Global watchdog to put Cambodia on its money-laundering watchlist

A global money-laundering watchdog, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), will place Cambodia on its watchlist on Friday (Feb 22) because of concern it is highly vulnerable to money laundering, a high-level official with knowledge of the issue said.

Concern over Vietnam swine fever

An outbreak of African swine fever (ASF) in Vietnam is threatening Cambodia’s domestic pig market, with industry insiders concerned that illegally imported pigs could bring the disease to Cambodia.

Cambodian beach town in China’s grip

Locals are being swept aside as Sihanoukville swells with Chinese and their investments.

Setting the stage for cassava disease monitoring: A baseline for Vietnam and Cambodia

Researchers tracked Sri Lankan cassava mosaic virus in Cambodia after its discovery in 2015. The potentially devastating virus threatens 3.5 million hectares, highlighting the need for disease-resistant varieties and rapid epidemic management.

Sokha lawyers deny working for Hun Sen

The legal team of Kem Sokha, the president of the former opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), on Wednesday complained of being attacked by supporters of Sam Rainsy, his fellow party co-founder.

Few Takers as Cambodia Tries to Lure Back Banned Opposition Politicians

Cambodia’s Ministry of Interior on Thursday issued detailed instructions for the political rehabilitation of lawmakers from the banned opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), but a party official said it had no interest in returning while leader Kem Sokha remained in jail.

‘EBA loss will worsen West-China tug-of-war’

Political veteran Kong Korm, who is currently the honorary president of the Khmer Will Party, weighed into the EBA debate on Monday, saying that withdrawing Cambodia’s trade preferences was tantamount to a Khmer saying, “getting angry with the oxen, but beating the oxen-driven cart”.

Committee to decide site of new Phnom Penh airport

The government has announced it will form a committee in preparation for the construction of a new international airport in Kandal province, a step forward in the project following the government’s approval of Cambodia Airport Investment Co Ltd’s proposal in December 2017.

Cambodian Deportees Down But Not Defeated

On the way to a mountain about 100 kilometers (62 miles) southwest of Cambodia's capital, Phnom Penh, a group of men are getting a crash course in the bloody history of the land to which they've been banished.

Prime Minister Hun Sen announces free legal aid for garment workers

Prime Minister Hun Sen announced on Wednesday that factory workers will have access to legal representation free of charge once his volunteer group of his lawyers is established, while civil society groups say the government should instead improve labour law enforcement.

Push for cultural icons to join UN heritage list

The Ministry of Fine Arts and Culture is hoping to have Cambodian musical theatre Lakhon Yike, traditional silver handicrafts and other art forms placed on Unesco’s cultural heritage list, it announced on Wednesday.

A return to Cambodia’s Koh Russey island

Rosemary Behan returns to the country and finds that much has changed in the decade since her last visit.

Cambodian chef helps home cooks master Southeast Asian cuisine

No need to consult the Moscone Center map to find Channy Laux’s booth at the recent Winter Fancy Food Show, a massive San Francisco trade showcase for 80,000 new and distinctive food products. You could smell your way there.

Chinese Casino Pollutes Beach on Cambodian Island Near Sihanoukville

A newly opened Chinese hotel and casino on an island near Cambodia’s port city of Sihanoukville has been pouring raw sewage into the sea, ruining the beauty of a local beach, island resort owners and environmental activists say.

How Cambodia Could Win a War on Plastics

There are some basic steps that could go a long way in helping the country address a serious issue.

Monks and Activists Hold Buddhist Ceremony to Protect Cambodia’s Prey Lang Forest

A group of forestry activists accompanied by monks held a Buddhist ceremony in hopes of protecting Prey Lang forest in Cambodia’s central plains. The forest has been ravaged by deforestation caused by illegal logging, with much of the illicit timber smuggled outside the country.

Championship 2019: Indonesia beat Cambodia to secure Semi birth

With hosts Cambodia securing a semifinal berth on Matchday 2, the pressure was on the remaining three teams to book the second spot on the final Group day of the AFF U-22 Championship.

AFF U-22 Championship 2019: Indonesia vs Cambodia, live stream, updates, when and where to...

Indonesia will take on in-form host nation Cambodia at the AFF U-22 Championship 2019 to round off an entertaining run of group stage matches at the tournament.

‘Overwhelmed with pride’ – Cambodia head coach Felix Dalmas delighted with AFF U-22 Championship...

Cambodia booked their spot in the semifinals of the AFF U-22 Championship with a 2-0 victory over Myanmar, much to the delight of their coach.

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