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Cambodia has banned exports of breast milk to the United States. Ambrosia, a Utah company, has been shipping breast milk to American mothers (and possibly some body builders).
Cambodia's Ministry of Interior has ruled that the country's opposition party violated its own by-laws by holding an extraordinary congress to appoint new leadership earlier this month, throwing its political legitimacy into question ahead of local ...
The handover ceremony was held at the Techo Hun Sen Military Technical Institute in Cambodia's Kampong Speu province and was attended by Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister and Defense Minister Tea Banh and South Korean Deputy Defense Minister ...
Global startup fund backs Khmerload, a popular Phnom Penh-based Entertainment website, inspired by internet news giant.
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) - Eleven endangered wild elephants were rescued in Cambodia on Saturday, four days after getting stuck in a 3-meter-deep mud hole, officials said.
PHNOM PENH -- A recent decision by the National Bank of Cambodia to impose an interest rate cap on loans provided by microfinance lenders has prompted fears that low-income Cambodians, who often depend on small borrowings to stay afloat, will be hit ...
It's a small country, with a population of just more than 15 million. Total numbers infected appear low when compared globally, particularly against countries such as India, which had almost 2.85 million new infections in 2015, compared to Cambodia's ...
Given the youth of the Cambodian electorate, "generationally, it's a tough sell," wrote Sophal Ear, author of "Aid Dependence in Cambodia: How Foreign Assistance Undermines democracy," in an email on Thursday, noting that the threats of chaos were less ...
As Thailand's workforce ages and production costs in the country's manufacturing sector rise, experts and officials see Cambodia as an attractive alternative for companies looking for a younger, cheaper workforce. A lack of skills, however, is standing ...
Tourism in Cambodia is focused on a few hotspots - those grand Angkor temples. When the country reopened its borders in the 1990s, after years of civil conflict, it welcomed just 100,000 visitors a year; by 2016, that figure had ballooned to five ...
This time last month I was in Cambodia, enjoying 100 degree weather, khmer cuisine, and the awkward feeling of being obscenely wealthy.
The head of the air transport division in the Department of Civil aviation, Viengsay Singkham, yesterday said the minute of a meeting between aviation officials from the two countries was signed in Cambodia following the meeting. The document aims to ...
Construction began on Wednesday on a 250-room Hyatt Regency hotel in central Phnom Penh, the product of a partnership between the U.S.
Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen has forced Sam Rainsy to resign from the leadership of Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP).
"That the elections were free, fair and transparent, and, above all, peaceful, non-violent and smooth bear testimony to the fact that Cambodian democracy has not only matured, but come of age politically," said a statement by the International ...
The Vietnamese woman charged in connection with the Feb. 13 murder of Kim Jong Nam, the half brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, visited Cambodia a month prior to the murder with two North Korean suspects in the case, The Yomiuri Shimbun ...
aviation officials demonstrate an air traffic control simulator at the newly built Civil Aviation Training Center in Phnom Penh on Wednesday.
When it comes to floating markets, the first image that comes to mind is of those in Thailand. Nevertheless, with a master plan in the last stages of completion, Cambodia will soon see the debut of a floating market invested by property investment firm ...
It was hence a surprise to see India abandon the long ball quite early in the match, opting instead to try the pace of CK Vineeth along the right flank to try and create openings in the Cambodian defence. In the meantime, the home side took complete ...
A scathing report by the Asean Parliamentarians for human rights (APHR) accusing the Cambodian government of threatening the country's entire political system was branded "outrageous" and factually incorrect by the Foreign Affairs Ministry on ...
LAKEWAY - A Lakeway woman has helped thousands of children in Cambodia with her non-profit organization, Caring For Cambodia. Jamie Amelio started CFC in 2003 after a trip to Cambodia. "And that's when a girl came up to me and asked me for money ...
Ithaca, New York - It's the height of hypocrisy, arrogance and amoral audacity for the United States to demand Cambodia - target of one of the most brutal bombing campaigns in world history - to pay back war debt accrued by the pro-U.S. puppet ...
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia - A Cambodian court sentenced a man to life in prison on Thursday for the brazen killing of a prominent government critic last year, a murder that has come to symbolize a growing crackdown on dissenting voices here.
The lawyer representing jailed political and social commentator Kim Sok on Wednesday called a decision by Cambodia's Appeals Court to deny his client bail "flawed," saying the ruling assumes he is guilty of incitement and defamation charges without ...
