The CPP Central Committee Welcomes New Blood – but from Within

The 41st Central Committee meeting of Cambodia’s ruling party ended on Thursday with Prime Minister Hun Sen’s eldest son, Hun Manet, joining the powerful permanent commission of the Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) committee. 

Hun Sen Calls for Dismissal of Powerful Media Titan

Prime Minister Hun Sen, prompted by a family quarrel, has called for the dismissal of CNC Television CEO Ouk Vora, according to a recording of the conversation made available toThe Cambodia Daily.

King ‘rehabilitates’ Kong Korm and son to pave way for return

King Norodom Sihamoni on Tuesday granted “rehabilitation” to Kong Korm and his son Kong Bora – the first of 118 opposition officials banned from politics for five years to request a royal decree – allowing them to return to the political fold.

Eight arrested for running gambling site from Cambodia

Three men and five women were arrested for allegedly running football gambling website i99bet.net, with a six-month turnover of 200 million baht, from a server located in Cambodia, police said.

Cambodian Activist Arrested For Facebook Post on Rice Tariffs

Cambodia’s Ministry of the Interior on Wednesday arrested a member of the banned Cambodia National Rescue Party after he posted a Facebook message saying the European Union plans to impose a tariff on Cambodian rice, sources in the country said.

Some 1,000 Workers Still Jobless After Protests Prompted Mass Layoffs

Workers have reported that the factory has refused to reinstate male and senior staff members.

US warned not to interfere despite successful meeting

A senior Ministry of National Defense official said the Tuesday meeting between the US Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for South and Southeast Asia Joseph H Felter and General Neang Phat had helped strengthen relations between the two countries’ militaries.

Thai Gov’t Commends Cambodia for Annulling Diplomatic Passports

On January 9, Prime Minister Hun Sen ordered that diplomatic passports issued to foreign nationals should be collected and reviewed.

Cambodian Activist Arrested For Facebook Post on Rice Tariffs

Cambodia’s Ministry of the Interior on Wednesday arrested a member of the banned Cambodia National Rescue Party after he posted a Facebook message saying the European Union plans to impose a tariff on Cambodian rice, sources in the country said.

Indonesia eyes LNG export to Cambodia

Indonesia has eyed export of liquefied natural gas (LNG) to Cambodia to meet the demand for power plants in the country, Vice President Jusuf Kalla said here on Wednesday.

This label shows you don’t have to choose between ethics and size diversity

Any label with a focus on sustainability and ethical production is a win in our books.

Italy Wins Three-Year EU Tariffs on Rice From Cambodia, Myanmar

The European Union will impose tariffs this week on rice from Cambodia and Myanmar for three years in response to a request by Italy for local producers to gain protection from the imports.

This label shows you don’t have to choose between ethics and size diversity

Any label with a focus on sustainability and ethical production is a win in our books.

The seven countries in our Asia-Pacific backyard where kings and queens still rule

When it comes to monarchy, most people think of the pomp and majesty of the British throne, with its palaces and historic ceremonies.

Top 5 / Southeast Asia’s favourite noodle soups

From Cambodia’s kuy teav to Indonesia’s soto ayam, Southeast Asia Globe tucks into the region’s favourite noodle soups.

From Tibet to the ‘Nine Dragons’, Vietnam’s Mekong Delta is losing sand

In the dead of night, the entire front half of shopkeeper Ta Thi Kim Anh's house collapsed.

Say No to Plastic / Striving for better health and environment in Cambodia… and...

Every month, Southeast Asia Globe features stories from organisations around the region taking action to reduce plastic use. This month, we highlight Plastic Free Cambodia.

Report: Illegal Logging Still Rampant in Cambodia’s Prey Lang Forest

Deforestation in Prey Lang forest in the central plains of Cambodia continues to be a major problem that threatens the local economy, food security and biodiversity, and has the potential to accelerate climate change, according to a recent report by the Prey Lang Community Network (PLCN).

At 73, He’s fighting to revive the martial art you’ve never heard of

Because there’s more than muay thai in Southeast Asia.

2019 AFF U-22 Championship fixtures set

The AFF U-22 Championship is set to return following a 14-year absence.

The AFC Asian Cup Dream 11: Cambodia

Cambodia have never qualified for an AFC Asian Cup in recent year — their latest appearance in the tournament coming in 1972 in which they played as the Khmer Republic. But what will be Cambodia’s best 11 if they could participate in the AFC Asian Cup 2019?

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