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Philippines and China discuss joint exploration of oil and gas in South China Sea
  • Tue, 20 Feb 2018 13:13

In a move that points to deepening ties between the two countries, the Philippines and China have commenced negotiations on joint oil and gas explorat...

Prosecutors comb accused spy James Ricketson's emails to journalists
  • Tue, 20 Feb 2018 11:30

Accused Australian spy James Ricketson has been questioned for two hours in court about seemingly innocuous private emails to friends and journalists....

Eruption of Indonesian volcano shines a light on disaster tourism proposal
  • Tue, 20 Feb 2018 09:31

Sumatra’s Sinabung volcano erupts for the third time in eight years, spewing ash 5,000m into the sky and triggering ‘red notice’ warning to airl...

Meet the vigilante traffic guides on Indonesia’s clogged streets
  • Tue, 20 Feb 2018 03:22

The country with the world’s worst traffic is having to rely on civilians to manage congestion, but not everyone thinks Indonesia’s freelance traf...

Long thought to have been Cambodia's capital during a 'dark...
  • Mon, 19 Feb 2018 19:22

Phnom Penh Post - Long thought to have been Cambodia's capital during a 'dark age', digs are unearthing Longvek's place as a centre of...

Germany puts pressure on Cambodia, ending preferential visa...
  • Mon, 19 Feb 2018 15:20

The Reichstag, which houses the lower house of the Germain parliament, in Berlin. The German Ministry of Foreign Affairs recently disclosed to parliam...

Girls Who Code, Boys Who Cook: Cambodia’s Future Leaders
  • Mon, 19 Feb 2018 13:34

On the day we arrived in Cambodia earlier this month, the front-page headlines in the Phnom Penh Post touted new amendments to the country’s constit...

Ex-Khmer Rouge Official Converts to Christianity Guided by Pastor She Once Enslaved
  • Mon, 19 Feb 2018 11:19

Washington — Im Chaem, a former Khmer Rouge official who was charged by a United Nations-backed tribunal with crimes against humanity including mass...

2 more Westerners freed in Cambodian 'dirty dancing' case
  • Sun, 18 Feb 2018 03:27

Two more Westerners arrested in Cambodia for allegedly posting photos on social media of sexually suggestive dancing have been released, leaving only ...

Where are you off to this 2018?
  • Sat, 17 Feb 2018 21:20

DAVAO. At the opening day of the 9th Mega Travel Fair. CTO GeneRose Tecson, Vice Mayor Bernard Al-ag, DOT XI RD Antonio Fernando Blanco & DTAA Pre...

Cambodian journalists start petition to free ex-RFA reporters charged with espionage
  • Sat, 17 Feb 2018 17:14

Former RFA reporters Yeang Sothearin and Oun Chhin are escorted by officials after being detained for questioning in Phnom Penh in November. Cambodian...

Chinese people rush to pray on first day of Lunar New Year
  • Sat, 17 Feb 2018 15:29

For a lucky Lunar New Year! Chinese fortune-seekers around the world flock to light incense in temples to celebrate the first day of the Year of the D...

Cambodia: H5N1 bird flu outbreak in Prey Veng
  • Sat, 17 Feb 2018 11:21

An outbreak of H5N1 avian influenza was confirmed in Prey Veng province's Ba Phnom district yesterday, according to the provincial agriculture dep...

Cambodia passes lese-majeste law
  • Sat, 17 Feb 2018 09:15

King Norodom Sihamoni greets Prime Minister Hun Sen at the Royal Palace during the King's formal coronation in 2004. AFP Cambodians will now be co...

Cambodia arrests Thai, Taiwan suspects over telecoms fraud
  • Sat, 17 Feb 2018 07:33

Authorities in Cambodia on Friday arrested 36 suspects from Cambodia, Taiwan and neighboring Thailand on suspicion of running a telecoms scam to defra...

Ex-CNRP teachers fired in Siem Reap, say move politically motivated
  • Sat, 17 Feb 2018 01:12

Mut Morla, a teacher at Siem Reap Town High School, is one of four people who were fired by the Ministry of Education. Facebook The Ministry of Educat...

Villagers in dispute over land by new Kandal airport called for questioning
  • Fri, 16 Feb 2018 23:15

More than 100 villagers in Kandal Stung district's Prek Sleng commune block bulldozers that they say were encroaching on disputed land earlier thi...

Paintings present an outsider's take on Cambodia
  • Fri, 16 Feb 2018 21:15

Painter Julia Haw is unequivocal about her new exhibition: "This is the strongest body of work I've made," she said Wednesday, just before bringin...

In pictures: Bangkok protests, Vietnam celebrates and Duterte causes a stir
  • Fri, 16 Feb 2018 17:14

This week has seen protests in Thailand, the Malaysian government come under fire from the opposition and an international investigation launched into...

The Southeast Asian plant causing ‘pandanmonium’ in Western cuisine
  • Fri, 16 Feb 2018 15:14

A staple in Southeast Asian cooking, pandan leaves are making their mark on high-end Western cuisine – helped by a celebrity endorsement from UK cul...

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