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Cambodia activists urge release of unionist accused of inciting unrest

03 Aug 2020

PHNOM PENH Scores of activist groups in Cambodia urged the government on Monday to release and drop charges against a prominent union leader, who was arrested last week and accused of falsely claiming that land had been ceded to neighbouring Vietnam.

Fishermen without fish as Cambodia's river reversal runs late

21 Jul 2020

KAMPONG KHLEANG, Cambodia Crucial water flows to the Tonle Sap, Southeast Asia's largest lake, have been delayed for a second consecutive year according to river experts, severely disrupting fishing and threatening the food supply of more than a million people.

Fishermen without fish as Cambodia's river reversal runs late

21 Jul 2020

KAMPONG KHLEANG, Cambodia, July 21 Crucial water flows to the Tonle Sap, Southeast Asia's largest lake, have been delayed for a second consecutive year according to river experts, severely disrupting fishing and threatening the food supply of more than a million people.

Cambodian Russia Today translator's 'fake news' case sent to appeal court

15 Jul 2020

PHNOM PENH Cambodia's Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered the case of a translator jailed for involvement in a Russia Today documentary about sex trafficking be heard by an appeal court, due to what his lawyer said was a "factual problem" during his trial.

Cambodian tourist province bans 'alarming' dog meat trade

08 Jul 2020

PHNOM PENH A Cambodian province popular with tourists has banned the trade and slaughtering of dogs for meat, saying that canines are loyal and capable of protecting property and even serving in the military.

Cambodia to ban some rice exports due to coronavirus

30 Mar 2020

PHNOM PENH/BANGKOK Cambodia will ban some rice exports to ensure local food security during the coronavirus crisis, Prime Minister Hun Sen said on Monday, the latest country to curb food exports because of the pandemic.

UPDATE 1-Cambodia to ban some rice exports due to coronavirus

30 Mar 2020

PHNOM PENH/BANGKOK, March 30 Cambodia will ban some rice exports to ensure local food security during the coronavirus crisis, Prime Minister Hun Sen said on Monday, the latest country to curb food exports because of the pandemic.

Cambodia halts mainstream Mekong River dam plans for 10 years - official

18 Mar 2020

PHNOM PENH Electricity-starved Cambodia will not develop new hydropower dams on the Mekong River for the next 10 years, a senior energy official said on Wednesday, as it reviews its policy to seek energy from coal, natural gas and solar.

CORRECTED-WRAPUP 2-China coronavirus deaths slow, cruise ship disembarks in Cambodia

14 Feb 2020

BEIJING/SIHANOUKVILLE, Cambodia, Feb 14 The daily death toll in the Chinese province at the centre of the coronavirus outbreak halved on Friday, officials said, while passengers on a cruise ship blocked from five countries due to virus fears finally disembarked in Cambodia.

Cruise passengers shunned over coronavirus to head home after Cambodia reprieve

13 Feb 2020

SIHANOUKVILLE, Cambodia Passengers on a cruise ship that spent two weeks at sea after being turned away by five countries over coronavirus fears cheered and clapped as the vessel finally arrived at a port in Cambodia on Thursday. | Video

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