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Meet the Women in GovTech 2018 - GovInsider

Meet the Women in GovTech 2018  GovInsider

Grace Hopper, a pioneer of computer programming, had a clock that ran backwards and a pirate flag on her office wall. These served as reminders for the ...

14 Dec 2018 | 9:22 am

Govt Requests For Twitter User Data Jump 10 Pct - PYMNTS.com

Govt Requests For Twitter User Data Jump 10 Pct  PYMNTS.com

Twitter reveals it has received more government information requests on user data between January and June of this year than its previous reporting period.

14 Dec 2018 | 7:05 am

Country profile: Vietnam - New Internationalist

Country profile: Vietnam  New Internationalist

The Vietnam of yesteryear that many Westerners use as a reference point for the nation is long outdated, writes Bennett Murray.

14 Dec 2018 | 4:48 am

Phillip Capital ramps up services to bolster its position in the Kingdom - The Phnom Penh Post

Phillip Capital ramps up services to bolster its position in the Kingdom  The Phnom Penh Post

Phillip Capital which commenced its business in Cambodia almost a decade ago has grown by leaps and bounds, and offers a bouquet of financial services ...

14 Dec 2018 | 1:50 am

Phillip Capital now a growing insurance presence in Cambodia - The Phnom Penh Post

Phillip Capital now a growing insurance presence in Cambodia  The Phnom Penh Post

PhillipCapital, headquartered in Singapore, operates in financial hubs of over 15 countries, including Australia, Cambodia, China, France, Hong Kong, India, ...

14 Dec 2018 | 1:39 am

A Cambodian Christmas Story - The Phnom Penh Post

A Cambodian Christmas Story  The Phnom Penh Post

Ayear ago, on the 11th of December 2017, just one day after the celebration of Human Rights Day, Christmas came early for the advocates of child rights when ...

13 Dec 2018 | 11:30 pm

Cambodia-Vietnam trade reaches record high in 2018 - The Phnom Penh Post

Cambodia-Vietnam trade reaches record high in 2018  The Phnom Penh Post

Bilateral trade between Cambodia and Vietnam reached record highs this year with trade volume amounting to $3.06 billion during the first 10 months of 2018, ...

13 Dec 2018 | 11:11 pm

APO releases Cambodia National Productivity Master Plan document - Viet Nam News

APO releases Cambodia National Productivity Master Plan document  Viet Nam News

The master plan recommends strategic actions for driving Cambodia's growth strategy, enabling it to achieve upper middle-income country status by 2030.

13 Dec 2018 | 8:38 pm

Cabinet bans Indian notes above IRN 100 - The Kathmandu Post

Cabinet bans Indian notes above IRN 100  The Kathmandu Post

The government has banned Indian currency of all denominations above rupees 100.

13 Dec 2018 | 8:26 pm

Lower Sesan II plant set to launch - The Phnom Penh Post

Lower Sesan II plant set to launch  The Phnom Penh Post

The Hydropower Lower Sesan II power plant, which will be launched next week, is set to add another 20 per cent to the Kingdom's current total electricity ...

13 Dec 2018 | 8:16 pm

New US deportees set to arrive - The Phnom Penh Post

New US deportees set to arrive  The Phnom Penh Post

US embassy spokesman Arend C Zwartjes confirmed on Thursday that 46 Cambodians will be deported from the US to Cambodia later this month, even as ...

13 Dec 2018 | 8:05 pm

HRW slams govt for extraditing labour activist - The Cambodia Daily

HRW slams govt for extraditing labour activist  The Cambodia Daily

Thailand has totally ignored concerns raised by UN agencies and human-rights groups, Human Rights Watch (HRW)'s senior researcher Sunai Phasuk said ...

13 Dec 2018 | 6:47 pm

Trick or real? CNRP split over Cambodia move to ease politics ban - Al Jazeera English

Trick or real? CNRP split over Cambodia move to ease politics ban  Al Jazeera English

Self-exiled cofounder calls government decision a political maneuver but others see it as sign of genuine improvement.

