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Sale of Phnom Penh Post heralds end of independent press in Cambodia

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Cambodia's leading English-language daily, Phnom Penh Post, has been sold by its Australian owner to a Malaysian public relations firm, a move that triggered...
Indonesia considers joining the Trans-Pacific Partnership

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Indonesia is studying the possibility of joining the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) without the United States, known as TPP-11. The country will discuss the matter...
New Phnom Penh airport rail link opens

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Cambodia’s capital has propelled itself in a new era of infrastructure by opening the first railway connection between Phnom Penh International Airport and downtown. The...
Thailand keen to register illegal migrant workers on time

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The Thai government is eager to have around two million illegal migrant workers, most of them from Myanmar, Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam, registered by...
Inspired by Venezuela, Cambodia said to mull own cryptocurrency – officials deny

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A Cambodian firm is expected to announce on March 7 that it will launch the country's own cryptocurrency called "Entapay" at the 2018 ASEAN...
Foreigners working in Cambodia without permit face fine, jail and deportation

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More than 100,000 foreigners working in Cambodia without permits will be fined after Khmer New Year festivities end in mid-April and potentially even face...
Cambodia’s airspace getting crowded: Three new airlines to take off this year

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Cambodia’s aviation sector is growing rapidly, resulting in a fast expansion of the number of airlines in the country. Currently, there are no less...
Cambodia remains most corrupt country in Southeast Asia

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Cambodia remained the most corrupt country in Southeast Asia in the Corruption Perception Index 2017, the annual global graft ranking compiled by Transparency International,...
Cambodia pushes law that makes insulting the king a crime

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Cambodia's Cabinet on February 2 endorsed an amendment to the criminal code making insulting the king a criminal offense punishable by a fine and...
Cambodia turns into Bitcoin hub of Southeast Asia

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Skeptically observed by the country’s central bank, Cambodia is increasingly becoming a regional center for Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies both in terms of trading...
Cambodia to build two new mega-airports

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Cambodia has plans to build two new large airports in order to accommodate the growing number of tourists to the country, one of them...
Malaysia lauded as Asia’s best retirement destination

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Malaysia has been named the best destination to retire among Asian countries on the newly issued Retirement index 2018 list by International Living.com. According to...
China to pour billions of investment dollars into Cambodia

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Cambodia and China on January 11 signed 19 agreements worth several billion dollars to develop the impoverished Southeast Asian country's infrastructure, agriculture and healthcare....
Rift between Cambodia and the West over de-democratisation deepens

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The war of words between Cambodia’s Prime Minister Hun Sen and representatives of Western organisations intensified in the past weeks, with Hun Sen boasting...
Grab launches service in Cambodia, challenging Uber

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Singapore-headquartered ride-hailing firm Grab on December 19 launched its services in Cambodia, making it the eighth country in Southeast Asia the company is now...
Sihanoukville transforms into “casino city” with Chinese help

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Cambodia’s southern beach town of Sihanoukville is slowly transforming into a new regional gambling hub that could even resemble Macao, observers say. Chinese investors...
Cambodia garment makers get nervous over Hun Sen’s policies

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The Cambodian textile and garment sector, the main pillar of the impoverished country’s export industry, starts feeling the heat of Prime Minister Hun Sen’s...
Cambodia’s authoritarian leader will end like Mugabe, says opponent

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Cambodia’s Prime Minister Hun Sen will end his political life like Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe in Zimbabwe, exiled former opposition chief Sam Rainsy told...