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Minister of Interior Sar Kheng appeared to praise police operations during a crackdown on the main opposition party last year.
Following negotiations with Cambodian officials, Germany decided to approve a package of $34 million in loans and $32 million in grants.
King Norodom Sihamoni told Chinese President Xi Jinping that Cambodia would further support his overseas investment strategy, which has been criticized by the U.S.
Cambodia and Nepal are discussing joint steps to promote direct flights between the countries and to open the embassies in their capitals.
Premier Hun Sen and visiting Nepalese Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli encouraged businesses in their countries to explore mutual trade and investment opportunities.
The monarch is attending a Chinese government-organized conference while he turns 66 and met with Chinese President Xi Jinping.
These young artists were selected to come to America on the International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP), sponsored by the U.S. Department of State.
The statement from Asean Parliamentarians for Human Rights (APHR) came as Rhona Smith encouraged Cambodians to work towards changing the political culture in the country.
The embassies of the United States and China have recently exchanged jibes over what their aid and investment strategies in Cambodia have achieved. The sparring on social media platform Facebook went viral, sparking a debate among Cambodians over the superpowers’ influence in the country.
Cambodia is also seeking to boost the number of annual Japanese arrivals to 300,000 next year while Chinese tourists made up to one third of Cambodia’s 6.2 million foreign visitors last year.
Dozens of opposition supporters gathered outside the court on Wednesday during proceedings and without incident.
A UN refugee agency spokesperson in Thailand said careful consideration of the cases must be carried out as “not every asylum seeker is necessarily a refugee”.
It has been about nine years since Prum Vannak was rescued by a human rights organization but he said his memory of his time at sea is a wound that will never heal.
Cambodia has one of the highest numbers of generals per capita in the world, with several thousand officers reportedly holding the rank.
For former members of the CNRP, even organizing a private party or posting messages and activities online comes with surveillance and questions from the authorities.
The decline in textiles production would also lead to a decline in garment exports of between $320 million and $381 million, the World Bank said.
At least 49 people reportedly died after the dam burst and many have since suffered physical and mental health.
An interior ministry report published in April said the two men had visited Cambodia on numerous occasions in the past.
Aung San Suu Kyi paid a two-day official visit to Cambodia this week, marking her first trip to the Southeast Asian nation.
For nearly 40 years, a Cambodian-American couple have been preserving a unique traditional dance in the Washington D.C. area in an effort to present what they regard as their native "invaluable asset" and bring together the Cambodian-American community in the U.S. VOA Khmer’s Say Mony reports.