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China signs secret deal to use Cambodia naval base: report

China has signed a secret deal to gain exclusive rights to a Cambodian naval base, The Wall Street Journal reported Sunday.

Breaking: New law states 25% of Cambodian petrol for local supply

A law requiring companies processing petroleum from Cambodia's oilfields to provide a maximum of 25 per cent to meet local needs has been signed off by King Norodom Sihamoni.

2 arrested for trafficking drug from Cambodia to Vietnam

Two Vietnamese members of a drug trafficking ring that transported illicit synthetic drug from Cambodia have been arrested recently.

Overseas Vietnamese returning home receive support

In an attempt to assist former overseas Vietnamese in Cambodia in stabilising their lives as returning home, Binh Phuoc provincial authorities have deployed numerous practical measures.

Ancient Tamil text ‘Tirukkural’ to feature in Cambodian school textbooks

The announcement was made by representatives of the Cambodian government and Pannattu Tamilar Naduvam recently in Chennai.

More than 80% of queer women and trans men in Cambodia have faced emotional...

Research found that family violence was the most common form.

Phnom Penh poor uprooted as lakes filled in for malls, flats

Ms Lay Sremeth and her family have lived on a narrow stretch of land by Phnom Penh’s Boeung Tompoun lake for three decades, fishing in its water and growing rice on its bank.

HCM City plays significant role in southwest border defence war: scientists

Ho Chi Minh City had promoted its strategic economic, political and military position in defending the southwest border region and undertaking international missions in Cambodia in 1979 – 1989, heard a workshop held in the city on July 20.

Cambodia Launches Probe Into Chinese Firm That Imported 1,600 Tons of Plastic Waste to...

Authorities in Cambodia on Friday said they have launched an investigation into a Chinese firm found to have imported 1,600 tons of banned plastic waste into the coastal city of Sihanoukville, but environmental activists suggested that those conducting the probe are likely complicit in the crime.

Eighteen Chinese held in Cambodia over internet extortion

Eighteen Chinese nationals were arrested for internet scams and extortion in Kampong Speu province’s Baset district.

Droughts in Cambodia Spell Doom for Farmers and Fishermen

An extended drought in Cambodia has caused the tributaries of Tonle Sap lake to dry up, spelling ruin for farmers and fishermen in Battambang province.

The Trouble With Cambodia’s Health System

The poor state of the country’s healthcare system remains a major issue.

‘Space for fundamental freedom remains restricted’

The space to practice fundamental freedom continues to be restricted in the Kingdom, a joint report by three civil society organisations (CSOs) which was published on Thursday revealed.

Synthetic drugs SE Asia’s lucrative crime

The UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) released a report on Thursday detailing new patterns of organised crime in Southeast Asia.

Speed cameras to be set up on four national roads

Speed cameras will be installed on four national roads and other main thoroughfares in a move to reduce the appalling death toll on the Kingdom’s roads.

Cambodian women held on surrogacy charges

Three Cambodian women arrested in Vietnam then handed over to Cambodian authorities face long jail terms for allegedly carrying babies for foreign nationals.

UN report: Deadly mob justice thrives in Cambodia

Deadly mob justice is a “chronic social disease” in Cambodia, a justice official said today at the launch of a UN report which highlights the fatal consequences stemming from Cambodians’ distrust of the justice system.

Princess Eugenie caught in terrifying mugging

Princess Eugenie's life hasn't been all frills and cocktail parties.

Sar Kheng: Dirty money could harm development

Minister of Interior Sar Kheng said on Wednesday that money laundering could become a major obstacle to Cambodia’s development and ordered the authorities to strengthen land, sea and air checkpoints as part of the campaign to combat the crime.

Japan provides $52M in grants

The Japanese government has provided more than $52 million in grants for Cambodia’s socio-economic development projects so far this year, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation said.


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Cambodian Authorities Did Not Approve Importing of Banned Plastic Waste, Official...

Over a thousand tonnes of plastic waste found recently imported into Cambodia’s port city of Sihanoukville were brought into the country without the knowledge of Cambodian authorities, a senior customs official said on Monday.