- TakePart.com via Yahoo! NewsFeb 10 06:19 AM
At the time, Cambodia was recovering from years of war and the genocidal Khmer Rouge, which killed an estimated 1.7 million Cambodians during its nearly four-year rule. Decrop used art to help children at the camp overcome the traumas of war.
- Voice of AmericaFeb 10 11:58 AM
After decades of solid growth driven by its garment industry, Cambodia is seeking to shift its economy into more sophisticated light manufacturing, such as electronics and auto-parts. Most of these manufacturers are Japanese and they are slowly coming online in Cambodia’s special economic zones, aiming to establish another hub in the regional supply chain. Cambodia’s garment sector helped kick ...
- Voice of AmericaFeb 10 09:43 AM
The newest U.S. ambassador to Cambodia says he will focus on improving relations and boosting trade between the two countries during his tenure. In an exclusive interview with VOA Khmer, Ambassador William Heidt said many opportunities now exist for the two countries to build stronger ties. “I feel very lucky to be here in Cambodia at a time when really there are a lot of interesting ...
- The Huffington PostFeb 10 01:29 PM
Cambodian press and some environmental groups have largely viewed the national government's creation of a committee to curb an illegal wood trade as a sign of real progress. But upon closer inspection, the federal crackdown may be more of a shakedown. By Kerstin Canby and Will Tucker . Adapted from Forest Trends's Viewpoints blog --- Last month, Cambodia's prime minister created a national ...
- AsiaOneFeb 11 12:53 AM
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia - A court on Wednesday (Feb 10) jailed a Cambodian orphanage director who once crusaded against child abuse for three years for committing "indecent acts" against children in his care. Hang Vibol, 46, the director of Our Home orphanage in Phnom Penh, has been in custody since his arrest last year on charges of abusing 11 children.
- AFP via Yahoo! NewsFeb 11 01:37 AM
Cambodia's government has hit out at Valentine's Day, warning students against losing the "dignity of themselves and their families" in a note sent to schools across the country. Valentine's Day has become something of a favourite among young people in many Southeast Asian countries in recent years, with bunches of red roses and heart-shaped chocolates cropping up in stores and on street stalls...
- Associated Press via Yahoo! NewsFeb 07 08:50 PM
PNHOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — A Spanish man who is the prime suspect in the gruesome murder of a fellow Spaniard was arrested in Cambodia, where he is believed to have fled after the victim's dismembered body was recovered piece by piece from Bangkok's Chao Phraya River, police said Monday.
- Manila BulletinFeb 11 01:29 AM
by The Phnom Penh Post/Maeil Business News Korea Cambodian exports grew by 17 per cent last year, driven by increases in shipments of rice and footwear, with garment export growth easing to a little under 7 per cent, according to a new Ministry of Commerce report. Photo courtesy of the Cambodian Ministry of Commerce/Pulse Outbound shipments in 2015, consisting mainly of rice, garments and ...
- BBC NewsFeb 08 07:45 AM
Two children are killed in Cambodia after trying to open an unexploded rocket-propelled grenade they found.
- Associated Press via Yahoo! NewsFeb 08 05:45 AM
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Police said they have rescued six Chinese tourists and two Cambodians after their speedboat sank in rough waters on the way to celebrate the Lunar New Year on a popular island. The rescue came a day after a Chinese tourist died in a similar boat accident in neighboring Thailand.
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