James Ricketson: Future May Include a Return to Cambodia

Australian filmmaker James Ricketson spent 15 months in Phnom Penh’s notorious Prey Sar prison on espionage charges. In the final installment of a four-part interview with The Cambodia Daily, Ricketson describes future plans that may include a return to Cambodia.

James Ricketson: Basic Changes Could Ease Suffering of Cambodia’s Prison Population

Australian filmmaker James Ricketson spent 15 months in Phnom Penh’s notorious Prey Sar prison on espionage charges. In the third installment of a four-part interview with The Cambodia Daily, Ricketson outlines a series of changes that could ease the suffering of Cambodian prisoners and their families.

Vietnamese Families to be Evicted From Cambodia’s Tonle Sap Lake, Government Says

More than 2,000 ethnic Vietnamese living on Cambodia’s Tonle Sap Lake will be evicted from their floating homes, with many moved to settlements on land in nearby Kampong Chhnang province, government officials say.

Cambodian surrogacy scandal flares again

Following the secretive release of an Australian nurse jailed in Cambodia for running a surrogacy operation, new arrests of pregnant local women have been made.

More Southeast Asian Dam Disasters Likely Unless Funders Ensure Higher Standards

The Lao dam disaster in July that resulted in heavy flooding in two provinces that left at least 40 people dead and displaced 7,000 others has drawn both regional and international attention to the potential dangers of Southeast Asia’s current dam-building spree.

The Trouble with Cambodia’s Affordable Housing Plan

The effort is neither affordable nor well-planned.

High-stakes wager underlines Cambodia’s dysfunction

PM Hun Sen takes a bet with exiled opposition rival Sam Rainsy that could force him to choose between continued political domination and economic survival.

Has Cambodia Slipped Away From the International Community?

The Cambodian National Rescue Party (CNRP) leader Sam Rainsy left Cambodia in 2015 escaping political charges. Two years later, party president Kem Sokha was jailed on treason charges. Rainsy has since made it his mission to create a sense of urgency among the world’s leaders to intervene in Cambodia lest democracy come to an end.

Trek, Kent and others look to Cambodia for production

Cambodia, already the biggest bicycle supplier to the EU, is making up ground in the U.S. market as well due to the recent tariffs imposed by the Trump administration.

Kiwi Legend: the Vietnamese refugee who became a NZ business leader

Mitchel Pham has fond memories of his early childhood in Vietnam. He was the oldest of three kids and both his parents were engineers. They lived across the Saigon river from the CBD in a mostly rural area.

Cambodia’s Hun Sen eases pressure on unions, as EU sanctions threat looms

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen told his ministers to ease pressure on labour union leaders on Wednesday, after threats by the European Union to remove the Southeast Asian country's duty-free trading access.

US China trade war boosts Cambodian export products

Cambodian exports to the US in the first nine months of the year grew 27 per cent or $2.86 billion compared to the same period last year, said the Census Bureau of the US Department of Commerce.

Laos, Cambodia, Viet Nam agree to jointly promote Buddhism

Buddhists from Laos, Cambodia and Việt Nam gathered in Vientiane on Tuesday for the first Cambodia, Laos and Việt Nam Buddhist Leaders’ Conference, which aimed to strengthen co-operation in promoting Buddhism in the three countries.

Step by Step: Phnom Penh Marching Band Takes Setbacks in Stride

On most days, the courtyard of Kolab Primary School is a cacophony of children at play, but on Sunday afternoons, the humid air rings with the cheery din of Phnom Penh’s only independent marching band.

Cambodia’s Forgotten Food

Genevieve Taylor tells the story of how Cambodia's finest dishes were almost lost when millions died in genocide in the mid-1970s, but now those forgotten foods are coming back.
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Documentary Film on Cambodian Martial Art ‘Bokator’ to Screen in Philadelphia

‘Surviving Bokator,’ a documentary film about a Khmer Rouge survivor and martial art grandmaster who dreams to revive an ancient Cambodian sport, is set to premiere in the United States East Coast at the Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival this Friday, according to a press release.

More Southeast Asian Dam Disasters Likely Unless Funders Ensure Higher Standards

The Lao dam disaster in July that resulted in heavy flooding in two provinces that left at least 40 people dead and displaced 7,000 others has drawn both regional and international attention to the potential dangers of Southeast Asia’s current dam-building spree.

Cambodia, EU strive to educate Kingdom’s youth on environment

Climate change remains a global concern. Hence, Cambodia is striving to educate its youth to combat it and protect the environment.

China’s New Wildlife Import Policy Poses Fresh Dangers to Tigers And Rhinos

China’s decision to lift a ban on rhinoceros horn and tiger bone imports may now make the animals easier targets for poachers and black marketers, a number of wildlife conservation experts say.

Cambodia to boost clean energy use – but coal plants planned too

Cambodia will push ahead with plans to use hydropower and coal to electrify the entire country by 2020, but solar energy will play some role, especially in remote areas, an energy ministry official said on Wednesday.

Cambodia star Chan Vathanaka says he isn’t good enough for the national team

Cambodia suffered a 4-1 thrashing at the hands of Myanmar in the 2018 AFF Suzuki Cup campaign on Tuesday despite their star striker Chan Vathanaka pulling them ahead in the early minutes of the Group A match.

Myanmar fans’ heart-warming gesture after AFF Suzuki Cup against Cambodia

Myanmar opened their 2018 AFF Suzuki Cup campaign with a resounding 4-1 come-from-behind victory against Cambodia last night.

AFF Suzuki Cup 2018: Myanmar come from behind to down Cambodia

Myanmar came from behind to beat Cambodia 4-1 on Monday and get their AFF Suzuki Cup 2018 Group A campaign off to a winning start.

FIFA bug comes alive as goalkeeper makes hilarious howler in Cambodian youth league match

We all love a funny own goal or a hilarious mistake leading to an opposition player scoring, so when a stunning incident came to the forefront from a Cambodian youth league match, it certainly caught our attention.

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