As global brands bounce back from COVID-19, Cambodian garment workers face spiralling debt

A majority of surveyed workers said they had taken out a loan due to lower wages since the pandemic. Activists are calling on brands such as Nike, Adidas, New Balance, Puma, Gap and Levi to act.

Cambodian Ministry Threatens Independent Media Outlet With Closure

The Ministry of Agriculture says that CambojaNews could go the way of VOD, a bilingual news site that was shut down in February.

Animal welfare groups warn Cambodian monkeys imported for labs could be illegally wild-caught

Canada should follow the lead of the United States and refuse to approve the import of Cambodian monkeys for use in Canadian labs, animal-welfare groups say.

I grew up living hand to mouth in Cambodia. I secretly enrolled in the circus when I was 13, and it became my lifeline...

Circus artist Kong Viban was born in Battambang, in northwestern Cambodia.

As the sea warms, struggling Cambodian fishermen seek to preserve crab stocks

For Ung Bun, a 39-year-old fisherman from Cambodia's southern Kep province, the days when he would come home with plentiful catches of flower crabs appear to be long gone.

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Manet visits country’s close ally China on his 1st official trip abroad

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Manet arrived in Beijing on Thursday on his first official trip abroad since taking office last month. The visit demonstrates his country’s warm relations with China, Cambodia’s closest political and economic ally.

Hun Sen’s Successor Must Keep Up His Chess Game

The son of Cambodia’s long-serving prime minister will face challenges to his leadership from powerful political families.

Lindemann family returns 33 long-sought ancient statues to Cambodia

Billionaire George Lindemann showcased his collection of Khmer treasures and passed them on to his children. But investigations by ICIJ and others traced many of his prized antiquities back to pillaged sacred sites.

Cambodian PM to visit China, meet Xi this week: Beijing

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Manet will visit China this week and meet President Xi Jinping, Beijing’s Foreign Ministry announced on Monday.

Hun Sen’s seemingly seamless succession in Cambodia

Long-ruling leader has handed power to his son with barely a peep of internal and mainly ineffectual external dissent.

Cambodia’s ‘scamdemic’ reputation scares off travelers from China

Tourism becomes collateral damage as authorities struggle to tackle online gangs.

Rising Cambodia Microfinance NPLs Signal Forced Land Sales, Child Labor

The rise in non-performing loans only hints at the heavy burden of debt borne by tens of thousands of rural Cambodians.

Hun Sen’s son aims to make Cambodia high-income country by 2050

New Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Manet on Monday laid out his vision to lift the Southeast Asian country into the high-income category by 2050, in his first public remarks at an international forum since taking office.

Cambodian ex-leader Hun Sen back on Facebook after long-running row

Cambodia's ex-leader Hun Sen returned to Facebook on Sunday, claiming the social media giant had "rendered justice" to him by refusing to suspend his account after he posted violent threats on the platform.

Billion-dollar money laundering case: 9 out of 10 accused in S’pore have Cambodian links

The arrest of 10 foreigners in Singapore in a billion-dollar money laundering blitz has thrown the spotlight on their alleged links to business interests in Singapore and overseas, and the number of jurisdictions where some of them hold citizenship.

Cambodia approves, then suspends, marble mine in Keo Seima REDD+ project

The Cambodian government has suspended a planned marble mine inside a wildlife sanctuary that it had approved just months earlier.

Hundreds of Thousands Trafficked into Southeast Asian Scam Centers, UN Says

Digital scam operations are generating billions of U.S. dollars in revenue each year, the Office of the U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights said in a new report.

Meta declines Oversight Board recommendation to suspend Cambodia’s former Prime Minister

The board had called for a six-month suspension from Facebook and Instagram.

A Global Cyber-Scam Industry Is Booming in Plain Sight in Cambodia

Despite announcing a crackdown last year, the illegal operations have continued to flourish, protected by powerful officials with close ties to the government.

Hidden gem: Cambodian cuisine counts blessings of the Mekong

Envoy to Japan discusses traditions around fish paste, watermelon rice and more.