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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe appeared to rebuke Cambodia’s position on the South China Sea dispute over the weekend, saying that an international tribunal’s ruling on China’s territorial claims should be respected.
China will provide Cambodia with more than half a billion dollars in aid, Prime Minister Hun Sen announced yesterday, less than a week after Cambodia again declined to support an Asean statement critical of Beijing’s claims to the hotly contested South China Sea.
A study of drinking water sources in Kandal province found widespread contamination from human excrement, posing a health risk to residents that likely mirrors the situation across Cambodia, the authors say.
Foreign-owned newspapers in Cambodia serve as opposition propaganda machines and will face legal repercussions if they continue to disrupt stability in Cambodia, according to an anonymous letter published by a CPP-aligned media outlet and endorsed by a government spokesman.
Disgraced Education Ministry official Kry Seang Long—who was arrested for sexually assaulting his interpreter in South Korea in May —is still employed at the ministry, officials said this week.
A new treatment designed to stabilize those with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) has proven highly effective and could be used to help the roughly quarter of Cambodians who have the mental illness, according to a new study.
The U.S. Embassy-sponsored American Restaurant Week captures the fusions that have sprung up as U.S. culinary culture is remade in Cambodia’s rapidly globalizing capital.
Cambodia exported hundreds of millions of dollars worth of threatened Siamese rosewood in the 18 months after ratifying a 2013 international protocol designed to protect the species from destructive trade, according to a report released on Friday.
Senior Education Ministry official Kry Seang Long was charged with sexually assaulting his interpreter during an official visit to South Korea in late May and released after the Cambodian Embassy intervened and paid more than $12,000 in fines, Cambodian and South Korean officials said on Wednesday.
As Prime Minister Hun Sen’s Facebook fandom has grown, his "electronic government" now includes regular entertainment programming in a bid to court young, smartphone-streaming voters.
Civil society leaders on Friday condemned a statement made by Cambodia’s representative to the U.N. earlier this past week that characterized the country’s democratic space as “broad and deep.”
A study by a French pharmacologist has catalogued hundreds of traditional plant and animal medicinal cures used by Cambodia’s Bunong ethnic minority that hint at the old—and threatened—connection between Bunong and the forest.
William Rust reveals Americans’ clumsy attempts to manage Prince Sihanouk during the 1950s and early 1960s in his upcoming book “Eisenhower & Cambodia: Diplomacy, Covert Action, and the Origins of the Second Indochina War.”
The World Bank approved $130 million in new loans to Cambodia late Thursday night, ending a lending freeze that had been in place since 2011 to protest forced evictions by the government.
In the cluttered backyard of an unassuming stilted house just down the road from the Killing Fields on the outskirts of Phnom Penh, archaeologists are digging up a relic of the country’s historical high point: a kiln that once furnished stoneware pottery across the Angkorian empire.
Malnutrition is costing the Cambodian economy $266 million annually in lost economic growth, according to study published last week in the journal Nutrients.
Experts warn that soaring population, vehicle use, condominium construction, minimal enforcement of parking and vehicle tax laws and lackluster public transit options could spell decades of gridlock if action is not taken soon.
Royal Railways is conducting a feasibility study on a rail line that would whisk passengers from the center of Phnom Penh to the airport in less than 15 minutes, the company’s CEO said on Wednesday.
As increasing numbers of Cambodians discover the quick, rich treats of fast-food franchises springing up across the country, health experts warn that waistlines and rates of related diseases are likely to keep pace.
Provocations from the opposition over the past two years left the ruling CPP “no choice” but to use the courts to preserve peace in the country, Foreign Affairs Ministry Secretary of State Ouch Borith argued at the close of a three-day summit with representatives of the E.U. on Wednesday.