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Sister of missing Thai dissident meets with Cambodian judge

December 08, 2020 12:10 pm

A group of armed men snatched Wanchalearm Satsaksit, 38, off the street in front of his apartment in Phnom Penh, the capital, in early June before taking him away in a black car, according to human rights groups and fellow activists, citing witness accounts and security video at the building.

Explained: How did Kaavan become the 'world's loneliest elephant'?

December 09, 2020 9:53 am

Kaavan has left Pakistan for the Cambodia Wildlife Sanctuary. On his journey, he was accompanied by wildlife veterinarians and over 200 kg of food.

Cambodia: Flood risk for 1 million in Phnom Penh as wetlands destroyed

July 27, 2020 9:22 am

Developments - including the ING City township - will reduce the Tompoun wetlands to less than a tenth of its 1,500 hectares (5.8 sq miles), and lead to the eviction of more than 1,000 families who live on its edge, activists said in a report.

Cambodian province famous for Angkor Wat bans dog meat trade

July 08, 2020 7:32 pm

The authorities in Siem Reap province issued an order Monday banning the buying, selling and butchering of dogs for food. The trade remains legal in other parts of the country.

Virus fears rise after Cambodia's acceptance of cruise ship

February 18, 2020 8:06 am

The dispersal around the world of passengers from the ship with possible exposure to the new coronavirus has sparked concern.

EU seen opening up trade to Vietnam, closing door to Cambodia

February 12, 2020 7:56 am

Cambodia was the second-highest beneficiary of the EBA in 2018, behind only Bangladesh. Its total exports to the EU reached 5.25 billion euros ($5.73 billion) in 2018, a 14% rise from 2016.

A jungle airstrip stirs suspicions about China’s plans for Cambodia

December 24, 2019 2:23 pm

Cambodia, a recipient of Western largesse after U.S. bombs devastated its countryside during the Vietnam War, was supposed to be firmly ensconced in the democratic political orbit.

US presses Cambodia over possible Chinese military presence

July 01, 2019 10:26 pm

A letter to the Cambodian defence minister, seen by Reuters, reflects concern in Washington about the Chinese military presence in Southeast Asia, where China is increasingly assertive over its contested claims in the South China Sea.

Eighteen dead, 24 injured in Cambodia building collapse

June 23, 2019 11:53 am

Police have detained four people, including three construction supervisors, for questioning in relation to the accident, according to a statement from the province.

Cambodia: 3 workers dead, 18 injured in building collapse

June 22, 2019 3:35 pm

A rescue operation was underway to find out if any more workers were trapped in the rubble, said the city police chief, Maj. Thul Phorsda. The Ministry of Labor and Vocational Training said that 30 workers were at the site when the building tumbled around 4 am.