13 Dec 2018 | 6:25 pm

Markets in Cambodia cheer first bond issue - The Cambodia Daily

Markets in Cambodia cheer first bond issue  The Cambodia Daily

The Cambodian financial markets have welcomed with gusto the first issue of a corporate bond in the country, with a Phnom Penh-based microfinance institution ...

13 Dec 2018 | 6:11 pm

Vietnamese face deportation - Politico

Vietnamese face deportation  Politico

The caravan's democracy — Congress strikes #MeToo deal.

13 Dec 2018 | 9:00 am

Cambodia gives banned politicians a chance - Herald Sun

Cambodia gives banned politicians a chance  Herald Sun

Cambodias parliament has amended the law to let banned politicians petition the government for a return to politics, which could see restraints lifted for more ...

12 Dec 2018 | 10:47 pm

'If the factory closes what could I afford to eat?' - BBC News

'If the factory closes what could I afford to eat?'  BBC News

Sao Run is worried that if the clothing factory where she works closes down she won't be able to feed herself and her son. A 34-year-old widow, she has spent ...

12 Dec 2018 | 6:08 pm

Thailand Deports Cambodian Union Leader Who Helped Produce Sex Trafficking Documentary - Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Thailand Deports Cambodian Union Leader Who Helped Produce Sex Trafficking Documentary  Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Rath Rott Mony, the president of the Cambodian Construction Workers Trade Union Federation (CCTUF), in Chiang Mai, Thailand, in an undated photo.

12 Dec 2018 | 2:20 pm

Trump Moves to Deport Vietnam War Refugees - The Atlantic

Trump Moves to Deport Vietnam War Refugees  The Atlantic

The White House again wants to expel certain groups of protected immigrants, a reversal after backing away from the policy months ago.

12 Dec 2018 | 1:14 pm

It's Time for French Museums to Return Cambodian Artifacts - The Diplomat

It's Time for French Museums to Return Cambodian Artifacts  The Diplomat

The debate as to whether international museums and governments should return cultural artifacts acquired during the colonial period is not a new one. However ...

12 Dec 2018 | 9:43 am

Thailand sends home Cambodian critic wanted over sex-trafficking film - Reuters

Thailand sends home Cambodian critic wanted over sex-trafficking film  Reuters

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 ...

12 Dec 2018 | 7:26 am

Dozens More Cambodian Immigrants to Be Deported From U.S., Officials Say - The New York Times

Dozens More Cambodian Immigrants to Be Deported From U.S., Officials Say  The New York Times

A new group of more than 40 deportees, many of them the children of refugees, will be the largest yet to be ejected by the Trump administration.

12 Dec 2018 | 1:41 am

Government refutes the Cambodia Daily accusations - The Phnom Penh Post

Government refutes the Cambodia Daily accusations  The Phnom Penh Post

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation has denied and expressed regret over accusations made by the Cambodia Daily that it was ...

12 Dec 2018 | 1:33 am

EU ambassador to Cambodia: Rights a 'work in progress' - The Phnom Penh Post

EU ambassador to Cambodia: Rights a 'work in progress'  The Phnom Penh Post

The EU ambassador to Cambodia has called human rights “a work in progress” and said the 28-nation bloc has “carefully” noted last week's statement by the ...

11 Dec 2018 | 10:28 pm

Unions request government to set workers' minimum wage - The Phnom Penh Post

Unions request government to set workers' minimum wage  The Phnom Penh Post

Unions have asked the government to set the minimum wage for the construction and *service* sectors and to solve the five other major problems facing them, ...

11 Dec 2018 | 8:40 pm

'Cambodia's 10000 disabled benefiting from national plan' - The Phnom Penh Post

'Cambodia's 10000 disabled benefiting from national plan'  The Phnom Penh Post

The Secretary General of the Disability Action Council announced on Monday that about 10000 disabled people are currently benefiting from the implementation ...

