Cambodian PM predicts robust growth this year amid EU trade sanctions threat

Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen said on Wednesday that the country's economy is expected to grow by 7 percent in 2019 despite the ongoing threat of trade sanctions from the European Union.

Family ties thwart Cambodia’s efforts to tackle bride trafficking to China

A rising number of Cambodian women are being sold as brides in China but complaints and convictions are on the decline with many victims refusing to speak out because their families are colluding with trafficking rings, a regional police chief said.

Cambodia sees zero death from malaria for 1st time last year

Cambodia has reported zero death from malaria in 2018, achieving its self-imposed target three years earlier, Huy Rekol, director of the National Center for Parasitology, Entomology and Malaria Control, said Wednesday.

Cambodia’s families living near Siem Reap dump demand site moved

Nearly 50 families living near a rubbish dump in Siem Reap province’s Prasat Bakong district on Tuesday demanded authorities quickly find an alternative site.

‘EBA loss will worsen West-China tug-of-war’

Political veteran Kong Korm, who is currently the honorary president of the Khmer Will Party, weighed into the EBA debate on Monday, saying that withdrawing Cambodia’s trade preferences was tantamount to a Khmer saying, “getting angry with the oxen, but beating the oxen-driven cart”.

Opinion: Gareth Evans, a Pillar of the Paris Peace Accords, on “Seeking Justice in...

Former diplomats, researchers, and human rights activists gathered recently at the University of Melbourne, Australia, for the book launch of “Seeking Justice in Cambodia: Human Rights Defenders Speak Out.”

Cambodian-Americans Plan Lobbying Campaign to Support Sanctions

The EU has given Cambodia 12 months to implement reforms or face losing its access to a preferential trade scheme thought to be vital to the economy.

Cambodia economy: High growth expected to continue

From the ashes of war, Cambodia is forecast to have the sixth fastest growing economy in the world.

Cambodia’s blockchain social media app rewards creativity

Eleven years ago, at roughly this time of the year, Dutch-Cambodian man Lim Chhay Lem took a leap of faith, leaving his home in the Netherlands for his ancestral homeland in Cambodia, a country of which he had virtually no experience or knowledge.

Cambodian garment workers concern over EU’s possible suspension of duty-free preferences

Cambodian trade union leaders and workers in the garment and footwear sector remained concerned about the European Union (EU)'s possible suspension of duty-free trading preferences for the kingdom, though the government has taken a series of precautionary measures.

Cambodian Action Film ‘The Prey’ From ‘Jailbreak’ Director Gets UK Distribution Deal

Fledgling UK firm Lightbulb Film Distribution has picked up Busan and London Film Festival survival-thriller The Prey, which has been described as Cambodia’s first $1M-budgeted action movie.

Buddhists across Cambodia gear up for Meak Bochea day

Ministry of Cults and Religion spokesman Seng Somony said his department expects many Buddhists to celebrate Meak Bochea Day on Tuesday, while Cambodia’s youth were also urged to fully engage with their cultural heritage on one of the Kingdom’s most important holidays.

Perceiving China-Jiangsu Culture Week” opens in Cambodia

"Perceiving China-Jiangsu Culture Week" kicked off here on Monday, aiming at strengthening cultural exchanges and enhancing friendship between China and Cambodia.

Cambodia’s utility tenders first, 60 MW, section of National Solar Park

Electricité du Cambodge has launched an international tender to procure a solar project in Kampong Chhnang province, on a build-own-operate basis. The project is the initial phase of the 100 MW National Solar Park, which is being supported by the Asian Development Bank.

Huge Land Loss Predicted for Vietnam’s Mekong Delta

Nearly the entire Mekong Delta in Vietnam — an area that helps feed about 200 million people — will sink underwater by the year 2100 at current rates, a new study predicts.

How green technology is fuelling Cambodia’s eco-friendly flying

Southeast Asia Globe speaks with Emirates’ commercial manager in Cambodia, Abdulla Adnan, about what the world’s airlines can do to reduce their carbon footprint.

How to run the Cambodia and Angkor Wat Half Marathon

There can be no place more beautiful to run a half marathon than in the heart of Cambodia, Angkor Wat.

FIVB Beach World Tour set to resume in Cambodia’s capital

The International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) Beach World Tour is set to resume in Phnom Penh with the first of four events to be staged in Cambodia during the 2018-2019 season.

AFF U-22 Championship 2019: Hosts Cambodia enter semifinal with 2-0 win over Myanmar

Cambodia became the third team to enter the semifinals of the AFF U-22 Championship 2019 after registering a comfortable 2-0 win over Myanmar at the Phnom Penh Olympic Stadium on Wednesday.

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