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Indonesia remains Cambodia`s close friend: Hun Sen

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen stressed that Indonesia has been Cambodia`s close friend since old times and will continue to do so in the present and future.

Cambodian ‘donut king’ who came full circle

US immigrant Ted Ngoy built a dynasty of flour and sugar that changed the fate of hundreds of his fellow countrymen seeking a better life. A sudden addiction took it all away, but it left him all the wiser decades later.

Cambodia strongman delights as orangutans dance and kickbox

Cambodia's strongman leader Hun Sen took a brief break from electioneering on Saturday to watch orangutans roller skate, kickbox and dance provocatively as he opened the first major zoo in the capital.

Aust social worker dies in Cambodia crash

Cambodia's high profile NGO community is in mourning following the death of prominent Australian social worker Laura Knight, who was killed in a car accident which also claimed the lives of three others and left another six people injured.

Cambodia’s Jailed Opposition Chief Awarded Rights Prize in Absentia

South Korean rights group the National Council of Churches (NCC) on Friday awarded its Asian Human Rights Peace Prize to the jailed president of Cambodia’s now-dissolved opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) Kem Sokha, citing his devotion to democracy and human rights in the country.

Sex, gender and social change: 23-year-old Cambodian blogger tackles cultural taboos drawing both applause...

A video blog called ‘A Dose of Cath’ unabashedly wrestles with the risqué, drawing both applause and abuse in the patriarchal country.

Youth Engagement Can Help Save Cambodians’ Democratic Rights: Analysts

Cambodia’s energized youth activists and large demographic of young voters could become key actors in halting the country’s democratic backsliding, political analysts said, though they warned that challenging the Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) could also put youths at serious risk.

Interview: Mory Sar Says Cambodian Youths Are Voices of Change

Mory Sar, co-founder, and vice-president of the Cambodian Youth Network was one of the panelists discussing on Cambodia’s human rights at the Stimson Center, Washington, DC, May 29. Sar suggested three ways that Cambodian youths could make a difference in their country. VOA Khmer’s Chetra Chap reports.

Cambodia compares to dictatorships, says Election monitor Koul Panha 

Election monitor Koul Panha said on his Facebook page that he considers Cambodia a “weak state”. He compared the Kingdom to dictatorships in Africa and claimed it practised human rights violations and nepotism.

Hun Sen ‘finds recipe’ for victory in Cambodian poll

Drenched in sweat and more than an hour into a speech urging 16,000 garment factory workers to vote for the ruling party, Prime Minister Hun Sen of Cambodia revived the restless crowd by announcing that everyone would receive a cash gift.

World Bank pledges $110 mln to upgrade Cambodia’s key highway

The World Bank will provide $110 million in financing for Cambdoia to improve is main national highway, its board said in a statement on Friday.

Guards Fired By US Embassy Allegedly Shared “Dozens” of Explicit Pictures of Toddlers

A group of former US Embassy security guards who were fired in March for sharing child pornography appeared at the Labor Ministry on Friday to seek assistance from the government in pressing their claims of unlawful dismissal against the embassy.

Police Dismiss Claims of Foul Play in Accident Involving Opposition Party Leader

Police investigating a deadly traffic incident that caused the death of the wife of Prince Norodom Ranariddh, the head of the opposition Funcinpec party, leaving the political veteran seriously injured, have found no evidence to back up claims of foul play.

Interview: Mory Sar Says Cambodian Youths Are Voices of Change

Mory Sar, co-founder, and vice-president of the Cambodian Youth Network was one of the panelists discussing on Cambodia’s human rights at the Stimson Center, Washington, DC, May 29. Sar suggested three ways that Cambodian youths could make a difference in their country. VOA Khmer’s Chetra Chap reports.

A survey of Cambodian political parties 

20 political parties will be participating in Cambodia’s rapidly approaching national election, far more than the eight that contested in the last election in 2013.

Election Body Uses Telecoms Providers to Encourage People to Vote

The head of Cambodia’s official election body has said the organization is using a telecommunications company to encourage Cambodians to vote in the upcoming general elections.

Cambodia’s Royalist Party Demands Probe of Crash That Left Prince Injured, Princess Dead

Cambodia’s royalist Funcinpec party on Thursday rejected a police report which called a car collision that left the party’s president Prince Norodom Ranariddh critically injured and killed his wife Princess Ouk Phalla an accident, and has demanded a probe into the incident.

As Cambodia Educates More Girls, Boys Fall Through the Cracks

Girls now complete lower secondary school nearly 20 percent more often than boys, and in some provinces, 1.5 girls complete school for every boy.

Apollo Moon Rock Rediscovered in Cambodia Debuts on Display

A small moon rock gifted to Cambodia by the United States amid the Vietnam War has resurfaced after being all but lost to time and strife.

Chinese Casinos Stir Resentment on Cambodia’s Coast of Dystopia

How the Belt and Road Initiative has helped turn a quiet resort town into a gambling hotspot.

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Powerful, cheap and Cambodian: Computer dreams being born in the kingdom

When Thul Rithy first moved to Phnom Penh as a young man he lived in a simple pagoda with monks and exercised his keen thirst for knowledge. 

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