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Japan, Cambodia to reopen borders (video)

Japan and Cambodia have agreed to ease entry restrictions imposed in response to the coronavirus pandemic, and mutually admit long-term stayers, including expatriates, as soon as early next month.

Top JGSDF official met Cambodian PM

A top Japan Self-Defense Forces official and Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen have agreed to boost bilateral defense cooperation.

Opposition activists in Cambodia released on bail

Activists associated with the banned Cambodia National Rescue Party were released on bail on Friday. The move came as the party's former leader gave up trying to return to the country.

Cambodia’s opposition leader not returning

Cambodia's opposition leader has given up his plan to return to his country as it celebrated National Independence Day on Saturday.

Cambodian security tight for Sam Rainsy’s return

Security remains high in Cambodia in anticipation of the return home of a high-profile opposition leader.

Cambodian PM calls for Japanese investment

The Prime Minister of Cambodia is trying to drum up more business from Japanese firms.

Cambodia-Japan Friendship Bridge repaired

Workers have finished two years of repairs on a historic bridge in Cambodia symbolizing ties with Japan.

No love for foreign trainees?

Many foreigners who come to Japan as technical trainees face harsh working conditions.

Founder of The Cambodia Daily dies

A journalist and the publisher of Cambodia's first English-language newspaper Bernard Krisher has died.

RCEP trade negotiations begin in Cambodia

Trade ministers from 16 Asia-Pacific countries, including Japan, China and ASEAN members, are meeting in Cambodia for negotiations on the proposed Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership, or RCEP.

Japanese vet to help Cambodia prevent rabies

A Japanese veterinarian will open a clinic in Cambodia in February to support the country's anti-rabies measures.

Cambodia’s new law could relax politician ban

Cambodia's parliament has passed legislation that could pave the way for lifting a ban on political activity by opposition politicians.

Freedom for Cambodia opposition leader urged

A Cambodian opposition leader reportedly remains effectively under house arrest and his aide is calling for the politician's freedom of movement.

Cambodians in Japan lodge protest with Hun Sen

Cambodian residents of Japan have taken to the streets in Tokyo to protest the results of July's general election in their home country. Prime Minister Hun Sen's ruling party won all 125 seats in the National Assembly.

Cambodia delights in first opera

People in Cambodia have enjoyed the first classical opera to be performed in the country. The event was organized through joint efforts by Japanese and Cambodian musicians.

Cambodia soccer fans hail Honda’s debut

Soccer fans in Cambodia have expressed expectations for leadership by Keisuke Honda as general manager of the national team.

Honda debuts as Cambodia general manager

Japanese soccer star Keisuke Honda has led the Cambodia national team in his first match as general manager. The team played a friendly match against Malaysia, but lost 3-1.

Kono calls Cambodian election disappointing

Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono has expressed his concern about the fairness of Cambodia's recent general elections.

Protesters urge Japan to end aid for Cambodia vote

Cambodian residents in Japan have rallied in central Tokyo to call on the Japanese government to end its support for a general election in July.

Child cancer ward opens in Cambodia

Cambodia's economy is growing, but its medical services lag behind. In an effort to close the gap, a hospital run by a Japanese NGO is expanding treatment for childhood cancer.