Labor activist under fire for role in sex-trafficking documentary

“My Mother Sold Me”, a 27-minute documentary on sex trafficking in Cambodian, has garnered 1.5 million views on YouTube in the seven weeks since its release.

Khmer Times Flogs Huawei for Cambodia Telecoms

The pro-government Khmer Times ran a December 7 story about Chinese telecom giant Huawei with a KT byline that, while not marked as advertising, was transparently a Huawei press release being passed off as journalism.

Government’s “Flying Penthouse” Charter Jet to be Sold by Owners

Chinese conglomerate HNA Group is being forced to reduce debt by selling assets, including the company’s "flying penthouse" often chartered by Prime Minister Hun Sen, according to media reports.

Girls’ Deaths Alert Cambodia to Human Cost of Economic Migration

Ol Thida and her husband were sure they had no choice but to leave their tiny rural village.

Labor activist under fire for role in sex-trafficking documentary

“My Mother Sold Me”, a 27-minute documentary on sex trafficking in Cambodian, has garnered 1.5 million views on YouTube in the seven weeks since its release.

Cambodian critic held in Thailand over sex-trafficking film – wife

A Cambodian labour activist faces deportation from Thailand back to Cambodia over his role in making a documentary about sex trafficking that angered the Cambodian government, which dismissed it as fake, his wife said on Friday.

Khmer Times Flogs Huawei for Cambodia Telecoms

The pro-government Khmer Times ran a December 7 story about Chinese telecom giant Huawei with a KT byline that, while not marked as advertising, was transparently a Huawei press release being passed off as journalism.

Cambodian PM Hun Sen concludes official trip to Vietnam

Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen concluded his official visit to Vietnam from December 6 to 8 at the invitation of his Vietnamese counterpart Nguyen Xuan Phuc.

Hun Sen pressured to reverse ban on opposition politicians

Cambodia mulls concessions to avert harsh EU sanctions.

Repeal of Abusive Associations Rule

The Cambodian government’s revocation of a repressive regulation on nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) should jump-start genuine efforts to repeal all laws that restrict basic rights, Human Rights Watch said today.

Cambodia Seeks To Double Tourism Arrivals By 2025

Cambodia has ambitious plans to increase the number of tourism arrivals from six million in 2018 to 12 million by 2025 as it builds two new airports in Phnom Penh and Siem Reap and renews, enlarges and modernises the one in Sihanoukville.

Air China to launch direct Beijing-Phnom Penh service

Air China will begin direct flights from Beijing to Cambodia’s Phnom Penh, with 3X-weekly Airbus A320 service, from Jan. 7, 2019, marking the first time both capital cities are connected.

Cambodia’s ambitious tourism plans

Last week, Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen claimed that the number of tourists visiting Cambodia had increased substantially over the years and now the country is expecting 12 million tourists by 2025.

Cambodia’s Rithy Panh Remains Tireless Campaigner

Cambodian master director Rithy Panh’s is not optimistic about the chances of his latest film “Graves Without A Name” doing well at the Oscars. It is Cambodia’s contender in the foreign language category.

Why the best way to absorb the culture of Vietnam and Cambodia is cruising...

Vietnam and Cambodia offer a colourful culture, poignant history and verdant landscapes. These countries are ideally suited to travelling by water as many of the most rewarding experiences are tucked away in the countryside through which the Mekong River passes.

The project weaving a brighter future for Cambodia’s rural women

A Cambodian social enterprise is giving the ancient art of Khmer weaving a modern twist – and supporting rural women at the same time.

QASTIC proposes arched tree houses for affordable housing in Cambodia

Qastic lab’s proposal for affordable housing in Cambodia takes advantage of the local construction techniques, available materials, climate, thus facing the site limitations, sustainability considerations, the energy usage savings and the overall desirable low cost of the project.

Cambodia mulls tougher laws on illegal timber logging

Cambodia loses thousands of cubic meters of timber through illegal activities and now the government is looking to amend its laws to better protect the prized natural resource.

Cambodian Authorities Move to Amend Laws in Effort to Protect Forests

Widespread illegal logging in Cambodia’s forests is making the government reevaluate existing laws intended to protect the country’s natural resources.

Mohd Hezri triumphs in Phnom Penh

The Prudential Astro Masters grand final in Phnom Penh brought the curtain down on one of Malaysia’s premier amateur golf tournaments and was characterised by close finishes, something relished by the top payers.
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Buriram United’s Cambodian star Chreng Polroth out for three months

Cambodian midfield Chreng Polroth’s Buriram United adventure has been halted by a knee injury that will see him out of action for three months.

Japanese man finishes 2nd in Angkor Wat international half marathon

A Japanese man finished second in the Angkor Wat international half marathon on Sunday, an event that attracted more than 10,000 runners from around the globe.

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