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China’s growing importance as aid donor and development partner to enable Cambodia to pursue...

According to official data released on 16 January 2018, the value of construction projects in Cambodia increased more than 22% year on year in 2017 to USD6.4 billion, reflecting expanded Chinese investment in the infrastructure and construction sectors.

Facebook’s ‘experiments’

The latest country to fall victim to misinformation, fake news and propaganda on social media, specifically through the 2-billion-strong Facebook, is Cambodia, according to BuzzFeed News correspondent Megha Rajagopalan, writing from Phnom Penh.

Australian filmmaker accused of spying in Cambodia moved to cell with 140 prisoners

James Ricketson told family members the cell is 16 by six metres in size, meaning each detainee has just 0.67 square metres of space.

Ruling Party to Hold Congress Amid Crackdown on Political Opposition

Hun Sen wrote on Facebook that under his government Cambodians had experienced unprecedented benefits and increased standards of living.

Cryptocurrency Culture Pushes Ahead In Cambodia, Despite Distrust From National Bank

When bitcoin hit $1,000, In Mean realized he made a mistake.

Cambodia’s Special Relationship with India

Strong ties developed during the Cold War can expand even further under Modi’s Act East Policy.

Half-price cocktails but no scoops at reporters’ club in Cambodia

It’s happy hour at the Foreign Correspondents’ Club on Sisowath Quay in Phnom Penh, where half-price cocktails are plentiful but foreign correspondents are few.

From riches to rags, working with Cambodia’s neediest

When then-18-month-old Sok Ravuth was abandoned at a Cambodian rubbish dump in 2014 doctors said he would not survive and suggested Buddhist monks prepare his spirit for death.

PM derides talk of government affairs, hinting phone records could reveal all

Prime Minister Hun Sen on Sunday night told Cambodia’s starlets to either name their high-profile government lovers or keep quiet, telling a room full of journalists he did not want to be tarred with the same brush.

Hun Sen chides Cambodia Daily, lauds Trump

Prime Minister Hun Sen met with members of the press yesterday, not shying away from classifying some journalists and media outlets as extortionists and tax evaders, while applauding United States President Donald Trump’s efforts to go after so-called fake news.

This Country’s Democracy Has Fallen Apart — And It Played Out to Millions On...

Facebook was supposed to open up societies like Cambodia. But it’s doing just the opposite — with disastrous consequences for its fragile politics.

Cambodia’s ruling party adds 342 new members to central committee

The ruling Cambodian People's Party (CPP) added 342 new members to its central committee during an extraordinary congress on Sunday, bringing the total number of the central committee members to 865, said the party's resolutions.

Cambodia PM berates media at correspondents’ dinner

Cambodia’s long-serving Prime Minister Hun Sen berated journalists on Sunday at a dinner his government hosted for correspondents and accused some of spreading fabricated stories.

Cambodia’s detained opposition leader rejects new opposition movement

Cambodia’s detained opposition leader Kem Sokha has declined to join a new movement, founded by prominent exiles following a ban on the main opposition party, his lawyer said on Saturday.

For ‘Khmerican’ Adoptees and Their Families, Camp Reunion to Keep Bonds Strong

Every summer for the past 15 years, Cambodian adoptees and their adoptive families from across the United States have gathered at a Colorado camp in the heart of the Rocky Mountains.

After Rainsy calls for future protests, Hun Sen says elections will not take place...

Prime Minister Hun Sen issued an oblique warning in a speech to garment workers yesterday, noting that there could be no elections in a “chaotic country” – an apparent reference to the protests foreshadowed by the newly announced Cambodia National Rescue Movement.

Cambodia sends eighth batch of 184 peacekeepers to Lebanon

Cambodian troops take an oath of allegiance in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Jan. 18, 2018. Cambodia sent the eighth batch of 184 peacekeepers to Lebanon on Thursday to replace the seventh group, whose one-year United Nations peacekeeping mission in that country had come to an end.

Appreciating the best of Cambodia, and hoping for better

Rats, Rolls-Royces and all the wonders found in between.

Cambodia launches national ageing policy to improve well-being of elderly

Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen launched the National Ageing Policy (2017-2030) on Thursday with the aim of further improving well-being of older persons in the country.

Cambodia’s Hun Sen appoints son-in-law to senior police post

Cambodia’s Prime Minister Hun Sen has appointed his son-in-law as deputy national police chief, in a move apparently aimed at consolidating his power ahead of an election this year.