Cambodia

'First They Killed My Father' must inspire viewers: Angelina Jolie

'First They Killed My Father' must inspire viewers: Angelina Jolie

"My wish is that they see the beautiful culture, language and talented artists. I hope people will come and bring work and travel to Cambodia," said Jolie.

Dec 03, 2017, 14:18 PM IST
Cambodia PM Hun Sen orders English-language newspaper to pay taxes or close

Cambodia PM Hun Sen orders English-language newspaper to pay taxes or close

"Pay taxes to the state if you want to exist. If you don`t pay taxes, pack your bag and leave," Hun Sen said in a speech at a ceremony in Phnom Penh. He called the daily "thief chief".

Aug 22, 2017, 19:18 PM IST
Critically endangered Siamese crocodile eggs hatched in Cambodia

Critically endangered Siamese crocodile eggs hatched in Cambodia

Listed on International Union for Conservation of Nature`s (IUCN) red list as critically endangered, the global population of Siamese crocodiles is declining at an alarming rate.
 

Aug 16, 2017, 12:32 PM IST
Taiwan protests against Cambodia sending Taiwanese fraud suspects to China

Taiwan protests against Cambodia sending Taiwanese fraud suspects to China

Cambodia`s head of police investigation, Uk Heisela, told Reuters in Phnom Penh that a group of 17 suspects were sent to China on Wednesday night, and another group of 14 would be sent on Saturday.

Jul 27, 2017, 11:14 AM IST

Cambodian opposition make gains in local elections

Cambodia's embattled opposition made significant gains in this weekend's local elections, early results showed today, a vote closely watched for signs of vulnerability in one of the world's longest serving leaders.

Jun 05, 2017, 11:39 AM IST

Huge rallies in Cambodia as key poll looms

"CNRP is the party of the future," opposition leader Kem Sokha told a crowd of cheering supporters waving flags with the party's rising sun emblem.

Jun 02, 2017, 16:49 PM IST

Cambodian PM asks US to stop deporting criminals

Cambodian leader Hun Sen called on the United States Thursday to stop forcibly deporting convicts with Cambodian heritage to the Southeast Asian nation, saying they should revise a policy that splits up families.

Apr 27, 2017, 14:58 PM IST

Cambodia to allow foreigners to leave with surrogate babies

The Cambodian government is set to allow foreign couples to return home with babies conceived to surrogates before the `womb for rent` business was banned last year.

Apr 03, 2017, 14:13 PM IST
Cambodian opposition leader Sam Rainsy sentenced again

Cambodian opposition leader Sam Rainsy sentenced again

Cambodia's exiled former opposition leader Sam Rainsy was sentenced in absentia on Thursday to an additional 20 months in prison for defamation, on top of a previous five-year term.

Mar 30, 2017, 11:46 AM IST
Cambodia bans sale, export of breast milk

Cambodia bans sale, export of breast milk

Koun Meada had been selling its milk to the American firm Ambrosia Labs and the female staff used to earn $7-$10 per day for their milk.

Mar 29, 2017, 21:08 PM IST
Brad Pitt joined Angelina Jolie, kids on Cambodia trip

Brad Pitt joined Angelina Jolie, kids on Cambodia trip

Angelina Jolie was in Cambodia for her film ‘First They Killed My Father’.

Mar 29, 2017, 12:44 PM IST

Cambodia's main opposition elects new chief

 Kem Sokha, vice president of the main opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), was elected as the party president on Thursday after the self-exiled incumbent Sam Rainsy stepped down last month.

Mar 02, 2017, 09:37 AM IST

Don't meddle in our affairs: Cambodia tells US

Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen on Wednesday urged foreign countries, particularly the US, not to interfere in its internal affairs.

Feb 22, 2017, 14:28 PM IST

Cambodia amends law to bar criminals, convicts from politics

Cambodia`s Parliament has approved an amendment to a law governing political parties with provisions for barring candidates with criminal records and dissolving parties with convicted leaders, a local media report said on Tuesday.

Feb 21, 2017, 13:28 PM IST

Japanese man charged with human trafficking from Cambodia

A Cambodian court on Tuesday charged a Japanese man with human trafficking for allegedly recruiting 10 Cambodian women to work in Tokyo where they were forced into sex trade.

Feb 07, 2017, 13:21 PM IST

Cambodian women rescued from sex slavery in Japan

Seven Cambodian women have been rescued from a restaurant in Japan where they were allegedly forced into sex work after a victim made a desperate Facebook plea for help, an official said Wednesday.

Jan 18, 2017, 12:47 PM IST

Cambodian court convicts exiled opposition leader

Cambodian opposition leader Sam Rainsy was sentenced to five years in prison on Tuesday over a post on his Facebook page, a conviction that makes his return from self-imposed exile unlikely.

Dec 27, 2016, 13:52 PM IST

Philippines cancels visit by UN rapporteur on extrajudicial killings

The Philippines has cancelled a trip next year by the UN special rapporteur on extrajudicial killings to look into the rising death toll in its war on drugs, the country`s foreign minister said on Wednesday.

Dec 14, 2016, 19:07 PM IST

Cambodia to pardon 560 prisoners on Water Festival

A total of 560 prisoners in Cambodia will receive pardon or reduction in their jail sentence on the occasion of Water Festival, which begins in mid-November, an official said on Wednesday.

Oct 26, 2016, 20:08 PM IST
Cambodia embraces China`s President Xi on state visit

Cambodia embraces China`s President Xi on state visit

China`s President Xi Jinping arrived in Cambodia Thursday for a state visit to one of its staunchest regional allies, with ties flourishing after the kingdom supported Beijing in a maritime dispute.

Oct 13, 2016, 12:40 PM IST