Cambodia News: Country Profile of Cambodia

Holiday openers: little treasuries for the readers you love - Virginian-Pilot

Holiday openers: little treasuries for the readers you love  Virginian-Pilot

If books aren't on your gift list this year, let us stop you and beg you to reconsider. With a book in the hand, worlds open. Birds sing their carols,

14 Dec 2018 | 5:15 am

Markets Live: Friday, 14th December 2018 - Financial Times

Markets Live: Friday, 14th December 2018  Financial Times

One more push, folks. Nearly there. BE11:12am. Also: good morning. BE11:12am. Welcome to Alphaville's Markets Live, the thing with the typing and etc.

14 Dec 2018 | 5:11 am

Deportation proposal shakes Minnesota's Southeast Asian refugee community - Star Tribune

Deportation proposal shakes Minnesota's Southeast Asian refugee community  Star Tribune

A wave of worry swept through Minnesota's Southeast Asian refugee community Thursday as the news spread that the Trump administration has proposed ...

13 Dec 2018 | 9:12 pm

Miss USA Under Fire for Mocking Miss Cambodia and Miss Vietnam During Miss Universe Competition - TIME

Miss USA Under Fire for Mocking Miss Cambodia and Miss Vietnam During Miss Universe Competition  TIME

Miss USA apologized after mocking Miss Cambodia and Miss Vietnam for not speaking English during the 2018 Miss Universe competition.

13 Dec 2018 | 4:30 pm

Miss Universe National Costumes of Asia Will Blow You Away - NextShark

Miss Universe National Costumes of Asia Will Blow You Away  NextShark

A total of 93 countries competed for Best National Costume at the 67th Miss Universe held in Pattaya, Thailand on Dec. 10.

12 Dec 2018 | 3:15 pm

Cambodia's Opposition Begins to Crack - The Diplomat

Cambodia's Opposition Begins to Crack  The Diplomat

After 2018's election, Cambodia's once united opposition veers toward a split.

12 Dec 2018 | 9:19 am

Cambodia's surrogate mothers go free after agreeing to raise Chinese children but some see it as a mixed blessing - Asean Plus - The Star Online

Cambodia's surrogate mothers go free after agreeing to raise Chinese children but some see it as a mixed blessing - Asean Plus  The Star Online

PHNOM PENH (Thomson Reuters Foundation): Sophea was eight months pregnant when Cambodian police told her she would have to keep the baby that was ...

10 Dec 2018 | 10:36 pm

Hun Sen's violent obsessions finally unmasked - Asia Times

Hun Sen's violent obsessions finally unmasked  Asia Times

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 | 11:56 am

Freed Cambodian surrogate mothers raise Chinese children - Bangkok Post

Freed Cambodian surrogate mothers raise Chinese children  Bangkok Post

OUDONG, Cambodia: Sophea was eight months pregnant when Cambodian police told her she would have to keep the baby that was never meant to be hers ...

10 Dec 2018 | 5:18 am

10 Asian Beauty Queens & Their National Costumes For Miss Universe 2018 - Hype Malaysia

10 Asian Beauty Queens & Their National Costumes For Miss Universe 2018  Hype Malaysia

The 67th edition of Miss Universe beauty pageant is set to be held in Bangkok, Thailand on 17th December 2018. Right now, all of the competing beauty queens ...

5 Dec 2018 | 5:54 pm

Cambodia Morning News For December 3 - AEC News Today

Cambodia Morning News For December 3  AEC News Today

All the #Cambodia #news you need to know for December 3, 2018. Cambodia English news, Cambodia business news, Cambodia news today, Cambodia ...

3 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Former Keighley deputy head Stephen Loryman arrested in Cambodia child sex abuse inquiry - Bradford Telegraph and Argus

Former Keighley deputy head Stephen Loryman arrested in Cambodia child sex abuse inquiry  Bradford Telegraph and Argus

A FORMER deputy head teacher of a Keighley primary school has been arrested on suspicion of child sexual abuse.

