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Cambodia arrests 17,795 drug suspects last year
  • Mon, 05 Feb 2018 19:20

Cambodian authorities had arrested 17,795 drug suspects in 2017, an increase of 79 percent from the 9,933 suspects in the previous year, senior offici...

Sky train link from Phnom Penh to Morodok Techo stadium planned
  • Mon, 05 Feb 2018 13:12

Five years ahead of Cambodia hosting the 2023 SEA Games at the state-of-the-art $ 157 million Morodok Techo National Sports Complex on the outskirts ...

Daily’s website, Twitter blocked
  • Mon, 05 Feb 2018 11:17

Documents obtained today – and a surprising tweet – have confirmed what observers have suspected for months: that the Cambodian government ordered...

Cambodian Opposition Chief Kem Sokha Will Go to Phnom Penh For Bail Hearing
  • Mon, 05 Feb 2018 09:15

Jailed Cambodian opposition leader Kem Sokha will appear in Phnom Penh early Thursday morning to ask an Appeals Court to grant him bail following his ...

New lese majeste law to 'scare' Cambodians: Ministry spokesman
  • Mon, 05 Feb 2018 05:11

Although King Sihamoni is Cambodia's head of state, Hun Sen has dominated the Southeast Asian country for more than 33 years. PHNOM PENH: A spokes...

Floodwaters released by Chinese dam in Cambodia forces thousands to flee
  • Sat, 03 Feb 2018 23:12

Floodwater released by a recently opened Chinese hydroelectric dam in Cambodia has forced hundreds of families from five villages to abandon their hom...

Hit and run driver who killed three sentenced
  • Sat, 03 Feb 2018 21:11

A man who killed three people in a hit-and-run crash last March - and then was beaten into a coma by a mob - was sentenced to three years in prison ye...

Cambodian Cabinet endorses law outlawing insulting king
  • Sat, 03 Feb 2018 13:15

Cambodia's Cabinet has endorsed a law making insulting the king a criminal offense punishable by monetary fines and up to five years in prison. Th...

Jet Set: The Myst Dong Khoi
  • Sat, 03 Feb 2018 11:29

A celebration of Ho Chi Minh City’s storied past, the Myst Dong Khoi weaves historical motifs into its homely, modern design A SENSE OF HISTORY Fr...

Cambodian gov't approves legal changes to prosecute anyone who insults king
  • Sat, 03 Feb 2018 09:15

The Council of Ministers of Cambodia on Friday approved the proposed amendments to the country's Penal Code in order to punish anyone who insults ...

Cambodian King Norodom Sihamoni escorts the ashes of late King Father Norodom Sihanouk. Photo: Xinhua
  • Sat, 03 Feb 2018 07:26

Cambodia's government on Friday approved the country's first lA se-majestA© law handing a five-year sentence to anyone found guilty of in...

Malaysia, Cambodia Central Banks To Link ATM Network
  • Sat, 03 Feb 2018 05:22

Bank Negara Malaysia and the National Bank of Cambodia will explore the setting up of a link between the national automated teller machine networks in...

Indonesia drafts proposal to ban same sex relations
  • Fri, 02 Feb 2018 23:17

The proposal seeks to make same sex relations illegal but activists say it could lead to violations of basic rights and grave consequences for the LGB...

Two Cambodia works killed, 13 injured in Sa Kaew road accident
  • Fri, 02 Feb 2018 21:18

Two undocumented Cambodian migrants were killed and 13 others were injured when a pickup truck ferrying them to Pathum Thani overturned in Sa Kaew ear...

How Southeast Asian countries compare on growth and development
  • Fri, 02 Feb 2018 17:14

A new World Economic Forum development index shows that countries can be measured on a range of factors, including healthy life expectancy, GDP per ca...

Cambodian court again rejects bail for opposition leader
  • Fri, 02 Feb 2018 09:14

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Charges against foreigners over 'pornography' latest blow to Siem Reap businesses
  • Fri, 02 Feb 2018 03:15

It has been a tough year for many Siem Reap business owners, and the highly publicised arrest earlier this week of 10 Western tourists over a purporte...

Three gunned down on Cambodian forest patrol: Officials
  • Thu, 01 Feb 2018 19:21

Demand for rare wood in China and Vietnam is driving rapid deforestation that has plundered a quarter of Cambodia's forests in a generation. PHNOM...

Singapore’s largest beachfront music festival beefs up offering to woo festivalgoers
  • Thu, 01 Feb 2018 15:16

ZoukOut is arguably Southeast Asia’s most iconic music festival but, in the face of increased competition, its organisers are being forced to find n...

Lawyer: Expel 'dirty dancing' foreigners in Cambodia
  • Thu, 01 Feb 2018 09:28

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