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As US criticises, Cambodia veers closer to ‘ironclad brother’ China

Sanctions against Cambodian officials and warnings not to invest in the country are more likely to be met with intransigence than policy changes, observers say.

Cambodian Prince Ranariddh’s body arrives home from France

The body of Cambodian Prince Norodom Ranariddh arrived in Cambodia from France on Sunday for a traditional funeral, a spokesman said.

Cambodian PM Backs His Son Hun Manet to Succeed Him

Prime Minister Hun Sen’s announcement offered the strongest signal of support for his 44-year-old son.

Angkor: Asia’s ancient ‘Hydraulic City’

Angkor Wat attracts millions of visitors a year, but most know little of the intricate and vast water system that fed the empire's rise and demise.

Cambodia bars entry to travelers from 10 African countries

Cambodia has barred entry to travelers from 10 African countries, citing the threat from the new omicron coronavirus variant.

New dams on 3S rivers endanger survival of the Mekong

Plans to further dam the Sesan, Srepok and Sekong tributaries of the Mekong River risk food security and already endangered wildlife.

Former Cambodian premier Prince Norodom Ranariddh dies at 77

Cambodian former prime minister Prince Norodom Ranariddh, the current king's half-brother, who spent his later years in the political shadow of his one-time rival Prime Minister Hun Sen, has died in France.

Another poor wet season endangers Cambodia’s biggest lake and its people

Climate change, unsustainable and illegal fishing and the proliferation of hydropower dams on rivers that feed Tonle Sap threaten the livelihoods of over one million Cambodians.

Cambodia jails critics deported by Thailand

Three Cambodian refugees deported by Thailand have been jailed on charges of conspiracy and incitement, police said on Monday, as pressure grows on Thailand to protect activists at risk of persecution at home.

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.

He Sold Away His People’s Heritage. He’s in the Jungle to Get It Back.

A Cambodian temple looter, who says more than 100 artifacts he stole are in museums around the world, is working to help reclaim them.

Cambodia’s reopening is propelled by vaccinations

Cambodia reopened for fully vaccinated tourists from overseas this week without quarantine after a nationwide campaign succeeded in achieving one of the world’s highest vaccination rates.

Duped Thai workers freed in Phnom Penh

Cambodian police on Thursday rescued 99 Thai workers conned and forced into working illegally in Phnom Penh where they were held in a building by a Chinese gang.

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

Cambodia will stop requiring quarantine for travelers who have been vaccinated for Covid-19 starting on November 15, Prime Minister Hun Sen said on Sunday.

Fifty percent of Facebook Messenger’s total voice traffic comes from Cambodia. Here’s why

Keyboards weren't designed for Khmer. So Cambodians have just decided to ignore them.

US turns new screws on Cambodia’s Hun Sen

Washington imposes new sanctions, threatens to lift GSP privileges and warns US companies against doing business in the kingdom.

Cambodia dismisses US sanctions as ‘politically motivated’

Cambodia on Thursday dismissed as “politically motivated” sanctions imposed by the United States on two senior defense officials over allegations of graft, accompanied by a broader warning of systemic corruption in the Southeast Asian nation.

U.S. blacklists Cambodia officials over navy base corruption

The United States on Wednesday blacklisted two Cambodian officials, accusing them of planning to profit from construction work at Cambodia's biggest naval base, where Washington has expressed concern about China's military presence.

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.


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As US criticises, Cambodia veers closer to ‘ironclad brother’ China

Sanctions against Cambodian officials and warnings not to invest in the country are more likely to be met with intransigence than policy changes, observers say.