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Cambodia’s got coronavirus vaccines from China and India, but take-up is painfully slow

Within the US$7 billion garment industry that’s been hit hard by Covid-19, workers aren’t keen on being vaccinated.

In Cambodia, a property tycoon beats his wife in a Facebook video – and...

Images of Duong Chhay assaulting his (now ex) wife, cosmetics entrepreneur Deth Malina, have gone viral on social media.

Twitcher tours: why birdwatching in Cambodia is expected to take flight in a post-Covid...

Avitourism is predicted to be popular with travel-deprived ecotourists and is among the fastest-growing eco-tourism trends.

Cambodian dog slaughterhouse closes after killing more than one million dogs in 25 years...

A notorious slaughterhouse in Cambodia that killed more than a million dogs over the span of 25 years was closed on March 4, 2021.

Coronavirus: unlikely clues to Covid-19 virus family found in Cambodia lab freezer, Thai drain...

Fresh findings expand the range of known coronaviruses related to the one that causes Covid-19.

Cambodia to get back artefacts lost during Khmer Rouge regime from late British collector...

The antiquities were taken during the Khmer Rouge regime and are being returned by the daughter of controversial art collector Douglas Latchford.

Coronavirus: outbreak in Cambodia’s Chinese community prompts official warning

More than 30 Chinese citizens test positive for pathogen during medical assessments for overseas travel.

Angkor Wat not enough? Theme park planned near site of ancient Cambodian temple

Provisionally called ‘Angkor Lake of Wonder’, the complex will be situated roughly 500 metres from the famous temple.

‘There is no prayer in revolution’: former Hong Kong-based reporter Jim Laurie remembers Cambodia,...

In ‘The Last Helicopter: Two Lives in Indochina’, Jim Laurie looks back on 1975 and the final days of the US-backed regimes in Phnom Penh and Saigon.

Coronavirus: Cambodia becomes latest country to sign up for Chinese vaccines as Brazil looks...

Cambodian citizens will start receiving jabs from Wednesday with a goal of inoculating 500,000 people by April.

Coronavirus: Cambodian scientists find close match for pathogen in samples collected in 2010

With a World Health Organization investigation into the origins of the coronavirus which causes the Covid-19 disease under way in China, a laboratory in Cambodia has discovered close relatives of the pathogen in samples that have been stored in a freezer for more than a decade.

Chinese construction in Cambodia’s ‘next tourism hotspot’, Kampot, has residents and NGOs worried

Pen Sokunthea escaped the bustle of the Cambodian capital, Phnom Penh, for the sleepy riverside town of Kampot two years ago, drawn by its tranquil charm and laid-back pace of life.

Angkor theme park, Siem Reap ‘smart city’ to boost Cambodia tourism

Cambodia’s Siem Reap province is looking to be less reliant on the Angkor Wat temples for tourism, with plans for several huge infrastructure projects.

Cambodia is taking a pungent, potent approach to food diplomacy: prepare for prahok

Phnom Penh is looking to use the fermented fish paste – a staple of Khmer cuisine – as a way to boost soft power.

Cambodia begins first crude oil production in joint venture with Singapore’s KrisEnergy

The venture will see the extraction of the oil from fields in the Gulf of Thailand.

Cambodia’s caution over China’s Covid-19 vaccine a signal to US: analysts

With some 362 infections and low community transmission, the country is in no urgency to accept vaccines as compared with other nations.

Coronavirus: Cambodia ‘not shunning’ China vaccines

Cambodian Ministry of Health says report misquoted Prime Minister Hun Sen as saying country would not buy supplies from China.

Cambodia’s ISF wins Peace and Sport Award for football outreach

ISF made headlines this year for its ‘socially distant football’ during Covid-19 but acclaim is for Football for Change project.

Why Cambodia’s royals need close China ties that are separate from Hun Sen’s government

In the tree-lined Dong Jiao Min Alley in Beijing’s former Legation Quarter, across the street from the St Michael’s Church, stands a gated compound watched over by a pair of Chinese imperial guardian lions.

Cambodia’s aim in trade deals: keep the US and Japan close, but China closer

Phnom Penh is negotiating a raft of free-trade agreements, but the pacts are not expected to lessen its reliance on Beijing