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Cambodia PM chides ‘arrogant’ Malaysia minister for questioning junta visit

Cambodia's Prime Minister Hun Sen on Friday (Jan 21) took aim at the foreign minister of Malaysia for being "arrogant" and impolite, after its top diplomat voiced concern about the premier's controversial meeting with Myanmar's junta.

Dredgers spotted off Cambodian base where China is funding work -U.S. think tank

Dredgers have been spotted off Cambodia’s Ream naval base, where China is funding construction work and deeper port facilities would be necessary for the docking of larger military ships, a U.S. think tank said on Friday.

Cambodia resumes treason trial of opposition leader Kem Sokha

Cambodia resumed on Wednesday the treason trial of banned opposition party leader Kem Sokha after a two-year delay due to the pandemic, in a case condemned by the United States as politically motivated.

Cambodia to resume treason trial of opposition leader

Cambodia is set to resume the treason trial on Wednesday of banned opposition party leader Kem Sokha after a two-year delay due to the pandemic, in a case condemned by the United States as politically motivated.

Asean divided over Myanmar as group postpones year’s first meeting

In recent days, Malaysia and Singapore have opposed the idea of inviting back the junta to Asean meetings, as it had made no progress on a peace plan. The disagreement indicates a challenging year ahead for Asean, threatening more exposure of its internal fissures and endangering the bloc’s credibility.

Cambodia shelves ASEAN meeting, as Myanmar issue divides members

PM Hun Sen's recent summit with Min Aung Hlaing sparks concern.

Cambodian PM Hun Sen’s visit with Myanmar military chief sparks protests

Critics fear Hun Sen’s meeting with military ruler Min Aung Hlaing gives legitimacy to the ruling junta.

Cambodia to take ‘different approaches’ to Myanmar crisis as ASEAN chair

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen did not seek to meet former Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi during his visit to the country this week and will take "different approaches" to the crisis there, Cambodia’s foreign minister said on Saturday.

Cambodia PM meets Myanmar junta chief as visit sparks protests

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen met Myanmar's military ruler Min Aung Hlaing on Friday amid criticism of the first visit by a head of government since the army seized power from an elected government last year.

Arrested union leader the latest to take up the fight for labour in Cambodia

Sacked twice from her casino job and arrested this week on charges of endangering public security, union leader Chhim Sithar is the latest in a long line of activists to take on the challenge of campaigning for labour rights in Cambodia.

Cambodia PM visit to Myanmar sparks protests from coup opponents

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen will start a visit to Myanmar on Friday for talks with its military rulers, triggering protests across the conflict-torn nation by coup opponents who fear his trip will provide more legitimacy to the junta.

US says troubled by Cambodian action against striking casino workers

The U.S. embassy in Cambodia said on Tuesday it was concerned by police action against workers protesting layoffs at a casino run by a Hong-Kong listed firm after a union leader was taken away in the latest series of detentions.

Cambodia arrests workers protesting layoffs at casino NagaWorld

Cambodian police on Monday (Jan 3) arrested 15 workers protesting against layoffs at the country's biggest casino run by a Hong-Kong listed firm, a union leader said.

Cambodia aims hybrid digital currency on blockchain at unbanked

Blockchain-based payment system to benefit large unbanked population.

Myanmar junta official visits Cambodia after Suu Kyi sentencing

Myanmar's military-appointed foreign minister, Wunna Maung Lwin, held talks in Cambodia on Tuesday, a day after the junta drew global condemnation for sentencing deposed leader Aung San Suu Kyi to jail for incitement and breaching COVID-19 rules.

Cambodian PM says Myanmar junta has right to attend ASEAN

Cambodia's Prime Minister Hun Sen said on Monday he plans to visit Myanmar for talks with its military rulers and said junta officials should be invited to meetings of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations.

Former Cambodian premier Prince Norodom Ranariddh dies at 77

Cambodian former prime minister Prince Norodom Ranariddh, the current king's half-brother, who spent his later years in the political shadow of his one-time rival Prime Minister Hun Sen, has died in France.

Cambodia jails critics deported by Thailand

Three Cambodian refugees deported by Thailand have been jailed on charges of conspiracy and incitement, police said on Monday, as pressure grows on Thailand to protect activists at risk of persecution at home.

Cambodia jails critics deported by Thailand

Three Cambodian refugees deported by Thailand have been jailed on charges of conspiracy and incitement, police said on Monday, as pressure grows on the government to protect activists at risk of persecution in their home countries.

Cambodia to end quarantine for vaccinated travellers from Nov. 15 – PM Hun Sen

Cambodia will stop requiring quarantine for travellers who have been vaccinated for COVID-19 starting on Monday, Prime Minister Hun Sen said on Sunday.