30 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Ex teacher is accused of sexual abuse - Keighley News

Ex teacher is accused of sexual abuse  Keighley News

A FORMER deputy head teacher of a Keighley primary school has been arrested on suspicion of child sexual abuse.

29 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Modernising Cambodian economy - The Phnom Penh Post

Modernising Cambodian economy  The Phnom Penh Post

Since my first tour in Cambodia in the late1990s, I have been convinced that Cambodia possesses the resources necessary to become an economic dynamo ...

28 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

AFF Suzuki Cup 2018: Don’t blame Chan Vathanaka, his Cambodia teammates must step up! - FOX Sports Asia

AFF Suzuki Cup 2018: Don’t blame Chan Vathanaka, his Cambodia teammates must step up!  FOX Sports Asia

Cambodia has had a dismal start to the AFF Suzuki Cup 2018 suffering two defeats from as many matches. With three teams who have amassed six points each ...

19 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia's beleaguered opposition and the fight for democracy - Al Jazeera English

Cambodia's beleaguered opposition and the fight for democracy  Al Jazeera English

Today, the country is effectively a one-party dictatorship with the opposition party scattered across the world.

18 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia discusses potential for e-commerce, cross-border trade - Xinhua | English.news.cn - Xinhua

Cambodia discusses potential for e-commerce, cross-border trade - Xinhua | English.news.cn  Xinhua

PHNOM PENH, Nov. 16 (Xinhua) -- High-profile officials, experts and potential investors gathered here on Friday at the #ConnectCambodia forum to discuss the ...

16 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Khmer Rouge’s Slaughter in Cambodia Is Ruled a Genocide - The New York Times

Khmer Rouge’s Slaughter in Cambodia Is Ruled a Genocide  The New York Times

Four decades after the Communist movement's reign of terror, two surviving senior leaders are held accountable in a genocide verdict that opens the door for ...

15 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia's ISPs hit by some of the biggest DDoS attacks in the country's history - ZDNet

Cambodia's ISPs hit by some of the biggest DDoS attacks in the country's history  ZDNet

This device is unable to play the requested video. Several of Cambodia's biggest internet *service* providers (ISPs) have been hit by large-scale DDoS attacks ...

8 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia's Coming AI Revolution - The Diplomat

Cambodia's Coming AI Revolution  The Diplomat

Big data, AI, and digital technologies: Cambodia's nascent tech sector is blooming.

25 Oct 2018 | 2:00 am

PM compares Turkish coup with situation in Cambodia - The Phnom Penh Post

PM compares Turkish coup with situation in Cambodia  The Phnom Penh Post

On a visit to Turkey, Prime Minister Hun Sen likened the political situation in Cambodia to that of the Middle Eastern power, comparing what the government has ...

23 Oct 2018 | 2:00 am

China brings casino boom to Cambodian town – but doom to local businesses? - Channel NewsAsia

China brings casino boom to Cambodian town – but doom to local businesses?  Channel NewsAsia

The new season of The New Silk Road looks at how Chinese money is changing Sihanoukville and Phnom Penh, from the glitz and glamour, jobs and ...

23 Oct 2018 | 2:00 am

EU plays hardball with Cambodian hardman - POLITICO.eu

EU plays hardball with Cambodian hardman  POLITICO.eu

Europe will end preferential trade terms unless Phnom Penh improves human rights.

19 Oct 2018 | 2:00 am

Is Hun Manet Cambodia's next strongman? - East Asia Forum

Is Hun Manet Cambodia's next strongman?  East Asia Forum

Author: Jonathan Sutton, University of Otago The perception that Hun Sen is establishing a family dynasty in Cambodia has been reinforced with the promotion.

