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Hun Sen cracks down on Cambodia’s slow boiling pot of dissent

Authorities step up campaign of repression as economy reels from COVID fallout.

Can Cambodia fill the gap left by EU sanctions with China FTA?

Rivalry between Beijing and the West comes to a head in Mekong Valley

Chinese resort developer in Cambodia hit with US sanctions

The U.S. Treasury on Tuesday imposed sanctions on China's Union Development Group, the company behind the controversial Dara Sakor tourism development on Cambodia's coast.

Cambodia plans China-style internet firewall

'National internet gateway' includes 'censorship angle' that alarms NGOs.

Cambodia loses EU trade privileges as it rushes FTA with China

Sanctions will hit nation's $10 billion garment and footwear sector.

Cambodia’s shift to coal power riles global brands

Move is out of step with Vietnam's enthusiastic embrace of renewables

Dutch bank weighs investment in Cambodia-Laos-Myanmar Fund

FMO's COVID follow-on reserves targeted with $1.4m commitment.

Cambodia set for mall glut as foreign and local projects pile up

Doubts grow over whether fragile middle class can support rapid boom in retail space.

Hun Sen to Cambodian banks: Seize property if borrowers won’t pay

PM's comments follow opposition leader Sam Rainsy's call for passive resistance.

Cambodia garment factories call for wage cuts as pandemic bites

Unions reject appeal to government for temporary 'flexibility' on legal minimum pay.

Employees demand Cambodian casino Naga pay furloughed staff

Employees of Cambodia's NagaWorld are protesting after they say the casino, one of the most profitable in the world, stopped paying wages for furloughed staff.

Cambodia rolls out online business registration to slash red tape

New system promises to cut time needed to start a company to just 8 days.

Coronavirus is crushing Cambodia’s dreams of oil wealth

It is almost as if COVID-19 were specially designed to wreck Cambodia's 2020.

EU set to reject Cambodia tariff relief plea

Garment industry set for 'one-two' punch as coronavirus hammers global demand.

Cambodia avoids coronavirus carnage, but faces economic disaster

World Bank forecasts pandemic could sink nation into 1st contraction since 1994.

Coronavirus deals heavy blow to Cambodia’s shaky tourism industry

Angkor Wat nearly deserted as travel restrictions disrupt key pillar of economy.

What lies behind Cambodia’s surprise coronavirus success?

Government's strong hand and international aid have led to zero deaths from COVID-19.

Cambodia’s forgotten war on drugs enters fourth year

More than 50,000 arrested on suspicion of using or selling narcotics: Amnesty

Cambodia’s stock market marks a milestone amid crisis

Local bank's IPO is set to triple total market cap despite COVID-19 impact.

Thai CP Group to open Seven-Eleven stores in Cambodia in 2021

Charoen Pokphand Group, a Thailand conglomerate and operator of Seven-Eleven convenience stores in the country, announced on Thursday it will introduce the brand to Cambodia in 2021.