The use of debt bondage to trap workers in “modern day slavery” is widespread in many of Cambodia’s brick-making factories, indicates research by rights group Licadho, whose findings suggest the Kingdom’s recent building boom is built on the illegal practice.
The announcement by US president-elect Donald Trump that he intends to pull the United States out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement has breathed new life into the largely dormant Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), a rival multilateral free trade proposal that puts China and ASEAN in leading roles.
The Phnom Penh Municipal Court yesterday handed Suth Dina, the former Cambodian ambassador to South Korea, a five-year prison sentence and a fine of almost $2,500 for “abuse of power” and “unlawful exploitation” committed during his stint in Seoul from 2014 to 2016.
Cradling her young daughter in her arms, Khat Tha confessed she was terrified to fall pregnant with HIV. Tha, now 50, has lived with the virus for 15 years. Her husband, who frequented sex workers, became infected, and in turn infected her. When he passed away from AIDS in 2014 and Tha remarried, her new husband wanted a child.
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".
Cambodian border police in Battambang province yesterday issued a stern warning to Thai soldiers after they discovered a booby-trapped grenade on the border the day prior.
The Cambodia-China Business Forum drew hundreds of Chinese investors to Phnom Penh yesterday to discuss opportunities to take a stake in Cambodia’s rapidly developing economy.
In Kmounch village on the outskirts of Phnom Penh, at least six women have rented their wombs to foreigners over the past two years.
Lee Tae Hoon, the coach of the Cambodian national football team, yesterday took to the official Facebook page of the country’s football federation to deny recent rumours on social media that he wanted to resign.
A driver with a penchant for putting the pedal to the metal came to a screeching halt in Phnom Penh yesterday morning by crashing headlong into a stationary car.
Fashion, make-up and marine ecology made for an unusual though highly effective combination on Tuesday night at a one-night exhibition at Will’s Brunch Café.