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US calls for transparency from Cambodia over proposed $1.7 billion canal financed by China

The US has directed Cambodian authorities to remain transparent over a proposed $1.7 billion canal financed by China.

Cambodian authorities extradite 130 Chinese nationals over cybercrime, online fraud

Cambodian authorities have extradited 130 Chinese nationals for their alleged involvement in cybercrimes, online fraud and illegal gambling.

Cambodia arrests 2 foreign nationals over allegedly trafficking narcotics

Cambodia has arrested a gang of two foreigners for possessing and trafficking illicit drugs, seizing almost 670 kg of narcotics, the country's Anti-Drug Department (ADP) said in a news release on Friday.

Bus explosion in Cambodia leaves two injured

At least two people were injured in a bus explosion at a parking lot in front of the famed Angkor Wat temple in northwest Cambodia's Siem Reap province on Tuesday, a police chief said.

Cutting disaster risk will boost equality, improve resilience

Marking the International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction on Friday, UN chief António Guterres called on countries everywhere to boost resilience and adaptation, to build a safer and more just future for all.

UN rights expert urges key reforms in Cambodia

A UN independent human rights expert on Monday called for urgent structural reforms in Cambodia following the “restricted” general elections earlier this year.

Cambodia: National elections ‘extremely disconcerting’, say human rights experts

New York: The lead-up to, and the results of, the recent elections in Cambodia are “extremely disconcerting”, UN human rights experts said on Wednesday, adding that the credibility of the entire electoral process was affected.

Cambodia: UN rights chief regrets ‘severely restricted’ poll and opposition clampdown

The UN human rights chief on Wednesday lamented the severe electoral clampdown by the Cambodian Government during the weekend vote, including restrictions on opposition parties, NGOs and media.

Cambodia: Adulterated rice wine leaves one dead, 27 hospitalised

Phnom Penh: One villager died and 27 were hospitalized in northwest Cambodia's Pursat province after drinking homemade rice wine, which is suspected to contain high levels of methanol, a local health official said on Sunday.

Monkeys at Cambodia's famed Angkor site pose risk to tourists, temples

Phnom Penh: Throngs of monkeys living in Cambodia's famed Angkor Archeological Park are posing a risk to tourists and temples, a Cambodian government agency said on Wednesday.

Cambodia positioned to fully integrate LGBT people into society, UN expert says

New York: Cambodia is poised to make strides towards the full social integration of gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people, protecting them from violence and discrimination, a UN-appointed independent human rights experts said on Friday.

Death toll rises to 25 in Cambodia casino fire

Phnom Penh: The death toll has risen to 25 after a massive fire engulfed a hotel-casino in northwest Cambodia's Banteay Meanchey province, officials said on Friday.

Press freedom increasingly under threat in Cambodia – UN human rights report

New York: Amid growing restrictions on civic space and press freedoms in Cambodia, journalists are being increasingly subjected to various forms of harassment, pressure, and violence, according to a new report published on Wednesday by the UN Human Rights Office (OHCHR).

Cambodian PM Hun Sen sets date for general election

Phnom Penh/UNI/Xinhua: Cambodia sets Jul 23, 2023 as the date for the seventh National Assembly election, according to a decision signed by Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen on Wednesday.

US diplomat voices concerns about China's military presence during Cambodia visit

Washington: A US senior diplomat has expressed serious concerns about China's military presence and construction of facilities at Ream Naval Base on the Gulf of Thailand.