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Tobacco-related illnesses kill 15,000 in Cambodia per year: UN-led study

Tobacco-related illnesses claimed about 15,000 lives in Cambodia a year, costing the country's economy 657 million U.S. dollars, or three percent of the nation's Gross Domestic Product (GDP), said a United Nations-led new study released on Thursday.

How a school in Asia is creating future entrepreneurial leaders — by opting out...

The working world is acknowledging the need to step away from the traditional 9-to-5 and embrace change.

Cambodia reports 2nd case of African swine fever in SE province

Cambodia found the second case of African swine fever in backyard pigs in southeastern Tboung Khmum province that borders Vietnam, local media Khmer Times reported on Thursday.

U.S. deports 37 Cambodian refugees after criminal convictions

Thirty-seven Cambodian deported by the United States arrived in Phnom Penh on Thursday, 32 of them refugees who fled during the rule of the genocidal Khmer Rouge in the 1970s or war that followed their ouster, an aid group said.

ICE deports dozens of Cambodian refugees

"When we're talking about deporting these people now, they are no longer the 18 and 19 year olds that have committed crimes…"

U.S. Urges Cambodian Neutrality As Speculation of Chinese Military Presence Grows

Concerns of the possible presence of the Chinese military in Cambodia was first raised in April 2018 by the U.S.-based Center for Advanced Defense Studies.

Russia, Cambodia jointly fight against terrorism and cyber threats, says envoy

The sides are currently discussing areas of cooperation in these spheres "with regard to new conditions and international reality”

Khmer Rouge: I survived the ‘Killing Fields’

40 years ago the Khmer Rouge were toppled from power in Cambodia, having taken over in 1975.

Deportation flight another sad chapter in lives of Cambodian refugees who fled to America

The flight took off Monday night from Dallas, according to immigration attorneys and advocates who tracked it.

In a Cambodian beach town, China-led building boom flouts rules

Lax regulation, bribery and corruption put lives at risk in China-fuelled development of once-sleepy Sihanoukville town.

Cambodian high school nurtures entrepreneurs for social change

Bopha Um, 13, is mulling over whether she can spend more time in the coming school year expanding an award-winning mobile phone application for cultural promotion that she and her schoolmates developed.

‘Real Concern’ Cambodia May Host Chinese Military Assets, Despite Defense Minister’s Downplay: US

The U.S. Embassy in Cambodia on Tuesday hit back at Minister of Defense Tea Banh’s bid to downplay suspicions that his government plans to host Chinese military assets at a U.S.-funded naval base in Preah Sihanouk province, warning that such a move would “weaken Cambodia’s independence” and threaten ASEAN.

Direct flight links Chinese, Cambodian tourist cities

A direct air route was launched Monday to link Xishuangbanna in southwest China's Yunnan Province with Siem Reap in Cambodia.

The Kiwi making a difference to Cambodian kids

We've bumped and lurched down a long red dirt road, our Cambodian driver skilfully maneuvering around the biggest of the crater-sized potholes.

Two-year-old girl eaten alive by crocodiles after fall at family farm in Cambodia

Girl was alone with mother and newborn baby at family’s crocodile farm.

Surviving Cambodia’s ‘Killing Fields’

The Khmer Rouge were extremist communists who came to power in 1975

Ex-Marine Sentenced to 210 YEARS for Raping Cambodian Girls Might Go Free

A retired U.S. Marine captain who was previously sentenced to 210 years behind bars for raping young Cambodian girls in the early 2000s might still be able to taste freedom.

Thai AirAsia launches Bangkok-Sihanoukville direct flights

Low-cost carrier Thai Air Asia on Tuesday announced the launch of the direct flight from Bangkok to Cambodia's costal town Sihanoukville.

Some 90 per cent of the economy in Sihanoukville is in Chinese hands

Chinese nationals own more than 90 per cent of all businesses in Sihanoukville, one of Asia’s main gambling hubs.

Hun Sen Vows Cambodia “Will Not Bow Down” to International Pressures

The Cambodian premier indirectly criticized the EU’s own human rights situation as declining compared to forty years ago while Cambodia’s human rights are getting better.

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Washington has admitted to the long-lasting effects of dioxin use in Vietnam, but has largely sidestepped the issue in neighboring Cambodia and Laos.