1 hr ago
Join the scramble for riches in the Mekong region
In June 1866, an adventurous French expedition consisting of two steam-driven gunboats, filled with liquor, flour, guns and other goods, left Saigon and headed up the Mekong River to find a new inland way to China.
8 hrs ago
Sciaroni & Associates: Ruling Endorses Investment in Cambodia
A recent decision by an independent international arbitration authority is an indication that Cambodia is an increasingly attractive candidate for expanded foreign investment, regional advisory and business leaders said today.
12 hrs ago
Second Cambodian factory collapse injures 23
People watch as a roof of a relaxing shelter is lifted from the water after it collapsed behind a factory in Phnom Penh on May 20, 2013.
Mon May 20, 2013
New York Magazine
Beauty School for Ex-Sex Slaves
Michael Angelo stands in the Wonderland Beauty Parlor , a swarm of mermaid Barbies hanging overhead.
A Tale of Two Factory Disasters: What Cambodia Can Teach Bangladesh
A garment worker attends a march on the streets to mark International Labor Day in Phnom Penh, May 1, 2013.
Man jailed for Cambodia sex offences
A British man has been jailed at the Old Bailey for 21 months for child sex offences committed in Cambodia.
The Miami Herald
Cambodian ceremony honors victims of Khmer Rouge
More than 1,000 Cambodians have turned out for the official annual ceremony honoring victims of the 1970s communist Khmer Rouge regime, blamed for the deaths of about 1.7 million Cambodians.
Sun May 19, 2013
Ceiling of Asics-contracted factory collapses, 2 workers die
Cambodian rescuers work at the site of a factory collapse in Kai Ruong village, south of Phnom Penh, Cambodia, where two workers were killed and seven injured .
Thu May 16, 2013
Cambodia Calls for Return of Khmer Antiquities
A new round of art repatriation is happening in the United States. American museums and private collectors are giving back prized antiquities following foreign governments' claim that the treasures were looted from their archeological sites.
The Globe and Mail
Roof collapse at Cambodian shoe plant kills three
Rescue workers and soldiers search through a site of the accident in a shoe factory in the Kong Pisei district of Kampong Speu province, 50 km west of the capital, Phnom Penh, May 16, 2013.
Voice of America
Roof Collapse at Cambodian Shoe Plant Kills Three - Minister
Cambodian rescuers work at the site of a factory collapse in Kai Ruong village, south of Phnom Penh, May 16, 2013.
At least 2 dead after walkway collapses at shoe factory
Six other people were injured by the fallen walkway in a warehouse adjoining the factory, which is south of the Cambodian capital, Phnom Penh, said National Police Spokesman Kirt Chantharith.
Source: www.nytimes.com --- Thursday, May 16, 2013The factory had been making shoes for the Japanese company Asics, according to a trade association official.
Wall Street Journal
Shoe Factory Collapses in Cambodia
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Wed May 15, 2013
Cambodian shoe factory accident kills 2, injures 7
The ceiling of a shoe factory in Cambodia collapsed while several dozen workers were inside the building early Thursday, killing at least two people and possibly trapping more under the debris, police said.
Globe and Mail
Flu carries higher risk of paralytic disease than flu shot
There are long-standing concerns that a small number of people develop a paralytic illness after getting a flu shot.
Voice of America
'Fish Thermometer' Reveal Impact of Climate Change
Changing weather patterns, rising seas are affecting many in Southeast Asia's Greater Mekong Basin, such as these Cambodian fishermen on the Mekong river, Phnom Penh, March 17, 2010.
Taiwanese charged with trafficking Cambodian fishermen
Migrant labourers sort fish as they work on a Thai fishing boat. Thousands of men from Myanmar and Cambodia set sail on Thai fishing boats every day, but many are slaves forced to work in brutal conditions under threat of death.
Tue May 14, 2013
Los Angeles Times
Photos : Potential 2013 UNESCO Heritage Sites
When the UNESCO World Heritage Committee meets for its 37th session in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, in June it will review nominations for its well-regarded World Heritage List, which includes notable destinations such as Yellowstone National Park and the Galapagos Islands of Ecuador.
Mon May 13, 2013
In Cambodia, China Fuels Deadly Illegal Logging Trade
On April 26, 2012, Cambodian environmentalist Chut Wutty was killed during an investigation into illegal logging in the country's arcane Cardamom Mountains.