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Cambodian leader boasts he barged into opposition video call

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Cambodia’s prime minister boasted Friday of barging uninvited into a video conference call hosted by his political opponents. Hun Sen, an enthusiastic use...

Cambodia vaccinating 6-to-11-year-olds before schools reopen

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Cambodia began vaccinating 6-to-11-year-olds Friday so students can safely return to schools that have been closed for months due to the coronavirus. Prim...

China's FM Wang offers aid and friendship on Cambodia visit

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen said Sunday that China has agreed to provide the Southeast Asian nation with grant aid of 1.75 billion yuan ($272 million), announcing the ...

Cambodia limits US diplomat's scrutiny of controversial base

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Efforts by Cambodia to assuage U.S. concerns about China's right to use a naval base on the Gulf of Thailand suffered a setback Friday when an American diplomat invited to ...

Cambodia orders strict 2-week lockdown of Phnom Penh

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Cambodia’s leader ordered a strict stay-at-home two-week lockdown in the capital Phnom Penh starting Thursday to slow a surge in coronavirus cases, warning “we will die unl...

Altered photos of Cambodian torture victims stir controversy

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Cambodians on Monday continued to condemn an Irish photo restorer for altering photographs of victims of their country’s 1970s genocide to show them smiling, saying his dec...

Cambodia's Angkor site shut for 2 weeks to curb coronavirus

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Cambodia is shutting its most popular tourist destination, the centuries-old Angkor temple complex, to visitors for two weeks to help curb the country’s coronavirus outbrea...

Cambodia reports first COVID-19 death, 1 year into pandemic

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Cambodia on Thursday confirmed its first death from COVID-19 since the pandemic began more than a year ago as it battles a new local outbreak that has infected hundreds of ...

Cambodia turns hotel into COVID hospital as cases rise

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — A defunct luxury hotel in Cambodia's capital finished conversion into a 500-room coronavirus hospital on Monday, as authorities enforced a new law imposing criminal punishm...

Migrant workers face dire conditions at South Korean farms

POCHEON, South Korea (AP) — “It’s a world of lawlessness,” Rev. Kim Dal-sung muttered over the phone as he drove his tiny KIA over narrow dirt paths zigzagging through greenhouses made of plastic shee...

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen inoculated against COVID-19

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Cambodian Prime Minister Hu Sen was inoculated Thursday with a vaccine supplied by the World Health Organization’s COVAX initiative, as a plan to immunize up to two-thirds ...

First COVAX vaccines arrive in Cambodia from India

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Cambodia on Tuesday received its first batch of 324,000 coronavirus vaccine doses from India that are part of the World Health Organization’s COVAX initiative, as the count...

Cambodia gets first COVID-19 vaccine from key ally China

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Cambodia on Sunday received its first shipment of COVID-19 vaccine, a donation of 600,000 doses from China, the country’s biggest ally. Prime Minister Hun...

Cambodian opposition figure blocked from planned return home

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — An effort by a self-exiled senior member of the banned opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party to lead a return to her homeland on Sunday has failed after an airline refu...

Cambodian labor leader's trial for border remarks begins

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — The trial of a Cambodian labor union leader charged with inciting social unrest opened in Phnom Penh on Friday, part of a large-scale legal offensive by the government agai...