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Khmer Bible editor charged with treason in Cambodia

Theary Seng says charges relate to Sam Rainsy's failed bid to return to Cambodia.

Cambodian construction boom turns karst mountains to cement

Limestone mountains are being devoured to meet demand from the construction industry, with little thought to the undiscovered species that may be lost.

Cambodian borrowers owe average of US$3,800 each, as coronavirus widens debt crisis

More than 2.6 million people in Cambodia, where the average annual income is US$1,700, have used a microfinance service.

Cambodia readies treason trials against political dissidents

Cambodia's government has targeted about 50 people in its most concerted legal offensive against its political opponents since 2017, according to copies of court summonses seen Friday.

Cambodia bans state-organised events in capital over COVID-19

Cambodia on Wednesday (Nov 11) banned all state-organised events in the capital and a neighboring province for two weeks to prevent the spread of the coronavirus after a number of people connected to a Hungarian official's visit tested positive.

Another US-built facility demolished at a naval base at the center of rumors about...

Recent satellite imagery shows that another US-built facility at a naval base in Cambodia has been demolished, researchers at a US think tank said Monday.

Another US facility demolished at Cambodia’s Ream Naval Base, says US think tank

News comes amid concern over possible ‘secret deal’ to allow Chinese forces at base.

Cambodia shuts schools in capital area as virus precaution

Schools in Cambodia's capital and the surrounding area will be shut for two weeks as a precaution after Hungary's foreign minister tested positive for the coronavirus after visiting Cambodia last week, the Education Ministry said Sunday.

Cambodia’s ‘Bridge into Europe’ Tests Positive for COVID-19

Prime Minister Hun Sen, among hundreds of others, is in quarantine after meeting with Hungary’s foreign minister.

Cambodia’s prime minister in quarantine after Hungarian meet

Cambodia's Prime Minister Hun Sen and four Cabinet ministers were in quarantine Thursday after they met with Hungary's foreign minister the same day he tested positive for the coronavirus.

Cambodian leaders, officials enter quarantine after recently visited Hungarian FM tests positive for COVID-19

Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen said Wednesday that he began a 14-day quarantine after Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs and...

A Surrogate Family and the Law That Criminalised Them

Cambodia banned commercial surrogacy in 2016, but the future of the practice and people involved is unclear. Since then, about 100 surrogate mothers have been ordered by courts to raise the children they carried for others—a costly but happy result for one.

Hun Sen’s ‘Color Revolution’ Cover Story

On October 24, during flood relief efforts in northwestern Cambodia last weekend, Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen turned his attention toward an unnamed opposition group, which he accused of violently seeking power through a “color revolution.”

Bilahari Kausikan dismisses claims he is an ‘agent’, after hinting Asean should expel Cambodia,...

Former Singapore diplomat’s remarks follow claims the countries have sided with Beijing on issues including the South China Sea and the Mekong River.

PM: Covid-19 has led to loss of 300,000 jobs in Cambodia

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen said has announced that the impact of Covid-19 has caused about the loss of 300,000 jobs, mainly in the tourism and garment industries.

Rats help clear minefields in Cambodia – and suspicion of the military (video)

Cambodia is known for being the site of U.S. bomb droppings during the Vietnam War and for the Khmer Rouge genocidal regime, which also planted land mines from 1975 to 1979.

29 Years on, Landmark Peace Accord Charts Deep Divides in Cambodia

The legacy of the 1991 Paris Peace Agreements, which aimed to bring the country peace and democracy, remains deeply contested.

Cambodia: Hun Sen and His Abusive Generals

Video Shows Unexplained Wealth of “Dirty Dozen” as Number of Political Prisoners Mounts.

Amid Drought and Flooding, Cambodian Fish Catches, Exports Fall Precipitously

Floods follow drought as dams, climate change and illegal fishing take their toll on Southeast Asia’s mighty river.

How blockchain changes the game for Cambodia’s smart cities

The upside of blockchain-enabled smart cities is that businesses, retail shops, and consumers can interact with each other in a smarter and more effective manner.

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Cambodia Introduces and Enacts New Gambling Law

Cambodia has rolled out a new casino industry law that will guarantee fairer and more transparent gambling rules for consumers and businesses.