Lawmakers who boycott meetings of the National Assembly or “insult and look down” on other MPs will have their salaries slashed and may be banned from future parliamentary meetings, according to a proposal made by the ruling CPP yesterday.
Addressing the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva yesterday, Special Rapporteur for Cambodia Rhona Smith denounced the government for using the country’s judiciary as a weapon to stifle political opponents.
Despite the persistently high rates of corruption that are seen widely as a major impediment to doing business, and poor access to quality higher education, Cambodia has moved up a notch in the latest World Economic Forum’s Global Competitiveness Report, released yesterday.
Deputy Prime Minister Sar Kheng yesterday urged Phnom Penh authorities to rein in street vendors dominating roads and pavements, claiming they cause traffic congestion and created an eyesore for tourists.
With an attempted coup against the government of President Recep Erdogan quashed only days ago and more than 7,000 alleged conspirators now under arrest, the Turkish ambassador to Cambodia yesterday pressed the govern
Two opposition lawmakers, Nhay Chamroeun and Kong Sakphea were beaten unconscious during protests in Phnom Penh, as over a thousand protesters descended upon the National Assembly.
Students at Phnom Penh's Liger Learning Center have written and published a new book, "The Cambodian Economy".
The government’s Labour Advisory Council will this afternoon consider three separate wage proposals, ranging from $147 to $171, before determining next year’s minimum wage for the garment sector after a final tripartite meeting yesterday resulted in no consensus.
Cambodia's national debt stood at $5.7 billion as of the end of June, totalling about a third of GDP, according to a report on the national budget submitted to the National Assembly yesterday.
The WHO says cooking indoors using wood or coal is a serious health risk for billions of people.
The Cambodian Basketball Federation will soon open the country’s first academy to keep pace with the growing popularity of the game among youth, according to the CBF vice president.
Three key ingredients – speed, rain and darkness – were a recipe for disaster for one Takeo driver on Monday night.
A fundraising campaign has been launched to ensure the short-term future of a long-standing Phnom Penh sbek thom (shadow puppet) theatre.