Cambodia Airways launches Phnom Penh-Beijing direct flight

Cambodia Airways has launched its first direct flight between Phnom Penh and Beijing, aiming to meet rising travel demand between the two destinations, the airline operator said in a press release on Tuesday. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Beijing and Phnom Penh think about becoming sister cities

Phnom Penh and Beijing are in talks to become “sister cities”, chief of the Chinese Embassy’s political section Wang De Xin confirmed yesterday. ...

Jovina Chua

Cambodia dispatches 7 armed personnel to joint China's military parade

While China to mark the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II on Sept. 3, Cambodia dispatched 7 armed personnel to joint the China’s military parade, according to the Chinese News Agency- Xinhua’s report. ...

The Cambodia Herald​ News Staff

Chinese vice president meets chair of Cambodia's Funcinpec Party

Chinese Vice President Li Yuanchao met with chair of Cambodia’s Funcinpec Party Norodom Ranarith on Tuesday. Ranarith, who led the Funcinpec Party to win Cambodia’s general election in 1993, was re-elected chairman of the party in January this year. ...

Xinhuanet News Staff

China's top political advisor meets king of Cambodia

China’s top political advisor Yu Zhengsheng met with King Norodom Sihamoni of Cambodia and his mother, former Queen Norodom Monineath Sihanouk, in Beijing on Friday. ...

Xinhuanet News Staff

China holds senior officials' meeting of Lancang-Mekong River Dialogue and Cooperation

The first senior officials’ meeting of Lancang-Mekong River Dialogue and Cooperation was held Monday in Beijing and senior officials from China, Myanmar, Laos, Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam discussed the concept paper for establishing the Lancang-Mekong River Dialogue and Cooperation Mechanism, including its objectives, direction and ...

Global Post News Staff

Cambodian PM's China tour produces fruitful outcome: official

The visit of Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen to Beijing, capital of China, came to an end successfully, bringing closer relations between the two nations, a Cambodian senior official said on Sunday. Hun Sen toured in Beijing from Friday to Sunday to attend the Dialogue ...

Xinhuanet News Staff

Stranded migrants on their way home

To get his teenage daughter and niece on a plane yesterday after 10 months of alleged abuse and forced marriages in China, Kim Vicheat* said he had to bury his family in debt because the Cambodian consulate refused to fund their repatriation. The two 19-year-olds told The ...

Laignee Barron and Sen David

In China, nowhere to run

In yet another case of Cambodian women facing abuse in China, a 19-year-old told the Post yesterday that she has taken to living on the streets after the consulate in Shanghai refused to pay for her repatriation. Kim Sophea*, who claims she has been forced into marriage in ...

Sen David and Laignee Barron

Cambodia Urges China Visa Restrictions

Cambodia says it has asked China to restrict the number of visas it issues to single Cambodian women, to prevent the brokering of marriages to Chinese men. The appeal comes as an increasing number of Cambodian women are finding their way into Chinese marriages and becoming ...

Thida Win

Strong winds may have downed Cambodia chopper: Defense Minister

Generals and two other air force officers, according to the country’s defense minister, who said strong winds may have led to the tragedy. Minister of Defense Tea Banh said that the cause of the crash into a pond about six miles (10 kilometers) south of Phnom ...

Joshua Lipes

Instability delays CAA launching new routes

Cambodia Angkor Air (CAA) will delay the launch of its planned direct flights to Beijing, Tokyo and Singapore due to unrest in neighbouring countries, the airline said yesterday. Originally slated to open the new routes before the end of the year, tensions in Thailand and Vietnam ...

May Kunmakara

Again, abuse in China alleged

Four parents in Kampong Cham province have filed complaints with provincial police alleging that their daughters are being sexually abused by their husbands in China, officers said yesterday. Thol Meng, deputy bureau chief of the provincial anti-human trafficking department, said a total of 10 concerned mothers ...

Phak Seangly

Phnom Penh makes top 5 of Knight Frank real estate index

Phnom Penh has earned one of the top spots in a new report tracking prices of residential and commercial real estate across the region. The Knight Frank Asia Pacific Prime Asia Development Land Index, which the global real estate consultancy has hailed as a market first, ...

Post Staff

Cambodia sends 4 helicopters, 2 ships to search for missing Malaysian plane

The Cambodian Ministry of Defense on Tuesday afternoon sent four helicopters and two ships to search on its sea for the missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370. The plane vanished over south Vietnam on March 8. “At the behest of the head of the government, the Navy ...

Xinhuanet News Staff

Power couple linked to Sinohydro project

Two of the country’s most powerful and politically connected business owners are on the board of governors of the company thought to have brokered a controversial deal between the world’s largest hydropower developer and the Cambodian government, documents obtained by the Post show. Cambodian People’s Party ...

Daniel Pye

Cambodia fights to balance Vietnam, China

When an ethnic Vietnamese crashed his motorcycle into an ethnic Khmer’s car in Phnom Penh’s Meanchey district last Saturday night, he was attacked by Khmers shouting the racially charged term for Vietnamese — “yuon” — and beaten to death. That an ordinary traffic accident turned into ...

The China Post News Staff

King: Chea Sim to be acting head of state during his absence

The King His Majesty Norodom Sihamoni issued a Royal letter today to inform his people that he and his mother, Her Majesty Norodom Monineath Sihanouk, would be out of the country from tomorrow and Chea Sim, the President of the Senate, will serve as the ...

The Cambodia Herald News Staff

Cambodian deputy PM leads delegation to China for bilateral meeting

Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Hor Namhong will lead a group of senior officials representing relevant ministries to attend the first meeting of Cambodia-China Intergovernmental Coordination Committee to be held from Jan. 1 to 3 in Beijing. The Cambodian Ministry of Foreign Affairs said ...

People's Daily Online News Staff

Cambodia's Angkor heritage site attracts nearly 2 mln foreign tourists in 11 months

Cambodia’s Angkor Wat Temple, one of the world heritage sites, had received some 1.98 million international visitors in the first 11 months of 2013, up 8 percent from 1.83 million tourists over the same period last year, a tourism report said Wednesday. During the January-November ...

Global Times News Staff

Air China launches Beijing-Cambodia's Siem Reap direct flight

Air China has started to operate direct flights between China’s Beijing and Cambodia’s Siem Reap province, aiming at further promoting tourism and economic ties. Its first flight landed at the Siem Reap International Airport at Sunday night with 115 passengers onboard. Cambodia greeted 339,890 Chinese ...

Asean-China-Center News Staff

Baby milk recalled in Cambodia

Potentially contaminated infant milk powder that had been banned in China, Russia and Vietnam is now being recalled in Cambodia. The Cambodian distributor of a milk powder product that uses a suspect ingredient from New Zealand dairy giant Fonterra is recalling thousands of units as a ...

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