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Cambodia rejects UN report on human rights situation

Cambodia has rejected a United Nations (UN) report criticising the situation of human rights in the country, saying it does not have sufficient basis.

Landmine severely injures Cambodia policeman

A police officer lost his leg after he stepped on an anti-personnel mine which was buried near a temple in Preah Bihear province.

Second US-funded facility demolished in Cambodia

Cambodia has drawn the ire of the United States after it demolished a second US-built facility at its Ream Naval Base.

Covid-19 situation in Cambodia alarming but no emergency declared

Cambodia is at a high risk of a Covid-19 outbreak with the pandemic situation in the country being described as alarming.

Cambodian woman forced to work in China appeals to Hun Sen for help

Authorities in Cambodia have since located a woman in China who pleaded for help on social media after she was allegedly deceived.

Cambodia’s garbage collectors strike ends after 2 weeks

The garbage collectors strike that has left the Cambodian capital city overflowing with tonnes of uncollected rubbish and made worse by flash floods is over after two weeks.

Cambodia says not China’s ‘satellite country’

Cambodia said it was not a satellite country to China despite receiving much assistance from it.

Cambodian King leaves for China for medical check-up

King Norodom Sihamoni and Queen Mother Norodom Monineath Sihanouk left Cambodia on Wednesday for their routine medical check-up in China.

Cambodia struggles to market rice

Cambodia'S rice industry is losing out to cheaper rice from neighbouring countries such as Vietnam and Thailand.

Cambodia recovers artefacts plundered from shipwreck

Up to 284 jars plundered from a shipwreck off the coast of Sihanoukville, Cambodia are ancient pottery dating between the 15th and 17th centuries.

Cambodia seeks Russia’s Covid-19 vaccine

Cambodia has requested Russia to provide them with its Covid-19 vaccine after the latter announced it planned on mass vaccinating its population next month.

Influenza outbreak roils Cambodia

About 600 people from eight provinces have been infected with influenza in the past month, said Health Ministry spokesperson Or Vandine.

Cambodia urges foreign tourists not to cancel trips

Cambodia has called on international tourists not to cancel trips to the country due to Covid-19 but urged them to follow several dos and don'ts when in the country.

RHB appoints CEOs for Thailand, Cambodia operations

RHB Banking Group has appointed Wong Kee Poh and Piyanat Aranyakasemsuke as chief executive officers (CEOs) of RHB Bank (Cambodia) PLC and RHB Bank Thailand respectively effective from September 1.

Cambodia kindergartens, schools to reopen on Sept 7

Cambodia will reopen kindergartens and some public and private schools on Sept 7 as the nation returns to normalcy following the Covid-19 pandemic.

UN raises concerns over freedom of expression, assembly in Cambodia

Concerns raised by the United Nations' special rapporteur Rhona Smith over peaceful assemblies to promote human rights in Cambodia will be studied.

Cambodia water festival cancelled

Cambodia has cancelled the annual three-day Water Festival scheduled to take place in late October as the nation tries to prevent the spread of Covid-19.

Cambodia cops report sexual harassment

Several female police officers filed a complaint with the Interior Ministry alleging sexual harassment by Kampung Thom provincial police chief Major-General Ouk Kosal.

Cambodian women post swimwear photos to protest law on how they dress

Cambodian women have rallied on social media to condemn a proposed law governing the way people dress in public, including by posting images of themselves in swimwear and skimpy outfits, with a petition also set up to block the move.

Chikungunya outbreak in Cambodia sickens 160

The Cambodian government has identified the "mystery disease" that affected more than 160 people in Poipet town.