The global fight for control of Phnom Penh's Cao Dai temple
Ok Ngoc , with Kea Meng and two other congregants. All of them bemoaned the pressure from Tay Ninh.
How Kraya Angkor is reviving Cambodia's forgotten recipes
Ly San has an unusual mission for a law student: promoting authentic Khmer cuisine and studying its roots. For six years, he travelled the country exploring its culinary traditions and brought back the recipes to a small restaurant he co-owns with two friends on Street 63 in Boeung Keng Kang 1 called Kraya Angkor.
One arrested for 'negligence' after blast at Levi's supplier
Khy Srey Moa, 23, one of seven victims rushed to Preah Kossamak Hospital after she was injured in an explosion at a Chinese-owned factory on Wednesday in Phnom Penh's Sen Sok district. Following the deadly explosion at Levi's supplier Zhen Tai Garment factory in the capital's Sen Sok district on Wednesday, authorities yesterday arrested a factory employee for alleged negligence.
With Trump, Congress takes lead on Kingdom
US Democratic Representative from California Alan Lowenthal speaks at a press conference last year in Washington DC. Nicholas Kamm/AFP US President Donald Trump's evident lack of interest in promoting human rights abroad will put Congress's own Southeast Asia policies to the test as Prime Minister Hun Sen continues his pre-election crackdown, according to a new article published by the Council on Foreign Relations .
Cambodia could see its first floating market soon
Floating markets are a dime a dozen in Thailand, drawing in tourists by the hordes. Shown above is the Pattaya Floating Market in Pattaya, Thailand.
Sorry Trump, Cambodia owes the U.S. nothing
It's the height of hypocrisy, arrogance and amoral audacity for the United States to demand Cambodia - target of one of the most brutal bombing campaigns in world history - to pay back war debt accrued by the pro-U.S. puppet regime in pre-1975 Phnom Penh, but it is very much in keeping with the hypocritical, arrogant and audaciously amoral tone in Washington these days. The $500 million bill that Uncle Sam has come knocking for is not small change, but it is a pittance compared to the destruction the U.S. wreaked on Cambodia by incessant B-52 bombing during the Vietnam War that left hundreds of thousands left dead in its wake, including countless children.
Cambodian court jails man for killing government critic
A Cambodian court on Thursday jailed a man for life for killing prominent government critic Kem Ley, in a murder case that raised suspicions of a political motive though the convicted killer testified that it was over a debt. Kem Ley, 46, was shot in Phnom Penh in broad daylight last year and his death drew tens of thousands of protesters onto the streets against a backdrop of growing political tension with veteran Prime Minister Hun Sen gearing up for elections.
Cambodian court jails man for killing government critic
PHNOM PENH: A Cambodian court on Thursday jailed a man for life for killing prominent government critic Kem Ley, in a murder case that raised suspicions of a political motive though the convicted killer testified that it was over a debt. Kem Ley, 46, was shot in Phnom Penh in broad daylight last year and his death drew tens of thousands of protesters onto the streets against a backdrop of growing political tension with veteran Prime Minister Hun Sen gearing up for elections.
Cambodia calling for grade 10 students
CAMBODIA BOUND: A group of 19 Riverside High School students will fly out of Launceston on Saturday on a month-long trip to Cambodia. Picture: Hamish Geale Two years of fundraising and planning and will be put into action on Saturday when a group of 19 Riverside High School students fly out on a 28-day trip to Cambodia.
Accused killer of Cambodian political pundit found guilty
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Can the Amazon of Southeast Asia Be Saved?
The Mekong River Basin supports millions of people and some of the world's richest biodiversity, but it must overcome many threats. WATCH: Take a closer look at a river that feeds 60 million people and is home to more giant fish than any other river on Earth.
New role for RCAF chief
The commander-in-chief of Cambodia's ostensibly neutral armed forces, Pol Saroeun, will expand his formal roles within the ruling Cambodian People's Party, taking over as head of its provincial working group in Takeo province following the death last week of deputy prime minister Sok An, who previously held the position. The CPP's permanent committee, of which Saroeun is a member, made the decision on March 17, according to a document circulated in local media yesterday.
U.N. slams sale of Cambodian women's breast milk by U.S. firm
The sale of breast milk from Cambodian women by a U.S. firm is a form of exploitation, the U.N. children's agency UNICEF said on Wednesday, after reports the Phnom Penh government had suspended exports of the milk. The Cambodian government this week temporarily banned exports by Utah-based Ambrosia Labs, which collects breast milk from Cambodian women to be sold in the United States, according to the Phnom Penh Post newspaper.
More Cambodia-Laos air links to boost tourism
Laotians at the statue of King Chao Anouvong on the banks of the Mekong River in Vientiane. Cambodia is trying to get more tourists from Laos to visit the country.
Alternative to TPP shows no sign of activity: analysts
While Prime Minister Hun Sen has publicly expressed his distaste for the Trans-Pacific Partnership , which was dealt a critical blow by US President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw the United States from the agreement, economists say there has been little visible progress in cementing a rival multilateral free trade agreement that puts China and ASEAN in leading roles. While Cambodia was never included in the TPP's 12 signatory Pacific Rim nations, it is included in the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership , a more inclusive and less-stringent 16-nation Asia-Pacific free trade agreement that counts all 10 ASEAN countries as members, as well as China, India, Australia, Japan, South Korea and New Zealand.
Vietnamese fishermen slated to be fined, let go: official
"They have to pay a fine at market price or double the market price of the evidence," said Sar Sorin, a provincial FA official, citing Article 94 of Cambodia's Fishery Law. In this case, he said, the evidence was the trawlers themselves.
What Happens to Congressional Southeast Asia Policy Under a New U.S. Administration?
U.S. Democratic Leader, Representative Nancy Pelosi and Vietnam's President Truong Tan Sang pose for a photo with other U.S. representatives and officials after their meeting at the Presidential Palace in Hanoi on March 31, 2015. Unlike many regions of the world, where U.S. foreign policy has in recent decades been dominated by the executive branch, since the end of the Cold War Congress has played a major role in policy toward much of Southeast Asia.
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