Wednesday, December 8, 2021

Cambodia

US blacklists Cambodian officials over alleged corruption related to navy base

Cambodia's ties with the US have frayed in recent years over US allegations its ruling party is persecuting its opponents, and concerns about China's growing influence.

Mengapa kita tidak mengenal sastera jiran?

Ketika orang Indonesia sama sekali tidak mengenal siapa Pramoedya Ananta Toer, Malaysia dengan selamba membaca Keluarga Gerilya di sekolah.

Cambodia halts ‘Festival of the Dead’ after Covid outbreak

This year's observance will come to an early end after nearly 50 Buddhist monks tested positive for Covid-19 and authorities locked down their temple in Phnom Penh.

Cambodia bat researchers on mission to track origin of Covid-19

Tests done on samples last year revealed a close relative to the coronavirus that has killed more than 4.6 million people worldwide.

Cambodia begins Covid-19 jabs for teenagers

Some two million teenagers aged 12 to 17 are expected to be vaccinated against the virus.

Lion returned to owner after Cambodian PM’s intervention

An animal rescue group said that the lion's canine teeth had been removed, along with its claws.

Cambodian villagers killed by toxic rice wine at funeral

Most villages in Cambodia have two or three ramshackle stills operating with no legal controls, inspections or quality controls.

Cambodia charges environmental activists with plotting, insulting king

Last week, the US accused the Cambodian authorities of not adequately prosecuting wildlife crimes or stopping illicit activities.

Bomb-sniffing rat retires after award-winning Cambodian career

Magawa helped detect 71 landmines and 38 items of unexploded ordnance throughout his five-year career.

Cambodia lifts lockdown for yellow zones despite climbing Covid infections

Human Rights Watch says residents of red zones are still suffering from lack of food and abusive police enforcement of public health measures.

Singapore single dad who moved drugs to pay debt faces death by lethal injection in Vietnam

Cher Wei Hon was transporting drugs for a woman in order to pay off his debts to her.

Cambodia produces first drop of oil 15 years after discovery

In 2005, the discovery of the oil led the kingdom to be acclaimed as the region's next potential petro-state.

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