Cambodia’s high-rises, slavery and climate change

A legion of Cambodians are trapped as debt slaves in the brick-making industry as skylines and climate change expand.

Cambodian Groups Urge EU Pressure on Vietnam Over Illegal Timber Trade

A joint petition sent by Cambodian civil society groups to the European Union has urged the EU not to sign an agreement with Vietnam governing the international trade in timber until Vietnam ends its support of illegal logging in Cambodia.

Japan Could Be Positive Influence on Cambodian Democracy: Analysts

In an interview with Japan’s Kyodo news last week, Hun Sen said Japan’s “strong economy and political stability” was a “model of real democracy”.

Cambodian Official Threatens Beatings, ‘Accidents’ For Migrant Workers Opposing Hun Sen

Cambodian workers taking part in protests against Prime Minister Hun Sen in other countries should be identified and beaten by gangsters or made to suffer “traffic accidents,” a ruling party official says in a recording taken from a phone call, and now circulating widely on Facebook.

Sam Rainsy, government group set to clash at IPU Geneva meet?

Opposition figure Sam Rainsy has been invited to speak at the General Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) in Geneva, according to a former Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) lawmaker.

‘Do not harm Cambodians’, says PM’s son to opposition

Prime Minister Hun Sen’s eldest son Hun Manet said on Sunday that the Kingdom would not bow to international pressure, and accused some Western countries of siding with opposition politicians who hold dual citizenship to exert pressure on Cambodia.

Cambodia’s own travel booking platform targets jet-setting families and locals

Domestic holiday travel for Cambodians is often group-orientated – but that comes with the struggle of finding a car park and space for the whole crew to sleep.

Women’s work

Entrepreneurship is a powerful force for economic advancement, but women starting their own businesses still face more hurdles than men.

Cambodia Rice Exports Fell 8.4 Percent in Jan-Sept

Cambodia exported 389,264 tonnes of rice in the first nine months of the year, a fall of 8.4 percent compared with the same period last year, official data showed on Monday.

ANZ boss says bank will consider compensating Cambodians forced off farms for sugar plantation

ANZ will consider whether to compensate hundreds of Cambodian families who were forcibly evicted from their farms to make way for a sugar plantation and refinery partially financed by the bank, chief executive Shayne Elliott has told a parliamentary committee.

Cambodia’s Anti-Archive Film Initiative Boosts Local Helmers

Cambodian filmmaking collective Anti-Archive’s Echoes of Tomorrow initiative debuted in Busan’s Wide Angle shorts competition with the world premiere of Danech San’s “A Million Years.”

New Cambodian Food Festival aims to highlight Cambodian food and culture this weekend in...

Richmond will get to experience a new festival this Saturday: the first Cambodian Food Festival.

What to eat in Siem Reap: 5 Cambodian dishes to try on your travels

Explore the local Khmer cuisine in the town that serves as the gateway to Angkor Wat.

Cambodians Facing Fear At Reptile Café

People can interact with snakes, scorpions and lizards at Phnom Penh’s first ever reptile-themed café.

Wind power in Cambodia is possible, says regional power producer

As the world increasingly opens up to renewable energy, Southeast Asia Globe speaks to Olivier Duguet, CEO and co-founder of the Blue Circle, a renewable independent power producer based in Southeast Asia, to find out more about the region’s future energy path.

Critically endangered royal turtles in Cambodia on recovery: conservationist group

After their release in November last year into their natural habitat in Sre Ambel river in southwest Cambodia's Koh Kong province, all 25 nearly-extinct royal turtles have been detected, a conservationist group said on Friday.

Cambodia Accused Vietnam of Systematic Logging Fraud

Cambodia has asked INTERPOL to investigate its allegations that Vietnam has repeatedly and knowingly accepted fraudulent permits for endangered luxury timber that is illegally logged across the border.

Civic Groups, Villagers Want Myanmar to Drop Controversial Dam Project

Civil society organizations and local residents have called on the Myanmar government to cancel the U.S. $3.6 billion Chinese-financed Myitsone Dam on the Irrawaddy River in Kachin state, put on hold in 2011 following public opposition to the controversial hydropower project.

Football: Fandi Ahmad hails Lions’ fighting spirit in 2-1 friendly win over Cambodia

If Fandi Ahmad's approach for the national football team could be summarised, it would be encapsulated in a piece of action in the 74th minute of the 2-1 friendly win over Cambodia in Phnom Penh on Tuesday (Oct 16).

Singapore survive Phnom Penh scare to seal 2-1 victory over Cambodia

It was a tale of two halves as Singapore came away with a 2-1 come-from-behind victory over Cambodia at the Phnom Penh Olympic Stadium on Tuesday night.

Cambodia dreams of regional gold and sporting glory

After success at the Asian Games, country is pushing to win more medals.

‘Unofficial gold’ for Cambodia

Cambodia’s badminton pick for the 3rd Youth Olympic Games in Argentina, Vath Vannthoun, ended his trip on a high after he was drafted into an international relay team that won an unofficial gold medal after losing all three of his matches in the men’s singles qualifying round in the first week of competition.