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Thailand, Cambodia ready to relaunch rail link 

Thailand looks set to re-establish a rail link with Cambodia 45 years after the two countries terminated cross-border train service. 

Thailand-to-Cambodia rail link

The railway service linking Thailand and Cambodia is expected to launch soon, according to Transport Minister Arkhom Termpittayapaisith.

Scare tactics won’t work with Hun Sen

After six months of close monitoring and engaging with the Cambodian government, the European Union (EU) found that Cambodia has made very little tangible progress in complying with the EU's demands that it reinstate democratic checks-and-balances, respect human rights and the independence of the media, and drop charges against members of the opposition party.

Policing Islamic schools to secure the state

Insurgent groups are using 'ponoh' institutions in the South as training camps.

12 Cambodians, van driver injured in crash

A passenger van rammed into the rear of a lorry in Si Maha Phot district of this eastern province early Sunday, wounding 12 Cambodian migrant workers and the driver, police said.

[Thailand] Foreign haze ‘contributing’ to pollution

Some of the hazardous PM2.5 plaguing Bangkok may be the result of crop burning in Cambodia, but officials stress vehicles are still the main cause.

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.

Opinion: Why ‘permanent neutrality’ doesn’t work in Cambodia

The end of the Cold War marked a turning point in international politics -- the collapse of socialism and the planned economy and the rise of democracy and a free market economy.

Abetting dictators

The sudden government interest in apprehending political opponents of foreign governments is disappointing.

Cambodia’s key role in regional security 

Last month, Asia Times, citing unnamed diplomatic sources, reported that China has lobbied Cambodia for a naval base in Koh Kong province on the Gulf of Thailand, prompting the Cambodian government to deny the news.

Women’s work

Entrepreneurship is a powerful force for economic advancement, but women starting their own businesses still face more hurdles than men.

US, EU must tread carefully over Cambodia

The US and EU must not commit the same mistakes in Cambodia that they made in Thailand. Efforts to pressure strongman Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen to follow their suggested paths will not work.

Thailand, Cambodia edging closer to cross-border rail deal

Cambodia and Thailand are both reviewing draft agreements for a deal on the transportation of goods and people across their shared border, a Cambodian official said, adding that the final agreement is likely to be signed before the end of the year.

Alleged couple-killer Panya handed over by Cambodia

Double-murder suspect Panya Yingdung was flown to Bangkok on Tuesday night after being handed over to Thai police by Cambodian authorities at the border.

Cambodia arrests Phuket man wanted in Chon Buri murder

Cambodian authorities have arrested Panya Yingdung, 39, who was wanted for questioning in the murders of his former girl friend and a companion last month in Chon Buri province.

Cambodia asked to arrest Phuket killer of young couple

Police have asked Cambodian authorities to arrest a Phuket nightclub operator wanted for the killing a young couple aged 20-21 as they believed the suspect was hiding in the neighbouring country.

Taking Cambodia’s bogus election to task

It was always a foregone conclusion that Cambodia's incumbent government of Prime Minister Hun Sen and his Cambodian People's Party (CPP) were going to win the July 29 election.

Suspect in murder of rich sweetheart seen in Cambodia

Bangkok police confirmed on Thursday that murder suspect Atsaya Chaipa, 33, was seen on camera at a hotel in Cambodia on the night of July 27, less than a day after allegedly killing his rich girlfriend.

Prospects after Cambodia’s fabricated poll 

While Thailand has a seemingly indefinite military government with no clear poll date, Cambodia is holding an election on July 29 with a foregone conclusion.  

Aeon opens second mall in Cambodia

Japanese retail giant Aeon Co's second mall opened in Cambodia's capital city on Wednesday, becoming the country's largest shopping mall.