(Wildlife Alliance via AP). In this Tuesday, March 21, 2017 photo provided by Wildlife Alliance, Cambodian soldiers stand next to a dead wild elephant in the jungle near Cardamom National Park of Kampong Speu province in western of Phnom Penh, ...
UNICEF condemned the trade by Utah-based company Ambrosia Labs as the Cambodian government intervened. Cambodia's customs department said the finance minister, Aun Porn Moniroth, had signed a letter blocking further exports, according to the ...
The United States has renewed its demand for Cambodia to repay a war debt of $500m amid President Donald Trump's push to improve the state budget.
Today, Cambodia is on the top of many lists of places travelers would like to visit. Its rising popularity has much to do with iconic temples but not forgetting the country's troubling history should also play a part, as highlighted on Intrepid's blog ...
The MSBs invested in assets in Cambodia's property sector before going bankrupt in 2011. The KDIC, as the receiver, is administering the assets and recovering funds from them.
The Rochedale South resident decided to take his wealth of knowledge and communication skills to Cambodia to build a primary school.
Representative Alan Lowenthal, co-chair of the Caucus, said the group was pleased that "everyone in the House of Representatives now understands that there is a very serious political situation taking place in Cambodia." "And the United States is ...
A group of Cambodians facing deportation by the U.S. have been told they will be sent to Cambodia by the end of the month, although one has been granted another opportunity to plead his case, a U.S.
A tug-of-war for a 1,500-year-old Vishnu statue unearthed by road workers with a bulldozer earlier this year is over, with Kratie province winning the right to display the sandstone sculpture, reportedly carved in Cambodia's Chenla era, an official ...
Kampot province fishery officials and marine police on Monday arrested 16 Vietnamese nationals accused of driving three fishing trawlers into shallow Cambodian waters in the early hours of the morning. Trawling in shallow waters or using electrified ...
Trinity Beach teacher Kay Bartlett said she first heard of New Hope for Cambodian children, an orphanage that cares for HIV-positive children in Cambodia, four years ago. She said she knew she had to volunteer with the children, so she packed her bags ...
(Siv Channa/The Cambodia Daily). "In the CPP's haste to ensure that the opposition remains unable to effectively challenge its rule in upcoming electoral contests, it has dispensed with adherence to proper procedures and relied heavily on a politicized ...
Bangkok (AFP) - An ongoing crackdown against opposition politicians and activists in Cambodia has cast a "dark shadow" ahead of upcoming elections and is part of a wider authoritarian "disease" infecting the region, Southeast Asian politicians warned ...
(Siv Channa/The Cambodia Daily). He said the project was set in motion after the ministry hired an influx of new employees who required specific training to properly perform their jobs.
A company selling breast milk has had its exports from Cambodia suspended by the Cambodian government, Agence France-Presse reports.
Although Cambodia did not issue its own currency until after independence in 1953, coins circulated here for more than 2,000 years - even before rise of the ...
ANGELINA Jolie is at the centre of a row over "fake" documentation in the adoption of one of her children. A local aid charity worker says he signed official papers in Cambodia saying he was the father of her eldest son Maddox. A local aid charity ...
"The good relationship between Cambodia and China is definitely helping," Loeung told the Nikkei Asian Review, recalling harder times 25 years ago, when the school reopened its doors with 1,700 students.
The discovery of the bombs in the Tonle Sap lake comes amid heightened tension on the issue, after US Ambassador William Heidt last month called on Cambodia to repay a $500 million debt that has been accumulating since the days before the Khmer ...
The National Bank of Cambodia announced on Monday that it would set an annual interest rate ceiling of 18 percent for all microfinance institutions (MFIs), sparking concerns that lenders would stop offering smaller loans that often keep the most ...
Cambodia's land law gives Indigenous communities the right to apply for communal land titles. Mr. Sophoeut said that families had lost between 1 and 3 hectares of farmland each, on which they largely grew cassava.
Military police on Monday said a lieutenant colonel in the force who was under suspicion of timber trafficking only the day before was no longer a suspect and their attention had shifted instead to his daughter and her husband.
(Siv Channa/The Cambodia Daily). "The Supreme Court decided to uphold the Appeal Court's verdict," Presiding Judge Heng Priya told the courtroom on Monday.
The head of Cambodia's largest demining operator cited Monday's disposal of a pair of decades-old American bombs as part of the government's mounting efforts to shame the U.S.
With rumors swirling about his health, Deputy Prime Minister Sok An, who has not been seen in public for months, on Monday became the latest ruling party stalwart to be bestowed with the honorific "Samdech," which translates roughly as "The Greatest.


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