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EU and China not in competition in Cambodia, says EU ambassador
  • Thu, 08 Feb 2018 21:13

In the build up to this year’s election in Cambodia, European Union ambassador George Edgar discusses the country’s close partnership with Europe,...

Dissolving Opposition Major Accomplishment: Top Police Chief
  • Thu, 08 Feb 2018 19:14

F T L E W Neth Savoeun said the police will continue to work to prevent any future attempts to overthrow Hun Sen’s regime. Read the full story: http...

Cambodia’s Supreme Court Rejects Appeal by Jailed Land-Rights Activist
  • Thu, 08 Feb 2018 17:12

Cambodia’s Supreme Court today upheld the 30-month sentence imposed last year by a lower court on prominent land rights activist Tep Vanny, sending ...

Duterte bulldozes 20 luxury cars in “message” to tax evaders
  • Thu, 08 Feb 2018 15:12

Philippines president, Rodrigo Duterte, orders the destruction of rows of luxury cars that were smuggled into the country A bulldozer rolls over impo...

At 92, can Mahathir Mohamad inject new life into Malaysia’s opposition?
  • Thu, 08 Feb 2018 03:13

Former Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad has been chosen as the new leader of the opposition coalition and aims to wrest power from the party ...

Cambodia’s backlash against ‘disrespectful’ party culture
  • Thu, 08 Feb 2018 01:12

As the neon lights of the Yolo club flash brightly and the chest-pulsing beats of Rihanna blare from Temple Bar, a young man is on his knees in the ro...

Rohingya crisis poses risk to regional security, warns UN rights chief
  • Wed, 07 Feb 2018 23:15

The UN’s High Commissioner for Human Rights says that the situation in Myanmar could escalate into a larger, religious-based conflict An armed polic...

Cambodia's tourism makes 3.63 bln USD revenue in 2017, up 13 pct
  • Wed, 07 Feb 2018 21:13

Cambodia's tourism earned gross revenues of 3.63 billion U.S. dollars in 2017, a 13-percent rise compared to a year earlier, an official said Wedn...

From farm to glass, Kuala Lumpur’s cocktail bar with a difference
  • Wed, 07 Feb 2018 19:14

Using products from their own farm, Botak Liquor has quickly grown into one of the most popular cocktail bars in the city Co-founder Shin Chang outsi...

Grab aims for self-driving taxis in Southeast Asia before 2022
  • Wed, 07 Feb 2018 17:17

Southeast Asia’s streets could soon be filled with driverless cars as Grab takes the initiative on developing self-driving vehicles in the region E...

Cambodian government criminalizes insult of monarchy
  • Wed, 07 Feb 2018 13:17

F T L E W Phnom Penh – Cambodia’s government adopted a lese majeste law on Friday that would make it a crime to insult the king and which rights g...

Celebrating Suffragette Spirit: Nominate your inspirational women
  • Wed, 07 Feb 2018 11:25

ONE hundred years ago today, British women were given a voice. For the first time, many mothers, daughters and sisters could have a say in how their c...

‘Silent waterworld’: Cambodian village submerged by floodwater from Chinese-built dam
  • Tue, 06 Feb 2018 19:14

F T L E W Farms, temple, ancestral graves and fishing grounds all destroyed as families forced to flee homes. Read the full story: http://www.independ...

Cambodian charter changes raise concerns
  • Tue, 06 Feb 2018 17:17

PHNOM PENH: A group of Southeast Asian parliamentarians expressed alarm Monday over proposed changes to Cambodia’s Constitution, and urged its parli...

Mixed results in Cambodia’s drug war: officials
  • Tue, 06 Feb 2018 13:12

Senior government figures yesterday noted major flaws in an ongoing drug crackdown, among them a lack of rehabilitation for incarcerated users, during...

Cambodia: Media blackout by design
  • Tue, 06 Feb 2018 09:19

With an election that’s just five months away, Cambodia is at a tipping point. The government of Hun Sen, the world’s longest-serving prime minist...

Cambodia drifts towards autocracy
  • Tue, 06 Feb 2018 05:17

Last June’s commune elections in Cambodia were expected to set the stage for the all-important national elections in 2018. Instead, 2017 marked a wa...

How cryptocurrencies ease money transfers for migrant workers
  • Tue, 06 Feb 2018 01:16

Bloom Solutions uses the power of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies to solve real-world problems, such as money transfer for the world’s 230 millio...

South-east Asia: Is Cambodia’s economic boom over?
  • Mon, 05 Feb 2018 23:13

Cranes building Phnom Penh’s rapidly rising skyline attest to Cambodia’s economic success as well as to China’s commitment to investing in the K...

Foreigners accused of 'producing pornography' in Siem Reap apologise via video
  • Mon, 05 Feb 2018 21:14

A group of foreigners accused of 'producing pornography' last month stand outside a courtroom in Siem Reap province on January 27. Chan Raksme...

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