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China, Cambodia jointly arrest four criminal suspects

Cambodian law enforcement authorities have arrested four criminal suspects hidden in Cambodia upon the request of China's National Supervisory Commission (NSC) and the Ministry of Public Security.

Reports of a secret base deal are raising fears that Beijing is boxing in...

A report that China cut a deal with Cambodia to use part of a naval base is raising concern that Beijing could extend its reach in the South China Sea and over the Malacca Strait, which connects the Indian and Pacific oceans.

Cambodia tells tourists, fishermen not to venture out to sea due to impact of...

Cambodia on Saturday advised tourists and fishermen not to venture out to sea from Aug. 3 to 6 as the kingdom is suffering from the impact of the southwest monsoon.

Construction in Cambodia lacks safety

The construction industry in Cambodia is booming due to rising foreign investments.

Cambodia’s Adoption of Huawei’s 5G Brings Risk to Freedom of Speech, Critics Warn

Rights activists warn the Chinese firm’s quick rollout of 5G could further expand the Cambodian ruling party’s repression of public dissent and strengthen Chinese influence.

Stronger STEM strategy needed to be upper-middle income by 2030

Cambodia has been one of the fastest growing economies in the world, maintaining 7.7 per cent average growth over the past 20 years.

After Cambodia Digs Out Survivors, Eyes Cast Toward China’s Belt and Road Initiative

China’s Belt Road Initiative has brought lucrative Chinese investment into Cambodia, but at what cost for locals?

Pompeo ‘Regrets’ Lack of Talks With North Korea (Cambodia mentioned)

The secretary of state, in Thailand for the ASEAN summit, says he's 'optimistic' the discussion will resume 'before too long'.

Dak Lak repatriates remains of 17 soldiers, experts from Cambodia

Remains of 17 Vietnamese volunteer soldiers and experts who laid down their lives in Cambodia during wartime were brought home by a search and repatriation team of Dak Lak province in the 2018 – 2019 dry season.

2 garment workers killed, 31 injured in Cambodia road accident

Two garment workers were killed and more than 30 others injured on Tuesday in a road accident in Svay Rieng province's Svay Teap district. Police are on the lookout for the driver who fled the scene.

James Ricketson on finding happiness and contentment in a Cambodian prison

More than 20 years ago, James Ricketson read an article about the plight of Cambodian street kids, and his love affair with the country began.

Drones ease the backbreaking work of the farmers in Cambodia

Having witnessed first-hand the dangers faced by humans when spraying pesticide, IT graduate Heng Sopheak decided to quit his job to research and create pesticide spraying drones that are already being put to work in several of Cambodia's provinces.

A bad day all around for Cambodian media

If the relationship of a journalist to politicians is supposed to be that of a dog to lampposts, as one saying goes, or either at their throat or at their feet, according to another, then Cambodia’s media today are retentive and supine.

Unesco: Teacher education to benefit 130,000 children

Some 130,000 children, particularly the vulnerable, will benefit from the Strengthening Teacher Education Programme in Cambodia (STEPCam), Unesco said on Tuesday.

Cambodia and Laos casinos targeted for drug-trade money laundering

Investigators in Southeast Asia follow money trail from booming meth market.

Cambodia fines waste importer, sets deadline for its return

A top customs official in Cambodia said Tuesday that a local company that illegally imported almost seven dozen shipping containers of plastic waste from the United States and Canada has been ordered to pay a fine of nearly $260,000, and will face criminal charges if the waste is not sent back to its countries of origin before Aug. 24.

More effort to combat human trafficking needed in Cambodia say NGOs

A loose coalition of non-governmental organisations (NGOs) has called on the Cambodia government to step up efforts against human trafficking and in the provision of rehabilitation services to victims.

Cambodia and the Khmer Rouge: Between Justice and Memory

While justice remains elusive, efforts to document what occurred during the period offer more encouragement.

Cambodia bans veterinary drug Diclofenac to save vultures

Fantastic news for Asia's Critically Endangered vultures! Following tireless advocacy from NGOs including BirdLife, the Cambodian government has banned the veterinary use of Diclofenac: a drug used as a painkiller for cattle, but deadly to vultures.

Cambodia says to increase arms purchases from China

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen said on Monday that an additional $40 million would be spent on weapons from China to modernize the Southeast Asian country’s military.


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Trial of RFA Reporters Ends in Cambodia, Verdict Still to Come

A court in Cambodia’s capital Phnom Penh on Friday concluded the trial of two former Radio Free Asia journalists charged with espionage and the production of pornography, with the court’s verdict on both charges scheduled for delivery later this month.