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Cambodia and China established diplomatic ties some 60 years ago, cultivated in large part by the late King Norodom Sihanouk.
William Heidt, the US ambassador, told VOA Khmer that he hoped Cambodia would move towards a more “open” political system in the coming year.
At a meeting on Thursday at the Heritage Foundation, speakers said the newly one-party parliament did not reflect voters’ wishes to see pluralistic democracy in the country.
The EU is Cambodia's largest export market, with garment exports to the EU alone amounting to about $700 million annually.
The NEC said that it would also remove those who had been reported deceased in the same period and an additional 100,000 names.
Four decades after interviewing Cambodian refugees fleeing the Khmer Rouge, award-winning radio producer Greg Barron is preparing to tell a very different — and much older — story.
Hun Sen said countries outside of the region were “always slapping our heads” and “getting involved in regional politics,” according to a video posted on his Facebook page.
The Lower Mekong Basin is home to some 60 million people and has a gross domestic product of about $800 billion, according to official figures.
While women own the majority of businesses in Cambodia, they lack access to finance, training, mentoring, and other information that would allow them to grow their businesses.
After a series of long delays and broken promises, Thailand’s military government has enacted laws that set in motion a countdown leading to new elections by next May.
Industrial Revolution 4.0 is the trend towards automation of industrial processes and new advances in computing.
The EU resolution calls for asset freezes on senior Cambodian officials and action to be taken over Cambodia’s membership of preferential trading schemes.
About a fifth of Cambodians live below the national poverty line, according to the World Bank.
In May, eight witnesses were called in the case, mostly senior officials from non-governmental groups advocating for better living standards and rights for Cambodians.
The former RFA reporters were held without charge for 48 hours after their arrest, they told the court, which broke the law.
Around 16,000 Chinese tourists visited Cambodia over the past seven months, according to the Tourism Ministry.
We must confront the horrors of history if we are to ever move past it.
His latest work, “Pol Pot Solved the Leprosy Problem: Remembering Colonial and Post-Colonial Worlds”, is a memoir of his days as a young diplomat in Phnom Penh between 1959 and 1961.
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.
Brian Eyler is an expert on transboundary issues in the Mekong region and China’s economic relationship with Southeast Asia.