Pentagon chief seeks to woo Cambodia from China with Phnom Penh visit

Meeting with Prime Minister Hun Manet comes as Washington hopes US-educated leader will distance country from Beijing.

Cambodia defends China-backed canal project questioned by Vietnam

Deputy PM hails waterway's benefits, says all navies welcome at controversial Ream base.

The Funan Techo Canal Won’t Have A Military Purpose

Arguments that Cambodia’s China-backed canal project will pose a security threat to Vietnam are wildly overblown.

Cambodia’s planned canal isn’t in its own interest, only China’s

Development should be halted for independent review of risks and benefits.

Genesis of a latter-day Asian slavery market

How human trafficking moved from Cambodia to Myanmar to Pakistan.

Thailand to return 20 historic artefacts to Cambodia

Thailand has agreed to return 20 artefacts to Cambodia, which were among 43 antiquities smuggled into the country from Singapore in 2000.

‘Cambodia, Myanmar, Laos emerge hub of organised financial crimes targeting Indians’

Many web applications used to commit the frauds are written in Chinese language, thereby not ruling out the Chinese connection, says Indian Cyber Crime Coordination Centre chief.

Brands, IndustriALL support Cambodia wage bargaining agreements

ACT agreement has worked with fashion brands and non-profit global union IndustriALL to reach individual binding agreements that aim to support the ongoing process of reaching a collective bargaining agreement over wages in Cambodia.

NagaCorp CEO reshuffle “surprising”: Expert

The recent dismissal of Cambodian gaming group NagaCorp‘s CEO – Finance and Treasury, Chen Cherchi, is “surprising” considering the scope of his previous executive responsibility and stake-hold in the group, gaming expert Daniel Li told AGB.

The Disease Detectives Trying to Keep the World Safe From Bird Flu

When a child in a small Cambodian town fell sick recently, his rapid decline set off a global disease surveillance system.

Indians Forced Into Cyber Fraud In Cambodia ‘Revolt’, Arrested

As many as 150 youth from the Visakhapatnam and its vicinity have been stuck in Cambodia for a year already, where they are being coerced to carry out cyber crime and ponzi scams by Chinese handlers, police said.

Cambodia, S Korea to set up talks channel between Korean firms, CDC

They also decided to develop a SEZ in Cambodia for South Korean firms interested to invest and expand production chains in the country.

Six MoUs signed at Cambodia-Korea Business Forum in Seoul

The first was between the Cambodia Chamber of Commerce and the South Korean Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

Adidas grapples with the legacy of alleged wage theft in Cambodia

A GlobalData analyst believes it is unlikely German sportswear giant Adidas will attempt to resolve the issues concerning its alleged treatment of workers in its Cambodian supply chain in the short term, following news that the region's union leader planned to attend the brand's Annual General Meeting on 16 May.

Booyoung president named adviser to Cambodian PM

Booyoung Group President Lee Joong-keun has been named as an adviser to Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Manet to provide help for the development of the country's economy, the company said Sunday.

China promises ‘friendship’ as two warships dock in Cambodia

The port is north of Ream Naval Base, where a China-funded expansion project has stoked concerns it could become an outpost for the Chinese navy.

Cambodian director Rithy Panh on new doc Meeting With Pol Pot: ‘All revolutions have good intentions in the beginning’

Celebrated Cambodian director Rithy Panh talks about his new documentary, Meeting With Pol Pot, which premiered at 77th Cannes Film Festival earlier this week.

Vizag police bust human trafficking racket being operated from Cambodia, arrest three local agents

Over 150 youngsters from the city stuck in that country, total count from other parts of A.P. and Kolkata could go up to 5,000; victims lured by promising data entry operators and forced to commit cyber crimes in India, says city police chief

Cambodian Bruce Lee named in prestigious Forbes ’30 Under 30 – Asia’ list

Cambodian martial arts superstar Thoeun Theara has been named as one of ’30 Under 30 – Asia – Entertainment & Sports’ by the world-famous Forbes magazine.

Cambodia’s US$1.7 billion China-backed canal sparked unease. Here’s how it can soothe concerns

The 180km Funan Techo Canal project has the potential to supercharge Cambodia’s economy by providing the country’s first-ever inland-sea link.


The US defense secretary will visit Cambodia, one of China’s closest allies, after regional talks

U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin is scheduled to make an official visit to Cambodia, one of China’s closest allies in Southeast Asia, after holding talks with his Chinese counterpart at an annual security conference in Singapore, officials said.