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Water festival 2019 opens in Cambodia

Cambodia’s 2019 water festival kicked off on November 10 with a boat race on the river in front of the royal palace being the highlight.

Cambodian teen ‘bride’ back home after eight-month ordeal in China

Thirteen-year-old girl lured across border with promise of marriage and a job only to endure abuse at the hands of two ‘husbands’.

Women’s Club seeks money to rebuild school in Cambodia

The Strathmore Vanderbilt Women’s Club in Manhasset is looking to help rebuild a school in Cambodia and will hold its annual Philanthropic Fundraiser on Saturday, Nov. 16.

Lao grid extended to deliver electricity to Cambodia

State-run energy giant Electricite du Laos (EDL), on behalf of the Lao government, has completed more than 80 percent of a power grid extension that will deliver electricity to a Cambodian transmission line on the border of the two neighbors.

Cambodia’s China-built runway irks US but locals have other concerns

Farmers and workers carry on as Chinese transplants drive up land prices.

Cambodia dog meat trade a brutal business

Cambodian dog meat traders drown, strangle and stab thousands of canines a day in a shadowy but sprawling business that traumatises workers...

Former Jozi member Crazy Lu dies from ‘apparent asthma attack’ in Cambodia

Former Jozi and YoTV member Luther 'Crazy Lu' Cohen has died, his family confirmed on Friday night.

Cambodia celebrates 66th anniversary of independence from French rule

Cambodia commemorated the 66th anniversary of the declaration of Independence Day from the French colonial rule on Saturday.

Sam Rainsy’s Planned Return to Cambodia Sparks Fears of Political Violence

Political tensions are simmering in Cambodia. While most people are going about their everyday lives, there is an undercurrent of apprehension. Saturday is the day longtime opposition leader Sam Rainsy pegged as the date he planned to return to Cambodia, potentially ending nearly four years of exile.

6 kilos of shabu found in Pinay’s baggage from Cambodia

Six kilograms of shabu with an estimated street value of P40.8 million stuffed in two handbags were seized from a Filipina passenger at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Friday morning.

Increased Expectations in Phnom Penh, Concerns about Potential Political Violence, as Politics in Cambodia...

Sam Rainsy has been in exile since 2015, when an arrest warrant was issued for him, causing him to remain in self-imposed exile. Since then, Cambodian courts have found him guilty on multiple charges, which he says are trumped up.

Daughter of Beaufort woman dies in Cambodia

The Late Amelia Bambridge had relations in Killarney and Beaufort and had visited Kerry.

Stopping deportations of Cambodians, benefits for Hmong veterans: Your AAPI newsletter

Family members, advocates and supporters gathered Friday at the state Capitol in Sacramento to urge Gov. Gavin Newsom to stop the deportation of Cambodian refugees with criminal convictions living in California.

Foreign minister confirms custody of Cambodian Opposition leader, yet to decide deportation

Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) vice-president Mu Sochua is being detained in Malaysia, Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah confirmed today.

Backpacker Amelia Bambridge’s body ‘cremated in Cambodia before ashes are flown home’

Police in Cambodia say British backpacker Amelia Bambridge's family have chosen to cremate her body before taking her home.

Cambodia ensures security during water festival

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen has said that nearly 20,000 security personnel will be deployed in Phnom Penh to maintain order during the Water Festival, which will take place from November 10-12.

‘It just went boom’: Horrifying moment tourist is caught in petrol station explosion

English teacher Zoe Eleftheriou was on her way back to work when she found herself in the wrong place at exactly the wrong time.

Health, wealth and happiness: Taking back Cambodia’s healthcare system

With the help of foreign donors, Cambodia has taken steps toward universal health coverage. Those in the system say it’s still not enough.

Nearly 20,000 Forces to Be Deployed on Independence Day, Water Festival

Nearly 20,000 members of the armed and police forces will be deployed during upcoming public holidays from Saturday, when leaders of the outlawed opposition party have vowed to return to the country.

Rescue Group Shuts Down Dog Meat Slaughterhouse, Helps 6 Other Dog Meat Rescues Find...

Many animal lovers are aware of the dog meat trade in countries like China and South Korea, and the efforts being made to stop the trade, but far less know that the same trade is also present in Cambodia.


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UN Official Says More Effort Needed to Reduce Stunting, Increase Access...

The Cambodian government marked the anniversary of global children’s rights protections, with a UNICEF representative pointing out that childhood stunting and access to education are still serious concerns when it comes to safeguarding Cambodian children.