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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.

UN launches plan to combat escalating hate speech

June 19, 2019 12:58 pm

Guterres said the plan aims to coordinate efforts across the U.N.’s far-flung system to confront hate speech and includes ways to engage governments, business, civil society and others to take action.

Cambodia is drowning in its waste, here's how it can plug the plastic flow

April 11, 2019 7:52 pm

Just like Thais, Cambodians have a deep-rooted relationship with plastic bags. It’s hard to break up with the clingy habit as it’s a convenience that’s unmatched by any other product.

Pardoned Australian filmmaker to be deported from Cambodia

September 22, 2018 10:08 am

James Ricketson was sentenced to six years in a trial his sympathisers described as farcical because prosecutors never specified whom he was spying for and failed to present evidence that he possessed or transmitted any secrets.

Australian arrested at Cambodian rally convicted of spying

August 31, 2018 9:44 am

The evidence presented against Ricketson appeared thin, but Cambodia's courts are considered highly politicised and their rulings often tightly align with the ruling party's agenda.