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Girls Who Code, Boys Who Cook: Cambodia’s Future Leaders

On the day we arrived in Cambodia earlier this month, the front-page headlines in the Phnom Penh Post touted new amendments to the country’s constitution, including restrictions on the right to assemble, restrictions on the right to vote or to stand for election and a ban on insulting the king.

Cambodia arrests Thai, Taiwan suspects over telecoms fraud

Authorities in Cambodia on Friday arrested 36 suspects from Cambodia, Taiwan and neighboring Thailand on suspicion of running a telecoms scam to defraud victims abroad, military police said.

As Trump focuses on North Korea, a fast-growing country slips toward China

On a Saturday this past fall, hundreds of people were waiting in an hourlong line to climb the staircases of Angkor Wat. Legend has it that if you ascend to the third level of the huge 12th-century Hindu temple, you'll find the center of the universe. The news has reached China: Most of the tourists in the courtyard and at dozens of other ancient temples in the Cambodian jungle were Chinese.

The Pristine Exclusivity of Cambodia’s ‘Imported Cities’

By selling off huge tracts of municipal land to foreign property developers, Cambodia is upgrading its infrastructure and testing the limits of urban cohesion.

Are Disney’s Cambodian Carbon Credits a Fantasy?

The killing of three conservationists patrolling Cambodia's biggest carbon credit project exposes the nearly insurmountable conflicts of interest plaguing schemes in which huge corporations such as Disney and Virgin Atlantic have invested millions of dollars, observers say.

China Envoy Pushes Back Against Complaints About Chinese Investors in Cambodia

China’s ambassador to Cambodia took the rare step on Thursday of calling a news conference to criticize recent media reports that a wave of Chinese investment in the Southeast Asian country represented money laundering, calling them “fake” news.

German living in Cambodia charged with fraud

A German court has charged a man with fraud for allegedly siphoning more than $2 million from private bank accounts while living in Cambodia.

Cambodia launches $262 million cement plant

Cambodia launched a $262 million cement production facility on Thursday in Kampot province in the southwest. The plant was inaugurated by Prime Minister Hun Sen.

Cambodia: Media blackout by design

With an election that's just five months away, Cambodia is at a tipping point. The government of Hun Sen, the world's longest-serving prime minister, is fearing the prospect of losing its parliamentary majority, after having been in power in various guises since 1979.

Daily’s website, Twitter blocked

Documents obtained today – and a surprising tweet – have confirmed what observers have suspected for months: that the Cambodian government ordered internet service providers (ISPs) to block access to the website of the recently shuttered Cambodia Daily.

South-east Asia: Is Cambodia’s economic boom over?

Cranes building Phnom Penh's rapidly rising skyline attest to Cambodia's economic success as well as to China's commitment to investing in the Kingdom's infrastructure.

Cambodia’s path toward sustaining long-term growth

After it graduated from Least Developed Country status in July 2016, Cambodia’s economy has remained healthy with a GDP growth rate of 6.9 per cent in 2017. This was driven by the recovering tourism sector, the ongoing construction boom and the gradual emergence of non-textile exports.

Cambodia Goes on a Building Spree

Bigger. Higher. Larger. These are the new catchwords for the Cambodian business community and politicians when it comes to construction in a country dominated for centuries by Buddhist grace and delicacy.

India, Cambodia to expand ties in IT, infrastructure sectors

The leaders of India and Cambodia on Saturday agreed to work toward a bilateral investment treaty that could see tens of millions of dollars pour into the Southeast Asian nation.

1.2 million Chinese tourists visit Cambodia last year, up 45.9 percent

About 1.21 million Chinese tourists had visited Cambodia in 2017, up 45.9 percent compared to 2016, a Cambodian Tourism Ministry report showed Wednesday.

Cambodia collects 3.83 billion in USD taxes in 2017

Cambodia collected 3.83 billion U.S. dollars from all sources of taxes in 2017, up 18.5 percent from 3.23 billion U.S. dollars in 2016, according to official reports on Thursday.

Cambodia launches rice brand to woo foreign buyers

Rice authorities unveiled the “Malys Angkor” rice brand, a new certification mark that encompasses a range of Cambodian fragrant rice varieties.

Cambodia’s low rate of unemployment doesn’t tell whole story, report finds

Cambodia continues to boast a remarkably low unemployment rate of 0.2 percent, according to a new global employment report from the International Labour Organization (ILO) – but analysts warn the number doesn’t tell the entire story.

Cambodia may be pressed by new EU palm oil regulations

New proposed rules from the European Union restricting the import of palm oil would likely affect Cambodia’s nascent palm oil sector, but the country’s main exporter is hoping that demand from India and China will cushion the blow.

Cambodia agrees to send 1st batch of housemaids to Malaysia in June after years...

Cambodia agreed on Tuesday to send the first batch of women to work as housemaids in Malaysia in June, more than six years after the country imposed a ban on sending maids to Malaysia.

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