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Cambodia slams U.S. embassy for misleading statement over detention of former opposition leader

Cambodia on Saturday slammed the Embassy of the United States to Cambodia for a misleading comment concerning the legal case of former Cambodian opposition leader Kem Sokha.

Thai police net over 500 law-breaking foreigners

Thai police rounded up more than 500 foreigners, most of whom entered the country illegally, immigration police bureau said on Friday.

Cambodia will not die if EU withdraws EBA trade preferences: PM

Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen said on Thursday that the country will not die if the European Union suspends the Everything But Arms (EBA) trade preferences for the kingdom.

Cambodia, Thailand vow to further strengthen cooperation along border

Cambodia and Thailand vowed on Thursday to further enhance cooperation along the border for the interests of the two countries and peoples, according to a joint statement.

Cambodian, Thai defense ministers to discuss cooperation along border

Cambodian Defense Minister Gen. Tea Banh will meet with his Thai counterpart Gen. Prawit Wongsuwon this week to discuss cooperation along their border, according to a defense ministry statement on Monday.

Cambodia set to hold local council election in May

Cambodia is scheduled to hold the third election for 4,114 municipal, provincial and district councilors on May 26, the National Election Committee (NEC) said on Saturday.

Long-awaited Cambodia-Indonesia direct flight expected in 2nd half of 2019

A long-awaited direct flight between Cambodia and Indonesia is expected in the second half of this year after nearly half-a-century hiatus, Cambodian Tourism Minister Thong Khon said on Friday.

Cambodia Post reports substantial rise in revenue last year

The state-owned Cambodia Post has seen a 55-percent increase in revenue in 2018 thanks to the growing confidence of customers in the enterprise's services, the mail service provider said on Saturday.

Cambodia’s banking industry sees 20.1 percent lending growth last year

Loan demands from Cambodia's banking industry had surged by 20.1 percent in 2018 thanks to the growing business activities in trade, real estate and construction, agriculture, and manufacturing, said a central bank's annual report on Wednesday.

Cambodian PM says large number of civil servants celebrate Chinese Lunar New Year

Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen said on Tuesday that a large number of public servants in the kingdom celebrated the Chinese Lunar New Year or the Spring Festival.

UNICEF calls for action to prevent bullying, harassment for young people online in Cambodia

The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) warned on Tuesday of the dangers posed by online violence, cyberbullying and digital harassment for the 85.7 percent of young people aged 15 to 24 years old who are online in Cambodia.

Lion, dragon dances presented in Cambodia to mark Chinese New Year

Folk artists performed lion and dragon dances in Cambodia on Monday to celebrate the Chinese Lunar New Year, or the Spring Festival, which falls on Tuesday.

Cambodian, Thai central banks sign deal on cooperation in QR code-based payment scheme, financial...

Cambodian and Thai central banks on Sunday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on cooperation in QR-code based payment scheme and financial innovation, said a National Bank of Cambodia (NBC)'s statement.

Cambodia nabs 1,485 people in crackdowns on drugs in January

Cambodian authorities arrested a total of 1,485 illicit drug suspects in 632 cases in January 2019, said an Interior Ministry's anti-drug department report on Saturday.

Cambodia’s leading telecom operator launches WeChat Go SIM for Chinese visitors

Cambodia's leading mobile operator Smart Axiata has launched the Smart WeChat Go SIM, a new prepaid product targeting Chinese visitors, according to its press release on Saturday.

Foreign tourists visiting Cambodia’s famed Angkor down 8 pct in January

Cambodia's famed Angkor Archeological Park received 271,050 foreign visitors in January 2019, down 8 percent compared to the same period last year, said a statement on Friday.

Chinese experts help preserve Cambodia’s Angkor temples, forge China-ASEAN cultural bond

As the sun sets over the ancient city of Angkor in the deep jungle in northwestern Cambodia, a massive temple-mountain named Ta Keo glows golden in the rays.

Chinese premier, Cambodian PM welcome launch of China-Cambodia culture, tourism year

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen sent congratulatory messages on the launch of the China-Cambodia culture and tourism year 2019 in Phnom Penh on Wednesday, expressing hope for strengthening the bilateral friendship and ties.

Interview: Spike in Chinese tourists drives Cambodia’s tourism growth last year

Chinese tourists drove Cambodia's tourism growth last year, with some 1.9 million Chinese holidaymakers visiting the kingdom, up from 1.2 million one year earlier, Cambodian Tourism Minister Thong Khon said in recent interview with Xinhua.

Cambodia, China jointly promote mutual tourism destinations

Cambodia and China on Tuesday jointly hosted a gala dinner to promote mutual tourism destinations.