17 Oct 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia's Hun Sen defiant despite EU trade threat - Channel NewsAsia

Cambodia's Hun Sen defiant despite EU trade threat  Channel NewsAsia

Cambodia's Prime Minister Hun Sen has taken a defiant stance following a European Union announcement last week that it would ramp up trade ...

8 Oct 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodian barber first to be jailed under royal insult law - Asean Plus - The Star Online

Cambodian barber first to be jailed under royal insult law - Asean Plus  The Star Online

PHNOM PENH: A Cambodian court has jailed a 70-year-old barber for seven months over a violation of the country's royal insult law, the first such conviction ...

6 Oct 2018 | 2:00 am

EU to hit Cambodia with trade sanctions, says Myanmar may follow - Channel NewsAsia

EU to hit Cambodia with trade sanctions, says Myanmar may follow  Channel NewsAsia

BRUSSELS: The European Union told Cambodia on Friday (Oct 5) it will lose its special access to the world's largest trading bloc, and said it was ...

5 Oct 2018 | 2:00 am

Turkey repeats FETÖ extradition request to Cambodia - Hurriyet Daily News

Turkey repeats FETÖ extradition request to Cambodia  Hurriyet Daily News

Turkey on Oct. 2 repeated its extradition request for three suspected FETÖ members from Cambodia.

3 Oct 2018 | 2:00 am

From Newcastle and New Zealand to the Killing Fields of Cambodia - The Independent

From Newcastle and New Zealand to the Killing Fields of Cambodia  The Independent

In 1978, three young men on a gap year strayed into Cambodian waters and were discovered by members of the Khmer Rouge. Holly Baxter retraced the steps ...

28 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

UN warns of 'climate of fear' in Cambodia - SBS News

UN warns of 'climate of fear' in Cambodia  SBS News

A UN official has slammed the Cambodian government for "oppressing the opposition and silencing dissent".

27 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia: Suspended sentences for five human rights defenders is 'a political outcome to a political case' - Amnesty International

Cambodia: Suspended sentences for five human rights defenders is 'a political outcome to a political case'  Amnesty International

Responding to the news that a court in Cambodia has convicted the “ADHOC Five” peaceful activists of “bribery” and given them suspended five-year prison ...

26 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

Film-maker James Ricketson back in Australia but planning return to Cambodia – video - The Guardian

Film-maker James Ricketson back in Australia but planning return to Cambodia – video  The Guardian

Australian film-maker James Ricketson said it was 'fantastic to be back in Australia', but will go back to Cambodia 'as soon as possible'.

24 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia to deport Australian film-maker James Ricketson after royal pardon - The Guardian

Cambodia to deport Australian film-maker James Ricketson after royal pardon  The Guardian

Documentary maker was jailed for espionage this year after flying drone over electoral rally.

21 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

A Cambodian Refugee Cooks From Memory at Nyum Bai - The New York Times

A Cambodian Refugee Cooks From Memory at Nyum Bai  The New York Times

Since opening the restaurant in Oakland, Calif., in February, Nite Yun has followed Khmer cooking traditions that war and genocide nearly wiped out.

21 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia: opposition leader Kem Sokha released from prison - The Guardian

Cambodia: opposition leader Kem Sokha released from prison  The Guardian

Leader of the Cambodia National Rescue Party was accused of treason after government crackdown on critics.

10 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

Welcome to 'Tourism Vacation Town': China to build $1.2bn holiday hotspot in Cambodia - The Guardian

Welcome to 'Tourism Vacation Town': China to build $1.2bn holiday hotspot in Cambodia  The Guardian

Vast project follows a similar $3.8bn project, raising concerns about Beijing's dollar diplomacy in the region.

7 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia begins era of one-party rule - Asean Plus - The Star Online

Cambodia begins era of one-party rule - Asean Plus  The Star Online

PHNOM PENH: Cambodia's new parliament met for the first time, launching an era of one-party rule after an uncontested election handed the ruling party of ...

