Cambodia

China's PLA provides COVID-19 vaccines to Pakistan Army

People's Liberation Army (PLA) said in a statement that the Pakistan Army has become the first foreign military to receive the COVID-19 vaccine aid from the Chinese military.

published on : 7th February 2021

Cambodia's first commercial extraction of oil begins in Gulf of Thailand

Cambodia PM Hun Sen said the first drop of oil was extracted on Monday by KrisEnergy, a Singapore-based oil and gas company, from a well in offshore Block A in the Gulf of Thailand.

published on : 29th December 2020

'World's loneliest' elephant, Kaavan, makes new friend in Cambodian sanctuary

The 36-year-old bull elephant -- dubbed the "world's loneliest" -- was the sole Asian elephant at Islamabad's dilapidated zoo.

published on : 1st December 2020

Cambodia shuts schools after rare local outbreak of COVID-19

Education Minister Hang Chuon Naron said that public schools will remain closed until until January 11, the start of the next school year, while private schools must close for two weeks.

published on : 30th November 2020

'World's loneliest elephant' Kaavan set to land in Cambodia from Pakistan

The case of Kaavan -- an overweight, 36-year-old bull elephant -- sparked global uproar from animal rights groups, who petitioned for his move from an Islamabad zoo accused of substandard care.

published on : 30th November 2020

Cambodia's new virus rules restrain holiday celebrations

The new restrictions were issued by the Health Ministry on Sunday because Hungary’s foreign minister tested positive for the coronavirus after visiting Cambodia last week.

published on : 9th November 2020

Cambodia reopens schools after coronavirus shutdown in March

In addition to limits on class sizes and hours, school buses, libraries, physical education and art activities and canteens will resume under the Health Ministry's rules covering coronavirus safety.

published on : 2nd November 2020

Cambodia denies new speculation about Chinese base plans

China is Cambodia’s closest political ally and main source of economic support, through aid and investment.

published on : 6th October 2020

Devyani Khobragade appointed India's next Ambassador to Cambodia

Khobragade, a 1999-batch Indian Foreign Service officer, is currently serving as a joint secretary in the ministry at its headquarters in Delhi.

published on : 1st October 2020

UN calls for release of human rights activists in Cambodia

The Geneva-based U.N. office said about half of the 24 activists detained since July 31 have been released “reportedly after signing agreements under duress to discontinue human rights activities.”

published on : 11th September 2020

Pakistan to relocate lonely elephant 'Kaavan' to Cambodia sanctuary

Kaavan was kept in chains at Islamabad Zoo and exhibited symptoms of mental illness, prompting global outrage over his treatment

published on : 18th July 2020

PM Narendra Modi discusses COVID-19 pandemic with Cambodian PM Hun Sen

Modi said he conveyed to Prime Minister Hun Sen India's commitment to further strengthening its relationship with Cambodia in all areas.

published on : 11th June 2020

Son of Cambodian leader tipped as successor gets promotion

The 42-year-old Lt. Gen. Hun Manet, a graduate of West Point, holds several senior posts in Cambodia’s military.

published on : 9th June 2020

Cambodian opposition chief found guilty over Facebook claim 

The leader alleged that a senior government official sought to inflate Prime Minister Hun Sen's online popularity by buying "likes" for his Facebook page.

published on : 8th November 2016