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Japan foreign minister praises Cambodian PM’s Myanmar trip outcome

Japan's Foreign Minister Yoshimasa Hayashi on Tuesday praised the positive results stemming from Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen's recent visit to junta-ruled Myanmar, amid efforts to find a breakthrough in the political turmoil following last year's military coup there, the Japanese government said.

Cambodia detects 1st case of Omicron variant

The Cambodian government said Tuesday it has detected the country's first case of the Omicron variant of the novel coronavirus in a Cambodian woman who recently visited Ghana.

Cambodia invites Myanmar’s ‘foreign minister’ to visit next week

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen said Thursday that his government has invited Myanmar's junta-appointed foreign minister, Wunna Maung Lwin, to Cambodia next week.

US requests Cambodia for a visit to alleged China’s military base

The United States has asked Cambodia to allow a fact-finding visit to a site in the Southeast Asian country where its main benefactor China is allegedly establishing a military presence, a senior Cambodian official said Tuesday.

Cambodia locks down Phnom Penh as coronavirus continues to spread

Cambodia decided Wednesday to lock down the country's capital Phnom Penh for the first time since the novel coronavirus outbreak began early last year.

Cambodia postpones ASEM summit due to continued coronavirus risks

Cambodia, host of the 13th Asia-Europe Meeting scheduled for early June, has postponed the political forum's biennial summit until later this year amid the coronavirus pandemic, the Foreign Ministry said Thursday.

Cambodia receives 600,000 doses of coronavirus vaccines from China

Cambodia on Sunday received its first batch of 600,000 doses of novel coronavirus vaccine donated by China.

Cambodia officially launches digital currency backed by central bank

Cambodia officially launched on Wednesday a central bank-backed digital currency that draws on blockchain technology designed by a Japanese company.

Japan offers emergency loan to Cambodia as Tokyo ups aid to ASEAN states

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.

2nd Marugame Udon noodle restaurant opens in Cambodian capital

Taica Corp. opened its second Marugame Udon noodle franchise restaurant in Phnom Penh last Thursday.

Japan to ease entry restrictions for foreign students

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, Cambodia to ease COVID-19 travel restrictions in September

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.

EU revokes trade preferences for Cambodia over human rights concerns

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.

Cambodian province known for Angkor Wat bans dog meat business

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 set to delay Nov. Asia-Europe Meeting summit to spring

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 protests to Vietnam over border issue

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 reports new coronavirus case, 1st in over a month

Cambodia said Thursday it has confirmed its first new case of the novel coronavirus in over a month.

Cambodia announces recovery of last COVID-19 case

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.

CP bringing 7-Eleven to Cambodia

Convenience store chain to debut in Phnom Penh next year.

Cambodia passes ‘state of emergency’ bill

Cambodia's parliament on Friday adopted a controversial law that gives the government sweeping powers during an emergency, amid the current coronavirus pandemic.