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Cambodians burned as forex trading company halts operations

Politically connected platform GFX promised monthly returns of up to 10%.

Cambodia COVID surge threatens to overwhelm health system

576 new cases reported Friday, more than the total during first year of pandemic.

Poor output at Cambodia’s first oil well puts operator at risk

Government warns KrisEnergy it faces fines or worse if situation does not improve.

Cambodia rejects Naga’s plan for resort near Angkor temples

Cambodia's Ministry of Culture and Fine Arts has rejected a proposal by casino operator NagaCorp to build a resort and theme park near the country's famous Angkorian temples.

Cambodia records first COVID-19 death over a year into pandemic

Cambodia reported its first official death from COVID-19 on Thursday, more than a year since the pandemic began and just as the country's legislature passed stiff new penalties for flouting virus protocols.

Cambodian VC firm scouts for late-stage deals to grow profitability

Investors expected to shift their capital to the nation following coup in Myanmar.

Naga closes Cambodia casino as staff slam COVID response

Hong Kong-listed operator says it acted 'swiftly' to positive tests among workers.

Capital meant for Myanmar may seek havens in Vietnam and Cambodia

Foreign businesses also retreat from partnerships with Tatmadaw military links.

Corruption threatens Cambodia’s COVID success as cluster spreads

Outbreak linked to Chinese nationals bribing guards to leave quarantine early.

Cambodia accepts 1m doses of China’s Sinopharm vaccine

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen said he has accepted a donation of one million Sinopharm vaccine doses from China.

From Cambodian rice fields to the big top

Documentary records five-year quest to join leading international circus.

Cambodia opens mass trial of over 100 government opponents

Some senior opposition members have vowed to return from exile to attend.

Cambodia pumps its first oil in win for embattled KrisEnergy

Singaporean company hails 'historic' milestone but debt issues loom.

Resist China and stop abuses: US aid to Cambodia has conditions

The U.S. is giving Cambodia a stark choice: stop oppressing dissidents and resist China's influence, or risk losing millions of dollars in aid.

Cambodia shuns China’s Sinovac vaccine in favor of COVAX shots

Funded by the rich, nation orders first batch of 1 million doses.

Sister of abducted Thai dissident seeks answers in Cambodia court

Activist Wanchalearm Satsaksit among nine missing under suspicious circumstances.

Cambodia quarantines officials after 1st community COVID outbreak

Authorities launch testing blitz; close shops, schools and venues.

Cambodia aims to woo resorts with new casino law

Framework sets ultralow tax rates but Naga keeps Phnom Penh monopoly.

China bags Cambodian airport contract in blow to French operator

State-owned MCC lands $400m construction deal for new gateway in Phnom Penh.

Beijing-friendly Cambodia and Laos pushed out to ASEAN’s fringe

China's rise exacerbates Southeast Asian bloc's inherent tensions, experts say.