Bizarre! Farmers in this country deploy ‘scarecrows’ to ward off COVID-19 infection

Amid the rising coronavirus COVID-19 cases across the world, farmers in this Asian nation has deployed a floral-shirted scarecrow with a plastic pot to ward off the deadly virus.

Oct 12, 2020, 10:02 AM IST

FIFA tells Iran it is time to allow women into stadiums

While foreign women have been allowed limited access to matches, Iranian women have been banned from stadiums when men’s teams have been playing, since just after the 1979 Islamic revolution.

Sep 19, 2019, 18:30 PM IST

EU begins process to hit Cambodia's with trade sanctions

The EU warned Cambodia last July that it could lose this special status, after elections maintained Prime Minister Hun Sen in power and gave his party all parliamentary seats.

Feb 11, 2019, 18:15 PM IST

Sushma Swaraj arrives in Vietnam to deepen bilateral strategic cooperation

India's ties are on an upswing with the two major countries in the powerful ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) grouping. 

Aug 27, 2018, 00:09 AM IST

Voting underway in Cambodia elections; PM Hun Sen expected to win

Voters headed to the polls in Cambodia on Sunday in an election Prime Minister Hun Sen is expected to easily win, extending his 30-plus years in power, after the main opposition party was dissolved and the government cracked down on critics.

Jul 29, 2018, 09:30 AM IST

Cambodia deports seven foreigners held over ''pornographic'' dance party

  Cambodia has deported seven out of a group of 10 foreigners who were charged with producing pornography in connection with a party in the tourist town of Siem Reap, a court said on Monday.

Feb 12, 2018, 14:31 PM IST

India, Cambodia ink four pacts, PM Modi says ready to further strengthen ties

India and Cambodia inked four pacts on Saturday, including one to improve cooperation in prevention, investigation of crimes and legal assistance in criminal matters. A pact on the line of credit from India to fund Cambodia's Stung Sva Hab water resources development project for USD 36.92 million was also signed.

Jan 27, 2018, 16:11 PM IST

India-ASEAN Commemorative Summit: In Pics

India established a dialogue partnership with ASEAN on January 28, 1992.

Jan 25, 2018, 16:57 PM IST

Two busy days of India's ASEAN outreach. Here is the full schedule

The ASEAN-India Commemorative Summit is meant to mark 25 years of the ASEAN-India dialogue.

Jan 24, 2018, 23:46 PM IST

China pledges support for Cambodia election after EU, US withdraw

The European Union and the United States withdrew their backing for the election after a court dissolved the opposition CNRP in November at the government's request.

Dec 28, 2017, 14:56 PM IST

'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

"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

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

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

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

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