Phnom Penh

Cambodian medic who spread HIV asks for court's mercy

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — An unlicensed Cambodian medical practitioner who was sentenced to 25 years in prison for infecting more than 100 villagers with HIV on Thursday acknowledged his mistake in reusing syringes and told an appeals court that he only sought to provide health care for his …

Public Health

Will Vladivostok Become A Mini-Macau? Part 2 - Investment Strategies

In the first article in this series I explored the opportunities presented by the Russian Primorye entertainment zone in the Vladivostok area for …

Business

The Top 7 Things to Do in Phnom Penh, Cambodia

01 of 07<p>Go Jewelry Shopping at the Central Market<p>Shopping malls may be taking over Phnom Penh, but both locals and tourists know to find real deals …

Asia

Why female migrants are prone to sexual abuse in Cambodia

Despite having a raft of measures to prevent gender-based crimes in Cambodia, women continue to face rampant sexual abuse and harassment. Experts say …

World News

Singapore moves above HK in liveability for the first time: EIU survey

SINGAPORE: Singapore has become more liveable than Hong Kong, according to the latest Global Liveability Ranking released by the Economist …

Hong Kong

Cambodia arrests nearly 400 mainland Chinese, Taiwanese telecom fraud suspects

The authorities in Cambodia have arrested nearly 400 mainland Chinese and Taiwanese citizens this month on suspicion of operating a telecoms scam to …

China

10 Things You Need to Know Before Visiting Cambodia

Cambodia brings up vivid images of Angkor Wat temples doesn’t it? I bet you can all see tuk tuks on red dusty roads! But Cambodia can be so much more …

Asia Travel

Villagers clash with workers in Kampot land dispute

A long-running land dispute turned violent over the weekend as villagers in Kampot province’s Decho Aphivat commune clashed with representatives of …

Asia

Cambodian critic charged over comment on Laos troop deployment

PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - A critic of Cambodia's government was charged on Monday over comments criticizing the deployment of troops to the border with Laos and Prime Minister Hun Sen threatened arrest for anyone suggesting he was using the border row to boost his popularity.<p>The spat with Cambodia's …

World News

Laos Border Dispute Leads to Critic’s Arrest

F T L E W<p>A frequent government critic was arrested on Sunday in the wake of a brief border dispute with Laos that saw armored vehicles paraded around …

Asia

A last look at icon of Cambodia’s ‘Golden Age’ before it is bulldozed to make way for condo tower | Post Magazine | South China Morning Post

Once filled with music, cooking smells, chatter, laughter and children playing, the hallways of Phnom Penh’s iconic White Building are now being torn …

News (China)

Cambodia PM gives ultimatum to Laos over 'invasion'

Hun Sen accuses Laotian troops of trespassing into border area and threatens military response if they fail to withdraw.<p>The prime minister of Cambodia has issued a six-day ultimatum to Laos to pull back its troops who have allegedly trespassed into a border area or face a military response.<p>Hun Sen …

Asia

Cambodian PM accuses Laos of border violation, mobilizing troops

PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen accused neighboring Laos on Friday of sending troops into Cambodian land in April and said they must leave by an Aug. 17 deadline and that he was mobilizing soldiers to the border area.<p>Hun Sen said at a ceremony in Phnom Penh about 30 soldiers …

Asia

45 travel things to know before you visit Cambodia – World Travel | Budget Travel

Cambodia is a country of extremes, you can find the most amazing things and but also be confronted with a few very bad ones. It has great history and …

Asia Travel

Critic of Cambodian leader jailed for 1-1/2 years for defamation

PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - Cambodia jailed a political analyst for 1-1/2 years on Thursday, for accusing Prime Minister Hun Sen's ruling party of orchestrating the 2016 murder of a prominent government critic.<p>The sentence is the latest blow to Cambodia's opposition, which has accused the government of …

Asia

Painter Helps Graduate Art Students Live Off Their Passion

F T L E W<p>When artist Ricardo Casal first moved to Cambodia in 2012, he created a workshop for more than 20 pupils at the Royal University of Fine …

Cambodia

Khmer architecture of old: The great cinemas of Cambodia - Khmer Times

Cambodia’s former cinema buildings were indicative of the country’s famous architecture before the civil war.<p>However, at the present time, most of …

Asia

Cambodia says Southeast Asian nations unhappy over North Korea's missile tests

Southeast Asian countries are "not happy" with North Korea's missile tests, Cambodia's foreign minister said on Wednesday, calling them a threat to …

North Korea

Cambodian court upholds jail term for land rights activist

PHNOM PENH -- A Cambodian court on Tuesday upheld a 2½-year prison term against a prominent land rights activist accused of inciting violence at a …

Asia

Streaming service iflix debuts in Cambodia

iflix, Southeast Asia’s largest internet television service, officially launched in Cambodia yesterday, announcing an exclusive three-year …

Cambodia

Preventing noncommunicable diseases in Cambodia

By Dr Liu Yunguo, WHO representative for Cambodia, and Nick Beresford, country director for the United Nations Development Programme, written on …

Public Health

Traditional Cambodian Textiles Styled With a Modern Twist

Models draped in classic Cambodian textiles melded with modern designs strutted across the runway under the glare of spotlights as an enthralled …

Cambodia

Cambodia to ask Japan to invest $800 million in skytrain

Reuters Staff<p>2 Min Read<p>PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - Cambodia will ask Japan to invest $800 million (612.70 million pounds) in a skytrain system for the capital Phnom Penh, Prime Minister Hun Sen said on Monday during a visit to Tokyo.<p>Inadequate infrastructure, particularly in rural areas, has partly …

Asia

Top 5 adventures for solo travellers

Solo travel, especially solo female travel, is on the rise and can be a great adventure, but you don’t have to go it completely alone. Sometimes the …

List-Worthy

New York Or Chicago To Asia From $375 Return

You can currently book flights from New York or Chicago to India and other Asian destinations from $375 return including taxes and fees with the …

Fashion Week

Richard Dudman, Reporter at Center of History’s Churn, Dies at 99

Richard Dudman, a much-traveled reporter for The St. Louis Post-Dispatch who spent more than a month in captivity in Cambodia after being ambushed by Vietcong fighters and later survived an assassination attempt after meeting the Cambodian dictator Pol Pot, died on Thursday in Blue Hill, Me. He was …

History

‘I lost everything’: Australian woman gets 18 months in prison for starting surrogacy service in Cambodia

Print<p>PHNOM PENH, Cambodia — A Cambodian court sentenced an Australian woman and two Cambodian associates to one and a half years in prison Thursday …

Canadian News

Cambodia's PM wants US-born grandchild to not be American

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — The prime minister of Cambodia, a country whose uneasy relationship with the United States has involved war, refugee emigration and years of on-off political tension, says he does not want his U.S.-born grandchild to have an American passport.<p>Hun Sen, whose country was …

News

Australian doctors put smile on face of Cambodian farmer after facial surgery

In a waiting room crowded with relatively minor deformities like cleft palates and webbed fingers, Eng Kheng stood out.His cheeks bulged as if he was …

Australian News

Nhek Bun Chhay arrested

Khmer National United Party (KNUP) leader and former General Nhek Bun Chhay was arrested in Phnom Penh yesterday in relation to a 2007 drug bust in …

Asia