11 Dec 2018 | 8:08 pm

Sam Rainsy 'will not have his rights restored' - The Phnom Penh Post

Sam Rainsy 'will not have his rights restored'  The Phnom Penh Post

A senior official at the Ministry of Interior on Monday said that opposition leader Sam Rainsy would not be eligible for a reinstatement of his political rights if a ...

11 Dec 2018 | 7:28 pm

Thailand: Don't Return Cambodian Dissident - Human Rights Watch

Thailand: Don't Return Cambodian Dissident  Human Rights Watch

(New York) – The Thai government should not forcibly return the dissident Rath Rott Mony to Cambodia.

11 Dec 2018 | 6:55 pm

Government: KNLF party move 'welcomed 100%' - The Phnom Penh Post

Government: KNLF party move 'welcomed 100%'  The Phnom Penh Post

The president of the Khmer National Liberation Front (KNLF), Sam Serey, said he expected the “procedure” to receive a royal pardon to begin soon. He had ...

11 Dec 2018 | 6:38 pm

Big Drop Reported in Child Labor in Cambodia Fashion Factories - ខ្មែរ (VOA)

Big Drop Reported in Child Labor in Cambodia Fashion Factories  ខ្មែរ (VOA)

While the United Nations says child labor has fallen sharply in Cambodia's garment factories, many informal subcontractors using children are escaping scrutiny, ...

11 Dec 2018 | 6:09 pm

Thailand to Deport Cambodian Union Leader Who Helped Produce Sex Trafficking Documentary - Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Thailand to Deport Cambodian Union Leader Who Helped Produce Sex Trafficking Documentary  Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Rath Rott Mony, the president of the Cambodian Construction Workers Trade Union Federation (CCTUF), in Chiang Mai, Thailand, in an undated photo.

11 Dec 2018 | 4:22 pm

Human Rights Watch Calls for Repeal of ‘Repressive’ Laws - ខ្មែរ (VOA)

Human Rights Watch Calls for Repeal of ‘Repressive’ Laws  ខ្មែរ (VOA)

The statement by HRW published this week focused on a law regulating non-governmental groups and two other laws that it said restricted the functioning of ...

11 Dec 2018 | 1:35 pm

Ministry says government did not shut down The Cambodia Daily - Khmer Times

Ministry says government did not shut down The Cambodia Daily  Khmer Times

The Foreign Affairs Ministry yesterday denied an accusation by The Cambodia Daily that the government closed its operations and bank account due to its ...

11 Dec 2018 | 12:13 pm

Cambodian products aim to leave a mark in trade exhibition - The Nation

Cambodian products aim to leave a mark in trade exhibition  The Nation

A CAMBODIAN trade fair is set to bring more opportunities for local products to access the international market, as well as serving as a platform to attract more ...

11 Dec 2018 | 12:00 pm

Japan eyes accords with 8 Asian nations on foreign workers - Nikkei Asian Review

Japan eyes accords with 8 Asian nations on foreign workers  Nikkei Asian Review

TOKYO -- The Japanese government will seek bilateral agreements on foreign workers with eight Asian countries, including Vietnam, the Philippines and.

11 Dec 2018 | 9:55 am

Cambodian court gives suspended sentences to labor leaders - Herald-Whig

Cambodian court gives suspended sentences to labor leaders  Herald-Whig

Six Cambodian union leaders have each received suspended 2 1/2-year prison terms in connection with labor protests about five years ago in which four ...

11 Dec 2018 | 7:00 am

UN hosts dialogue on Belt and Road Initiative, 2030 Agenda in Cambodia - Xinhua | English.news.cn - Xinhua

UN hosts dialogue on Belt and Road Initiative, 2030 Agenda in Cambodia - Xinhua | English.news.cn  Xinhua

PHNOM PENH, Dec. 11 (Xinhua) -- The United Nations in Cambodia has embarked on a research initiative to establish why and how both the Belt and Road ...

11 Dec 2018 | 4:57 am

Foreign Ministry denies government closed down The Cambodia Daily - Khmer Times

Foreign Ministry denies government closed down The Cambodia Daily  Khmer Times

Foreign Affairs Ministry has denied the accusation by The Cambodia Daily that the government closed its operation and bank account due to its criticism of the ...

