Cambodia

Masked dance tradition rises from near extinction in Cambodia

Fri, 04 Jan 2019 - 03:15 GMT

Cambodia's centuries-old tradition of masked dance was nearly wiped out by the Khmer Rouge's "Killing Fields" regime

Cambodia's ruling party won all seats in July vote -election commission

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 - 02:40 GMT

Cambodia's ruling Cambodian People's Party (CPP) won all 125 parliamentary seats in a national election in July.

People are pillaging the world’s protected areas: study

Fri, 18 May 2018 - 09:05 GMT

One third of the world’s protected areas are under “intense human pressure,” warned the the journal Science report

EU, U.S. reluctant to remove trade preferences for Cambodia garments: Fitch's BMI

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 - 08:17 GMT

The EU and the U.S. appear reluctant to remove preferential trade access for Cambodia’s vital garments sector, Fitch’s BMI research unit said on Tuesday.

Facebook ends six-country test that split News Feed in two

Fri, 02 Mar 2018 - 03:50 GMT

Facebook Inc on Thursday put an end to a test of splitting its signature News Feed into two.

Cambodia PM berates media at correspondents' dinner

Sun, 21 Jan 2018 - 06:03 GMT

Hun Sen berated journalists on Sunday at a dinner his government hosted for correspondents and accused some of spreading fabricated stories.

EU withdraws support for Cambodia election.

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 - 04:02 GMT

The EU on Tuesday pulled support for Cambodia's election authority.

Cambodia seizes shipment of ivory hidden in hollow logs

Wed, 06 Dec 2017 - 10:27 GMT

Cambodia has seized nearly a tonne of ivory hidden in hollowed-out logs and discovered inside an abandoned shipping container, an official said Wednesday.

Looted Angkor jewellery returned to Cambodia

Sat, 02 Dec 2017 - 12:51 GMT

A set of ancient Angkorian gold jewellery was returned to Cambodia Saturday with an elaborate procession through the capital.

China supports Cambodia's crackdown on political opposition

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 - 12:58 GMT

China supports Cambodia's efforts to protect political stability and believes it will smoothly hold elections next year.

Defiant Hun Sen tells U.S. to cut all aid to Cambodia

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 - 09:25 GMT

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen challenged the United States on Sunday .

Cambodian court charges two journalists with espionage

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 - 07:57 GMT

A Cambodian court on Saturday charged two journalists with espionage for filing news reports to a U.S.-funded radio station.

U.S. calls for release of Cambodian opposition leader

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 - 12:30 GMT

The U.S. State Department on Friday called on Cambodia to release an imprisoned opposition leader.

Cambodia faces U.S., EU action after banning opposition

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 - 11:42 GMT

The US stopped election support for Cambodia with a promise of more "concrete steps" and the EU threatened vital trade preferences banning opposition.

Cambodia's parliament votes for party law changes

Mon, 16 Oct 2017 - 05:10 GMT

Cambodia's parliament voted to change party laws on Monday to re-distribute seats if a party is dissolved after the government filed a lawsuit.

Cambodian opposition party faces threat of being dissolved

Sun, 01 Oct 2017 - 04:32 GMT

A royalist political party aligned with Cambodian Prime Minister said it was filing a lawsuit to demand the dissolution of Cambodia's main opposition party.

Cambodian opposition blocked from holding memorial service

Wed, 13 Sep 2017 - 03:21 GMT

Cambodia's main opposition party was blocked from holding a memorial ceremony for victims of a 1997 grenade attack on a political rally.

Yingluck's escape convoy seen heading towards Cambodia

Fri, 08 Sep 2017 - 08:04 GMT

A convoy believed to be carrying Thailand's fugitive ex-prime minister was last spotted heading through a military checkpoint close to the border with Cambodia.

Backed to the wall, Cambodia's opposition urges world to help

Mon, 04 Sep 2017 - 02:31 GMT

Foreign donors must open their eyes to Cambodia’s “false democracy” and put more pressure on Prime Minister Hun Sen after the arrest for treason of his main rival.

End of the line for Cambodia's homegrown 'Bamboo Train'

Fri, 01 Sep 2017 - 01:05 GMT

Cambodia's one-of-a-kind "Bamboo Train" delights tourists as it clatters through bucolic countryside.

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