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Cambodia’s PM Earns $2,500 a Month. Where Did He Get So Many Million-Dollar Watches?

Prime Minister Hun Sen promotes a carefully curated everyman image, but his wrist tells a different story.

Cambodia arrests 30 undocumented Vietnamese nationals

Cambodian police have arrested 30 illegal Vietnamese immigrants including eight women during a raid on a hotel in northwestern Siem Reap province, the National Police reported on Sunday (July 26).

A Khmer Rouge reference repository opens in Takeo

A Khmer Rouge Research Office and Library opened in Takeo Province on Monday to promote research and raise awareness about the Democratic Kampuchea regime.

All inbound flights set to face added scrutiny

Ministry of Health spokesperson Or Vandine said on Monday that the ministry is monitoring all inbound flights, after it was announced that only those from Malaysia and Indonesia will be temporarily cancelled from August 1.

Cambodia is now revamping its immigration laws

Phnom Penh authorities are preparing a parliamentary bill to introduce sweeping changes to the country’s immigration legislation in preparation for the post-pandemic world.

Cambodia suspends flights from Malaysia and Indonesia

PM Hun Sen says people should not underestimate the pandemic after a spike in cases.

Two S. Korean men in Cambodia court for allegedly trafficking 1.38 kg of drug

Cambodian anti-drug police on Sunday (July 26) sent two South Korean men to the Phnom Penh Municipal Court for allegedly trafficking 1.38 kg of illicit drug, the National Police reported on its website on Monday.

Cambodia ban flights from Malaysia and Indonesia; reports 23 new virus cases

The Cambodian Ministry of Health said Cambodia will temporarily ban all flights from Malaysia and Indonesia to curb the spread of Covid-19. The ban will be effective from Aug 1.

Four Cambodian peacekeepers from Mali Covid-19 positive

The Ministry of Health on Saturday confirmed four more cases of Covid-19, bringing the Kingdom's total active cases to 60.

Chikungunya outbreak in Cambodia sickens 160

The Cambodian government has identified the "mystery disease" that affected more than 160 people in Poipet town.

Cambodia reports 23 new COVID-19 cases

Cambodia on Saturday confirmed 23 new imported COVID-19 cases, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 225, said a Health Ministry's statement.

Man Dies at Tbong Khmum Quarantine Center, Tests Negative for Covid-19

A Cambodian man who tested negative for Covid-19 was found dead in a quarantine center in Tbong Khmum province on Wednesday after voluntarily quarantining himself there since Sunday.

Information Ministry to push ‘fake news’ education over draft law

The Information Ministry has decided not to prepare a draft law on fake news and disinformation despite requests from within the government, and instead will focus on educating journalists on how to strengthen the public’s access to reliable information, according to minister Khieu Kanharith.

Virus infects Cambodians who went on UN mission

Cambodia says the coronavirus has been detected in four members of a Cambodian military force that was stationed in Mali on a U.N. peacekeeping mission.

Cambodia reports four new imported Covid-19 cases, 202 in total

Cambodia on Friday (July 24) confirmed four new imported Covid-19 cases, bringing the total number of infections in the kingdom to 202, said a Health Ministry's press statement.

Ratanakiri Activist Files Complaint Over Beating, Forestry Crimes

A forestry activist who said he was beaten by villagers for raising the alarm about illegal activities in Ratanakiri province forests has filed a new provincial court complaint against officials and others.

Health Ministry Reports Chikungunya Fever Outbreak in Poipet

The Health Ministry on Thursday reported an outbreak of the mosquito-borne illness chikungunya fever after testing samples from more than 100 people in Poipet City, some of whom were found positive for the viral disease.

Cambodia considers easing entry regulations

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen has approved in principle the elimination of the 3,000 USD deposit and 50,000 USD insurance for investors, businesspeople and experts entering the country, the Khmer Times reported.

Trek home hits border snag

Twenty-six Muslim Cambodians, including women and children, were arrested as they prepared to cross illegally back into Cambodia near Rong Kluea Market in Sa Kaeo yesterday.

Cambodia reports Chikungunya virus outbreak after dozens fall ill

Cambodia on Thursday confirmed the reemergence of Chikungunya virus (CHIKV) in northwestern Banteay Meanchey province after dozens have fallen ill, said a statement from the Ministry of Health.


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Cambodia’s PM Hun Sen ‘Misreading’ EU as Withdrawal of Trade Preferences...

Cambodia’s Prime Minister Hun Sen is wrong to assume the EU will stop at partial trade sanctions if he does not end a crackdown on voices critical of his government, observers said Wednesday, a week ahead of a planned return of tariffs to around one-fifth of Cambodian exports to the bloc.