10 Dec 2018 | 10:45 pm

Hun Sen's violent obsessions finally unmasked - The Cambodia Daily

Hun Sen's violent obsessions finally unmasked  The Cambodia Daily

The ink had barely dried on the UN-backed Khmer Rouge Tribunal's verdict against Pol Pot's former henchmen when Cambodia's leader, Hun Sen, shockingly ...

10 Dec 2018 | 7:04 pm

Cambodia Marks Human Rights Day Despite ‘Restrictions’ - ខ្មែរ (VOA)

Cambodia Marks Human Rights Day Despite ‘Restrictions’  ខ្មែរ (VOA)

Several hundred participants gathered in the capital's Democracy Square on Monday to mark 70 years since the signing of the Universal Declaration of Human ...

10 Dec 2018 | 10:17 am

Cambodia increasing tourism arrivals - ITIJ

Cambodia increasing tourism arrivals  ITIJ

Cambodia is building two new airports as part of plans to increase tourism arrivals.

10 Dec 2018 | 5:18 am

Government addresses overcrowding, National - The Phnom Penh Post

Government addresses overcrowding, National  The Phnom Penh Post

The ministries of Justice and Interior have begun a joint initiative to expedite legal procedures aimed at addressing Cambodia's growing problem of ...

9 Dec 2018 | 8:48 pm

Rights Today in South East Asia - 2018 - World - ReliefWeb

Rights Today in South East Asia - 2018 - World  ReliefWeb

Defending human rights on the frontlines in Southeast Asia and the Pacific. From the mounting body count in the “war on drugs” perpetrated by Philippines ...

9 Dec 2018 | 8:33 pm

KNLF gets 'green light' to register new party - The Phnom Penh Post

KNLF gets 'green light' to register new party  The Phnom Penh Post

After having formed a “government in exile” in 2016, the Khmer National Liberation Front of Sam Serey said it will register as a legitimate political party on ...

9 Dec 2018 | 8:26 pm

CPP slams 'double standards' - The Phnom Penh Post

CPP slams 'double standards'  The Phnom Penh Post

Cambodian People's Party (CPP) spokesman Sok Eysan accused human rights groups on Sunday of practising “double standards” for failing to criticise the ...

9 Dec 2018 | 8:26 pm

Hun Sen, Vietnam PM vow to end border row - The Phnom Penh Post

Hun Sen, Vietnam PM vow to end border row  The Phnom Penh Post

Prime Minister Hun Sen and his Vietnamese counterpart Nguyen Xuan Phuc have agreed to speed up the resolution to an ongoing dispute with the swift ...

9 Dec 2018 | 7:52 pm

Girls’ Deaths Alert Cambodia to Human Cost of Economic Migration - ខ្មែរ (VOA)

Girls’ Deaths Alert Cambodia to Human Cost of Economic Migration  ខ្មែរ (VOA)

As more of the rural poor seeking work move to cities, they leave their children at home where they are vulnerable to physical, sexual abuse.

8 Dec 2018 | 11:30 pm

Repeal of Abusive Associations Rule - The Cambodia Daily

Repeal of Abusive Associations Rule  The Cambodia Daily

The Cambodian government's revocation of a repressive regulation on nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) should jump-start genuine efforts to repeal all ...

7 Dec 2018 | 8:35 pm

Cambodia: Repeal of Abusive Associations Rule - Human Rights Watch

Cambodia: Repeal of Abusive Associations Rule  Human Rights Watch

(New York) – The Cambodian government's revocation of a repressive regulation on nongovernmental organizations should jump-start genuine efforts to repeal ...

7 Dec 2018 | 6:50 pm

Cambodian critic held in Thailand over sex-trafficking film, says wife - South China Morning Post

Cambodian critic held in Thailand over sex-trafficking film, says wife  South China Morning Post

A Cambodian labour activist faces deportation home from Thailand over his role in making a sex-trafficking documentary that angered the Southeast Asian ...

