New storm expected to worsen floods as thousands evacuated

More rain is expected this weekend when a tropical storm arrives in Cambodia, worsening floods that have already killed 18 and forced more than 25,000 people to evacuate to higher ground in 19 provinces since early October, according to the National Committee for Disaster Management.

Ministry says peacekeeper with Covid-19 had no community interaction

A female Cambodian peacekeeper who returned from a United Nations mission to Mali in July tested positive for Covid-19 on August 8but has not been in recent contact with anyone outside of her family in Takhmao City, according to the Health Ministry.

Doubts raised over plan to urge former migrants to farm

Siem Reap province – Pai Pun was excited when he was invited to join a meeting in May on a new work opportunity at Kantraing commune office in Siem Reap province’s Prasat Bakong district after returning to Cambodia from Thailand at the start of the Covid-19 lockdown there two months earlier.

Four years after Kem Ley’s murder, justice still elusive

Tram Kak district, Takeo province – Traditional music drifted from loudspeakers and mixed with voices from the crowd at a ceremonial tent as two large, beaming portraits of slain social and political analyst Kem Ley beckoned supporters inside.

Activist Kung Raiya seeks asylum in Thailand

Activist Kung Raiya is seeking political asylum in Thailand after he was handed a two-year sentence on charges of incitement for selling T-shirts bearing the image of slain political analyst Kem Ley last year.