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Cambodia’s small parties aim for an electoral surprise

The 19 parties contesting the ruling CPP are obscure, unproven and under fire as 'puppet parties' but are running largely on progressive platforms.

Hun Sen’s Biggest Regret: Land Disputes

''My regret is the lateness of land reform. And solving land disputes…. [W]e should have given land titles to the people more speedily, but we delayed for 10 years giving land titles to the people,” Hun Sen said in a 2015 interview with American documentary filmmaker Robert H. Lieberman.

Two Years After Kem Ley Murder, Competition Grows Among His Supporters and Relatives

Kem Ley, one of Cambodia’s most prominent and respected political commentators, was gunned down at a gas station in Phnom Penh two years ago.

Cambodian girls defy gender barriers to excel in technology

The Cambodian government has begun an initiative aimed at encouraging young women to study science and technology. The goal is for more women to become future leaders in the country's growing IT sector.

Nearly 70,000 security forces to be deployed for Cambodia’s general election

Nearly 70,000 security personnel will be deployed at all 22,967 polling stations during Cambodia's general election, a National Election Committee (NEC) member said Tuesday.

US Company: Evidence Found of Chinese Cyber Attacks on Cambodia

An American company says it found evidence that a Chinese group attacked computers belonging to people and organizations in Cambodia.

Cambodian Tax Chief Lied to Australian Corporate Regulator

The head of Cambodia’s tax department, Kong Vibol, could face jail for lying to the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) if sanctioned, the corporate regulator has told VOA.

EU Fact-Finding Mission Concludes, Officials, to Determine Trade Agreement Status

The European Union has concluded a fact-finding visit to Cambodia to assess its membership of a vital preferential trade scheme in light of widespread allegations of anti-democratic actions and human rights abuses by the government.

Authorities Threaten to Withhold Public Services if Villagers Don’t Vote For Cambodia’s Ruling Party

Agents working for Cambodia’s ruling Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) are threatening to end public services for indigenous residents of Mondulkiri province unless they vote for the party in an upcoming election marred by allegations of campaign violations and a ban on the opposition, according to sources.

Cambodia calls campaign to boycott election a ‘crime’

Cambodia's election commission on Tuesday described calls to boycott a controversial election on Jul 29 as a "crime" and said authorities were already pursuing charges against those who criticised the vote.

For Cambodia Anemia Crisis, The Limits Of A ‘Lucky Iron Fish’

They're cute, affordable and simple to use. But upon further review, Lucky Iron Fish aren't, perhaps, a legitimate cure to the widespread health problem of anemia.

Cambodian spy trial of Australian filmmaker postponed again

The trial of an Australian filmmaker who could get five to 10 years in prison for flying a drone over a campaign rally last year was postponed Monday for a second straight month to allow his new lawyer to get acquainted with the case.
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‘Dangerous, demeaning’: Video shows orangutans fighting in Cambodian zoo

Video filmed at a zoo in Cambodia shows orangutans in a boxing ring punching each other for entertainment.

Cambodia’s ‘dirty dozen’ have no place in Australia

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen’s crackdown on dissent is in full swing ahead of national elections later this month. But who are the generals around Hun Sen who act like a praetorian guard protecting him and the ruling party, helping to crush or eliminate political opponents, and then obstructing efforts at accountability?

Cambodia Arrests Former Officer Alleging Mistreatment For Seizing Drugs Owned by ‘Powerful Figure’

Authorities in Cambodia have arrested a former military police officer in Kompong Thom province for defaming his unit on social media, after he claimed he was dismissed because he led a raid that seized nearly 200 kilograms (440 pounds) of drugs belonging to a “powerful figure.”

Interview: China major contributor to Cambodia’s agricultural development: Cambodian minister 

China has played a key role in helping develop agriculture in Cambodia, Cambodian Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Veng Sakhon said.