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In scrappy Cambodian casino town, Chinese plan future beyond coronavirus

When casino owner Kang Qiang looks out the window of his 20th floor office in this city on the remote Cambodian coast, he sees construction cranes sitting idle.

Cambodia reports one new virus case, tightens border restrictions

Cambodia reported one new case of the coronavirus on Sunday, bringing tally to 103 as the country prepares to tighten entry requirements for foreign nationals to try to curb the spread of the virus.

Cambodia uses coronavirus crisis to arrest 17 critics: Rights group

The Cambodian government has used the coronavirus outbreak to lock up opposition activists and others expressing concern about the virus and the government's response, US-based Human Rights Watch (HRW) said on Tuesday (Mar 24).

Cambodia reports three new coronavirus cases, bringing total to 87

Cambodia reported three new coronavirus cases on Monday, bringing the total to 87, the health ministry said.

Cambodia Reports Two New Coronavirus Cases, Bringing Total to 86

Cambodia reported two new coronavirus cases on Monday, bringing the total to 86, health authorities said.

Cambodia halts Mekong River dam plans ‘for 10 years’

Electricity-starved Cambodia will not develop new hydropower dams on the Mekong River for the next 10 years, a senior energy official said on Wednesday, as it reviews its policy to seek energy from coal, natural gas and solar.

French infant among four new coronavirus cases in Cambodia

Cambodia reported four new cases of coronavirus including in a four-month-old French boy and two people who had traveled to Malaysia for a religious ceremony, the Ministry of Health said late Sunday.

Cambodia says French national is eighth coronavirus case in country

A French national traveling from Paris via Singapore to Phnom Penh has been infected with the coronavirus, the Ministry of Health said on Sunday, bringing the country’s tally of cases to eight.

Three Britons have coronavirus on cruise on Cambodia’s Mekong

Cambodia has found three British nationals infected with the coronavirus on a tourist boat on the Mekong River, bringing its tally of cases to five, the Ministry of Health said on Thursday.

US decries ‘fabricated conspiracy theories’ in Cambodia treason trial

Envoy says US has provided aid and never tried to interfere in Cambodia's governance.

First Cambodian tests positive for coronavirus

The first Cambodian has tested positive for the new coronavirus, the Health Ministry said on Saturday.

Australia’s ANZ agrees payout to Cambodians locked in land dispute

The Australia and New Zealand Banking Group has reached a compensation deal with more than 1,000 Cambodian families involved in a land dispute with a sugar company it funded, officials at the bank and human rights groups said on Thursday.

Cambodia says 200 factories face production halt from coronavirus

About 200 factories making mostly garments will likely suspend operations or slow production next month over a lack of raw materials from China due to supply chain disruptions caused by the new coronavirus, an official said on Thursday.

Cambodian PM Offers Tax Breaks to Factories Hit by Coronavirus, EU Tariff Losses

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen promised on Monday to give tax breaks to garment factories hit by supply chain disruptions from the coronavirus epidemic and higher tariffs after the European Union (EU) withdrew trade preferences over human rights.

Virus deals new blow to Cambodian city bound to China

An influx of Chinese that some Cambodians once resented for bringing noise, dust and chaos to the port of Sihanoukville is the cause of more pain now that it has gone into reverse.

Cambodia arrests scantily clad Facebook vendor on porn charges

A Cambodian woman has been provisionally charged with disseminating pornography after defying a police crackdown on women who wear skimpy clothing while selling goods on Facebook.

More passengers to leave cruise ship in Cambodia after coronavirus tests

More passengers from a cruise ship that docked in Cambodia last week after being turned away at five other ports will fly home on Tuesday, following tests for the new coronavirus, the country’s prime minister said.

Virus deals new blow to Cambodian city bound to China

An influx of Chinese that some Cambodians resented for bringing noise, dust and chaos to the port of Sihanoukville, is the cause of more pain now that it has gone into reverse.

Cruise firm seeks new virus test for passenger from ship in Cambodia

More tests are needed to confirm that an American passenger from a cruise ship docked in Cambodia has the new coronavirus after she tested positive in Malaysia, the MS Westerdam’s operator said on Sunday.

American from cruise ship docked in Cambodia tests positive for coronavirus

An 83-year-old American woman who had been a passenger on a cruise ship that docked in Cambodia has tested positive for the new coronavirus on landing in Malaysia, health authorities said on Saturday.