6 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

James Ricketson to seek Cambodian king's pardon after spying conviction - The Guardian

James Ricketson to seek Cambodian king's pardon after spying conviction  The Guardian

Jailed Australian film-maker's son says six years in prison 'will kill' his father and pleads for the king to show mercy.

5 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia’s new one-party legislature begins session - Washington Post

Cambodia’s new one-party legislature begins session  Washington Post

Cambodia's king on Wednesday presided over the opening of the new session of the National Assembly, whose 125 seats are filled by members of a single ...

5 Sep 2018 | 12:22 am

Kem Sokha: Jailed for standing up to Cambodia's strongman - BBC News

Kem Sokha: Jailed for standing up to Cambodia's strongman  BBC News

Kem Sokha could have led the opposition to victory in Cambodia but a year after his arrest, remains in jail.

4 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

'To forget is a crime': Genocide survivor helps heal Cambodia's wounds - Rappler

'To forget is a crime': Genocide survivor helps heal Cambodia's wounds  Rappler

Youk Chhang receives the Ramon Magsaysay Award 2018 for his work gathering and preserving evidence of the Khmer Rouge abuses.

1 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

Australian film-maker James Ricketson sentenced to six years' jail in Cambodia - The Guardian

Australian film-maker James Ricketson sentenced to six years' jail in Cambodia  The Guardian

The 69-year-old documentary maker, who was found guilty of espionage, says the spying claims are 'fanciful and ludicrous'

31 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

How tariffs affect a country like Cambodia - Opinion - Cape Cod Times

How tariffs affect a country like Cambodia - Opinion  Cape Cod Times

We all remember when "Made in Japan" was a symbol of the country's struggle to rebuild after the war. Later, "Made in China" was the mark of an economy ...

30 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia: 14 opposition activists released in 'humanitarian' gesture by authoritarian government - The Independent

Cambodia: 14 opposition activists released in 'humanitarian' gesture by authoritarian government  The Independent

With one eye on its international reputation after a deeply flawed general election, Cambodia's government has released 14 opposition activists in what it says is ...

28 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia's opposition leader Kem Sokha denied bail despite flurry of jail releases - Channel NewsAsia

Cambodia's opposition leader Kem Sokha denied bail despite flurry of jail releases  Channel NewsAsia

PHNOM PENH: Cambodian opposition leader Kem Sokha was denied bail on appeal on Wednesday (Aug 22), despite a string of high-profile figures being ...

22 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

Gov. Jerry Brown pardoned a Cambodian refugee for a murder he committed as a teen. Will it prevent his deportation? - The Washington Post

Gov. Jerry Brown pardoned a Cambodian refugee for a murder he committed as a teen. Will it prevent his deportation?  The Washington Post

At the age of 17, Vanna In killed a rival gang member. Now, 25 years later, he works as a youth minister in Fresno helping steer youth away from crime.

21 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodian Land Activist Freed, Journalists Granted Bail - VOA News

Cambodian Land Activist Freed, Journalists Granted Bail  VOA News

Famous land activist Tep Vanny freed in Cambodia as post-election pardons are granted while two former RFA journalists get a sniff of freedom.

21 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

Australian director James Ricketson a good man, Cambodian court told - The Guardian

Australian director James Ricketson a good man, Cambodian court told  The Guardian

The Australian film-maker and alleged spy James Ricketson is a good man who helps the poor and is not involved in politics, a Phnom Penh court has been told.

20 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia ruling party sweeps parliament after vote with no opposition - Channel NewsAsia

Cambodia ruling party sweeps parliament after vote with no opposition  Channel NewsAsia

PHNOM PENH: Cambodian leader Hun Sen has swept up all seats in parliament after holding an election with no opposition, as the country settles ...

16 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

Keisuke Honda to coach Cambodia national team while playing in A-League - The Guardian

Keisuke Honda to coach Cambodia national team while playing in A-League  The Guardian

Honda signs a two-year contract to coach Cambodia national team but Melbourne Victory insist it won't stop him playing in the A-League.

