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Labour group appeals for Workers’ Day march

The Cambodian Labour Confederation has submitted a request for its members to conduct a march on International Workers’ Day next week in the capital, starting from the Council for the Development of Cambodia near Wat Phnom and ending at the National Assembly.

Chinese Embassy creates Facebook page in Cambodia

The Chinese Embassy in Cambodia's official Facebook page finally made its first post on Sunday with an announcement about a Chinese-funded health project.

Defence Ministry denies weapons in smuggling case came from Cambodia

After a Thai national was arrested last week for allegedly smuggling guns from Cambodia to Thailand, Cambodia's Defence Ministry has claimed the weapons seized during the arrest are not used in Cambodia, despite the fact that both types of rifle seized are commonly found in the Kingdom.

Cambodia signs $3.1 million agreement with South Korea to create jobs site

Labour Minister Ith Samheng signed an agreement with his South Korean counterpart to create an online jobs portal for Cambodians during a five-day trip to South Korea over the Khmer New Year holiday.

Cambodia telecom companies urged to pay overdue regulatory fees

The government has issued a new warning to telecommunications companies that have yet to deliver outstanding payments to the Kingdom’s ministries, giving regulators until the end of the month to settle their debts.

Memorial to Khmer Rouge victims erected in Paris

A memorial to Khmer Rouge victims – the first of its kind in Europe – was unveiled in Paris on Tuesday by Mayor Anne Hidalgo, 43 years after Phnom Penh fell to the ultra-Maoist regime.

More than three tonnes of ivory reportedly bound for Cambodia seized in Mozambique

A total of 3.5 tonnes of ivory reportedly bound for Cambodia was seized by authorities in Mozambique late last week, according to the NGO Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES).

Cambodia Daily publisher’s defamation trial again deferred

The Phnom Penh Municipal Court again delayed a defamation trial against Cambodia Daily Deputy Publisher Deborah Krisher-Steele on Thursday, with the presiding judge saying he needed time to consider the grounds for the complaint and a defence motion to summons the government-aligned online news outlet Fresh News.

Syrian asylum seeker stuck in airport limbo after being denied entry to Cambodia

A Syrian asylum seeker has been stranded at a Malaysian airport for more than a month after Cambodian authorities blocked him from entering the Kingdom, he says.

Cambodia short $3.5 million for 2019 census, seeks funding

Cambodia is currently short $3.5 million to fund a population census next year, and is trying to secure outside support, an official confirmed on Tuesday.

Cambodia is eligible to receive Global Fund aid

Cambodia has met a co-financing requirement to be eligible for millions of dollars from the Global Fund for HIV and TB, following through on a new “incentive” requiring it to increase its own contribution in order to continue receiving funds.

‘Colour revolution seriously failed’: Hun Sen praises Cambodia’s political crackdown in Khmer New Year...

In a five-page letter wishing Cambodians a happy Khmer New Year, Prime Minister Hun Sen also took the opportunity to praise himself and his government for an ongoing, internationally condemned political crackdown.

National Election Committee, PM Hun Sen defend legitimacy of July vote

The National Election Committee on Monday criticised those urging voters or monitors to stay away from the July 29 national election, a thinly veiled reference to former opposition leader Sam Rainsy and election monitor Koul Panha, with even Prime Minister Hun Sen reminding voters to head to the polling booths.

Two China-backed airlines nearing govt approval, adding to Cambodia’s crowded tarmacs

Two new joint Cambodian-Chinese airlines are expected to receive government approval to start operating in Cambodia by the end of the year or early next year.

Saudis relegate Cambodia to Davis Cup Group IV

Cambodia’s hard earned promotion to Group III last year in Bahrain was lost at the My Dinh Sports Complex indoor arena in Hanoi on Saturday night after the Kingdom went down 0-3 to Saudi Arabia in the relegation playoff to drop down to the lowest tier of competition in the next Davis Cup Asia/Oceania zone cycle.

Ensuring health care for all people in Cambodia

If you or a member of your family had a heart attack, was badly injured in a traffic collision, or was diagnosed with diabetes, would you be able to get the health care you need?

Hun Sen ‘mulling fake news bill’

A ruling party spokesman on Thursday said the Cambodian government is looking to draft a "fake news" law, the same week similar legislation was introduced in Malaysia.

Cambodia’s Davis Cup team serves up changes after bust-up

Cambodia’s tennis dynamic is set for a shift towards building a strong second line following a decision by non-playing captain Tep Rithivit and national head coach Braen Aneiros that it was time for the younger generation to take over the torch from seasoned campaigners like Bun Kenny, who has pivoted the Kingdom’s Davis Cup efforts over the past six year

Breaking: CNRM members summonsed in case that alleges plot against government

The Phnom Penh Municipal Court has summonsed several prominent members of the Cambodia National Rescue Movement to appear in a case that alleges a plot to overthrow the Cambodian government.

Trans violence widespread in Cambodia

Senrith Sereyroth remembers with horrifying clarity the day she was gang-raped. It was in 2005, 10 years after Sereyroth, a transgender woman, began working in the sex trade. Standing near Independence Monument, she was approached by two men with $10. They took her to an unknown location, where 10 men were waiting.

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Australian filmmaker James Ricketson granted royal pardon

Australian filmmaker James Ricketson, who last month was convicted by a Phnom Penh court of espionage, has been granted a royal pardon.

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