Death toll from building collapse in Cambodia rises to 24

Asia Pacific Jun 24, 2019

Death toll from building collapse in Cambodia rises to 24

Rescuers on Monday were continuing to search the rubble of a building that collapsed while under construction in a Cambodia beach town, killing at least 25 workers as they slept in the unfinished condominium that was doubling as their housing. The seven-story building collapsed early ...

Cambodia and Thailand reconnected by rail after 45 years

Asia Pacific Apr 22, 2019

Cambodia and Thailand reconnected by rail after 45 years

A railway reconnecting Cambodia and Thailand was officially inaugurated Monday in a bid to slash travel times and boost trade between the Southeast Asian neighbors. Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen and his Thai counterpart, Prayuth Chan-ocha, witnessed a signing ceremony at a Thai border post ...