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.

46 Cambodians are Set to be Deported from California. Will Governor Jerry Brown Intervene?

Next Monday, 46 Cambodian refugees are slated to be put on a plane and sent back to Cambodia. It will be the largest deportation flight of Cambodians in U.S. history. The largest flight before this was eight months ago.

UN hosts dialogue on Belt and Road Initiative, 2030 Agenda in Cambodia

The United Nations in Cambodia has embarked on a research initiative to establish why and how both the Belt and Road Initiative and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development are critical for realizing Cambodia's vision to become an upper middle-income country by 2030.

Thailand sends home Cambodian critic wanted over sex-trafficking film

Thailand sent back to Cambodia on Wednesday a labor activist wanted by authorities at home over his role in making a documentary about sex-trafficking that the government said contained fake news, police said.

Conviction of Genocidal Leaders in Cambodia Is Better Late Than Never

A United Nations-backed war crimes tribunal issued a verdict last month in a case involving two Khmer Rouge leaders, finding them guilty of genocide in Cambodia.

What’s Next for the Cambodia-Laos Border Dispute?

Both sides continue to try to resolve a thorny issue in their bilateral relationship.

Free World Not Fall for Hun Sen’s Nonsense, Says Yoho

Congressman Ted Yoho, chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee, said he would reintroduce Cambodia Democracy Act in January next year if the Senate fails to pass it by the end of 2018.

Curbing Asia’s Corrupt Governments

Representatives of civil society organizations from nine ASEAN nations have been meeting for the past two days in Bangkok, seeking ways to fast-track implementation of the United Nations Convention Against Corruption in what has to seem like an uphill struggle.

Cambodia suffers 13 percent drop in 11-month rice exports

Cambodia's rice exports fell 13 percent year on year in the first 11 months of 2018, according to a report by the Secretariat of One Window Service for Rice Export Formality of Cambodia.

Vietnam’s shipment to Cambodia sets new record

Vietnam’s export turnover to Cambodia reached 332 million USD in October, raising the total figure to 3.06 billion USD in the first ten months, or up 814 million USD against the same period last year, according to the General Department of Vietnam Customs.

Cambodia hungry for DDGS for livestock feed

Growing demand for meat – including chicken, pork and beef – in Cambodia has spurred an increase in imports of distiller’s dried grains with solubles (DDGS) from the United States (US).

It’s Time for French Museums to Return Cambodian Artifacts

A new report recommends returning artifacts seized from French colonies in Africa. Cambodia should also be included.

National Book Fair Renews Hope for Cambodian Literary Scene

Ouk Bonheang, 25, a young author, said the rise was due to a growing appreciation among young Cambodians for literacy.

The Struggle to Save Teen ‘Love Huts’ in Cambodia

For the Kreung ethnic minority living in Cambodia, the practice of building “maiden huts" allowed young women to experience courtship on their own terms—and sometimes led to true love and lasting marriages.

WWF announces discovery of 157 new species in Southeast Asia

A bat which looks like *NSYNC's Lance Bass, a gibbon named for Luke Skywalker, and a toad which seems to have come "from Middle Earth," are among 157 new species discovered in the Greater Mekong Region last year, according to a new report from the World Wildlife Fund.

Malaria’s ticking time bomb

Scientists are racing to stamp out the disease in southeast Asia before unstoppable strains spread.

Corruption Puts Environmental Defenders at Risk in Cambodia

“I’m always worried about being arrested,” said environmental defender Lim Kimsor, carrying a resilient smile. “But I’m not afraid. I’m worried that if they arrest me, who will do the work outside jail?”

3 star-making performances at ONE Championship: Destiny of Champions

Three star-making performances at ONE Championship: Destiny of Champions.

Cambodian bride now Korea’s carom sensation

When the daughter of a potato farmer came to Korea from Cambodia in 2010 to start the second chapter of her life as the wife of a Korean man 36 years older, Srong Pheavy, like any other marriage migrant woman here, had no idea what was coming.

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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