FILE - Thai Airways passenger planes park at the ramp of Bangkok's Suvarnabhumi airport.
Country under intense international pressure, especially from US, to curb human trafficking and abusive labor practices for migrant workers.
Country's 'founding father' was greatly admired in region where other leaders sought to emulate him, replicate his success.
The family's lawyer said they have all obtained passports from Turkey's Interior Ministry that make them 'officially Turkish citizens'.
PM Prayuth warned journalists to refrain from reporting anything that could cause 'conflicts' or they could face 'execution'.
Prime Minister Hun Sen says issue should be solved only by nations directly affected by the disputes - as Philippines, Vietnam seek multi-lateral approach.
An estimated 800,000 Cambodian workers migrated to Thailand in search of jobs this year alone.
Lee's body will lie in state for the public to pay respects until his Sunday funeral.
Sok Vanseka said Cambodia’s effective use of any future funding from the new bank would largely depend on its own political will.
Kachin spokesman tells VOA latest assault, which includes airstrikes, focuses on group's bases near town of Bahmo.
Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam, meanwhile, will have until 2018 to enjoy preferred statuses, as they race to catch up to the rest of the region.
Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen said in a public speech Monday he admired Lee’s leadership and ability to move his country beyond British colonization.
Current PM Lee Hsien Loong, Lee Kuan Yew's son, said in a televised address his father 'inspired us, gave us courage, and brought us here'.
John Ciorciari said Obama’s trip can help the relationship between the two countries, but Cambodia’s rights record remains a problem.
First Lady Michelle Obama arrived Friday in Cambodia for a three-day visit to promote girls’ education.
US First Lady Michelle Obama has arrived in Siem Reap, Cambodia, Friday night, as part of her two-nation Asian trip to promote education for girls. VOA Khmer reports.
A well-known, but elusive poaching vessel, is now anchored, detained off an island near the Thai resort of Phuket.
If found guilty, ex-PM Yingluck Shinawatra could be jailed for up to a decade.
United States First Lady Michelle Obama is meeting leaders of Japan, where she is touting an initiative aimed at helping girls in developing countries finish their education.
First lady Michelle Obama is in Tokyo to promote girls education initiative to help the 62 million girls in developing world who are not in school.
U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama has arrived in Japan for a three-day visit meant to highlight her global women's education initiative. VOA Khmer's Ly Moryvan reports.
Trip widely seen as making up for not visiting with president last year, and announcing partnership between US, Japan on Let Girls Learn initiative.
Air quality is a problem every year caused by excessive field-burning in the region during the dry season - though this year’s smoke arrived early.
First Lady says Peace Corps will play key role in her 'Let Girls Learn' campaign.
An English teacher from rural Maine in the United States won the one million US dollars Global Teacher Prize.
Exercises may appear to increase tensions in the region, but some analysts think they actually keep the peace by projecting military strength.
Move comes as military government hopes to spur growth, increase exports with more spending on infrastructure.
One vendor sells “Apple Smart Watch with Bluetooth Bracelet,” starting from 288 yuan ($45).
Seoul says missiles were launched from North Korea's western coast late Thursday and landed in waters off eastern coast.
South Korea’s foreign ministry estimates North Korea has dispatched about 50,000 laborers to 40 countries, generating about $2 billion a year for country.
Embassy official says US wants Hanoi to ensure base at Cam Ranh Bay is not utilized by Russian military 'to conduct activities that could raise tensions in the region'.
Prime Minister Abe vowed this week to come up with a new-five year plan to rebuild the Pacific coastal region that was ravaged by the tsunami.
Apple Watch is first brand-new device company is launching without founder Steve Jobs, who died in 2011
Apart from anomaly of expired battery for plane's underwater locator beacon, detailed report describes in minutiae complete normality of flight that disappeared year ago
Images show hundreds of heavily armed police officers surrounding worshipers gathered at Kumbum monastery in Xining, Qinghai province.
While supporters applaud rice strain's ability to tackle vitamin A deficiency, critics insist more research is needed before it's ready for consumption.
Civil aviation department circulates copies of interim investigation of missing flight on first anniversary of disappearance.
Most agree better technology is needed that can provide real-time data tracking, more stringent global standards -- and more pilots who are professional aviators, not monitors.
Seven embassies including US, EU call for government to engage all stakeholders long before vote to ensure 'credible, transparent and inclusive election'.
Myanmar, Cambodia, and even communist Laos, can use them to point out the risks of democratization and the benefits of a more authoritarian regime, he said.
Police say thousands of people stormed a high security prison and dragged out a rape suspect before beating him to death in the remote state of Nagaland.
Police raid home of Kim Ki-jong, focus on possible ties to North Korea after stabbing that left US Ambassador Mark Lippert with 80 stitches.
Lippert, 42, underwent two-and-a-half hours of surgery after he was slashed in the face and wrist by a knife-wielding Korean nationalist in Seoul.
About 400 people have been released from an Australian-run detention camp on Nauru to live in the community after being given refugee visas by the Nauruan government.
Transportation officials hope that making a greater effort to get drivers to learn the rules of the road will reduce fatal crashes.
A total 45 known Montagnards—an ethnic minority in Vietnam that claims persecution there—have been arrested and deported since December.
Mark Lippert tweeted that he is in good spirits after undergoing surgery to repair deep cuts to his face, hand after ultra-nationalist attacked him moments before speech.
It has been nearly one year since Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 disappeared, becoming one of the world's biggest airline mysteries.
Government says services, agriculture, construction and manufacturing sectors drive most of growth, and will focus on challenges to foreign investment.
As Myanmar’s political and economic opening brings affordable western fashions to the masses, will the country’s unique fashion trends endure?
One of six men who raped student, who later died, tells filmmaker 'a girl is far more responsible for rape than a man'; New Delhi condemns rapist's comments that victim was responsible.
Lifestyle associated with horses has become new status symbol among small but growing group of mainland Chinese.
Video by former state media investigative journalist about smog’s health impact comes days before country hosts top level meetings in Beijing.
Months of searching for plane over more than one million square kilometer area of southern Indian Ocean has failed to turn up even a life vest
Photo published online last month and later removed showed Nong Duc Manh sitting in lavish home, on golden throne-like chair
Paris-based group remains concerned by failure to address 'significant deficiencies in its anti-money laundering and combating the financing of terrorism regime'.
Riot police blocks hundreds of students protesters inside monastery to prevent them from continuing march to Yangon despite government warnings for them to stop while parliament considers changes to law.
Around 600 years ago, the people living in the remote Cardamom Mountains in southern Cambodia placed the bones of their dead in large jars on steep ledges hidden deep in the jungle.
Researchers say an influx of Chinese companies and migrants has caused tensions with islander communities.
North Korea has long demanded that Washington and Seoul stop the annual military drills.
North unilaterally announces wage hike for its workers employed by South Korean firms; Seoul says that's not allowable.
Protesters in Hong Kong's New Territories are angered by so-called parallel traders, who buy goods in Hong Kong to sell at a profit across border in mainland China.