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Cambodian catches world’s largest recorded freshwater fish
Offbeat · Phnom Penh

Cambodian catches world’s largest recorded freshwater fish

54% Center coverage: 133 sources
Cambodian villagers have caught what researchers say is the world's biggest freshwater fish ever recorded. The stingray weighed in at 300kg (661 lb) and took around a dozen men to haul to shore. The four-metre (13-foot) long female was released back into the river after being electronically tagged. The previous record for a freshwater fish was a 293-kilogram (646-pound) Mekong giant catfish. See the Story
China secretly building PLA naval facility in Cambodia, Western officials say
US & Canada · Beijing

China secretly building PLA naval facility in Cambodia, Western officials say

37% Center coverage: 40 sources
Cambodia denies it will allow any Chinese military presence at a port where it and China are beginning an expansion this week. The joint project has prompted concern in the United States and elsewhere that it will be used by Beijing as a naval outpost on the Gulf of Thailand. China has aggressively asserted its claim to virtually the entire strategic waterway. China recently signed a security deal with Solomon Islands that the U.S. and others worry could lead to a military presence.See the Story
Cambodia cuts quarantine for unvaccinated visitors to 7 days
US & Canada · Phnom Penh

Cambodia cuts quarantine for unvaccinated visitors to 7 days

47% Left coverage: 15 sources
Cambodia on Thursday reduced the required quarantine period from two weeks to one for arriving travelers who are not fully vaccinated against the coronavirus. The Health Ministry also said that travelers arriving by air who have not been fully vaccinated must take a rapid antigen test on the last day of their quarantine.See the Story

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US & Canada · Phnom Penh

Cambodian dissident dresses up as 'Lady Justice' for trial

34% Center coverage: 6 sources
Theary Seng is charged with conspiracy to commit treason and incitement to commit a felony. The charges arose from a failed attempt by leading opposition figure Sam Rainsy to return to Cambodia. Cambodia's Supreme Court in 2017 ordered the Cambodia National Rescue Party to be dissolved for allegedly plotting to seize power.See the Story
Asia · Phnom Penh

ASEAN envoy appeals to Myanmar junta to spare Suu Kyi jail

67% Right coverage: 9 sources
Cambodian Foreign Minister Prak Sokhonn will make his second trip to Myanmar from Wednesday. Aung San Suu Kyi has been on trial, accused of at least 20 crimes since a coup last year. The 77-year-old had until last week been spared jail and was held in an undisclosed location.See the Story
Asia · Phnom Penh

Cambodia confirms ruling party landslide victory in polls

38% Right coverage: 8 sources
Cambodia's election authority has released the official results of the country's commune/sangkat elections. They confirm the lopsided victory of Prime Minister Hun Sen and the ruling Cambodian People's Party (CPP) The CPP has a near-monopoly on power, which it has wielded to destructive effect since the last commune election.See the Story
Asia · Phnom Penh

Cambodia PM appeals to Myanmar junta for access to Suu Kyi

50% Right coverage: 8 sources
Cambodia's Prime Minister Hun Sen has urged Myanmar's military junta to allow the special envoy for the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) access to Aung San Suu Kyi. Hun Sen reportedly conveyed the request during a video meeting with junta chief Senior Gen. Min Aung Hlaing yesterday.See the Story
US & Canada · Phnom Penh

Cambodian leader asks Myanmar to reconsider foes' executions

43% Right coverage: 7 sources
Hun Sen wrote to Myanmar ruler Senior Gen. Min Aung Hlaing. Cambodia's Constitution of 1989 abolished the death penalty. Phyo Zeya Thaw, a 41-year-old former lawmaker from ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi's party. Kyaw Min Yu, a veteran pro-democracy activist better known as Ko Jimmy.See the Story
Phnom Penh · Phnom Penh

Cambodian minister tells exporters to reap benefits of RCEP

Coverage: 2 sources
PHNOM PENH, June 29 (Xinhua) -- Cambodian Commerce Minister Pan Sorasak on Wednesday told local exporters to reap the benefits of the Regional Comprehensive EcoSee the Story
Phnom Penh · Phnom Penh

Removing Sea Games Hanoi 2021 Lessons to Phnom Penh 2023 Big Fortress

“Big Fortress” Gen. Tue. Prawit Wongsuwan, Deputy Prime Minister, as chairman of the Olympic Committee of Thailand, presided over the opening of the seminar on “Hanoi 2021”See the Story
Asia · Phnom Penh

Cambodian court warns Kem Sokha, on trial for ‘treason,’ not to get political

100% Left coverage: 1 sources
A court in Cambodia’s capital Phnom Penh warned opposition leader Kem Sokha not to engage in any further political activities after the prosecution played a recorded conversation he held with supporters ahead of recent local elections, the latest wrinkle in his trial that started more than two years ago on unsubstantiated charges of treason.See the Story

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