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Cambodia to introduce charges for plastic bags

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In what could be a role model for other Southeast Asian countries, most of all Thailand, supermarket shoppers in Cambodia by law may soon...
Cambodia’s airspace getting crowded

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Cambodia emerged into a new playground for private airlines with at least five new passenger airlines preparing to launch operations in the country next...
Cambodia Post goes e-commerce

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Cambodia’s state postal service together with a Chinese company and a local startup created a new e-commerce joint venture that plans to launch an...
Chinese firm to build Phnom Penh airport skytrain

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China Sky Railway Group, a privately owned Chinese company that builds light rail trains, has announced plans to operate a rail link spanning over...
Yuan set to end US dollar dominance in Cambodia

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The National Bank of Cambodia and the People’s Bank of China announced that they – for the first time – have introduced an official...
Why Angelina Jolie’s Khmer Rouge movie sucks

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Angelina Jolie's new movie on the Khmer Rouge tragedy in Cambodia, "First They Killed My Father," saw its global release on September 15, and there...
Cambodia under cyberattack, political background suspected

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Cambodia's private and public computer networks have become targets of malicious code unique to the country which is activated through spam emails and phishing...
The Cambodia Daily shuts down after 24 years

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September 4, 2017 will see the final edition of one of the few independent newspapers in Cambodia, The Cambodia Daily. The paper announced that...
Cambodia to change long-term visa rules, threatens closure of expat newspaper

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The Cambodian government, which is currently engaged in a crackdown on foreign institutions such as NGOs, civil society organisations and charities, is also getting...
Cambodia becomes oil-producing nation

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The government of Cambodia on August 23 signed an agreement with Singapore-listed KrisEnergy Ltd to develop Cambodia’s first oil field which is expected to...
Thailand offers taking over as SEA Games host from troubled Philippines

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Thailand sport officials said the country was ready to host the 2019 Southeast Asia (SEA) Games, the 30th edition of the major regional sports...
Jolie again under fire for her new Cambodian movie

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US actress and movie director Angelina Jolie is again facing a backlash over her Khmer Rouge movie she has been shooting in Cambodia, First...
Migrant worker chaos highlights ASEAN’s policy failures

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The current migrant worker crisis in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) highlights the ineffectiveness of the bloc in regulating core issues of...
Uber launches ride-hailing services in Cambodia

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Uber's application launched in Phnom Penh on June 23 with a pilot service, leaving Thailand the last country in ASEAN where Uber is being...
Cambodia exploring ways to become cashless society

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The National Bank of Cambodia is pushing ahead with trials for interbank payments using blockchain technology that facilitates secure financial transactions. To that end, the...
Genocide? What genocide? Ex-Khmer Rouge leader in denial

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Khieu Samphan, one of the two surviving top leaders of the 1975-79 Khmer Rouge regime in Cambodia, in his final statements in the second...
Three ASEAN countries among top-50 innovative nations globally

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Just three countries from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, or ASEAN, made it in the top-50 of this year's Global Innovation Index, published...
Khmer Rouge trial reaches final verdict

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Prosecutors in the ongoing trial against two surviving top leaders of the former Khmer Rouge regime in Cambodia have begun summing up their case...