The CPP Central Committee Welcomes New Blood – but from Within

The 41st Central Committee meeting of Cambodia’s ruling party ended on Thursday with Prime Minister Hun Sen’s eldest son, Hun Manet, joining the powerful permanent commission of the Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) committee. 

Hun Sen Calls for Dismissal of Powerful Media Titan

Prime Minister Hun Sen, prompted by a family quarrel, has called for the dismissal of CNC Television CEO Ouk Vora, according to a recording of the conversation made available toThe Cambodia Daily.

Asia-Pacific parliamentary forum kicks off in Cambodia

The 27th Annual Meeting of the Asia-Pacific Parliamentary Forum (APPF-27) kicked off in Cambodia's Siem Reap province Tuesday, focusing talks on politics, security, economy, trade issues and cultural cooperation.

Japanese volunteer’s initiative allows Cambodians to see future beyond dumps where they scavenged

In Anlong Pi, a village on the outskirts of famous tourist destination Siem Reap in northwestern Cambodia, a group of women gather each day to peel bark from 3-meter-long sections of banana tree trunks.

The hairy little heroes saving many lives in rural Cambodia

In rural Siem Reap province, rats dare to tread where no person will, as these hairy little heroes place their lives on the line each day for the good of the local community.

Cambodian PM: Western Sanctions Would Hurt Opposition

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen said Monday that if Western countries impose threatened economic sanctions on his country, it would cause the death of the country's political opposition.

January 7 in Cambodia: One Date, Two Narratives

Cambodian politicians should move beyond their arguments over history and find common ground to move Cambodia forward.

Urgent : Cambodia’s diplomatic passports issued to foreigners to be annulled

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation will move to annul diplomatic passports issued to those not born in Cambodia.

Housewarming Party Leads to Opposition Members’ Questioning

For former members of the CNRP, even organizing a private party comes with surveillance and questions from the authorities.

Cambodia to end border check

Cambodia’s Prime Minister Hun Sen has unveiled a new campaign to boost economic independence and reduce the reliance on preferential trade statuses offered by advanced countries, saying the government will provide better trade facilitation and eliminate unnecessary procedures.

EU set to impose tariffs on Cambodia, Myanmar rice imports

The European Union is likely this week to impose tariffs on rice coming from Cambodia and Myanmar for the next three years to curb a surge in imports, according to a source familiar with the file.

‘Uber’-inspired system sparks fears for tuk-tuk drivers in Cambodia

Tuk-tuk drivers in Cambodia are missing out on the benefits of increasing tourism in the country, according to a research project funded by the Scottish Funding Council’s Global Challenges Research Fund.

The seven countries in our Asia-Pacific backyard where kings and queens still rule

When it comes to monarchy, most people think of the pomp and majesty of the British throne, with its palaces and historic ceremonies.

Top 5 / Southeast Asia’s favourite noodle soups

From Cambodia’s kuy teav to Indonesia’s soto ayam, Southeast Asia Globe tucks into the region’s favourite noodle soups.

How preserving folktales and legends help raise environment awareness in the Mekong

In 2014, several indigenous communities in the Mekong started recording their stories and legends with the help of a group of researchers who are exploring how these narratives can help exposing the destructive impact of large-scale projects in the region.

From Tibet to the ‘Nine Dragons’, Vietnam’s Mekong Delta is losing sand

In the dead of night, the entire front half of shopkeeper Ta Thi Kim Anh's house collapsed.

Say No to Plastic / Striving for better health and environment in Cambodia… and...

Every month, Southeast Asia Globe features stories from organisations around the region taking action to reduce plastic use. This month, we highlight Plastic Free Cambodia.

Report: Illegal Logging Still Rampant in Cambodia’s Prey Lang Forest

Deforestation in Prey Lang forest in the central plains of Cambodia continues to be a major problem that threatens the local economy, food security and biodiversity, and has the potential to accelerate climate change, according to a recent report by the Prey Lang Community Network (PLCN).

At 73, He’s fighting to revive the martial art you’ve never heard of

Because there’s more than muay thai in Southeast Asia.

2019 AFF U-22 Championship fixtures set

The AFF U-22 Championship is set to return following a 14-year absence.

The AFC Asian Cup Dream 11: Cambodia

Cambodia have never qualified for an AFC Asian Cup in recent year — their latest appearance in the tournament coming in 1972 in which they played as the Khmer Republic. But what will be Cambodia’s best 11 if they could participate in the AFC Asian Cup 2019?

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