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Uber begins service in capital
  • Sat, 30 Sep 2017 21:14

Uber, the world's biggest ride-hailing service, officially launched operations in Phnom Penh yesterday after nearly three months of trial operatio...

Kem Sokha banner row rolls on, with some removed
  • Sat, 30 Sep 2017 05:28

Banners calling for the release of jailed opposition leader Kem Sokha are unveiled at CNRP headquarters in Phnom Penh last week. Similar banners in Ka...

A walk through the memory palace
  • Sat, 30 Sep 2017 03:12

Christopher G Moore's Memory Manifesto: A Walking Meditation through Cambodia is no easy linear stroll through remembrances past, despite what its...

Flood problems continue
  • Fri, 29 Sep 2017 23:13

With rain pouring down for hours yesterday thanks to a low-pressure system, many Cambodians found their daily lives disrupted by severe flooding, with...

a Kiwis in flight: The world's first floating glamping, in the Cambodian jungle
  • Fri, 29 Sep 2017 21:14

Deep in the Cambodian jungle is the world's first floating clamping. It's the most relaxing place Kiwis Brook Sabin and Radha Engling have bee...

Cambodian court convicts British murder suspect of fraud
  • Fri, 29 Sep 2017 13:17

A Cambodian court on Thursday sentenced a British man suspected of involvement in the gangland-style slaying of another Briton in the Thai resort town...

Vann Molyvann, ‘the man who built Cambodia’, dies at age 90
  • Fri, 29 Sep 2017 09:22

A pioneer of Cambodia’s post-independence architectural renaissance, Vann Molyvann was one of the country’s most cherished cultural treasures Vann...

Uber and Grab set to fight for pole position in Cambodia
  • Fri, 29 Sep 2017 05:17

The chaotic roads of Phnom Penh are gearing up to become the next battleground for the region’s leading ride-hailing apps A tuk-tuk rides past the ...

Ministry predicts widespread flooding
  • Thu, 28 Sep 2017 23:13

The Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology yesterday issued flood warnings for 16 provinces and Phnom Penh in anticipation of an incoming low-pre...

Architect Vann Molyvann dies in Siem Reap at 90
  • Thu, 28 Sep 2017 21:15

Molyvann was most famous for his designs in the 1950s and 1960s, often referred to as Cambodia's "golden era", including iconic structures like th...

Celebration comes with threat as Cambodia's Constitution turns 24
  • Thu, 28 Sep 2017 19:11

Senior government officials yesterday gathered to celebrate the 24th anniversary of the adoption of the Kingdom's Constitution, lavishing praise o...

Cambodia's ties with US frayed, says official
  • Thu, 28 Sep 2017 13:14

Acting Foreign Affairs Minister Ouch Borith speaks at a celebration marking the anniversary of the Cambodian Constitution yesterday in Phnom Penh. In ...

Grab gears up to join Phnom Penh's ride-hailing app market
  • Thu, 28 Sep 2017 09:14

Grab, Southeast Asia's biggest ride-hailing platform, appears poised to launch operations in Cambodia where it could face stiff competition from i...

More than 75,000 driven from homes as Bali volcano set to blow
  • Thu, 28 Sep 2017 07:16

Indonesia begins aid operation as thousands are forced to flee with Mount Agung teetering on the edge of eruption, but local tourism operators remain ...

Why Wave Money is banking on Myanmar moving on from cash
  • Thu, 28 Sep 2017 05:12

In a country where people pay for apartments with bags full to the brim with bills, Wave Money CEO Brad Jones explains how he hopes to wean people off...

Refugee deal with Cambodia a gag for Australia
  • Thu, 28 Sep 2017 03:11

A Montagnard refugee whose asylum bid was rejected in the Kingdom two times is photographed earlier this month in Phnom Penh. As the ever-controversia...

Minimum wage talks begin
  • Thu, 28 Sep 2017 01:16

Labour Ministry Chief of Cabinet Heng Sour chairs a meeting to discuss increases to the Kingdom's garment sector minimum wage yesterday in Phnom P...

Nice TV, first Chinese-invested channel, launches in Cambodia
  • Wed, 27 Sep 2017 23:14

NICE TV channel, a joint venture between NICE Culture Investment Group from China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region and Cambodia's Interior M...

Sesan dam goes online, while PM dismisses environmental concerns
  • Wed, 27 Sep 2017 21:13

A worker stands in front of the Lower Sesan II Dam as it was put online yesterday in Stung Treng province. The controversial hydropower structure is e...

Themed Cruises: *The Walking Dead* Walker Stalker Cruise
  • Wed, 27 Sep 2017 17:14

Editor's note: Some Caribbean islands were deeply impacted by Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Maria. As a result, some itineraries may have changed. ...

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