WATCH (in Khmer): Changing Climate Has Major Impacts for Under-Prepared Cambodia
Global Witness says Cambodia’s ongoing land crisis is part of a larger global trend, one driven by economics and resource shortages.
The senator told Australian lawmakers they should pass a resolution recognizing the current acts representing an “extremely bad sign for democracy in Cambodia.”
The festival held in the capital, Phnom Penh, runs Dec. 4-10 and is screening 130 films from 34 countries.
The Water Festival is generally held in November, a tributary of the Mekong River, changes course, due to monsoon rains that fill up its source lake in the Cambodian interior.
Countries in the Asia-Pacific will be particularly vulnerable to climate change, particularly extreme weather.
Special Rapporteur Rhona Smith called on leaders of the CPP and CNRP to restart political talks, following the ouster of opposition leader Sam Rainsy from parliament earlier this month.
Cambodia owes Russia some $1.5 billion in debt incurred after the fall of the Khmer Rouge.
Cambodia and Russia are set to mark their 60th anniversary of relations next year.
Medvedev began his three-day visit on Monday, in a trip meant to strengthen ties between the two countries, which have not been particularly strong in the past.
Sam Rainsy and Kem Sokha appealed to the party’s supporters via Facebook to remain calm and seek peaceful means to change the country.
Russian PM Dmitry Medvedev will meet with Hun Sen later; the two are expected to sign six agreements.
President delivers strong message against terrorism at closing of annual ASEAN meeting and adjoining East Asia Summit
Summit host, Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak, hails establishment of community 'as a landmark achievement' more than a dozen years after concept was first proposed
States must ultimately be responsible for protecting their populations from “grave impunity by upholding the system of international justice,” ICC officials said in a statement.
The decision to remain abroad was made after a meeting between Sam Rainsy and other senior officials from the Cambodia National Rescue Party in Manila on Friday.
To conservative Cambodians, sex workers are defying traditional values.
Cambodian land disputes are caused by various factors, including land history and political conditions that make them hard to solve.
Cambodia’s foreign minister defended the country’s judiciary before a group of diplomats Thursday, addressing an arrest warrant issued last week for opposition leader Sam Rainsy.
Chea Chamroeun says that he would rather focus on communities than remain in a climate of political conflict.
Experts fear that Cambodia will not be competitive with its Southeast Asian neighbors, as a free flow of goods and services between the 10 Asean members ensues.
In a Facebook post Wednesday, Sam Rainsy compared the CPP’s actions to 1997 when Prince Norodom Ranarridh was removed from a power-sharing agreement with the CPP.
Cambodian media reported Wednesday that negotiations are taking place to organize a deal between Sam Rainsy and strongman PM Hun Sen.
A 2013 research showed that six of 14 skin-whitening creams had levels of mercury higher than allowed in Asean or the US.
Hun Sen has expressed a desire to improve Cambodia’s image abroad, but the country’s deep poverty, political divisions and human rights abuses make that a tough case.
Laos says it intends to go forward with the Don Sahong Dam project, despite opposition from Cambodia and Vietnam.
It is unclear whether any Cambodians, who have a large diaspora population in France, were among those killed in the attack.
Sam Rainsy, who is abroad, canceled plans to return to Cambodia Monday night, and the Interior Ministry said it is has formed a special committee to handle his arrest.
A court ordered the arrest of Sam Rainsy on Friday in connection with a defamation case brought by Foreign Minister Hor Namhong in 2008.
Cambodia remains increasingly vulnerable to rains that could grow heavier in a changing climate.
Long Panhavuth told VOA Khmer the court is unlikely to launch investigations into similar crimes in the Asia Pacific.
Cambodian consular general marked Cambodia’s Independence Day for the first time in Long Beach, CA. on November 9.
The draft law will now be debated in the National Assembly, where the ruling Cambodian People’s Party has a majority and will likely pass it.
The arrest warrant comes just one day after Hun Sen publicly insulted Sam Rainsy, calling him a “traitor’s son.”
PM counterattacks after opposition leader Sam Rainsy hails voting in Myanmar and says Cambodia's ruling party wants to sidestep democracy.
Cambodian court issued warrant for opposition leader of CNRP, Sam Rainsy, over 2008 defamation case that he says was pardoned.
“Sex, Love, and Money in Cambodia: Professional Girlfriends and Transactional Relationships” looks at the intimate lives of Cambodian women and the idea of “transactional relationships.”
Cambodia will participate the global summit on climate change in Paris this December. World leaders will meet to find ways to curb climate change, much of which is the responsibility of developed countries, but with can severely impact poorer countries.
Cambodia is one of the most vulnerable countries in the world to climate change, because of its reliance on agriculture and fisheries in a changing hydrological system.
Koul Panha, head of the election monitoring watchdog Comfrel, said the people in Myanmar have been respectful to each other following the election.
They have sued for $25,000 each in damages, and are asking for charges that would mean lifetime imprisonment for their assailants.
An exhibit of the project is currently running at the Bophana Center in Phnom Penh.
A recent report from the World Health Organization says that processed meats can increase the odds of cancer.
Sam Rainsy and Kem Sokha are visiting Japan this week, calling on support for improved democracy in Cambodia through free and fair elections.
Thousands of Cambodians gathered near Independence Monument in Phnom Penh Monday, celebrating the 62nd anniversary of the nation’s independence from colonial rule.
According to the World Economic Forum 2015, Cambodia was ranked 95th in competitiveness, surpassing only Myanmar among countries in Asean.
Cambodia left 90 years of French colonialism on this day in 1953.
oung politician like Kem Monovidya sees that 2018 will be a decisive year to shape the future of Cambodian politics because the ruling party has failed to live up to their promises or simply ignore voters' concerns.
A photo gallery of Kate Webb, war correspondent and Phnom Penh bureau chief for United Press International (UPI) in 1970 after reporting the Vietnam war between 1967 and 1969.
Researcher Sirik Savina writes a reflection article discussing the legacies of Kate Webb and the Cambodian war on the 24th anniversary of the Paris Peace Agreement.
Cambodia’s garment sector is a major economic driver in the country, earning some $3 billion from exports in the first half of 2015.
Hun Sen says the group of men were angered at the opposition lawmakers for calling them “Vietnamese puppets.”
Senator Hong Sok Hour, a lawmaker for the opposition, is accused of posting fake documents related to the Vietnamese border online.
Last week’s attacks followed anti-opposition protests endorsed by the ruling Cambodian People’s Party and took place in plain view of police, who stood by.
Freedom of expression online plays an important role in Cambodia’s developing democracy says Ellen Grant, who recently produced a documentary called "Cyber-Democracy: Cambodia, Kafka's Kingdom."
The Ministry of Interior announced late Tuesday that the men—Chay Sarith, 33; Mao Hoeurn, 34; and Suth Vanny, 45—had turned themselves into police Tuesday afternoon.
The government has sought to break up traffic congestion through new laws, more roads, traffic lights, and security cameras at major intersections.
CNRP has already sent a letter to National Assembly President Heng Samrin, saying they will not suggest another party member to replace Kem Sokha.
Cambodians expect 'seamless transition' when ASEAN Economic Community is launched in two months and hopefully heralds second investment wave.