Daily Archives: June 14, 2020

Cambodians Revel in Now Tourist-Free Angkor Wat

SIEM REAP, CAMBODIA – The new coronavirus has left its mark on Angkor Wat, the world’s top tourist attraction. Foreign visitors are rare, the elephants are being rehoused and local businesses have gone bankrupt, but for Cambodians it’s a chance

Duterte-Critic Journalist Ressa Convicted in Philippines Libel Case

MANILA – High-profile Philippine journalist Maria Ressa was convicted Monday in a cyber libel case that press freedom advocates have branded a ploy to silence critics of President Rodrigo Duterte. The verdict was handed down in a Manila courtroom against

Two More COVID-19 Cases Reported; Total Cases 128

Cambodia has reported two more cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), announced the Ministry of Health in a news release this morning. The two new cases, it pointed out, are Cambodian men, aged 29 and 22 years old living in

Mekong is Biggest Source of Global Inland Fish Catch: FAO

The Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations has ranked the Mekong Basin as the world’s most important hydrologic region or river basin for freshwater fish catches. In its latest State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture report, the