7 Dec 2018 | 9:10 am

IDPoor: a poverty identification programme that enables collaboration across sectors for maternal and child health in Cambodia - The BMJ

IDPoor: a poverty identification programme that enables collaboration across sectors for maternal and child health in Cambodia  The BMJ

BMJ 2018; 363 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.k4698 (Published 07 December 2018) Cite this as: BMJ 2018;363:k4698. Article; Related *content*; Metrics ...

7 Dec 2018 | 4:10 am

Government deports 235 Chinese scammers - The Phnom Penh Post

Government deports 235 Chinese scammers  The Phnom Penh Post

THE Immigration Department of the Ministry of Interior on Thursday deported 235 Chinese nationals, 35 of whom were female, via the Phnom Penh International ...

7 Dec 2018 | 2:53 am

KNLF claims a 'deception' - The Phnom Penh Post

KNLF claims a 'deception'  The Phnom Penh Post

A GOVERNMENT spokesman on Thursday accused an official from the Khmer People's National Liberation Front (KNLF) – a group claiming to be Cambodia's ...

7 Dec 2018 | 2:40 am

Hun Sen pressured to reverse ban on opposition politicians - Nikkei Asian Review

Hun Sen pressured to reverse ban on opposition politicians  Nikkei Asian Review

PHNOM PENH -- Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen is considering reversing a ban on more than 100 opposition politicians to avert European Union sanction.

6 Dec 2018 | 11:24 pm

More skilled workers needed for digital economy - The Phnom Penh Post

More skilled workers needed for digital economy  The Phnom Penh Post

The Information Communications Technology (ICT) sector, which is expected to drive Cambodia's future economy, needs skilled workforce to meet the growing ...

6 Dec 2018 | 9:22 pm

Cambodia Daily Rebuffs Government Reinstatement Offer - The Cambodia Daily

Cambodia Daily Rebuffs Government Reinstatement Offer  The Cambodia Daily

An independent news outlet that ceased operations within Cambodia ahead of government demands it settle a crushing “tax debt” has dismissed a government ...

6 Dec 2018 | 6:41 pm

Việt Nam, Cambodia PMs attend business forum - Economy - Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports - Viet Nam News

Việt Nam, Cambodia PMs attend business forum - Economy - Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports  Viet Nam News

Việt Nam and Cambodia could bring their two-way trade value to US$7-8 billion by 2020 due to their already sound co-operation and efforts to remove ...

6 Dec 2018 | 6:00 pm

Cambodian Court's Appeals Review a 'Ploy' to Weaken Political Opposition - Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Cambodian Court's Appeals Review a 'Ploy' to Weaken Political Opposition  Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Cambodia's Supreme Court began on Wednesday to hear an appeal against the 2017 conviction in a defamation case brought against CNRP leader Sam ...

6 Dec 2018 | 4:54 pm

‘Our Ancestors’ Graves have been Drowned’: Cambodian Dam Wipes Out Hill Tribe Way of Life - ខ្មែរ (VOA)

‘Our Ancestors’ Graves have been Drowned’: Cambodian Dam Wipes Out Hill Tribe Way of Life  ខ្មែរ (VOA)

Some 860 families from various indigenous minorities lived for generations near the rivers in northeast Cambodia until a Chinese-backed dam flooded the area.

6 Dec 2018 | 1:45 pm

Cambodia releases surrogate mothers who agree to keep children - BBC News

Cambodia releases surrogate mothers who agree to keep children  BBC News

Thirty-two surrogate mothers charged with human trafficking in Cambodia for carrying babies for Chinese clients have been released after agreeing to keep the ...

6 Dec 2018 | 6:28 am

Taiwan protests after nationals arrested in Cambodia sent to China | Politics - Focus Taiwan News Channel

Taiwan protests after nationals arrested in Cambodia sent to China | Politics  Focus Taiwan News Channel

Taipei, Dec. 6 (CNA) Taiwan's government on Thursday strongly protested Cambodia's decision to deport 46 Republic of China (Taiwan) citizens, arrested last ...

