As Power Cuts Cripple Cambodia, Generator Sales Soar

Phnom Penh residents and businesses have complained for weeks about the worst power shortages in years, but one group has reaped the benefits: generator sellers.

Cambodia: weak words on strongman rule

Why bother send a UN special rapporteur to the country if the democratic backsliding is all but ignored?

China’s ongoing African swine fever epidemic is spreading across Asia

Millions of pigs have been slaughtered across Asia as African swine fever spreads since the first outbreak of the disease was reported in August 2018 in northeastern China – the world’s largest pork producer and consumer.

Cambodian PM to attend 75th session of UN-ESCAP in Thailand

Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen will attend the 75th Session of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UN-ESCAP) in Bangkok, Thailand on May 27, said a foreign ministry's statement on Thursday.

Cambodia Cracking Down on Noodle Dinners Attended by Opposition Supporters

Authorities in Cambodia are cracking down on noodle dinners attended by supporters of the banned opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), in what analysts and rights groups say signals political paranoia on the part of Prime Minister and his ruling Cambodian People’s Party (CPP).

140 Ex-Opposition Members Summoned by Courts: Rights Group

Dozens of former CNRP members have been summoned in recent weeks, as the CPP government continues to pressure the opposition.

Campaigning Under Way in Local Elections Without Challengers to Ruling Party

Cambodia’s National Election Committee says campaigns for the May 26 elections of city and provincial councillors were proceeding without irregularities.

Three Cambodian companies pioneering sustainable business

Cambodia’s economy is going from strength to strength, with GDP expected to grow by 7% in 2018 and 2019. But with rising incomes comes a greater need for environmental responsibility and leadership in the face of infrastructure gaps – here are three companies paving the way.

Chinese Casino in Cambodia Ignores Shutdown Orders from Local Government

A Chinese-backed casino in Cambodia’s southwestern city of Sihanoukville is still in business despite calls from the city to cease operations.

US Shoe Industry Protests Possible Tariffs on Chinese Imports

More than 170 American shoe manufacturers and retailers, including such well-known athletic shoe brands as Nike, Under Armour and Adidas, urged President Donald Trump on Tuesday to exempt footwear from any further tariffs he imposes on imported goods from China.

Ride Cambodia’s only funicular to visit the waterfalls of Ta Chat

Situated in a suburb of Khemarak Phoumin city is a 20m waterfall, which runs down into a huge pond filled with fish as swimmers hurtle into the water from a rope swing tied to a tree.

Art helps create social change in refugee communities, thanks to local dancer

Local Cambodian dancer receives grant award.

A decaying shop in Cambodia gains a new life through adaptive reuse principles

Phnom Penh-based firm Bloom Architecture has unveiled a beautiful renovation of a decaying building in Kampot, Cambodia.

Forum raises urgent Mekong issues

The 7th Mekong River Commission (MRC) Regional Stakeholder Forum was held in Lao capital Vientiane over Monday and Tuesday, with participants discussing urgent issues facing the Mekong region, the Secretariat of the MRC has said.

Environmentalist to seek court help over illegal, sewage-spewing Chinese casino

Chinese owned businesses in Cambodia seem to be a law unto themself, a polluting casino ordered closed by the government in March continuing with business as usual.

Timber Company in Cambodia Continues to Collect Wood From Protected Forest Areas

A timber company in Cambodia is ignoring environmental protection laws by transporting felled trees by night from protected forests in the country, activists said on Monday.

First ever Junior Series sees Tennis Cambodia flourishing

The first event in the newly established Decathlon Junior Series 2019 took place on Saturday and Sunday in Phnom Penh at the National Tennis Center and the Cambodian Country Club.

Cambodia national team head coach Keisuke Honda confirms exit from A-League side Melbourne Victory

Japanese football legend Keisuke Honda has confirmed that he will leave A-League outfit Melbourne Victory after their AFC Champions League 2019 group fixture against Sanfrecce Hiroshima on Wednesday.

In The Face of Struggle, She Fought Back

Some say life can change in a matter of moments. In 2017, Jasmine Kong learned that firsthand.

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