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Despite Growth, Economic Woes Loom in Cambodia

While Cambodia has enjoyed strong growth and an influx of foreign investment in recent years, a toxic combination of rising wages and low-skilled labor presents a looming threat to the country’s two-dimensional economy.

Former CNRP Lawmaker Calls For Release of Party Members Still Held in Jail

Former Cambodian opposition party lawmaker Ou Chanrath called on the government on Wednesday to free all members of the Cambodia National Rescue Party still held in the country’s jails, saying their release will pose no threat to national security.

UN Urges Asean to ‘Make Every Effort Towards Transparent and Fair Elections’

António Guterres comments on Friday came after several members of Asean held elections that were widely criticized by the international community.

384 Dead, Hundreds Injured in Indonesia Quake-Tsunami

Indonesian officials say at least 384 people died and 540 were injured following a 7.5-magnitude earthquake Friday and a subsequent tsunami that hit two cities - Palu and Donggala - in central Sulawesi province.

Jesuit center gives new future to Cambodia’s disabled

Banteay Prieb training center offers a fresh start to people who face discrimination and isolation.

Uphold UN Charter, reject unilateralism, declares Cambodia’s Prime Minister

Addressing world leaders at the United Nations General Assembly’s general debate on Friday, Prime Minister Hun Sen of Cambodia described the world as a fragile, unpredictable, and complicated place where countries “big and small must respect one another.”

Interview: ‘Primary School Rectors Play Political Role’

Thida Kheang, a teacher at the Graduate School of Education, recently co-authored a book titled “Primary School Leadership in Cambodia."

Cambodian Court Sentences Rights Activists, Election Official to Suspended Five-Year Jail Terms

A court in Cambodia on Wednesday delivered suspended five-year sentences to four human rights activists and an official with the country’s National Election Committee (NEC) after convicting them of paying to silence a woman who allegedly had an affair with opposition chief Kem Sokha.

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Cambodia charges GCG ASIA’s CEO with “fraud attempt” for linking PM...

A Cambodian court on Sunday charged Yaw Foo Hoe, chief executive officer of GCG ASIA, with "fraud attempt" for falsely claiming that country's Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen supported the company's unlicensed cryptocurrency trading, a spokesman said.