According the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Cambodia’s economy has grown by 7.0 percent during 2015.
Khun Srun’s story ended tragically when he was executed in 1978 by the Khmer Rouge, which had by then taken power.
The US-based World Justice Project ranks Cambodia 99th out of 102 countries for its rule of law.
A recent report from the World Health Organization says that processed meats can increase the odds of cancer.
New research seeks to understand why Cambodians joined the Khmer Rouge and how people today perceive their roles in the brutal regime.
In recent years, online news in Cambodia has increased, while the audience for online news websites and social media continues to grow.
The 15-day religious ceremony entail monks waking very early to chant, and more people arriving to make offerings, in one of the country’s most important annual rituals.
The project Klahan9—from the Khmer word Klahan, meaning “brave”—is a multimedia initiative that aims to help youths make better decisions about their careers.
Chhim Sothy's award-winning work has been shown in many countries, including the US, and in Europe.
The Cambodian government has not yet officially adopted the new goals, and officials at the Ministry of Planning declined to comment on them.
Freedom House says Cambodia is a country where the press remains not free, and Reporters Without Borders ranks Cambodia’s press freedom 144th out of 180 countries.
Cambodia has failed to meet a number of UN Millennium Development Goals, which were set out years ago and aimed at halving global poverty.
A 2015 report by the Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications says more than 5 million Cambodians have access to the Internet.
Tribunal officials and victims of the regime told VOA Khmer they support the conference coming to Cambodia.
The disabled in Cambodia have difficulty finding jobs or access to education, and many live in poverty.
Hundreds of Cambodians lined up outside the auditorium of the Royal University of Phnom Penh Wednesday night, awaiting the premiere of “Hamlet.”