12 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia's parliament to convene in September after controversial vote - Channel NewsAsia

Cambodia's parliament to convene in September after controversial vote  Channel NewsAsia

Cambodia's parliament will convene on September 5, Prime Minister Hun Sen said on Wednesday, after his ruling party claimed victory in what ...

8 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

PH hails globally condemned Cambodia elections - Rappler

PH hails globally condemned Cambodia elections  Rappler

The Philippines says the Cambodian elections were 'successful' – a far cry from the chorus of condemnation from the United States, Australia, and the European ...

5 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

Rochester refugee suffering from cancer deported to Cambodia - Post-Bulletin

Rochester refugee suffering from cancer deported to Cambodia  Post-Bulletin

Suffering from cancer and separated from his family, Sokchea Voeun is back in Cambodia — a country he has never known.

1 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

'No Cambodia left': how Chinese money is changing Sihanoukville - The Guardian

'No Cambodia left': how Chinese money is changing Sihanoukville  The Guardian

Inside a lavishly decorated casino where chandeliers hang from the ceiling, cigarette smoke lingers in the air and platters of mango are served to gamblers, ...

31 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

In 1993, the UN tried to bring democracy to Cambodia. Is that dream dead? - BBC News

In 1993, the UN tried to bring democracy to Cambodia. Is that dream dead?  BBC News

It's been 25 years since the UN tried to bring democracy to war-ravaged Cambodia. Is that dream dead?

28 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodian vote expected to deliver a defeat for U.N.-led pro-democracy efforts - The Washington Post

Cambodian vote expected to deliver a defeat for U.N.-led pro-democracy efforts  The Washington Post

Cambodia's U.N.-led democratic experiment is expected to receive a crushing blow Sunday, as the country goes to the polls in an election all but engineered to ...

27 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

Sovantha and Rozeth: Two opposite sides of the same Cambodian coin - Channel NewsAsia

Sovantha and Rozeth: Two opposite sides of the same Cambodian coin  Channel NewsAsia

PHNOM PENH: They are two young women full of hopes for their nation: High profile, energetic and not afraid to speak their mind. They are also two opposite ...

26 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

Laos dam collapse sends floods into Cambodia, forcing thousands to flee - The Guardian

Laos dam collapse sends floods into Cambodia, forcing thousands to flee  The Guardian

Thousands of people in northern Cambodia have been evacuated after the collapse of the dam in neighbouring Laos caused the rivers to flood to dangerous ...

26 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia opposition says it has been 'cut off' in lead up to election - Reuters

Cambodia opposition says it has been 'cut off' in lead up to election  Reuters

PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - In June last year, Khoeun Virath was elected as a commune councillor in the capital of Cambodia, but months later his political party ...

22 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia country profile - BBC News

Cambodia country profile  BBC News

Heir to the ancient Khmer Empire, modern-day Cambodia is benefiting from two decades of relative stability, having endured civil war and the murderous rule of ...

20 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

Boycott sham Cambodian elections, says opponent Rainsy - Channel NewsAsia

Boycott sham Cambodian elections, says opponent Rainsy  Channel NewsAsia

Former president of the dissolved opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) Sam Rainsy, who is living in exile, speaks during an interview with ...

20 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

Chinese hackers breach Cambodian government ahead of crucial general election - CyberScoop

Chinese hackers breach Cambodian government ahead of crucial general election  CyberScoop

A Chinese hacking group hacked into multiple Cambodian political or governmental organizations ahead of the July 29 elections, according to FireEye.

10 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia’s ruler starts campaigning with opponents silenced - Washington Post

Cambodia’s ruler starts campaigning with opponents silenced  Washington Post

Campaigning officially began Saturday for Cambodia's July 29 general election, with Prime Minister Hun Sen's ruling party virtually assured victory because the ...

