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  • European Commission member Karmenu Vella speaks at a session of the EU Parliament where a resolution calling for sanctions on Cambodia passed yesterday. European Parliament calls for actions against Cambodian government

    The European Parliament passed a resolution yesterday calling on the European Commission and European External Action Service to impose visa restrictions on Cambodian officials and freeze their assets, and to review the human rights clauses of the Everything But Arms (EBA) agreement for a potential temporary suspension. After highlighting their concerns about an ongoing crackdown on the opposition and civil society in Cambodia, parliamentarians called on the commission to “review Cambodia’s obligations under conventions in Article 19 of the EBA regulation”, and asserted that “if Cambodia is...

  • Sokha questioned on family’s private lives

    Jailed former opposition leader Kem Sokha was questioned by a judge in prison yesterday, according to his lawyers, who classified the questioning as “aggressive” and “inappropriate”. Kem Sokha was arrested in early September and later charged with “treason” based on a 2013 video in which he talks about receiving assistance from the United States in political planning. Following this, his Cambodia National Rescue Party – the only viable competitor to the long-ruling Cambodian People’s Party – was dissolved by the Supreme Court last month over government accusations that it was fomenting a...

Ngoc Yoeung, 78, an ethnic Vietnamese man who has lived in Cambodia his entire life and who saw his legal documentation revoked yesterday as part of a nationwide campaign.

Navy officials eat lunch after a meeting with Prime Minister Hun Sen in August, where the formation of Brigade 128 was announced.

Huge new brigade getting extra funds

The Cambodian government has diverted around $1 million in funding from the national budget to a new military unit that will be at least twice the size of a usual brigade – and...

Sihanoukville’s luxury Sea Gate condo project open for business

With over $200 million in investment secured, the Sea Gate luxury condo project has started to sell units. Cheng Kheng, head of the advisory board at the Hutton CPL real estate...

Cambodian police officials block a street during a hearing at the Supreme Court, ahead of the ruling to dissolve the opposition CNRP, in Phnom Penh on November 16.

Democracy in Kingdom dealt a setback

Dr Markus Karbaum The dissolution of the Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) is the most serious setback of Cambodian democracy since the violent incidents of 1997. The pure existence of a relevant opposition is one of the main...

Multimedia Service Operator SingMeng provides Triple Play Solution in Cambodia

With a strong sense of shared culture and a desire to bring high-tech connectivity to the Cambodian people, SingMeng Telemedia is the only Multimedia Service Operator (M.S.O) to...

  • Job Announcement 2018-01-19 17:00

    Suzhou BEST Education Technology Development Co., Ltd, is based in Suzhou, China, less than 30 minutes from Shanghai, by high-speed train. The Group operates the Happy Kids Academy, providing

  • Consultant 2017-12-25 17:00

    UNDP partners with people at all levels of society to help build nations that can withstand crisis, and drive and sustain the kind of growth that improves the quality of life for everyone. On the

  • National Consultant 2018-01-15 17:00

    National Consultant on Rice Seed Production and Business   The Project for Rice Seed Production and Promotion, which is supported by Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has just started in

  • Communication and Promotion officer 2018-01-10 17:00

    JOB OPPORTUNITY   The Embassy of Sweden in Phnom Penh is recruiting a locally employed full-time position:   Position Title: Communication and Promotion officer. Conditions: 6 months’ probation  1.