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Timber Company in Cambodia Continues to Collect Wood From Protected Forest Areas

A timber company in Cambodia is ignoring environmental protection laws by transporting felled trees by night from protected forests in the country, activists said on Monday.

“See You Yesterday”: A Cambodian “new circus” company comes to terms with the country’s...

From the very start of “See You Yesterday,” which will be staged at the Emerson Paramount Center in Boston this week, the artists get to the heart of what has never stopped haunting people of Cambodian roots, old or young, wherever they live in the world.

Chinese ‘gangster’ video that caused Cambodia’s police chief to intervene ‘was a prank’

Apparent threat in online clip to take control of Sihanoukville alarmed local authorities.

Cambodian King Supports Belt and Road Initiative: Chinese Media

King Norodom Sihamoni told Chinese President Xi Jinping that Cambodia would further support his overseas investment strategy, which has been criticized by the U.S.

Cambodia, Nepal Leaders Encourage Trade Between Countries

Premier Hun Sen and visiting Nepalese Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli encouraged businesses in their countries to explore mutual trade and investment opportunities.

Depressing truth behind Cambodia’s poverty reduction

Whoever said it – Mark Twain, Benjamin Disraeli or another casualty of Churchillian Drift – it is a useful attitude to take of there being three types of lies: “lies, damn lies, and statistics.”

Undocumented Cambodian man is freed from ICE custody and given green card

For the first time in nearly 20 years, Hay Hov has a green card.

PM: Warn the public against ‘Sam Rainsy colour revolution’

Prime Minister Hun Sen on Tuesday issued a directive to national working groups to educate and inform the public across the country to avoid any actions intended to topple the legitimate government through a “Sam Rainsy colour revolution”.

UN human rights expert concludes visit to Cambodia

The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Cambodia, Rhona Smith, on Thursday concluded her 11-day visit to Cambodia.

Human Rights Watch Calls for Charges Against Opposition Officials to Be Dropped

Dozens of opposition supporters gathered outside the court on Wednesday during proceedings and without incident.

Army Set to Reduced ‘Bloated’ List of Generals

Cambodia has one of the highest numbers of generals per capita in the world, with several thousand officers reportedly holding the rank.

CNRP, Cambodian Rights Groups Call For Investigation Into Death in Custody

Cambodian rights groups and the country’s banned opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party called on Monday for an investigation into the death in police custody of the son of a CNRP activist, with the CNRP calling the death a “new form of political murder.”

Cambodian sanctuary ravaged by logging

Corruption is fueling widespread destruction of protected forests; Beng Per Sanctuary north of Phnom Penh has lost 60% of its forest.

Governments in Asia ‘Celebrate’ World Press Freedom Day While Suppressing Freedom of the Press

Governments and state media in Southeast Asia touted improving media liberty on World Press Freedom Day Friday, but critics were swift to point out limits on expression and the jailing of many journalists across the region.

UN Expert Meets Cambodia Justice Minister, Says Kem Sokha’s Detention is Problematic

UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights in Cambodia Rhona Smith, as part of her 11-day visit to the country, met Justice Minister Ang Vong Vathana to discuss the ongoing de-facto detention of opposition leader Kem Sokha and other justice system-related topics, she said on Thursday.

Chinese Men Under Investigation in $3.5m Money Laundering Case

An interior ministry report published in April said the two men had visited Cambodia on numerous occasions in the past.

Aung San Suu Kyi in Cambodia: Pledges Made to Promote Trade, Education, Cultural Ties

Aung San Suu Kyi paid a two-day official visit to Cambodia this week, marking her first trip to the Southeast Asian nation.

Cambodian PM meets Myanmar’s state councillor to boost bilateral ties

Cambodia yesterday rolled out its red carpet for Myanmar’s State Councillor Aung San Suu Kyi on her official visit to the kingdom to boost bilateral ties.

Myanmar’s Suu Kyi in Cambodia to Strengthen Bilateral Ties

Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi arrived in Cambodia on Monday for an official visit to strengthen ties between the countries.

South-east Asia to suffer intense, more frequent drought without government action: UN and Asean...

Drought in South-east Asia may become even more frequent and intense if countries do not take steps to reduce its impact, according to a joint study from the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (Escap) and Asean.


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NagaWorld to partially reopen as workers await financial support

NagaWorld is set to partially reopen this week after Prime Minister Hun Sen announced that casinos nationwide may restart operations, but only some of its staff will return to work with thousands still demanding emergency funding support.