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Women’s rights situation in Cambodia still a concern

While Cambodia has policies promoting gender equality and combating violence against women, there are still concerns about domestic violence, the promotion of men over women, and the arrest of surrogate mothers.

Wishing Cambodia well as it peaceably moves forward

On a visit to Siem Reap in Cambodia some years ago, an expatriate Malaysian there intimated an open secret: that Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen is an admirer of Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.

‘Right time to go back to Cambodia’

Now is the right time to return to Cambodia, Cambodian opposition leader Sam Rainsy said.

Six provinces in Cambodia badly hit by floods

SIX provinces in Cambodia were badly hit by floods affecting more than 5,000 families, 3,000 ha of paddy fields, property, roads and schools.

‘They did not use Cambodian passports’

Malaysia has its reasons for not fulfilling a request from Cambodia to extradite a politician upon her arrival here recently.

Malaysia, Thailand slammed for cooperation on Cambodia opposition crackdown

The United States on Friday expressed concern over Cambodia’s crackdown on opposition to authoritarian leader Hun Sen, which has seen dozens of activists arrested and opposition leaders abroad prevented from returning.

Sources: Malaysia detains Cambodian opposition party vice-president

Malaysian authorities have detained an official of a banned Cambodian opposition party, rights officials said, after neighbouring Thailand blocked her bid to return home and Cambodia sought her arrest after a news conference in Indonesia.

Cambodia looking towards more investments from the US

Cambodia has urged more Americans to invest in the country.

Cambodian cops given greenlight to destroy ‘outlawed rebel movement’

Police in Cambodia have been instructed to use all means possible to protect the peace and to destroy an "outlawed rebel movement".

Cambodia seeking private partner for new waste to energy plant

The Cambodia government is seeking a private partner to invest in a waste to energy plant to be developed in Phnom Penh.

Five most haunted places in Cambodia

With tales from the brutal war, has listed five interestingly haunted spots worth visiting especially for those daredevils who love to venture to such places.

Cambodia slips in ease of doing business ranking

Just days after projections put Cambodia as the fastest growing economy among Asean nations, the nation dropped six spots in World Bank’s ease of doing business index.

Cambodian economic growth expected to be highest in Asean

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has projected Cambodia's economic growth to be highest in the Asean region despite facing several challenges.

Russian man charged with having sex with 3 Cambodia boys

A provincial court in Cambodia has charged a Russian man with having paid sex with three boys in Siem Reap, in May and June.

Four Malaysians nabbed in Cambodia for holding woman hostage

Four Malaysian operators of an online casino in Sihanoukville, Phnom Penh, Cambodia were arrested over the weekend for holding a woman to ransom.

‘Bar on wheels’ adding colour to nightlife in Siem Reap

There is something new and exciting for night dwellers in Siem Reap, Cambodia – it is neither a tuk-tuk nor food truck, but an actual bar on wheels.

‘I’m a plant’ eco-bags to help make Cambodia cleaner

When he first arrived in 2014, Japanese-American entrepreneur Kai Kuramoto heard many tourists say Cambodia was a beautiful country, except for the rubbish littering the streets.

Maybank2U to enable fund transfers between Malaysia and Cambodia

Malayan Banking Bhd (Maybank) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the National Bank of Cambodia to collaborate in the area of cross border payment and remittance between Cambodia and Malaysia.

Cambodia steps up crackdown on Opposition

The Cambodian government has stepped up its crackdown on the opposition party and labelled opposition leader Sam Rainsy’s plan to return next month from exile a “coup”.

Malaysia, Cambodia to ink DTA, MoU on tourism during Dr M’s official visit

Malaysia and Cambodia are expected to conclude an agreement on the avoidance of double taxation or DTA which will further strengthen bilateral and trade links between both nations.