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Cambodia sees daily record COVID-19 cases

Cambodia reported a daily record 576 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, in a spike in infections since an outbreak detected seven weeks ago that has seen a seven-fold increase in its overall case tally.

Cambodia starts vaccinating textile factory workers

Cambodia started on Wednesday to vaccinate workers in its textile industry, concentrating on the $7 billion backbone of its economy to help jump-start a post-pandemic recovery.

Cambodia PM orders home treatment for COVID-19 patients as hospitals strain

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen ordered health officials on Tuesday to prepare to treat coronavirus patients at home, as the country's biggest COVID-19 outbreak so far tests the capacity of its fragile healthcare system.

UK’s Next joins list of clothing retailers pausing Myanmar orders; Cambodia among those to...

Britain's Next has joined a growing list of European clothing retailers suspending new production orders with factories in Myanmar in the wake of February's military coup.

Cambodian pagodas drum their COVID-19 alerts (video)

Prime Minister Hun Sen had earlier ordered all pagodas to use this traditional method of alerting residents as a message to fight against COVID-19.

Cambodian tycoon faces police probe after wife-beating videos go viral

Clip causes outrage but women's campaigners note that many people had found ways to justify the businessman’s violence.

Cambodia reports daily record coronavirus as outbreak spreads; more restrictions expected

Cambodia reported a daily record 105 new coronavirus cases on Tuesday, as a rare outbreak spread further and authorities urged people not to travel between regions amid a sharp rise in infections.

Viral breastfeeding photo fuels calls in Cambodia on women’s rights

Social media outcry after police chief shamed officer for breastfeeding while on duty.

Cambodia’s dwindling fish stocks put spotlight on changing rivers

Cambodian fisherman Tin Yusos tucks into a meal of the previous day’s catch with his wife and granddaughter aboard a boat which doubles as their home moored by the banks of the Tonle Sap River.

Cambodia’s PM backs Chinese virus jab, gets AstraZeneca’s shot

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen received today a shot of the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine supplied by India, about three weeks into the launch of his country’s inoculation programme, which initially relied only on Chinese vaccines.

Cambodia denies new law sets up China-style internet controls; new cluster sees 35 new...

Cambodia has denied accusations that a new law setting up a national internet gateway would usher in Chinese-style surveillance and censorship, adding that it would soon draft a law to protect personal data.

Cambodia denies new law sets up China-style internet controls

Cambodia denied on Friday accusations that a new law setting up a national internet gateway would usher in Chinese-style surveillance and censorship, adding that it would soon draft a law to protect personal data.

Cambodia’s new China-style internet gateway decried as repression tool

Human rights groups decried Cambodia’s establishment this week of a China-style internet gateway that would allow all online traffic to be controlled and monitored, saying it would be a new tool for longtime leader Hun Sen to repress any opposition

Cambodia adopts China-style internet gateway amid opposition crackdown

Cambodia’s government has issued a decree establishing a China-style internet gateway that will allow online traffic to be controlled and monitored, prompting local concern that democratic freedoms could be under threat.

Cambodia launches COVID-19 vaccinations with shots for PM’s sons, ministers (video)

Cambodia launched its coronavirus inoculation drive on Wednesday, using 600,000 vaccine doses donated by China.

Cambodia releases activists detained over illegal logging protest

Global Witness says Prey Lang forest, home to endangered plants and animals, lost nearly a tenth of its trees in past two decades and illegal logging has escalated during the pandemic.

‘Steel ties’: Hun Sen thanks China as donated vaccines arrive in Cambodia

The first 600,000 doses of coronavirus vaccines donated by China to Cambodia arrived in Phnom Penh on Sunday by special plane, with the doses earmarked to vaccinate health workers and the military.

Cambodian beer yoga helps ease lockdown stress (video)

A brewery in Cambodia is combining exercise with alcohol as the country emerges from lockdown.

Cambodia says China donates 1 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen said on Friday that China will provide a million doses of COVID-19 vaccines to be used for inoculating 500,000 people.

Cambodia court convenes for mass trial of opposition figures

A court in Cambodia convened on Thursday (Jan 14) for the treason trial of scores of opposition figures, one of a series of cases seen by activists as moves by the ruling party to sideline threats to its political monopoly.