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Rainsy claims EU is to cut ties with Cambodia

Will the European Union (EU) cut ties with Cambodia? That question is shaping up to be among the bigger ones being asked ahead of the July 29 national elections.

Anthony Bourdain Really, Really Hated Henry Kissinger

The late chef and television host Anthony Bourdain traveled extensively in Southeast Asia, including in Vietnam, Cambodia, and Laos, where his shows repeatedly highlighted the legacy of the Vietnam War.

Japan’s Kinokuniya Company Opens Its First Bookstore in Cambodia

The internationally recognized Kinokuniya bookstore chain based in Japan has announced the opening of its first store in Cambodia.

RSS pushes to make Cambodia the fifth Hindu ‘Dhaam’

The right-wing social organisation has taken up the task of developing Cambodia as the fifth dhaam or pilgrim spot for Hindus.

Could Cambodia’s Minor Parties Play a Major Role in its 2018 Election?

The potential importance of smaller parties in upcoming polls should not be overlooked.

Australia told ‘butt out’ of Cambodia election

Cambodia has given a strong warning to Australia not to interfere in national elections next month despite calls that the ballot should not be registered.

Cambodia says only one refugee from Nauru remains

Cambodia's Interior Ministry says only one refugee from Nauru remains in the country after resettling there under a deal with Australia.

Cambodia warns Australia over July 29 elections

Cambodia's ruling party officials have told Australia, among the country's largest donors, not to interfere in national elections on July 29, dismissing calls that the ballot should not be recognised.

Koh Kong Villagers Promised Land Dispute Resolution Before Election

The authorities said that all plots of land would be measured and allocated prior to the July 29 election.

North Korea’s friends in Southeast Asia are ready to return to business as usual

Maximum pressure is technically still in effect against North Korea, despite the current frenzy of diplomacy.

Cambodian Opposition Leader Denied Bail Again in Treason Case

A Cambodian appeals court on Tuesday denied bail to opposition leader Kem Sokha on a treason charge widely seen as part of the government's crackdown on the media and political opponents before next month's elections.

Election Officials Urged to Remain ‘Neutral’ Amid Criticism

Large numbers of CNRP voters are expected to boycott the election, a move the government has equated with treason.

Cambodia youth denies arrest, says he was just aiding Thai government

A Cambodia youth who was escorted to Thailand for questioning last week denied he had been arrested, but claimed he volunteered to assist in a cybercrime investigation relating to Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha.

‘He could die in there’: Australian James Ricketson has now spent a year in...

The son of an Australian filmmaker detained in Cambodia for 12 months without trial says now is a "critical juncture" for the Australian Government to put diplomatic pressure on the Hun Sen regime.

Official Data Shows Fewer Women Running for Office in Cambodia

Two relatively new political parties have registered a majority of women candidates for the upcoming general election.

Civil war to UN peacekeepers: Can Cambodia’s blue helmets find peace – for themselves?

Fuelled by a sense of debt from its civil war, Cambodia makes an outsized contribution to UN peacekeeping. Some of its forces have paid the ultimate price – while those who return must deal with the trauma alone.

‘So many kids were dying’: Meet the Perth woman saving lives in Cambodia

A Perth scientist has spent more than a decade helping sick children in Cambodia. The testing and treatment set up by Robyn Devenish has saved the lives of more than 1,000 children suffering from crippling blood disorders.

Spotlight: Cambodia sees remarkable progress in socio-economic development in last 5 years

Cambodia has seen rapid development in transport infrastructure, energy, trade, investment, construction and real estate, and tourism in the last five years, officials and experts said.

US-Based Cambodia Opposition Supporters Protest Japan’s Support of Upcoming Elections

Supporters of the opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) held a protest in front of Japan’s consulate in New York City on Friday, demanding that Tokyo withdraw aid for Cambodia’s upcoming general election after their party was banned and prohibited from participating in the vote.

Former Opposition MP Calls for Japan Boycott of General Election

A leading former opposition MP in Cambodia has called on Japan to abandon support for the parliamentary election process in July calling the vote a “sham”.

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Crypto Trading Without License Is ‘Illegal,’ Cambodian Regulators Say

Authorities in Cambodia have announced that domestic investors are now required to obtain a license in order to purchase, sell or trade cryptocurrencies – activities that would be otherwise regarded as illegal.

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