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Cambodia and Nepal Hope for Direct Flights

Cambodia and Nepal will press for direct flights between the two countries to encourage tourism, Prime Minister Hun Sen said after a meeting on Monday.

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Total Loans Exceed 100 Percent of GDP

Cambodia’s rapid 7.5 percent GDP growth last year came amid ballooning private debt, increased reliance on an uncertain construction boom, and threats to the country’s main exports due to politics, according to recent reports from the World Bank and National Bank of Cambodia.

Hun Sen Hands Out Almost $50,000 to Workers

Prime Minister Hun Sen gifted more than 185 million riel (about $46,250) at a gathering of garment workers on International Labor Day, continuing to court a key demographic in the country’s politics and economy.

Hun Sen Orders Vigilance After Sri Lanka Attacks

Prime Minister Hun Sen has ordered government forces to strengthen the security situation in Cambodia to prevent any repeats of the Easter Sunday terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka that have so far killed more than 320 people.

CNRP Calls for Cambodians to Unite Behind Them

Exiled leaders of the banned opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) have called on all Cambodians to join their efforts to “restore democracy” and for the government to defer to appeals by the international community for change.

US and China Squabble Over Impact on Cambodia

The Phnom Penh embassies of the U.S. and China — whose governments have a dubious history of destabilizing Cambodia for their own geopolitical ends and both stoked and prolonged the country’s two-decades-long civil war — have become embroiled in their second Internet flame war over the country this year.

Eight Arrested in Land Dispute Near Sihanoukville

Eight people were arrested on Friday for using violence against authorities after they pelted rocks at police sent by the Preah Sihanouk Provincial Court to enforce orders to clear their homes in the coastal province’s Prey Nob district.

Road Deaths Reach 59 Over Khmer New Year

Almost 12 people died due to traffic accidents on average over each of the five days of the Khmer New Year break from April 13 to 17, according to police.