Cambodia reports casino boom

The number of gambling licences granted to casinos in Cambodia last year rose to 150 due to an increase in operators. Cambodia’s ministry of finance...

Hun Sen starts ‘election’ campaign 

Cambodia’s ruling party starts campaigning today ahead of the July 29 election and it can be confident of victory after removing the opposition.  The abolition...

Cambodia ‘probes’ illegal timber trade

Cambodia says it is investigating claims of large-scale timber smuggling to Vietnam.  Phnom Penh's environment minister, Say Sam Al, told the Cambodia Daily that investigations...

Drug bonfires point to crisis 

Cambodia, Myanmar and Thailand have burned street drugs worth more than US$1 billion to mark the UN day against drugs and trafficking. Thailand's justice minister...

Cambodia, Malaysia sign maid deal 

Cambodia has signed a new agreement to protect its domestic helpers in Malaysia. However, labour rights groups said they had not been consulted about...

Generals campaign for Hun Sen: HRW

Cambodia’s security forces have been accused of illegally campaigning for Prime Minister Hun Sen’s Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) ahead of this month’s general election. Military...

An unholy alliance

April 1975. The Khmer Rouge celebrate as they enter Phnom Penh. Source: Flickr Cambodia's success in blocking a united Asean approach to the South China...

Asean cautious about South China Sea

An early release of Asean chairman's statement ahead of the leaders’ summit in Kuala Lumpur says the group's views on South China Sea disputes...

US returns sculpture to Cambodia 

The temple of Koh Ker: Source: Wikimedia A US museum has returned a headless 10th-century sandstone sculpture of the Hindu god Rama to Cambodia decades...

Study exposes Cambodia’s brick ‘slaves’

Cambodia's construction boom is being built with "blood bricks" from modern-day slaves, including children, according to an academic study. Last year Cambodia's imports of construction...

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