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Thai activist’s ‘abduction’ in Cambodia triggers protests

Twitter users and celebrities in Thailand demand answers; govt says activist not security threat nor political refugee.

Cambodia PM orders casinos shut down as coronavirus cases climb

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen on Monday (March 30) ordered all casinos to close to curb the spread of the coronavirus.

Singapore fengshui master barred from Cambodia for disrespect during dance performance

A Singapore fengshui master has been barred from Cambodia after he was rebuked by Prime Minister Hun Sen for showing disrespect during a Cambodian classical dance performance.

Cambodia building collapses with four dead, more trapped

A seven-storey building under construction collapsed in southern Cambodia on Friday (Jan 3), killing four workers and trapping dozens of others under the rubble, police told AFP, as the search for more victims went into the night.

Family goes on 5,400km charity drive to help needy kids in Cambodia

While many prefer to fly to an exotic destination on a holiday, Mr Kevin Raja and his family hit the road on a charity drive.

Pressure seen growing on Cambodia PM

Hun Sen faces EU tariff threats, anti-China backlash, debt woes and an old political foe.

ISDN in tie-up to build Cambodia power plant

Mainboard-listed ISDN Holdings has taken a 33 per cent stake in a joint venture that will build an 80MW hydroelectric power plant in Cambodia.

Mourners pay last respects to Khmer Rouge leader

Former Khmer Rouge cadres and relatives paid their final respects to "Brother No. 2" Nuon Chea yesterday, ahead of a cremation ceremony in Cambodia for the man considered the chief ideologue of the murderous regime.

Singapore man caught with drugs at Vietnam-Cambodia border

A 39-year-old Singaporean man was arrested last Saturday at the border of Vietnam and Cambodia for allegedly transporting 10kg of crystal meth, also known as Ice.

Cambodian army commander meets DPM Heng, Ng Eng Hen

Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat and Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen met Lieutenant-General Hun Manet, commander of the Army of the Royal Cambodian Armed Forces yesterday, the second day of his visit here.

Security uproar after fans book rooms in same Cambodia hotel where Twice singer Tzuyu...

How did the fans know where Twice singer Tzuyu stayed during her Cambodia vacation

Singapore ride-hailing app Tada launches in Cambodia

Singapore - Tada, a blockchain-based application by Singapore firm MVL Foundation, was launched in Phnom Penh, Cambodia on Wednesday. MVL signed a memorandum of understanding...

Over 300 domestic helpers from Cambodia, Myanmar and Sri Lanka celebrate combined new year

Domestic worker Iek Saron last celebrated the Khmer New Year at home two years ago but she and her fellow Cambodians did not let that stop them from enjoying the festivities here on Sunday (May 5).

Tampines Rovers score two last-gasp goals to see off Cambodia’s Nagaworld FC 4-2 in...

Tampines Rovers head coach Kadir Yahaya stepped into the press conference and told the media: "Let me catch my breath first."

AFC Cup: Tampines Rovers revitalised by break, ahead of clash with Cambodia’s Nagaworld

Tampines Rovers have spluttered a little following a fine start to the season, but head coach Kadir Yahaya on Tuesday (April 16) said he believes a 10-day break ahead of their AFC Cup Group F game with Nagaworld FC on Wednesday has rejuvenated the squad.

Biker linked to hit-and-run was in Cambodia for charity ride

The biker wanted by the Cambodian authorities for questioning over a fatal hit-and-run accident was part of a Singapore charity convoy that visited the country, The New Paper has learnt.

Cambodia seeking Singapore motorbike owner over fatal hit-and-run accident

The Cambodian authorities are seeking the owner of a Singapore-registered motorcycle allegedly involved in a hit-and-run accident that killed an elderly man in Phnom Penh.

Football: Fandi Ahmad hails Lions’ fighting spirit in 2-1 friendly win over Cambodia

If Fandi Ahmad's approach for the national football team could be summarised, it would be encapsulated in a piece of action in the 74th minute of the 2-1 friendly win over Cambodia in Phnom Penh on Tuesday (Oct 16).

More airlines crowd Vietnam, Cambodia skies

Ms Molyka Rom took a flight from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap earlier this month for about half the usual price, with a spanking new airline called Cambodia Airways.

Cambodia to form new govt within 60 days

The ruling Cambodian People's Party (CPP) will form a new government within 60 days, its spokesman said yesterday, two days after a general election that critics called neither free nor fair after the main opposition was disbanded last year.