded in recent days and is now decimating crops in 10 provinces, eating young plants just emerging after one of the most severe droughts in recent history, officials said on Sunday.
A ship carrying 2,766 head of Australian cattle will this morning offload the first delivery of beef cows from the Pacific nation since Phnom Penh and Canberra finalized health protocols two years ago, the importer said on Thursday.
The country’s first dedicated driver’s license renewal center opened at Phnom Penh’s Aeon Mall on Wednesday in a ceremony presided over by new Transport Minister Sun Chanthol.
Slashing unnecessary spending by ministries will allow the government to guarantee a monthly minimum wage of $250 for civil servants in time for the 2018 national election, a secretary of state at the Finance Ministry said on Tuesday.
After initially refusing to comment on U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s surprise telephone call to Foreign Affairs Minister Prak Sokhonn last week, the ministry has released Mr. Sokhonn’s purported replies, all defending the government’s latest crackdown on the opposition.
Two Cambodians have been flown home from Japan after being cheated by labor brokers who promised them high-paying jobs but exploited them instead, the Cambodian Embassy in Tokyo said in a statement.