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China backs Cambodia’s bid to produce Covid vaccines

Joint study underway with the makers of Sinopharm after Cambodia reaches herd immunity.

Tributes flow following death of Cambodian prince

Tributes and condolences have flowed into Cambodia following the death of Prince Norodom Ranariddh, a former prime minister and half-brother to King Norodom Sihamoni.

Cambodian rights group among winners of international award

Rights group from Cambodia are among award winners from Palestine, Sierra Leone, Belarus, Portugal and Brazil.

Cambodian opposition activist hacked to death

Reports say Sin Khon was slashed by men armed with knives and swords as he was eating at a street stall.

Afghan refugees find safety in Cambodia after fleeing Taliban

Third countries await Asia Foundation asylum seekers after Cambodia grants them temporary refuge.

Cambodian court orders sale of Sam Rainsy’s property

Former CNRP leader was sued by Prime Minister Hun Sen and senior rivals for failing to meet his legal obligations.

Cambodia ends quarantine for vaccinated travelers

More than 88 percent of its population is inoculated against Covid-19.

Cambodia urged to free dissidents deported from Thailand

Cambodian refugees hiding in Bangkok say surveillance and threats have been ramped up.

US sanctions Cambodian defense officials over corruption

Those intending to do business in the Southeast Asian nation are urged to be mindful of corruption, crime and rights abuses.

Cambodian teenager jailed for posts vows to fight on

The son of a jailed opposition figure, 16-year-old Kak Sovanchhay, was arrested in June for private messages.

Hun Sen warns he will crack down on protesters as ASEAN host

Cambodians brace for a difficult year ahead as rights advocates decry deterioration of democracy.

Cambodia takes cautious approach to Covid rebound

Cambodia’s plans to reboot the economy after fully vaccinating about 87 percent of its population against Covid-19 are moving slowly, with the government delaying the reopening of kindergartens and businesses deemed high risk.

Cambodian king promulgates law to end Khmer Rouge tribunal

Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia expected to last another two to three years.

Thai government urged to free Cambodian migrant advocates

Migrant workers were detained last week while submitting a petition on behalf of other workers.

No proof jailed teen is autistic, says Cambodian court

Global rights groups have condemned the jailing of Kak Sovanchhay over social media posts.

Cambodian PM promises fourth Covid-19 booster dose

Hun Sen says he will buy Chinese vaccines if Australia does not deliver two million doses.

Hun Sen declares Cambodia fully reopened

Prime minister calls on citizens to learn to live with the new normal.

Cambodia delivers 200,000 Covid vaccines to Vietnam

The Cambodian government has delivered 200,000 doses of the Chinese-made Sinopharm vaccine to Vietnam and announced another round of financial relief for the garment and tourism sectors.

Cambodia lifts ban on flights from three Asian countries

Cambodia has lifted the ban on direct incoming flights from Malaysia, Indonesia and the Philippines as it prepares to reopen the economy in phases with the Covid-19 situation largely under control.

Cambodia pushes for 100 percent Covid vaccination rate

Cambodia is among the few counties pushing for a 100 percent vaccination rate against the Covid-19 pandemic as Prime Minister Hun Sen declared his country is set to fully reopen ahead of a hectic round of diplomatic meetings.