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Singapore’s latest foodie trend: vending machine cafes that serve up blast-chilled dinners
  • Tue, 16 Jan 2018 11:16

In Singapore, neighbourhood cafés are being ‘disrupted’ by dinner-dispensing vending machines, made by Chef-in-Box VendCafes The exterior of a C...

Hun Sen promises new fund to keep Kantha Bopha hospitals running
  • Tue, 16 Jan 2018 09:12

Doctors treat an emergency case at main Kantha Bopha hospital in Phnom Penh in July. Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday announced plans to create a seco...

China labels Falun Gong a cult, but some Vietnamese still follow the banned practice
  • Tue, 16 Jan 2018 05:14

Despite Hanoi banning the Chinese spiritual practice of Falun Gong and labelling it a “counter-revolutionary” cult, hundreds of members still meet...

What are we doing about Australian filmmaker James Ricketson's imprisonment?
  • Tue, 16 Jan 2018 01:16

James Ricketson, Australian documentary maker, has been languishing in a rat- and mosquito-infested jail outside the Cambodian capital, Phnom Penh, fo...

Government plans one of world's biggest airports in Kandal
  • Mon, 15 Jan 2018 23:18

The Cambodian government has approved plans to build one of the world's largest airports in Kandal province, though key actors have yet to work ou...

Cambodia's endangered cyclo trade receives boost from PM Hun Sen
  • Mon, 15 Jan 2018 21:13

PHNOM PENH: Cambodia's Prime Minister Hun Sen launched a foundation on Sunday to preserve the country's remaining iconic cyclos. Speaking at a...

Cambodia unveils modern cancer center, new maternity facility
  • Mon, 15 Jan 2018 19:14

Cambodia on Monday inaugurated a national cancer center and a new maternity ward in the compound of the state-run Calmette Hospital here. Speaking at ...

Duterte rejects term extension and pushes for a more French style of government
  • Mon, 15 Jan 2018 15:11

Philippine President Duterte said during an interview that he would like to see a federal style of government installed, similar to what France has P...

Eight major elections to watch worldwide in 2018
  • Mon, 15 Jan 2018 07:18

In Latin America and the Caribbean, six countries including Brazil, Cuba and Mexico will hold leadership and parliament elections. In Europe, parliame...

Young artists explore lasting suffering of forced marriages
  • Sun, 14 Jan 2018 15:13

Over the past three weeks after long days in the studio, Saing Nan, a painter and alumnus of the Royal University of Fine Arts, has spent most of his ...

New $1.5bn Phnom Penh airport approved
  • Sun, 14 Jan 2018 13:14

A new airport for Phnom Penh will be built in Kandal province, a southern part of the capital, according to a government announcement on Friday. Cambo...

Hun Manet talks colour revolution
  • Sun, 14 Jan 2018 09:15

High-ranking military official Hun Manet, who is also the prime minister's son, speaks to the press at a military exhibition on Phnom Penh's K...

In Almost all Western Colonies no Alternative Views Allowed
  • Sun, 14 Jan 2018 05:11

She lives in a tiny village near Sukadana town, in Indonesian West Kalimantan, otherwise known as Borneo - the biggest island in Asia, the second bigg...

Cambodian PM hosts lunch for cyclo operators, launches foundation
  • Sat, 13 Jan 2018 23:12

Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen on Saturday hosted a lunch for the first time for 308 cyclo operators and launched a Cyclo Foundation. ...

Soak up sunsets and the natural surroundings at Bali’s Amandari
  • Sat, 13 Jan 2018 11:15

Nestled among the natural splendour of Ubud in Bali, the Amandari oozes indulgence while never betraying its Balinese roots BALINESE STYLE Orange dra...

Equitable Cambodia defamation convictions overturned
  • Sat, 13 Jan 2018 07:17

The Appeal Court this morning overturned defamation convictions for three staffers from NGO Equitable Cambodia brought by a former employee. EC Execut...

Philippine vaccine probe confirms some children died from dengue
  • Sat, 13 Jan 2018 03:11

14 children have died after receiving the controversial anti-dengue vaccine, showing symptoms of “severe dengue” A Filipino mother covers the fac...

China willing to work with Cambodia on Belt, Road
  • Fri, 12 Jan 2018 21:12

China is willing to better synergize its development plan with Cambodia and jointly build the Belt and Road Initiative to further consolidate cooperat...

These researchers in Singapore have made the world’s first tofu whey alcohol
  • Fri, 12 Jan 2018 19:12

Vietnam looks to add the first solar plant, while Singapore gives a nod to the popularity of Japanese culture in the country by naming the first alcoh...

Analysis: Cambodia signing up for Chinese billions - at a price
  • Fri, 12 Jan 2018 11:16

A worker stands in front of the Lower Sesan II Dam as it was put online in September. The dam, which displaced thousands and may destroy the fisheries...

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