6 Jul 2018 | 11:34 pm

Cambodia Adrift | A Life Spent Striving for National Unity - Voice of America

Cambodia Adrift | A Life Spent Striving for National Unity  Voice of America

Son Chhay has been a fixture in Cambodian politics since 1993. A member of the now-dissolved opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), he opted ...

6 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

Limited choice and looming pressures as Cambodian election campaigning begins - Channel NewsAsia

Limited choice and looming pressures as Cambodian election campaigning begins  Channel NewsAsia

Cambodia's Prime Minister Hun Sen attends the inauguration ceremony of National Road No. 1, which has been built with aid from Japan, in Phnom Penh, ...

6 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

The U.S. must confront Cambodia’s descent into despotism - The Washington Post

The U.S. must confront Cambodia’s descent into despotism  The Washington Post

The Trump administration should impose sanctions on Hun Sen's generals, the linchpins of his repressive rule.

29 Jun 2018 | 2:00 am

When authoritarian Cambodia votes, turnout will be key - Quartz

When authoritarian Cambodia votes, turnout will be key  Quartz

In many countries, political incumbents feel threatened by get-out-the-vote efforts. Not so in Cambodia, where the ruling Cambodian People's Party (CPP) faces ...

27 Jun 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodian PM now 'fully fledged military dictator', says report - The Guardian

Cambodian PM now 'fully fledged military dictator', says report  The Guardian

Hun Sen's crackdown possible due to support of a cadre of 'dangerous men', says Human Rights Watch.

27 Jun 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia Adrift | “The CPP Will Lead the Country Forever” - Voice of America

Cambodia Adrift | “The CPP Will Lead the Country Forever”  Voice of America

Phnom Penh, Cambodia The course of Sok Eysan's life was set one day in 1979 as he wandered the streets of the Cambodian capital, desperate and alone.

25 Jun 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia Prince Ranariddh injured and wife killed in car crash - BBC News

Cambodia Prince Ranariddh injured and wife killed in car crash  BBC News

Former PM Norodom Ranariddh and Ouk Phalla were travelling to meet supporters in the south-west.

17 Jun 2018 | 2:00 am

As Cambodian democracy weakens, U.S. imposes sanctions on a high-ranking Cambodian official - The Washington Post

As Cambodian democracy weakens, U.S. imposes sanctions on a high-ranking Cambodian official  The Washington Post

Cambodia's democracy has been in increasing trouble in recent months, with Prime Minister Hun Sen dissolving the main opposition party and cracking down ...

13 Jun 2018 | 2:00 am

Leaked report warns Cambodia's biggest dam could 'literally kill' Mekong river - The Guardian

Leaked report warns Cambodia's biggest dam could 'literally kill' Mekong river  The Guardian

Government-commissioned report says proposed site at Sambor reach is the 'worst possible place' for hydropower due to impact on wildlife. Tom Fawthrop in ...

16 May 2018 | 2:00 am

The former Khmer Rouge commander who still leads Cambodia is again stoking anti-American sentiment - The Washington Post

The former Khmer Rouge commander who still leads Cambodia is again stoking anti-American sentiment  The Washington Post

PHNOM PENH — The United States has been busy in Cambodia these past few months, if Hun Sen's government is to be believed. Between trying to overthrow ...

14 May 2018 | 2:00 am

Now the Post is muzzled, Cambodia's free press is gone - The Guardian

Now the Post is muzzled, Cambodia's free press is gone  The Guardian

This week the last banner of Cambodia's independent press was torn down, leaving little more than a bloodied flagpole. The Phnom Penh Post was bought by ...

9 May 2018 | 2:00 am

Newspaper takeover is 'staggering blow' to Cambodia's free press - The Guardian

Newspaper takeover is 'staggering blow' to Cambodia's free press  The Guardian

Phnom Penh Post was seen as last bastion of independence in media under fire from PM.