6 Dec 2018 | 4:41 am

Under Western pressure, Hun Sen hints at a lighter touch - Asia Times

Under Western pressure, Hun Sen hints at a lighter touch  Asia Times

When Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen spoke at the United Nations General Assembly in September, just months after his ruling party won an election ...

6 Dec 2018 | 3:07 am

A fixed abode: How US retirees are helping Cambodia’s poor - Financial Times

A fixed abode: How US retirees are helping Cambodia’s poor  Financial Times

Habitat for Humanity has repaired and built houses for more than 70000 households in the country.

5 Dec 2018 | 10:14 pm

Home: building futures in Cambodia - Financial Times

Home: building futures in Cambodia  Financial Times

In support of the FT's seasonal appeal, the FT's Yuan Yang joins a team of Habitat for Humanity volunteers and local workers as they spend a week building a ...

5 Dec 2018 | 10:01 pm

US Embassy urges reconciliation - The Phnom Penh Post

US Embassy urges reconciliation  The Phnom Penh Post

The US has urged Cambodia to restore the independence of the media, drop charges against Kem Sokha and other political prisoners, and end the prohibition ...

5 Dec 2018 | 7:14 pm

Government asked to ensure reopening of media outlets - Khmer Times

Government asked to ensure reopening of media outlets  Khmer Times

The United States embassy in Phnom Penh is urging the government to ensure that Radio Free Asia and Voice of America resume their work in the country ...

5 Dec 2018 | 12:11 pm

Vermont man nominated for Cambodia ambassador - The State

Vermont man nominated for Cambodia ambassador  The State

Vermont man nominated to serve as the ambassador to Cambodia.

5 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

ICC-Angkor marks 25th year - The Phnom Penh Post

ICC-Angkor marks 25th year  The Phnom Penh Post

The International Coordinating Committee for the Safeguarding and Development of the Historic Site of Angkor (ICC-Angkor) kicked off its two-day plenary ...

4 Dec 2018 | 7:47 pm

Grundfos Collaborates With Cambodia To Improve Water Security - Water Online

Grundfos Collaborates With Cambodia To Improve Water Security  Water Online

Global pumps leader Grundfos and the Ministry of Industry & Handicraft, Cambodia recently confirmed that they will exchange a Letter of Intent to ...

4 Dec 2018 | 7:07 pm

Demining NGOs laud government's effort to make Cambodia mine-free by 2025 - Khmer Times

Demining NGOs laud government's effort to make Cambodia mine-free by 2025  Khmer Times

Demining NGOs have given the thumbs up to the government's effort to make the Kingdom mine-free by 2025 which were highlighted to the world during an ...

4 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Grundfos partners with Cambodian government to improve water security - World Pumps

Grundfos partners with Cambodian government to improve water security  World Pumps

Grundfos and Cambodia's Ministry of Industry & Handicraft are to exchange a Letter of Intent to strengthen cooperation in water management.

4 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

King hails progress on disability rights - The Phnom Penh Post

King hails progress on disability rights  The Phnom Penh Post

King Norodom Sihamoni and Prime Minister Hun Sen marked the International Day of Persons with Disabilities on Monday by celebrating the progress made in ...

4 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia eases pressure on opposition, media after EU sanctions threat - The Straits Times

Cambodia eases pressure on opposition, media after EU sanctions threat  The Straits Times

PHNOM PENH (REUTERS) - Cambodia's Parliament is reviewing a five-year ban on more than 100 members of the main opposition party, which could allow ...

4 Dec 2018 | 1:27 am

Cambodia’s Migration Boom Leaves Children Home Alone, and Uniquely Vulnerable - VOA Khmer

Cambodia’s Migration Boom Leaves Children Home Alone, and Uniquely Vulnerable  VOA Khmer

This demographic shift means that some villages are primarily populated by children, the elderly, and men who are unemployable because they use drugs or ...

3 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia and Nepal sign agreements - Khmer Times

Cambodia and Nepal sign agreements  Khmer Times

Cambodia and Nepal sign four agreements over the weekend to expand relations.

