'Democracy is dead in Cambodia': deputy opposition leader speaks out
This week, she is in New Zealand. Next week, Canada, where she will again be welcomed by Cambodian expatriate communities.
Thai, Cambodian ties 'best ever'
Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwon and Cambodian Defence Minister Tea Banh at the General Border Committee meeting in Bangkok Wednesday. Apichart Jinakul Thai and Cambodian relations have improved immensely with moves to shelve overlapping border conflicts and push ahead with plans to upgrade checkpoints to bolster trade and transport links, the two sides say.
Kak Channthy: The Cambodian Space Project and a rock revival
Dubbed Cambodia's Amy Winehouse, she was the voice and face of a revival of the legendary 1960s rock scene that swept the country pre-genocide. Her death on Tuesday, in a car crash at the age of 38, has moved her fans around the globe.
'It's not an official case': Cambodia won't...
The Cambodian military will not investigate how an Australian was killed on a shooting range last week, after allegedly trying to "cover up" the nature of the incident. The Phnom Penh Post newspaper quoted Defence Ministry spokesman Chhum Socheat as saying there would be no investigation as it was a "private case".
Cambodian Activists Plan to Protest Hun Sen's Visit to Australia
Activists are planning demonstrations against the visit of Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen to a regional summit in Australia. The long-serving Cambodian leader has threatened to punish anyone who protests against his presence at the summit.
British involved in 'dirty dancing' case goes on trial
A Cambodian court has started the trial of a British man who was among a group of foreigners arrested for allegedly posting photos on social media of sexually suggestive dancing. Daniel Jones, who has been charged with producing pornography, appeared Thursday before the Siem Reap provincial court.
Cambodia Blockchain Industry Development Association launched 2018...
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia: The 2018 ASEAN Global Blockchain Summit hosted by the Cambodia Blockchain Industry Development Association is ceremoniously launched in Phnom Penh, the capital of the Kingdom of Cambodia. Men Sam An, the deputy Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia attends the Summit and cut the ribbon for the payment project Entapay based on blockchain technology.
Turnbull hosts SE Asian leaders in Sydney
Boosting business ties, counter-terrorism cooperation and education links will be on the agenda at a summit of Australian and South East Asian leaders. Malcolm Turnbull's efforts to better get to know the neighbours later this week won't be short of an awkward conversation or two.
Time to reconcile domestic politics with a (new) place in the world
Future - because the world is changing rapidly and our success to navigate a successful path forward within our region, incorporating a vigorous exposition of what it actually means to be Australian, will become dramatically apparent over the course of the weekend. Unfortunately, things aren't moving well so far.
Cambodian views on the U.S., Japan and China
Cambodians hold the flags of Japan and their country as they listen to Prime Minister Hun Sen's speech Tuesday during the inauguration ceremony of a road funded by Japan at Kdey Takoy village, located on the outskirts of Phnom Penh. When it chaired the ASEAN Summit in the autumn of 2012, Cambodia arranged for the South China Sea issue to be dropped from the joint statement.
Cambodia's Illegal Immigrants
When the French ruled Indochina, they had a shortage of white collar workers in Cambodia and Laos, so solved it by bringing in many thousands of Vietnamese, which, understandably, didn't please the Cambodians and Laotians too much. Most of these Vietnamese would be kicked out in waves, sometimes violently, as happened in Cambodia during the 70's.
Cambodian PM renews call for people to vote for his party in upcoming election
Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen on Tuesday renewed his call for the people to vote for the ruling Cambodian People's Party in the upcoming national election, saying that supporting the CPP was to defend peace, stability and development. "The election will be held on July 29, 2018, and I hope that the people will continue to cast their ballots for the Cambodian People's Party," he said in a speech during the inauguration ceremony of a 4-km stretch of National Road No.1 in east of Phnom Penh.
Music and brutal history drive home the points of 'Cambodian Rock Band'
As the new year of 1975 arrives, the Cambodian rock band The Cyclos realize they're about to become prisoners of a repressive new regime. From left are Brooke Ishibashi, Joe Ngo, Jane Lui, Raymond Lee and Abraham Kim.
Hospice Services trekking challenge
Southern Area Hospice Services are inviting adventurous souls to join them on their next overseas trekking challenge, which will take place in Cambodia from 19th October-27th October, 2019. The challenge, which will raise vital funds for Southern Area Hospice Services, will see participants trek for five days though hills, valleys and dense forests of the surrounding area starting at Siem Reap and ascending to the upper plain of Kulen Mountain, before finishing at the amazing Angkor Wat, a temple complex and the largest religious monument in the world.
Cambodia up close: River cruise on the Mekong makes for immersive experience
A young man builds a boat from local timber, hand-cutting each plank to fit the curved frame and rising prow that is customary to fishing boats on the Mekong River in central Cambodia. PHNOM PENH, Cambodia - "Life is not staying still," Vuthy spoke softly to me, like a kind older brother.
Cambodia Arrests 100 Suspects Over China Telecoms Fraud
Cambodian police on Monday arrested 100 Chinese people suspected of running a telecoms scam to defraud victims in China, a senior official said. China has been battling telecoms fraud for years, with the losses to victims running into billions of dollars, authorities in Beijing say.
Cambodia Makes Good, Cheap Beer
Cambodia makes good, cheap beer, so I was sitting in some lunch place with yet another can of Angkor, after having polished off a plate of fatty pork with rice. Two tables away, a girl sat, doing her homework.
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