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China’s One Belt, One Road Investments in Cambodia Under Scrutiny as Beijing Forum Commences

As China invites world leaders and representatives to the capital to sign investment deals during the Belt and Road Forum that begins April 25, criticism is mounting over the negative impact of such deals for participating countries thus far.

BRI creates huge potential, opportunities for international cooperation: Cambodian PM

The China-proposed Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) has generated tremendous potential and opportunities for all participating countries to deepen their cooperation, Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen said in a written interview with Xinhua.

Cambodia’s Health Volunteers Tackle Malaria Head-on

Cambodia’s northeast is home to many different ethnic groups and cultures. Its resource-rich and sparsely populated forests also attract many migrants from other parts of the country looking for means of livelihood.

An explorer’s guide for a one-day tour of Phnom Penh

For Westerners, Cambodia is included by default on their must-visit list for touring Southeast Asia.

Expert Warns of ‘Debt-Trap’ Ahead of Cambodian PM Visit to China Belt And Road...

Overdependence, coupled with loans and the cost of maintaining infrastructure, could leave Cambodia in a “debt trap” to China, an expert said Tuesday, as Cambodia’s Prime Minister Hun Sen prepares to attend a summit in Beijing on Chinese President Xi Jinping’s sweeping Belt and Road Initiative (BRI).

Ahead of Second BRI Forum, Cambodia Sees Benefit of Massive Chinese Project

Cambodia is the beneficiary of China’s massive Belt and Road Initiative, which was announced by Chinese president Xi Jinping in 2013.

Group Warns of ‘Ruthless Crackdown’ on Cambodian Journalists

For former Radio Free Asia reporter Yeang Sothearin, life took a drastic turn when Cambodian police came to detain him and his colleague Uon Chhin in November 2017. They were accused of conspiring with foreign powers, charges they have since denied.

Former Vietnamese president, who led invasion of Cambodia that ousted Khmer Rouge, dies at...

Gen. Le Duc Anh, a Communist Party hard-liner and former Vietnamese president who led the invasion of Cambodia, which led to the fall of the Khmer Rouge regime, has died at 99.

New airport study set for 2019

A feasibility study on the construction of a new airport in the Kingdom will be launched later this year, according to a Ministry of Tourism spokesman on Monday.

The best cheap hostels in Cambodia and Vietnam for backpacking in style

Want quality and a bargain? Check in to these 10 Southeast Asian hostels.

Cambodia strongly condemns bomb attacks in Sri Lanka

Cambodia on Monday strongly condemned Sunday's horrible attacks on churches and hotels in Sri Lanka that killed at least 290 people and wounded over 500.

Cambodian Social Media Users Enthralled by Family Dispute over Valuable Land

Facebook users are shocked by a court battle between an 84-year-old matriarch and her 61-year-old daughter for control over prime location land in Sihanoukville.

Vietnam ensures benefits for overseas national contributors in Cambodia

A conference on the implementation of benefits and policies for Vietnamese national contributors who are living in Cambodia under the Government’ Decree No.102/2018/ND-CP was organised in Phnom Penh on April 22.

A Teen Refugee’s Flight to Freedom From Communist Cambodia

For six years, the only luxuries Bopha Sayavong dreamed of were peace, quiet, food, and shelter. 

Cambodia and Thailand reconnected by rail after 45 years

A railway reconnecting Cambodia and Thailand was officially inaugurated Monday in a bid to slash travel times and boost trade between the Southeast Asian neighbors.

Four Reasons Why Cambodia Needs To Be on Every Traveler’s Bucket List

Until recently, Angkor Wat has always been Cambodia’s biggest draw.

Dominance or development? What’s at the end of China’s New Silk Road?

Beijing’s global infrastructure drive will be in the spotlight this week when dozens of heads of state converge on the Chinese capital for the second Belt and Road Summit.

Thailand, Cambodia ready to relaunch rail link 

Thailand looks set to re-establish a rail link with Cambodia 45 years after the two countries terminated cross-border train service. 

One year after Easter pardons, Cambodian refugees find fragile stability

Ex-California Gov. Jerry Brown granted more than 1,000 pardons, several of them to Cambodian refugees facing deportation after criminal convictions.

Brother Rice robotics students design and build functioning prosthetic hands for Cambodian teen

Brother Rice High School in Mount Greenwood prides itself on promoting STEM and service in its classrooms.


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Daze of Justice Documentary Airing Renews Questions Over Khmer Rouge Justice

The film, produced by Michael Siv, himself a survivor, follows the group as they give testimony in Case 002 against Khieu Samphan and Nuon Chea, the last two remaining senior regime leaders.

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