3 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Analysts Question Motives Behind Cambodia’s Plan to ‘Strengthen Democracy’ After Divisive Election - Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Analysts Question Motives Behind Cambodia’s Plan to ‘Strengthen Democracy’ After Divisive Election  Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Protestors shout slogans and carry placards against Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen during a rally outside United Nations headquarters in New York, Sept.

3 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Why a Genocide Verdict in Cambodia Could Be the Last of Its Kind - TIME

Why a Genocide Verdict in Cambodia Could Be the Last of Its Kind  TIME

On Nov. 16, a fraught war crimes tribunal in Cambodia found former Khmer Rouge leaders Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan guilty of genocide.

30 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodian Authorities Move to Amend Laws in Effort to Protect Forests - Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Cambodian Authorities Move to Amend Laws in Effort to Protect Forests  Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Interior Minister says old laws are not effective as Cambodia struggles with rampant illegal logging.

30 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Government rejects Serey's 'impossible' request - The Phnom Penh Post

Government rejects Serey's 'impossible' request  The Phnom Penh Post

The government on Thursday rejected a request by the leader of the Khmer National Liberation Front (KNLF), Sam Serey, to be allowed to form a legitimate ...

30 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia's Hun Sen 'Sorry' He Hadn't Killed Protest Leaders - Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Cambodia's Hun Sen 'Sorry' He Hadn't Killed Protest Leaders  Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen voiced regret on Thursday that he hadn't had leaders of protests against his ruling Cambodian People's Party in 2013 and ...

29 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

World Bank: Cambodia must grow at rate of China to achieve 2030 economic goal - Southeast Asia Globe

World Bank: Cambodia must grow at rate of China to achieve 2030 economic goal  Southeast Asia Globe

Cambodia is unlikely to reach its targets of becoming an upper-middle-income country by 2030 and a high-income economy by 2050, according to the World ...

29 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Government leader welcomes Cambodian Planning Minister | Vietnam+ - http://en.vietnamplus.vn/

Government leader welcomes Cambodian Planning Minister | Vietnam+  http://en.vietnamplus.vn/

Hanoi (VNA) – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc hosted a reception for Cambodian Minister of Planning Chhay Than in Hanoi on November 29, during which ...

29 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Government called on to halt 'judicial politicisation' - The Phnom Penh Post

Government called on to halt 'judicial politicisation'  The Phnom Penh Post

Six global union federations on Monday issued a joint statement calling on the government to drop charges against local union leaders over involvement in a ...

28 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Judges Split on Whether Cambodia Tribunal Can Pursue Khmer Rouge Commander - The New York Times

Judges Split on Whether Cambodia Tribunal Can Pursue Khmer Rouge Commander  The New York Times

BANGKOK — Cambodian and foreign investigating judges issued conflicting rulings on Wednesday on whether a United Nations-backed tribunal, which this ...

28 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

'Terrorist' Serey to 'halt activities' and form party if Kem Sokha 'released' - The Phnom Penh Post

'Terrorist' Serey to 'halt activities' and form party if Kem Sokha 'released'  The Phnom Penh Post

Sam Serey, the leader of the Khmer National Liberation Front (KNLF), who is accused by authorities of being an armed rebel leader against the government of ...

27 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Alleged Chinese base claim 'just psychological warfare' - The Phnom Penh Post

Alleged Chinese base claim 'just psychological warfare'  The Phnom Penh Post

Cambodia government officials and academics have said a report alleging the possible existence of a Chinese naval base in Koh Kong province was “just ...

26 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia's solar regulation - The Phnom Penh Post

Cambodia's solar regulation  The Phnom Penh Post

On january 26, the Electricity Authority of Cambodia (EAC) enacted for the first time a solar generation regulation. The regulation is a new driver for the country's ...

26 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia's Khmer Rouge tribunal: Will Chea and Samphan's appeals bring the trials to an end? - ABC News

Cambodia's Khmer Rouge tribunal: Will Chea and Samphan's appeals bring the trials to an end?  ABC News

Last week the Khmer Rouge tribunal handed down a historic verdict against two elderly leaders of the regime that claimed at least 1.7 million lives, legally ...

