Tag - cambodia-japan-relations



Children wash their hands with a new public pump installed as part of a climate resilient water system in Inn Chey in Kratie Province.
Mar 31, 2024
Japan sits at the forefront of climate resilient infrastructure in Southeast Asia
Japanese businesses and government agencies are pouring billions of yen into various programs across Cambodia and Southeast Asia to reduce climate risks.
Wakana Nukui has been described as having a knack for storytelling and vividly sharing her vision with those around her.
Mar 24, 2024
A social entrepreneur who is determined to lift Cambodian women's status
Wakana Nukui has fostered new talent in design while opening shops dedicated to local products.
Prime Minister Fumio Kishida greets Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Manet during their bilateral meeting at the prime minister's official residence in Tokyo on Monday.
JAPAN / Politics
Dec 18, 2023
Japan and Cambodia vow to deepen security cooperation
The two sides affirmed cooperation on getting North Korea to completely scrap its arsenal of nuclear and other weapons of mass destruction.
Suspects arrested aboard a flight from Cambodia for their alleged involvement in phone scams arrive at Tokyo's Haneda Airport on Wednesday night.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Nov 9, 2023
Japanese phone scam suspects speak of harsh conditions in Cambodia
One man said he had only one day off a month and was "not allowed to go outside" the apartment from which the alleged scam was run.
Japanese police investigators arrive at Phnom Penh International Airport on Tuesday.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Nov 8, 2023
Japanese fraud suspects extradited from Cambodia
Investigators say the suspects made fraudulent phone calls from Cambodia posing as nursing home staff and lawyers, aiming to scam victims in Japan.
An apartment building in Phnom Penh where a group of Japanese nationals was detained for allegedly running a phone scam operation.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Nov 7, 2023
25 alleged fraudsters held in Cambodia to be extradited to Japan
Investigators from several Japanese prefectural police authorities have been dispatched to Phnom Penh to facilitate the transfer.
Hiroki Ito (center), who was arrested Wednesday along with 55-year-old Shigeru Sato over their alleged involvement in a Cambodia-based fraud ring, arrives at Haneda Airport on Thursday, following their deportation from the Southeast Asian country.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Aug 16, 2023
Police arrest two Japanese fraud suspects deported from Cambodia
The pair's arrest comes amid numerous cases of Japanese nationals using bases abroad to commit crimes in their home country.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Apr 7, 2023
Arrest warrants obtained for 19 Japanese men in Cambodia over alleged scam calls
After the men, believed to be members of a fraud ring, are handed over to Japanese authorities, the Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department plans to transfer them to Japan and arrest them.
Japan Times
Jan 25, 2023
Japan and Cambodia vow to keep supporting Ukrainian mine removal efforts
The two governments announced last week that they have begun providing training to Ukrainian officials for clearing landmines laid by Russia.
Japan Times
Nov 13, 2022
Kishida welcomes Cambodia's help for land mine clearance in Ukraine
The Ukrainian demining training will be provided by the Cambodian Mine Action Center and the Japan International Cooperation Agency.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Aug 6, 2022
Japan's top envoy promises Tokyo will help ASEAN with Myanmar issue
During a meeting with Cambodia's prime minister, Yoshimasa Hayashi expressed 'serious concern' about executions of four Myanmar people, including two pro-democracy activists.
Japan Times
Mar 21, 2022
Kishida and Cambodia's Hun Sen slam violence in Ukraine and Myanmar
Two leaders call for end to “aggression” in Ukraine, without singling out Russia, and the restoration of democracy in Myanmar.
Japan Times
Mar 3, 2022
Kishida planning visit to India and Cambodia this month
The PM hopes to reaffirm with Prime Minister Narendra Modi the pursuit of a 'free and open' Indo-Pacific region as members of an informal grouping of four democracies known as 'the Quad.'
Japan Times
Feb 16, 2022
Japan and Cambodia affirm security cooperation in Indo-Pacific
Hun Manet, Cambodia's apparent next prime minister, said he supports the vision of a free and open Indo-Pacific during a meeting with Kishida in Tokyo.
Japan Times
Feb 15, 2022
Japan foreign minister tells Cambodia to hold 2023 election in a democratic way
Japan has offered to provide as much assistance as possible so that Cambodia's general election may be carried out 'democratically,' reflecting a 'variety of voices.'
Japan Times
Jan 12, 2022
Japan praises Cambodian leader Hun Sen’s visit to Myanmar as bringing ‘progress’
While Japan has called on the junta to stop the violence and restore democracy, it wants to remain close to Myanmar as part of a strategy of countering China's influence.
Japan Times
Oct 21, 2020
Japan offers emergency loan to Cambodia as Tokyo ups aid to ASEAN states
The Cambodian foreign minister expressed thanks for the support and added that he expects to further promote the countries' cooperation in fighting the pandemic.
Japan Times
Mar 27, 2019
Japan shouldn't act like China in Cambodia
Tokyo is fighting a losing battle for Hun Sen's support and selling out its own legacy in the democratization of Cambodia.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Sep 19, 2018
Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono expresses hope for Cambodia's continued development
Foreign Minister Taro Kono expressed hope Wednesday for Cambodia's further development and democratization in talks with his Cambodian counterpart Prak Sokhonn.
Mar 24, 2018
Japan's help improving regional connectivity hailed at Mekong forum
Japan's economic and technical support for building bridges and improving roads and other transport infrastructure around Indochina was praised at a meeting of the Mekong-Japan Cooperation Forum in Cambodia on Friday.


The Japanese government updated its English education guidelines in 2017 to emphasize communication over grammar and memorization. Public school teachers are incredibly busy, however, which means schools haven’t been able to implement changes uniformly. Private and alternative schools are attempting to remedy this.
The language of opportunity: Bilingual education is on the rise in Japan