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An American citizen was arrested on request by the US Embassy in Phnom Penh on Tuesday, according to Cambodian police.
National head coach Prak Sovannara has called up eight new faces, including two goalkeepers, in his 23-member squad, while summoning four experienced stars currently involved in the Malaysian top flight this season for Cambodia’s international friendly against Laos on March 21.
The Asian Development Bank has announced an additional $30 million in grants and $10 million in loans to Cambodia as part of the organization’s Green Climate Fund.
Cambodian ambassador to UN criticises human rights reportCambodia’s ambassador to the United Nations has attacked a human rights report by the organisation that highlighted the Kingdom’s intensified political friction, including the forced dissolution of its main opposition party and the shrinking of individual freedoms.
In an auditorium off Mao Tse Toung Boulevard, dozens have gathered from countries all over the region. Some have been working together for years, others for mere days. On the corner of the stage are nine musicians with traditional Cambodian instruments, like the roneat and trom, and in front of them is an orchestra – from the Ho Chi Minh Conservatory of Music – with four adopted Cambodian players among their ranks.
The ride-hailing industry employs thousands of drivers in Cambodia, but a survey of the four largest firms revealed that less than a dozen of those drivers are women, while none of the companies had undertaken specific programs to train or recruit female drivers.
Spring Airlines, China’s first and largest budget carrier, plans to further consolidate and expand its flight network in the countries and regions involved in the Belt and Road Initiative, including Cambodia, as it is seeing increasing traveling demand to those destinations.
Investment in Cambodia nearly doubled to $6.3 billion last year, up from $3.6 billion in 2016, an official at The Council for the Development of Cambodia (CDC) said today.
Shrinking political and civic space in the Kingdom is highlighted in a new report from the United Nations’ human rights commissioner and secretary-general ahead of a UN Human Rights Council discussion this month on Cambodia.
In sheer size, variety and star power, little in the Kingdom compares to the Cambodia International Film Festival, now in its eighth year.
As the six-month anniversary of the arrest of former opposition leader Kem Sokha on treason charges nears, Cambodia’s Foreign Ministry is criticising what it characterizes as “endless” foreign interference in the country.
Cambodian and Russian government officials met in Moscow on Tuesday and agreed on “accelerating the establishment of the Nuclear Energy Information Center” in the Kingdom.
About 100,000 foreigners working without permits will be fined after Khmer New Year and potentially face jail time and deportation if they fail to get paperwork or pay their fines, the Ministry of Interior and Ministry of Labour announced yesterday.
Cambodia's Foreign Ministry yesterday called on Australia to make assurances that the “honour and dignity” of Prime Minister Hun Sen will be “respected” during his upcoming trip to Australia, after the premier threatened to beat up protesters on Australian soil if they burned his image.
The Cambodian government expressed “dismay” yet remained defiant yesterday in the face of a US decision to cut aid to the Kingdom in response to its ongoing political crackdown, saying it would not comply with demands to restore the forcibly dissolved opposition CNRP.
Cambodia looks set to add three new airlines this year to bring the total number of operating carriers to 10, an unsustainable number in the long term, according to research released today by the Centre for Asia Pacific Aviation (CAPA).
Land rights organisation Equitable Cambodia (EC) has been allowed to resume its activities after months of uncertainty following an ostensibly 30-day suspension.
Cambodia’s prison population swelled to more than 28,000 inmates last year – well over the system’s capacity – with Interior Minister Sar Kheng suggesting yesterday that the construction of more luxurious pay-to-stay prison blocks for wealthy inmates could help alleviate the severe overcrowding.
When government-aligned Fresh News reported on Sunday that bilateral trade between the US and Cambodia had increased to $3.46 billion last year, up more than 8 percent from the year before, they weren’t using Cambodian government data.
Painter Julia Haw is unequivocal about her new exhibition: “This is the strongest body of work I’ve made,” she said Wednesday, just before bringing her collection of paintings from Siem Reap to Phnom Penh.