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Kem Sokha, In His Own Words

The following text tells the life story of Kem Sokha, president of the opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party until it was dissolved last year, in his own words.

Interview: Brian Eyler, director of the Stimson Center’s Southeast Asia Program

Brian Eyler is an expert on transboundary issues in the Mekong region and China’s economic relationship with Southeast Asia.

Cambodia Ups Medal Count in 2018 Asian Games in Indonesia

Cambodia placed 24th out of 37 competing teams in the games’ medal table this year, with 46 athletes competing in 13 categories.

Western Professionals ‘Enabling Transnational Kleptocracy: Report

The report identifies six service sectors, that plays an intermediary role in facilitating illicit activities, including the fintech and cryptocurrency, legal, incorporation, financial, real estate, lobbying, and public relations services.

When “Healing Medicine” Is Bad for Public Health

Poor control of antibiotics has raised the risk of deadly drug resistance developing in Cambodia.

Former Cambodian Opposition Leader to Remain Behind Bars

Many of those jailed in the lead up to Cambodia’s July 29 general election have now been released after the ruling party completely dominated the ballot.

Q&A: Nick Beresford, UNDP Cambodia Country Director

The UNDP works with the Cambodian government, civil society groups, community organizations, aid agencies, donors, and the private sector.

Asia’s Rising Appetite for Meat, Seafood Will ‘Strain Environment’

Asia’s growing appetite for meat and seafood over the next three decades will cause huge increases in greenhouse gas emissions and antibiotics used in foods, researchers said Tuesday.

Vietnam’s Latest Demand for Agent Orange Compensation Described as Last Resort

Vietnam is demanding compensation from manufacturers of Agent Orange in what experts describe as a last resort for helping citizens who still fall sick or face disabilities linked to the defoliant the United States used during war in the country five decades ago.

Cambodian Vlogger Aims to Promote Equal Rights in Cambodia

“I want people to debate about the topics that I raise—their disagreement won’t matter much to me,” says Catherine V. Harry.

U.S. Man Arrested, Faces Deportation on Child Sex Abuse Charges

William David Brenner, 63, from Houston, Texas was detained in Preah Sihanouk province.

Cambodia to Create Two New Provinces in Bid for ‘Efficiency’

The two new provinces will be formed from a land cut from Kandal province and from two districts in Mondulkiri and Ratanakkiri provinces.

Australian Filmmaker Sentenced to 6 Years in Cambodia Prison

Australian filmmaker James Ricketson has been sentenced to six years in jail by a Cambodian court for espionage despite the prosecution's failure to even identify the country for which he was allegedly spying.

‘Your Dreams Are Possible if You Work Hard’: From Rural Cambodia to New York...

VOA’s Sotheary You caught up with Chat Vylyny, a Ph.D. student in epidemiology at New York University, to discuss her research and what motivated her to pursue an academic career overseas.

Released Former Opposition Official ‘Will Return to Politics’

Meach Sovannara, the former public affairs chief of the Cambodia National Rescue Party, was released from prison along with 13 fellow party activists on Tuesday.

In Photos: 14 Cambodia Political Prisoners and Activists Released

Just one month after Cambodia general election in 2018, Meach Sovanarra, former opposition figure and other 13 members of opposition party and activists were released from Prey Sar Prison after being pardoned by the King as requested by Prime Minister Hun Sen during early Tuesday morning on 28th August, 2018.

Jailed Cambodian Rights Workers’ Trial Postponed

On Sunday, five international advocacy groups, including Human Rights Watch, called for the “politically motivated” case to be dropped for lack of evidence.

Hun Sen Establishes Forum for Opposition Policy Input

The Supreme Council of Consultations (SCC), as the forum will be known, will provide a check on the power of the ruling Cambodian People’s Party, according to Hun Sen.

In Its Second Year, Khmer Literature Festival Arrives in Battambang

Event organizers expect up to 1,000 people to attend the festival.

Cambodia wins first gold medal at 2018 Asian Games

Jessa Khan, a 16-year-old Cambodian jiu-jitsu athlete, beat Mahra Alhinaai of United Arab Emirates on Friday at the 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta, for Cambodia’s first gold of these games and in this event, according the organizers.