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Cambodia Court Slaps Hun Sen Critic with $125,000 Defamation Damages
  • Fri, 26 Jan 2018 13:17

An outspoken former Cambodian deputy prime minister, now living in exile to escape a political crackdown, was ordered on Thursday to pay about US$ 12...

China to Hold Second Military Exercises With Cambodia
  • Fri, 26 Jan 2018 09:13

PHNOM PENH (Reuters) – China will hold its second military exercise with Cambodia in March focusing on counter terrorism, the Cambodian army said on...

Cambodia’s low rate of unemployment doesn’t tell whole story, report finds
  • Fri, 26 Jan 2018 07:14

Cambodia continues to boast a remarkably low unemployment rate of 0.2 percent, according to a new global employment report from the International Labo...

Cambodia launches rice brand to woo foreign buyers
  • Fri, 26 Jan 2018 03:12

F T L E W Rice authorities unveiled the “Malys Angkor” rice brand, a new certification mark that encompasses a range of Cambodian fragrant rice va...

Why this chef thinks more people should opt to eat dessert before dinner
  • Fri, 26 Jan 2018 01:17

Twice named Asia’s Best Pastry Chef at the renowned Asia’s 50 Best awards, Janice Wong is known for blurring the lines between food and art Jani...

Sean Pengse, former minister and fierce critic of Cambodia's...
  • Thu, 25 Jan 2018 23:15

Phnom Penh Post - Sean Pengse, former minister and fierce critic of Cambodia's border disputes with Vietnam, dies at 82 Sean Pengse, a vocal activ...

Government seeks to slash electricity prices ahead of election
  • Thu, 25 Jan 2018 19:17

The Electricity Authority of Cambodia is preparing a proposal to further subsidise electricity prices ahead of July's national elections, accordin...

Deprived Cambodian children to receive vital aid in overseas trip
  • Thu, 25 Jan 2018 17:11

They will work in Cambodian slums, building a home for villagers, and in three schools, training teachers and helping to resource classrooms. Mrs Vine...

China's debt-trap diplomacy is rapidly ensnaring Southeast Asia
  • Thu, 25 Jan 2018 15:13

This is not the kind of Chinese invasion that our Supreme Court and others are warning about, but a subtle and insidious mode of conquest that could u...

Cambodia: Hundreds of chickens dead in Prey Veng
  • Thu, 25 Jan 2018 13:14

Hundreds of chickens in Prey Veng province's Svay Anthor district have allegedly died from unknown causes over the past week, spurring uninformed ...

Bangladesh delays repatriation of Rohingya refugees
  • Wed, 24 Jan 2018 23:12

Humans rights groups have welcomed the delay, saying issues central to the Rakhine conflict, namely the issue of Rohingya citizenship, have not been a...

Bat faeces: how this ‘black gold’ improves the fortunes of Cambodian farmers
  • Wed, 24 Jan 2018 19:12

Climate change, a lack of irrigation and pesticides have all contributed to damaging Cambodia’s agriculture. Bat faeces could be the answer By the...

Thousands of Filipinos flee Mayon volcano after lava shoots nearly a kilometre into the sky
  • Wed, 24 Jan 2018 17:16

Since the volcano began rumbling last week, more than 56,000 people have been evacuated from their homes to centres outside Mount Mayon’s danger zon...

Cambodian PM embarks on visit to India
  • Wed, 24 Jan 2018 15:17

Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen left here on Wednesday for a five-day visit to India, a senior official said. In New Delhi, Hun Sen wil...

Indonesia is investigating online comments made about Brunei’s sultan
  • Wed, 24 Jan 2018 01:12

Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah lodged a complaint with the Jakarta police force over a post on an Indonesian Instagram account, which they said “harmed and...

Nearly 100 people have died after measles outbreak hits Indonesia’s Papua
  • Tue, 23 Jan 2018 23:16

So far, 69 toddlers have died in the Asmat region of Papua, while 23 children were killed by the highly contagious infection in the mountainous distri...

The Art Bar – Something New to Check Out
  • Tue, 23 Jan 2018 21:14

Posted on January 23, 2018 by wpadmin I had been hearing a lot about The Art Bar’s Sip and Paint as my Facebook and Instagram feed had been c...

American sentenced to one year in Cambodian prison for raping boy
  • Tue, 23 Jan 2018 19:11

A 79-year-old American man was sentenced to one year in prison for raping a 10-year-old boy in Siem Reap in 2017, local media reported on Monday. Acco...

Former oil exec jailed for life in one of Vietnam’s biggest anti-corruption crackdowns
  • Tue, 23 Jan 2018 17:12

The 21 other officials involved in the embezzlement scandal come from Vietnam’s business and political elite and they received between nine to 22 ye...

Indonesia's President Joko Widodo gets set for re-election bid
  • Tue, 23 Jan 2018 15:14

Things seem to be looking good for Indonesian President Joko Widodo ahead of his re-election campaign, which should kick off on Sept 23. His approval ...

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