6 May 2018 | 2:00 am

Economic outlook stable: Moody's - Khmer Times

Economic outlook stable: Moody's  Khmer Times

Rating agency Moody renewed Cambodia's B2 credit rating, a decision based on the kingdom's stable outlook and expected solid economic growth, but warned ...

1 May 2018 | 2:00 am

Why There Won't Be a Cambodian Spring This Election Year - The Diplomat

Why There Won't Be a Cambodian Spring This Election Year  The Diplomat

Frustration is growing among Cambodian pro-democracy activists, but Hun Sen's position has never been stronger.

13 Apr 2018 | 2:00 am

National Election Committee, PM Hun Sen defend legitimacy of July vote - The Phnom Penh Post

National Election Committee, PM Hun Sen defend legitimacy of July vote  The Phnom Penh Post

The National Election Committee on Monday criticised those urging voters or monitors to stay away from the July 29 national election, a thinly veiled reference to ...

10 Apr 2018 | 2:00 am

This Cambodian city is turning into a Chinese enclave, and not everyone is happy - The Washington Post

This Cambodian city is turning into a Chinese enclave, and not everyone is happy  The Washington Post

SIHANOUKVILLE, Cambodia — It was a hot, clear day. The kind of day when, a few months ago, the beach here would have been crowded with tourists ...

29 Mar 2018 | 2:00 am

Australia joins UN condemnation of Cambodia but refugee deal remains - The Guardian

Australia joins UN condemnation of Cambodia but refugee deal remains  The Guardian

Forty-five members of human rights council warn Hun Sen is presiding over an increasingly authoritarian regime.

22 Mar 2018 | 2:00 am

Facebook used to cripple opposition in run-up to Cambodia’s elections - Irish Times

Facebook used to cripple opposition in run-up to Cambodia’s elections  Irish Times

Social media company denies it is being misused by ruling government to suppress dissent.

20 Mar 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia: Briton given jail sentence over 'pornography' - BBC News

Cambodia: Briton given jail sentence over 'pornography'  BBC News

Daniel Jones receives a suspended sentence in Cambodia over photos used to promote a pool party.

20 Mar 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia’s Ruler Dared Australians to Burn His Effigy, So They Did - The New York Times

Cambodia’s Ruler Dared Australians to Burn His Effigy, So They Did  The New York Times

Protesters say the visit by the strongman Hun Sen ignores his attacks on free speech and his attempts to influence diaspora communities.

19 Mar 2018 | 2:00 am

IMF Staff Completes a Staff Visit to Cambodia - International Monetary Fund

IMF Staff Completes a Staff Visit to Cambodia  International Monetary Fund

March 17, 2018. End-of-Mission press releases include statements of IMF staff teams that convey preliminary findings after a visit to a country. The views ...

17 Mar 2018 | 2:00 am

Hun Sen's speech mania: Why the Cambodian leader is campaigning for an unloseable election - Channel NewsAsia

Hun Sen's speech mania: Why the Cambodian leader is campaigning for an unloseable election  Channel NewsAsia

PHNOM PENH: When the Cambodian Prime Minister makes a speech he demands an audience. And for the past six months, Hun Sen has swept the nation with ...

17 Mar 2018 | 2:00 am

'Mafia state': protesters rally against Cambodia PM Hun Sen's visit to Australia - The Guardian

'Mafia state': protesters rally against Cambodia PM Hun Sen's visit to Australia  The Guardian

Hundreds of Cambodian-Australians have protested against the Australian visit of the Cambodian prime minister, Hun Sen, who is accused of human rights ...

16 Mar 2018 | 2:00 am

UN expert calls on Cambodian government to 'choose path of human rights' - Channel NewsAsia

UN expert calls on Cambodian government to 'choose path of human rights'  Channel NewsAsia

The United Nations Special Rapporteur on human rights in Cambodia on Wednesday (Mar 14) called on the government to “choose the path of human rights”.

