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Vietnam jails 15 after a foiled plot to bomb the country’s busiest airport
  • Fri, 29 Dec 2017 23:12

Police stopped the group from bombing Vietnam’s Tan Son Nhat airport with petrol explosives a day ahead of a national holiday  The Tan Son Nhat ...

UN warns martial law extension on Philippine island could worsen rights abuses
  • Fri, 29 Dec 2017 21:13

Two experts have found evidence of 2,500 Lumads being displaced since early October and some farmers in Mindanao even being killed by military personn...

Five of the best wine bars in Southeast Asia to test your sommelier skills
  • Fri, 29 Dec 2017 15:14

A guide of where to find a tipple that’s to your taste at our favourite wine bars from across Southeast Asia Bouchon, Cambodia Nestled in a ren...

China will provide equipment for 2018 Cambodia election after EU, US withdraw support
  • Fri, 29 Dec 2017 13:11

China will provide equipment for Cambodia's 2018 election, including ballot boxes and booths, an official said on Thursday, the first such pledge ...

China to support Cambodia election after EU, US withdraw
  • Fri, 29 Dec 2017 09:27

China's Ambassador to Cambodia Xiong Bo shakes hands with Cambodia's Foreign Minister Prak Sokhonn during the signing of a new Chinese aid dea...

Accused in hit-and-run that killed 3 on Monivong Blvd 'can't remember' incident
  • Fri, 29 Dec 2017 05:13

Hit-and-run defendant Meas Sokheng leaves the Phnom Penh Municipal Court yesterday after a trial hearing into accusations of reckless driving. Photo s...

The fastest female cyclist in Cambodia is upending social norms to get more women on bikes
  • Fri, 29 Dec 2017 03:16

Sivlang Heng is a mother of four who recently tasted success at the Southeast Asian Games and is on a mission to get more women onto two wheels Sivla...

Much-anticipated but delayed hotels to welcome first guests in 2018
  • Thu, 28 Dec 2017 23:12

Aman Resorts' Amanyangyun property, due to open on January 8, on the southern outskirts of Shanghai, comprises salvaged Ming and Qing dynasty buil...

Snackdown: Cambodian cops raid cockfighting ring, eat birds
  • Thu, 28 Dec 2017 21:14

Cambodian police ruffled feathers on Thursday after they killed - and ate - 92 roosters that were seized earlier this month during a raid on an illega...

This social enterprise capitalises on Cambodia’s plastic problem to empower local women
  • Thu, 28 Dec 2017 19:13

The world’s plastic problem is rarely more evident than in Cambodia, but this Siem Reap social enterprise uses plastic bags to empower a local com...

PM claims success on reforms since near-loss in 2013 election
  • Thu, 28 Dec 2017 09:13

Prime Minister Hun Sen gives a speech to workers in Phnom Penh's Porsenchey district this morning in which he touted his reform record since the 2...

Philippine food is the future, says head chef of Gallery Vask, one of Asia’s 50 best restaurants
  • Wed, 27 Dec 2017 23:20

“It’s happening. You cannot stop it,” says Chele Gonzalez, describing how restaurants like his are helping put the country’s culinary scene...

Jazz Fest pairs Michelin-star dining with a Miles Davis tribute from a world-class jazz quintet
  • Wed, 27 Dec 2017 21:14

Sponsored: The Audi International Jazz Festival Phnom Penh closed the festival with an exquisite event at Topaz Restaurant that blended Michelin-star ...

NGO launches drone war on Cambodia's flooding
  • Wed, 27 Dec 2017 15:13

In Kampong Thom province, 200 kilometres north of Phnom Penh, a team from the Czech NGO People in Need is preparing a small Styrofoam drone for a surv...

Why Malaysia’s anti-corruption unit still fights to solve the 11-year-old Altantuya murder case
  • Wed, 27 Dec 2017 13:14

Malaysia was shocked by the murder of socialite Altantuya Shaariibuu, who was shot and then blown to pieces with explosives. Later, top political fig...

The unsolved rape and murder of a young woman leaves a Phnom Penh community shaken
  • Tue, 26 Dec 2017 23:14

Women in Phnom Penh Thmey village say they are living in fear after their 27-year-old neighbour was raped and murdered as she walked home from work la...

As deadline passes, Borei Keila residents reject final offer
  • Tue, 26 Dec 2017 09:15

An exterior view of one of the dilapidated buildings occupied by Borei Keila residents awaiting compensation from Phnom Penh City Hall. A deadline for...

Hun Sen says Cambodia is self-sufficient and does not need other...
  • Tue, 26 Dec 2017 05:12

Phnom Penh Post - Hun Sen says Cambodia is self-sufficient and does not need other countries to 'destroy peace anymore' Prime Minister Hun Sen...

Novel by Cambodia scholar now in English after 92 years
  • Mon, 25 Dec 2017 23:12

The cover of The Road of the Strong by George Groslier, a French writer who devoted his life to studying and documenting Cambodia. The first novel by ...

Yearender: 2017 marks major milestones in Sino-Cambodian tourism ties
  • Mon, 25 Dec 2017 17:16

The year of 2017 has marked a significant milestone in Cambodia-China tourism relations as China became the biggest source of foreign tourists to Camb...

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