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Japan, Cambodia agree to work together over Myanmar, S. China Sea

Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida and Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen agreed Wednesday to work closely together over the situation in post-coup Myanmar and disputes in the South China Sea.

2 Japan firms to launch biomass, solar power generation in Cambodia

Japanese renewable energy producer Aura Green Energy Co. has teamed up with a compatriot partner to launch a hybrid power generation business combining biomass and solar energy in Cambodia in 2021, aiming to help secure stable power supply.

Cambodia casts doubt on Malaysia’s COVID-19 diagnosis of US woman

The Cambodian government on Friday raised "doubt over the accuracy" of Malaysia's health testing for its coronavirus diagnosis in the case of a U.S. woman who flew to Kuala Lumpur after being allowed to disembark from a cruise ship in Cambodia.

Airlines refuse to take passengers from cruise ship in Cambodia

Passengers and crew of a luxury cruise ship that had been turned away from at least five ports in Asia over coronavirus fears are now stranded in Cambodia after all airlines have refused to carry them, according to government sources.

Cambodia to deport 16 N. Koreans accused of working illegally

Cambodian authorities detained and then ordered 16 North Korean men to be deported after accusing them of working in the country illegally, a police official said late Saturday.

Cambodia closes N. Korean restaurants, museum to comply with UN ban

Cambodia has closed all six North Korean restaurants operating in the country to comply with international sanctions, an official confirmed on Friday.

Chinese project in Cambodia raises alarms of military build-up

While Cambodia welcomes an ongoing influx of Chinese tourists, investment and development, the world at large increasingly suspects that China is launching a military buildup in the country for stronger Chinese influence in Southeast Asia.

‘Noodle war’ under way in Cambodia between political rivals

A "noodle war" is under way in Cambodia between the ruling party of Prime Minister Hun Sen and the main opposition party that was banned from politics.

Japan’s Kono airs hopes for Cambodia’s continued democratization

Foreign Minister Taro Kono expressed hope Wednesday for Cambodia's further development and democratization in talks with his Cambodian counterpart Prak Sokhonn.

Observers see ‘democratic crisis’ in Cambodia ahead of general elections

With the dissolution of the largest opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) heading into general elections, Western powers and those affiliated with the party are describing the situation here as a "democratic crisis."