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Abe thinks talk is cheap when it comes to North Korea. But he hopes Trump will help.
  • Fri, 03 Nov 2017 01:11

Ahead of US President Donald Trump’s visit to Asia, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is striking a hard line with North Korea by vowing to pressure Pyongya...

Aung San Suu Kyi is visiting Rohingya regions for the first time since violence erupted
  • Thu, 02 Nov 2017 19:12

The trip comes after the Nobel laureate has been criticized by the international community for her lack of action on the Rohingya crisis Rakhine State...

Former Cambodia Daily journalist talks about country’s independent media
  • Thu, 02 Nov 2017 13:18

Chan Thul Prak started his career as a journalist at a Chinese news agency before working for five years as a court and crime reporter for the recentl...

Cambodia's Angkor sees tourist, revenue surge in first 10 months
  • Thu, 02 Nov 2017 03:28

Cambodia's famed Angkor Archeological Park received 1.94 million foreign visitors during the first 10 months of 2017, up 12 percent compared to th...

A wave of young female activists from Cambodia aim to shake up the patriarchy. Here’s how.
  • Wed, 01 Nov 2017 19:12

From the environment and LGBT rights to reproductive health and women’s empowerment, Cambodia’s female-forward young activists are blazing a new p...

One radio station tackles the tricky topic of the paranormal
  • Wed, 01 Nov 2017 15:13

Um Kosal in his studio, where he broadcasts his show twice each weekend about people's experiences with the paranormal. Every Saturday and Sunday ...

Wednesday News Roundup
  • Wed, 01 Nov 2017 13:16

From ReutersEU MPs Threaten Cambodia Aid and Trade Over CrackdownBy Prak Chan ThulA European Parliament delegation warned on Tuesday that Cambodia cou...

Prey Sar still overcrowded despite two new prisons
  • Wed, 01 Nov 2017 09:15

Prisoners sit at Prey Sar in Phnom Penh in 2010. The notorious prison now houses more than 6,000 inmates, three times its capacity. Cambodia News

Boiler explosion injures 19
  • Wed, 01 Nov 2017 07:15

Officials inspect the scene of a boiler explosion at Korng Sun Factory yesterday in Phnom Penh's Choam Chao commune. A steam boiler explosion at a...

How this Thai cricket pasta can help feed the world
  • Tue, 31 Oct 2017 23:22

Chomping on crickets is nothing new in Thailand, but a global market for the critters could turn edible insects into a major industry in the region ...

Cambodia expecting influx of Chinese investment
  • Tue, 31 Oct 2017 19:11

Xi Jinping, president of China and the Communist Party, and Prime Minister Hun Sen shake hands in October last year at the Peace Palace in Phnom Penh....

Tuesday News Roundup
  • Tue, 31 Oct 2017 17:12

From The BBCWhat a Facebook experiment did to news in CambodiaBy Ben PaviourUntil recently, video blogger Catherine Harry was a Facebook success story...

Defying threat of sanctions, Cambodia calls on military to crush opposition
  • Tue, 31 Oct 2017 14:02

Cambodia's defence minister has vowed to destroy an alleged "colour revolution", while shrugging off the looming threat of international sanctions...

Jailed lawmaker Um Sam An plans Hun Sen apology letter
  • Tue, 31 Oct 2017 09:21

A source close to jailed former opposition lawmaker Um Sam An yesterday confirmed local media reports that Sam An plans to submit a letter of apology ...

Monday News Roundup
  • Mon, 30 Oct 2017 23:20

From IPP Review Will Cambodia Become a Battlefield of a New Cold War? By Sovinda Po “Recently, the arrest of an opposition leader and the closure of...

Rural Cambodians train to meet latest middle class trend: fine woodworking
  • Mon, 30 Oct 2017 19:11

A vocational school in Cambodia is seeking to exploit gaps in the local market by training rural youth for a career in woodworking A student puts his ...

Meet the woman shaking up Cambodian office culture
  • Mon, 30 Oct 2017 07:36

Zoë Ng worked at McKinsey, Google and the beauty startup Charlotte Tilbury to build up a range of experience before striking out on her own. Now she ...

Cintri chided by former exec
  • Mon, 30 Oct 2017 03:12

Phnom Penh's mounting problem of streets overflowing with trash and littered with heaps of garbage, sometimes left for days on end, could be tackl...

Amid Cambodia crackdown, this leader fled. But she hasn't given up on change
  • Mon, 30 Oct 2017 01:11

Recognition abroad for Mu Sochua's human-rights work hasn't always translated into political power at home. As a political crackdown in Cambod...

Lawmakers vote to up committees' numbers
  • Sun, 29 Oct 2017 23:28

Prime Minister Hun Sen, Interior Minister Sar Kheng and other members of the ruling party vote in favour of controversial legal amendments in the Nati...

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