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Cambodia officially launched on Wednesday a central bank-backed digital currency that draws on blockchain technology designed by a Japanese company.
Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi on Wednesday pledged to Cambodian counterpart Prak Sokhonn an emergency loan of ¥25 billion ($237 million) to support the Southeast Asian country’s economy battered by the novel coronavirus pandemic.
Taica Corp. opened its second Marugame Udon noodle franchise restaurant in Phnom Penh last Thursday.
Japan has decided to ease entry restrictions for foreign students, imposed to curb the novel coronavirus, possibly within this month, government sources said Saturday.
Japan and Cambodia agreed Saturday to reopen borders for expatriates, starting possibly from early September, on condition they observe a 14-day self-quarantine period and take other precautions against the novel coronavirus.
The European Union said Wednesday that duty-free access for Cambodia's garment and other exports is now partially withdrawn due to the country's failure to improve its human rights record.
The northern Cambodian province best known for the Angkor Wat temple complex this week banned dog meat business, becoming the first to do so in the country.
Cambodia, host of this year's Asia-Europe Meeting, is set to delay the political forum's biennial summit from mid-November to the spring of 2021 due to the coronavirus pandemic, a diplomatic source said Friday.
Cambodia has protested Vietnam's erection of 31 makeshift camps and its stationing of soldiers on the two countries' yet-demarcated border, the Foreign Ministry said Tuesday.
Cambodia said Thursday it has confirmed its first new case of the novel coronavirus in over a month.
Cambodia said Saturday that the last of 122 people in the country who had contracted the novel coronavirus has recovered from the potentially lethal infection and been discharged from medical treatment.
Convenience store chain to debut in Phnom Penh next year.
Cambodia's parliament on Friday adopted a controversial law that gives the government sweeping powers during an emergency, amid the current coronavirus pandemic.
The Cambodian government issued a directive on Thursday restricting people from traveling across the country for one week to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus.
Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen said Tuesday that he decided to deny the re-entry of 150 workers planning to return to Cambodia from Malaysia amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Major Japanese financial firm SBI Holdings Inc. has obtained a commercial bank license in Cambodia, re-entering the emerging Southeast Asian country after a four-year hiatus.
Cambodia, which made headlines last month by welcoming a cruise ship shunned by other countries over virus fears, has decided to ban cruise ships from calling at any port amid the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a notice dated Friday.
The operator of a cruise ship now docked in Cambodia after being turned away by four Asian countries over virus fears said Thursday that all 747 crew members on board the Westerdam have tested negative for the novel coronavirus.
Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen planned to fly to China's Wuhan, the epicenter of the new coronavirus outbreak, to cheer up Cambodian students stranded in the locked-down city on Wednesday, but Chinese authorities declined, citing the need to focus on containing the illness.
Cambodia on Monday reported its first confirmed case of the deadly new coronavirus that has been rapidly spreading from the central Chinese city of Wuhan.
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