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Cambodia’s main opposition leader Kem Sokha arrested for treason charges

Kem Sokha, president of main opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), was arrested early Sunday for allegedly attempting to overthrow the legitimate Cambodian government,...

Cambodia destroys 126kg of hard drugs

Cambodia destroyed 126.31 kg of illicit drugs with a street value of about 4 million U.S. dollars on Monday, said Meas Vyrith, secretary-general of...

Cambodian students want more books, better reading environment

Students in Cambodia wanted more books and better reading environment in the library, a survey revealed on Sunday. The survey was conducted...
Hot air balloon

Hot-air balloon makes emergency landing in Cambodia’s Angkor

A hot-air balloon carrying eight foreign tourists over Angkor Archeological Park in northwest Cambodia made an emergency landing on Friday after it was hit...
Travel and Tourism

Cambodia’s tourism earns US$3.4 billion in 2016

Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen said on Monday that the kingdom's tourism sector earned gross revenue of 3.4 billion U.S. dollars in...
Miss Global 2016

Miss Global 2016 winners visit Cambodia to promote environmental, tourism

A group of the Miss Global 2016 winners is visiting Cambodia to promote environmental protection and tourism, a Cambodian senior official said on Sunday. ...
jail

Cambodia sentences prominent activist to 30 months in jail for violence

A Cambodian court on Thursday sentenced prominent land rights activist Tep Vanny to two and a half years in prison for causing violence during...

U.S. business executives visit Cambodia to explore trade, investment opportunities

A delegation of 14 leading U.S. companies visited Cambodia to engage with government officials and other stakeholders on expanding U.S.-Cambodia trade and investment ties,...

Cambodia amends law to ban convicted politicians from leading political party

The National Assembly of Cambodia on Monday amended the Law on Political Parties to bar convicted politicians from leading a political party, despite a...

Cambodian deputy opposition leader Sokha named as acting leader after Rainsy resigns

Kem Sokha, vice president of the opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), was promoted to the acting president on Sunday after the self-exiled incumbent,...
Sam Rainsy

Self-exiled Cambodian opposition leader resigns

Sam Rainsy, president of the main opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), resigned as the party's president on Saturday. In a resignation...
Bird Flu

H5N1 bird flu outbreak reported in SE Cambodia

An outbreak of H5N1 avian flu has hit a backyard poultry in southeastern Cambodia's Svay Rieng province, said a World Organization for Animal Health...

Cambodian PM threatens to seize opposition party’s headquarters

Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen on Tuesday vowed to seize the property of self-exiled opposition leader Sam Rainsy, including the party's headquarters,...
Tourists

Cambodia receives 5 million foreign visitors last year

Cambodia attracted some 5 million international tourists in 2016, a five-percent rise year-on-year, Tourism Minister Thong Khon said Tuesday. The largest sources...

Truck transporting Cambodian garment workers overturns, injuring 25

Twenty-five garment factory workers got injured after their truck flipped onto its side in western Cambodia's Kampong Speu province on Monday morning, said a...
growth

Cambodia predicts 7 percent economic growth in 2017

Cambodia is expected to see a 7-percent economic growth in 2017, the same rate as the country achieved last year, Economy and Finance Ministry...

Cambodia to host World Economic Forum on ASEAN in May

Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen said on Saturday that Phnom Penh would host the World Economic Forum on ASEAN on May 10...

Cambodia PM to attend World Economic Forum in Switzerland

Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen will attend the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF), to be held from Jan. 17...
dollars

Cambodia’s Angkor earns US$62.5 million from ticket sales in 2016

Revenue from ticket sales to foreigners visiting Cambodia's famed Angkor archaeological park reached 62.5 million U.S. dollars in 2016, a 4.21-percent rise year-on-year. ...
train

Cambodian king travels by train from capital to coast

Cambodian King Norodom Sihamoni, accompanied by Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen, travelled by train for the first time from the capital city of...

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