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North Korea looking to boost ties with Cambodia

North Korea wants to boost its ties with Cambodia that was established more than 50 years ago while South Korea hopes to increase trade with Cambodia.

Cambodia, Vietnam raise retirement age for civil servants

Cambodia and Vietnam will increase their retirement ages as the aging population in both Asean countries keeps increasing.

Cambodia not too happy with EU’s trade demands

The Cambodian government said the demands made by the European Union over the Everything but Arms trade status were unacceptable and will not be fully implemented.

Cambodia’s disaster management agency, UN’s WFP sign 5-year deal

Cambodia is expected to have better grip on handling disasters and reducing its risks following a collaboration with the United Nations.

Cambodia seeks Japan’s help to develop more mega projects

The Cambodian government is seeking Japan's assistance to develop more mega projects in the public works and transport sectors in the country.

Cambodia, Laos, Thailand and Vietnam to face severe drought

A severe drought is expected to hit Cambodia, Laos, Thailand and Vietnam from now until January, threatening agricultural production in these countries.

Learn from Cambodia’s past, Hun Sen tells ‘democratic’ nations

The horrors that Cambodia suffered during its turbulent past should serve as lessons for countries that claims to be democratic but acted against the principles of democracy.

Cambodia dismisses report EU suspending EBA agreement

The Cambodian government has dismissed a report by Radio Free Asia saying the European Union was considering suspending its Everything But Arms (EBA) agreement with the nation.

Cambodia makes tremendous strides in ridding land of landmines

Over the last 20 years, the Cambodian government has cleared landmines from about 1,900 square km of land, making it safe for cultivation.

Cambodian airport receives 2019 Best Asia Pacific Regional Airport award

Cambodia's main gateway into the country, the Phnom Penh International Airport, has been named as the Best Asia Pacific Regional Airport 2019 for its sustained high growth in passenger traffic over the last two years.

Cambodia govt hails security forces for thwarting Rainsy’s ‘coup plot’

The Cambodian government has commended the nation’s security forces for thwarting what it calls the attempted “coup plot” by self-exiled opposition leader Sam Rainsy.

Cambodian banks announce plans to expand businesses

With the Cambodian economy set to grow the most in South East Asia, some of its largest banks and financial institutions have announced plans to expand their businesses.

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.