22 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Outgoing US Ambassador to Cambodia Calls For Release of Opposition Chief, Political Reconciliation - Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Outgoing US Ambassador to Cambodia Calls For Release of Opposition Chief, Political Reconciliation  Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Outgoing US ambassador William Heidt (L) receives a gift from Prime Minister Hun Sen (R) during a farewell meeting at the Prime Minister's office in Phnom ...

20 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia’s PM Hun Sen Denies Reports of Plans For Chinese Naval Base - Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Cambodia’s PM Hun Sen Denies Reports of Plans For Chinese Naval Base  Radio Free Asia (RFA)

He calls the reports part of a 'disinformation campaign' and says a base would violate the constitution.

19 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodian official says Khmer Rouge tribunal's work is done - Washington Post

Cambodian official says Khmer Rouge tribunal's work is done  Washington Post

A top Cambodian government official has reiterated his government's intention to end the work of the U.N.-backed tribunal that last week convicted the last two ...

18 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Experts weigh the record of Cambodia's Khmer Rouge tribunal - WECT

Experts weigh the record of Cambodia's Khmer Rouge tribunal  WECT

Experts consider the costs and benefits of Cambodia's Khmer Rouge tribunal, which has tried and convicted a total of three defendants over nine years at a cost ...

17 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia: Beijing-backed Project Won't Include Chinese Base - ວີໂອເອ-ລາວ (VOA)

Cambodia: Beijing-backed Project Won't Include Chinese Base  ວີໂອເອ-ລາວ (VOA)

The Cambodian military and government officials have denied a report claiming that a Beijing-backed development project would pave the way for a Chinese ...

16 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodian-Americans Say Midterms Will Not Change Passage of Cambodia Democracy Bill - ខ្មែរ (VOA)

Cambodian-Americans Say Midterms Will Not Change Passage of Cambodia Democracy Bill  ខ្មែរ (VOA)

An activist said the retirement of Ed Royce, a prominent Republican critic of Prime Minister Hun Sen's government and chair of the Foreign Affairs Committee, ...

16 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Khmer Rouge leaders found guilty of Cambodia genocide - BBC News

Khmer Rouge leaders found guilty of Cambodia genocide  BBC News

For the first time, two leaders of Pol Pot's Khmer Rouge regime in Cambodia have been convicted of genocide. His deputy Nuon Chea, 92, and head of state ...

16 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

There is still hope for Cambodia's democracy - Al Jazeera English

There is still hope for Cambodia's democracy  Al Jazeera English

The international community has to pressure Cambodia to hold free and fair elections.

16 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

After 40 years, Cambodia's Khmer Rouge leaders face genocide verdict - Nikkei Asian Review

After 40 years, Cambodia's Khmer Rouge leaders face genocide verdict  Nikkei Asian Review

PHNOM PENH -- The Khmer Rouge tribunal will on Friday announce whether two surviving leaders of the Pol Pot regime are guilty of genocide -- a verdict.

15 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia at the center of a new Cold War - Asia Times

Cambodia at the center of a new Cold War  Asia Times

Since 2017, China has lobbied Cambodia for a port in Koh Kong on the Gulf of Thailand that could also be used as a naval base, though it remains unclear how ...

15 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

William A Heidt to 'press US government on sanctions' - The Phnom Penh Post

William A Heidt to 'press US government on sanctions'  The Phnom Penh Post

Outgoing US Ambassador to Cambodia William A Heidt said he will continue to press the US government on the possibility of lifting the visa sanctions imposed ...

15 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Vietnamese Families to be Evicted From Cambodia’s Tonle Sap Lake, Government Says - Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Vietnamese Families to be Evicted From Cambodia’s Tonle Sap Lake, Government Says  Radio Free Asia (RFA)

More than 2,000 ethnic Vietnamese living on Cambodia's Tonle Sap Lake will be evicted from their floating homes, with many moved to settlements on land in ...

13 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am