- Reuters via Yahoo! NewsMay 23 09:36 PM
Annual rains have come late to Cambodia, exacerbating the drought and forcing farmers to wait before planting this year's crop of rice. Watched by Cambodia's King Norodom Sihamoni, and a crowd of thousands in the ceremonial furrow in Siem Reap province, the two cows ate 90 percent of three out of seven snacks on offer in ornate bowls. Each year, based on the oxen's choice of crops and the amount...
- Reuters via Yahoo UK & Ireland NewsMay 24 12:44 AM
By Prak Chan Thul PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - Cambodia said on Tuesday it will send a team to a South Pacific detention centre next month to interview two refugees who have volunteered to be resettled, reviving an agreement with Australia that seemed on the verge of collapse. Australia has vowed to stop asylum seekers sailing from Indonesia and Sri Lanka and landing on its shores, instead ...
- Associated Press via Yahoo! NewsMay 20 08:17 AM
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — The World Bank has announced it is resuming direct financing for new development projects in Cambodia, after suspending such funding five years ago.
- Associated Press via Yahoo! NewsMay 20 12:44 AM
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Thousands of Cambodians joined a colorful procession on Friday to return what they believe are Buddha's relics to a mountaintop shrine from where they were stolen three years ago.
- New York TimesMay 20 08:00 AM
The World Bank has announced it is resuming direct financing for new development projects in Cambodia, after suspending such funding five years ago.
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- Associated Press via Yahoo! NewsMay 12 06:20 AM
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — For years, some Cambodian media have referred to the country's longtime leader simply as Prime Minister Hun Sen. Authorities warned Thursday that has to stop.
- ABC NewsMay 17 09:33 PM
A rights advocacy group in Cambodia says police have detained eight activists, including two Westerners, who were staging a peaceful protest in support of human rights workers who were jailed last week
- AFP via Yahoo! NewsMay 13 02:49 AM
The media in Cambodia has been ordered to write the full title of strongman Hun Sen in all reports, a lengthy honorific loosely translated as 'glorious, supreme prime minister and powerful commander'. The wily and combative Hun Sen has ruled impoverished Cambodia for three decades, steering it from the ashes of civil war into a relatively fast-growing economy. Starting in July all Cambodia-based...
- Reuters via Yahoo! NewsMay 10 01:24 AM
Cambodia released eight protesters hours after police detained them for demonstrating against what activists described as the politically motivated imprisonment of a group of rights workers and an election official. Two of the protesters were foreign men, one Swedish and one German. "They released us after over 10-hour detention," Ee Sarom, one of those detained, told Reuters on Tuesday.
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- AFP via Yahoo! NewsApr 30 03:27 AM
Cambodia's prime minister has ordered a million hectares of forest be included in protected zones as the country faces one of the world's fastest deforestation rates. The move, which covers five new areas of forest, will bump Cambodia's conservation zones up by a fifth, bringing more than a quarter of the country's land under protection. "The Ministry of Environment must... list the five forests...
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