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Local OB/GYN group heading to Cambodia

A group of local doctors, nurses and medical technicians is hitting the road Friday, making the long trek to Cambodia to provide medical assistance and perform surgeries.

Upgrading Cambodia’s public service

It was recently reported that the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) had launched an initiative to connect Cambodia’s public service sector digitally with that of other countries. The point was to find speedier solutions to developmental challenges.

Rife pleads guilty to sexually assaulting small children in Cambodia

A Salyersville native pleaded guilty in federal court last week, admitting that he engaged and attempted to engage in illicit sexual conduct with two minor females while he traveled and resided in Cambodia.

At 16th anniversary, unions criticize stalled investigation into labor leader Chea Vichea’s murder

Unions on Wednesday criticized the lack of action by a governmental committee set up in 2017 in part to investigate the murder of labor leader Chea Vichea, as gathered unionists and rights workers marked 16 years since his death.

Boom or bust: Will Cambodia fulfill its potential?

In the eighth and final instalment of Southeast Asia Globe's collaboration with Future Forum on the Cambodia 2040 project, we sit down with the think-tank's founder Ou Virak to hear his reflections on the series. In the decades to come, does he believe that the Kingdom will successfully address the pressing issues raised?

Unions Repeat Call to Find Justice for Murdered Labor Leader Chea Vichea

Union leaders on Wednesday urged a reinvestigation into the murder of labor leader Chea Vichea, who was shot dead while buying a morning newspaper in Phnom Penh 16 years ago.

Unionists honour Vichea’s legacy

Union leaders and workers on Wednesday paid tribute to prominent workers’ rights activist Chea Vichea in front of his statue at Wat Langka pagoda in Phnom Penh.

Cambodia: 40 Years After the Genocide (video)

Plugged In with Greta Van Susteren is on the ground in Cambodia to find out how technology and a youth population bubble are trying to overcome the country's history of war and genocide.

Adelaide man who admitted to abusing children in Cambodia identified as Geoffrey William Moyle

A South Australian man who has admitted to sexually abusing children in Cambodia over three years has lost his bid to keep his identity a secret.

Appeal Court holds ‘inconclusive hearing’ into RFA case’s reinvestigation

The Appeal Court on Monday heard an appeal from two former Radio Free Asia journalists contesting the reinvestigation of their espionage case more than two years after they were charged.

Military Drone Found Near UDG Site Was Made in China, Official, Experts Say

A crashed military drone found in Koh Kong province last week about 7 km from a controversial Chinese development project was manufactured in China, drone experts and a Cambodian Air Force official said on Monday.

Baby elephant dies in Cambodia due to illness

A week-old elephant calf, found alone last week in the Phnom Prich Wildlife Sanctuary in northeast Cambodia's Mondulkiri province, died on Monday despite experts trying to save it, Environment Ministry spokesman Neth Pheaktra said on Tuesday.

Authorities in Cambodia Arrest Police Officials Over Role in Alleged Torture Case

Authorities in Cambodia have arrested two police officials for their roles in an alleged torture case that resulted in the death this month of a man who was detained for joining a land-rights protest.

UNDP launches accelerator labs in Cambodia

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) on Monday launched the UNDP Accelerator Labs in Cambodia, it said in an announcement on Tuesday (Jan 21).

Cambodian Authorities On Alert for Novel Coronavirus During Chinese New Year

There were no reported cases of the novel coronavirus in Cambodia as of Monday, Ly Sovann said, but that health officials were on alert during the Chinese New Year holidays.

Two Military Police Officers Jailed Over Detainee’s Death

The Banteay Meanchey Provincial Court charged two military police officers and placed them in pretrial detention following the death of a land activist who was arrested during a protest last month and allegedly tortured by officers.

Vietnamese-Cambodians receive new houses after blaze last year

Three families of Vietnamese-Cambodians, whose houses were burnt down in a blaze in Phnom Penh’s Russey Keo district last year have received new houses.

Appeal Court Considers Ex-RFA Reporters Motion On Lower Court Ruling

Yeang Sothearin agreed with his lawyer, saying that the elongation of the investigation period was only meant to burden him and Uon Chhin.

Cambodian Court Postpones Ruling on Reinvestigation of Spying Charges Against RFA Reporters

A court in Cambodia’s capital Phnom Penh on Monday postponed its ruling on a request by two former RFA reporters to drop a reinvestigation into espionage charges against them, saying it will deliver its decision on Jan. 28.

MH370 investigator confirms Cambodia search mission to jungle ‘crash site’

Amateur sleuth Jackie Wilson says he will 'definitely' go back to the area west of Phnom Penh with brother Ian Wilson after claiming to have spotted the wreckage of a plane on Google Maps.


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Sky-High Style At Cambodia’s Leading Hotel

Rising powerfully above the bustle of the Cambodian capital, the Vattanac Capital Tower is, at 39 storeys and 188m high, the tallest building in the country.