Cambodia-China Journalist Association Launched to Promote ‘Positive News’

The initiative, supported by both governments, marks another step toward replacing Cambodia’s once free press with China’s model of information, media experts say.

String of Pearls Redux: China, India and a Cambodian Base

China is constructing a tourist resort at Koh Kong, on the Cambodian coast. Given its previous history of such projects, the resort could, in the future, provide China with a dual-use facility.

Archeologists find ancient phallic statue

An archeological team has found a metre-long tipless stone linga (penis) of the Hindu deity Shiva in the foundations of a temple in Kratie province’s historical Samphu Borak area, a former capital of the pre-Angkor Empire Chenla period.

The foundation aiming to preserve the Kingdom’s elephant heritage

From ancient carvings and statues in magnificent temples, to popular folk legends, elephants have long been a part of Cambodia’s culture and traditions.

UN Rights Group Expresses Concern Over Targeting of Cambodia Opposition

The United Nations’ Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) in Cambodia on Tuesday expressed concern over the targeting of a number of former opposition officials, suggesting that Prime Minister Hun Sen’s government is engaging in a political witch hunt.

NEC announces local elections set for May 26

The National Election Committee (NEC) has announced that the upcoming third mandate municipal, provincial, town and district council elections will be held on May 26.

Latest Deportation, Disappearances Rattle Thai Dissident Diaspora

Yammy and her friends sleep in shifts. They venture out of the house they share only every few days to stock up on food, and have stopped their live webcasts so as not to give away their location.

NBC committed to strengthen confidence in the riel

The National Bank of Cambodia (NBC) said it will continue to strengthen confidence in the local currency by stabilising the currency exchange rate and enforcing its existing financial tools to boost the riel’s usage.

Cambodia imports 1,500 pigs from Thailand per day amid ban of import from Vietnam

Cambodia has imported up to 1,500 pigs from Thailand a day, as a ban on pig imports from Vietnam is still in place due to African swine fever outbreak, an animal health chief has said.

Trading volume at Cambodia’s bourse hits all-time high

The Cambodia Securities Exchange (CSX) recorded its highest-ever trading volume on Tuesday, exchanging 9,457,422 shares with a total value of 120.12 billion riel (29.6 million U.S. dollars), said a CSX's press release.

Running tours of Cambodia’s ancient temples

The ancient temple complexes around Siem Reap are spread over miles of dense jungle, and rarely explored solely on foot. Fergus Scholes does just that – at speed.

A kick of Kampot pepper

Cambodian cuisine is often overlooked internationally, but there is one unique Cambodian flavor leaving its mark around the world – Kampot pepper.

How Cambodia’s Day of Remembrance for Genocide Victims Has Always Been Complicated by Politics

Reenactments of the Khmer Rouge genocide are annual events in Cambodia.

Timber Company in Cambodia Continues to Collect Wood From Protected Forest Areas

A timber company in Cambodia is ignoring environmental protection laws by transporting felled trees by night from protected forests in the country, activists said on Monday.

Interview: China’s Mekong Dam-building Mindset ‘Exported Downstream’ to Cambodia and Laos

The Mekong River extends for thousands of miles through China, Myanmar, Laos, Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam, supporting more than 65 million people who depend on it for food, transportation, and commerce. But development, mostly led by China, threatens to upset the delicate balance between local communities and the river’s rich ecosystem.

5 die in poisonous water incidents in Cambodia

A local police officer declared that five villagers have died as another 18 were rushed to hospitals in eastern Cambodia's Kratie province after consuming polluted water

Cambodia national team head coach Keisuke Honda confirms exit from A-League side Melbourne Victory

Japanese football legend Keisuke Honda has confirmed that he will leave A-League outfit Melbourne Victory after their AFC Champions League 2019 group fixture against Sanfrecce Hiroshima on Wednesday.

In The Face of Struggle, She Fought Back

Some say life can change in a matter of moments. In 2017, Jasmine Kong learned that firsthand.

HSU’s Hoeup joining Cambodian national team

Former Hardin-Simmons Cowboy point guard, Joe Hoeup, is preparing to join his new teammates on the Cambodian national basketball team.

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