U.S. companies doing business in Cambodia are optimistic about the country’s overall investment environment, but remain dissatisfied with the supply of cheap and skilled labor, corruption, tax structure, and attitudes toward the U.S., according to a new survey.
A large bus packed with tourists parked outside Phnom Penh’s National Museum, on the tree-lined Street 178, where a row of small art and handicrafts shops eagerly awaited potential customers.
After a visit to see her family in Preah Vihear province for the first time in nearly a year, 18-year-old Sovan Somalin opened the door of a shared taxi to begin the daylong journey back to Bavet City, where she worked at a casino.
Prime Minister Hun Sen established a new military brigade in Stung Treng province on Wednesday, less than a week after announcing and then resolving a border crisis with traditional ally and northern neighbor Laos.
Until the CNRP scrapes together enough money to replace its soon-to-be-outlawed party signs, local-level officials have resorted to scissors and paint to alter the images on thousands of promotional billboards across the country.
Military police said they arrested two men on Tuesday afternoon in a Kampot commune that saw violent evictions and protests last week—and where authorities are reportedly going door-to-door to find villagers involved—but maintained the arrests were unrelated to the clash.
About 200 Chinese nationals were arrested in Phnom Penh on Wednesday evening as police continued to crack down on suspected fraudsters accused of operating an extortion scheme using internet voice call technology, officials said.
In an effort to reduce theft, district authorities across Phnom Penh have been instructed to clamp down on pawn shops and those accepting goods from sellers without receipts or other documents to prove ownership.
The Information Ministry is collecting data on foreign media, including updated information on staff, ministry spokesman Ouk Kimseng said on Wednesday, as the Finance Ministry’s tax department defended investigations into two U.S.-funded media organizations as well as other outlets and NGOs.
Facing pushback from a provincial official, the Environment Ministry on Wednesday defended provisions in a draft environmental code that would give indigenous minorities a strong say over proposed projects that could impact their communities.
A ruling party spokesman said CPP lawmakers would attend a National Assembly vote on enfranchising Cambodians who live abroad if the opposition’s proposal makes it to the parliamentary floor.
Cambodia’s first gay dance company is using classical Khmer dance to break down cultural barriers and challenge society’s preconceptions.
Angelina Jolie has regularly described her first trip to Cambodia as “an awakening.”
In the 1960s, Phnom Penh’s White Building symbolized progress—a new Cambodia. Now the housing complex is being demolished, taking an architectural ‘Golden Age’ along with it
nokor thom commune, Siem Reap province – Thoeun Chantrea’s cries of anguish pierced the calm forests of Angkor Archaeological Park on Thursday morning as authorities began to tear down a house she had begun building two months ago.
After 13 days of excavation that yielded artifacts beyond their dreams, archaeologists and researchers wrapped up work in Angkor Archaeological Park this week. After the excitement of their finds—which included a 1.9-meter statue of a guard and part of a Medicine Buddha—the team now have to get on with the job of assessing what they’ve found.
Threats to “eliminate” hundreds in order to maintain stability, warnings to former opposition leader Sam Rainsy to “prepare your coffin,” and vows to bury the corpses of those who seek his demise—Prime Minister Hun Sen’s rhetoric this year has been increasingly violent.