14 Mar 2018 | 2:00 am

UN 'misunderstands' Cambodia's human rights reality - Channel NewsAsia

UN 'misunderstands' Cambodia's human rights reality  Channel NewsAsia

Rhona Smith (L), UN special rapporteur on the situation of Human Rights in Cambodia, shakes hands with Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen (R) during a ...

7 Mar 2018 | 2:00 am

US cuts Cambodia aid over democracy concerns - BBC News

US cuts Cambodia aid over democracy concerns  BBC News

The United States has announced it is suspending some assistance programmes to Cambodia over its concerns with "setbacks to democracy" in the country.

27 Feb 2018 | 2:00 am

Hun Sen vows to 'shame' Australia if pressured over political crackdown - The Guardian

Hun Sen vows to 'shame' Australia if pressured over political crackdown  The Guardian

The Cambodian prime minister has vowed to beat up protesters if they burn effigies of him at a summit of South-East Asian leaders in Sydney next month.

22 Feb 2018 | 2:00 am

Commentary: Cambodia can no longer depend on old drivers of growth - Channel NewsAsia

Commentary: Cambodia can no longer depend on old drivers of growth  Channel NewsAsia

A tourist poses for a picture during a visit to Angkor Wat temple in Siem Reap on Feb 17, 2017. Millions of tourists visit Cambodia's famed Angkor temple ...

2 Feb 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia does not need international recognition for upcoming elections: PM - Channel NewsAsia

Cambodia does not need international recognition for upcoming elections: PM  Channel NewsAsia

PHNOM PENH: The result of Cambodia's 2018 national election does not need the United Nations' recognition and the country is determined to hold elections ...

19 Jan 2018 | 2:00 am

What a Facebook experiment did to news in Cambodia - BBC News

What a Facebook experiment did to news in Cambodia  BBC News

The social media giant is accused of making it harder to see news stories, with disastrous results.

31 Oct 2017 | 2:00 am

Cambodia opposition politician Mu Sochua 'feared arrest' - BBC News

Cambodia opposition politician Mu Sochua 'feared arrest'  BBC News

Leading opposition figure Mu Sochua tells the BBC she has fled into exile for fear of being arrested for treason.

6 Oct 2017 | 2:00 am

Treason charge for Cambodian opposition leader accused of US plot - BBC News

Treason charge for Cambodian opposition leader accused of US plot  BBC News

Opposition leader Kem Sokha is accused of colluding with the US to conspire against the government.

5 Sep 2017 | 2:00 am

Cambodia Daily newspaper closes in government tax row - BBC News

Cambodia Daily newspaper closes in government tax row  BBC News

One of Cambodia's last independent newspapers, the Cambodia Daily, has announced it will close after the government ordered it to pay a huge tax bill.

3 Sep 2017 | 2:00 am

Cambodia leader tells critics to pay up, or pack up - BBC News

Cambodia leader tells critics to pay up, or pack up  BBC News

In February this year, Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen said that both he and US President Donald Trump shared a view of the media as "anarchic" ...

24 Aug 2017 | 2:00 am

Cambodia Country Profile (28-06-17) - Cambodia - Reliefweb

Cambodia Country Profile (28-06-17) - Cambodia  Reliefweb

English Infographic on Cambodia about Agriculture, Drought, Flash Flood and more; published on 28 Jun 2017 by OCHA.

28 Jun 2017 | 2:00 am

Killer of Cambodian activist Kem Ley sentenced to life - BBC News

Killer of Cambodian activist Kem Ley sentenced to life  BBC News

Rights groups believe Kem Ley was probably killed for his outspoken criticism of the government.

23 Mar 2017 | 2:00 am

Cambodia profile - Media - BBC News

Cambodia profile - Media  BBC News

Notes on the media in Cambodia and links to broadcasters and newspapers.

28 Oct 2015 | 2:00 am