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Home – The American Chamber of Commerce in Cambodia (AmCham Cambodia)

Founded in 1996, AmCham is an independent non-profit membership organization of both American and Cambodian companies who share a connection to American commerce. Our role is supporting our Members’ growth and success. AmCham businesses play an important role in the Kingdom’s story of economic development and are a leading voice in Cambodia’s international business community.

The Council for the Development of Cambodia (CDC) ” Economic Situation

Real GDP growth is estimated at 7% in 2014. It is projecting for a stable growth of real GDP at 7% in 2015.[1] Nominal GDP at current value has been steadily grown with 61,414 billion Riels in 2013 (approximately US$15.35 billion) and 67,643 billion Riels in 2014 (approximately US$16.91 billion) and is projected to be 74,444 billion Riel in 2015 (approximately US$ 18.61 billion).

US-ASEAN Business Council | Cambodia

2019 Cambodia Business Mission, July 8-9 His Excellency Pan Sorasak, Cambodian Minister of Commerce and Alex Feldman, US-ASEAN Business Council President and CEO at the 2019 Cambodia Business Mission in Phnom Penh, taking place from July 8-9. The mission focused on supporting capacity-building efforts, including human capital development, SME training, and youth leadership programs throughout Cambodia.


The United States and Cambodia meet regularly under our 2006 Trade and Investment Framework Agreement (TIFA) , which provides a platform for addressing bilateral issues and coordinating on regional and multilateral issues. The latest information regarding significant trade barriers can be found in the 2021 National Trade Estimate Report, see here .

Cambodia: Country Profile

Access Freedom House reports on Cambodia, see recent news and perspectives, and learn about our work in the country.


The ruling Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) maintains power through violent attacks, politically motivated prosecutions, draconian laws, and corruption. Prime Minister Hun Sen, in power since 1985, oversees effectively one-party rule in the National Assembly since CPP-controlled courts dissolved the main opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party in 2017.

The Royal Embassy of Cambodia to the U.S.

The Royal Embassy of Cambodia to the U.S. home page


Find out more about corruption in Cambodia: Latest news, Corruption Perceptions Index score & local chapter’s contact information.

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GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$)

UNICEF Cambodia

Today marks another milestone in Cambodia as Covax delivered 188,160 doses of Moderna Messenger RNA (mRNA) COVID-19 vaccines.

Cambodia | World Food Programme

Cambodia has achieved sustained economic growth over the past two decades. Despite substantial progress, socio-economic and gender inequalities persist, hampering access to a nutritious diet. Food security and nutrition face challenges caused by shocks, a rapidly changing food environment and

Cambodia | U.S. Agency for International Development

Cambodia is transforming in remarkable ways. The country is at peace after decades of conflict, and a majority of Cambodians are optimistic about the future. However, important challenges remain.

U.S. Relations With Cambodia – United States Department of State

More information about Cambodia is available on the Cambodia page and from other Department of State publications and other sources listed at the end of this fact sheet. U.S.-CAMBODIA RELATIONS Over the last several decades of the 20th century, the United States and Cambodia established, broke off, and reestablished relations as a result of armed conflict and […]


The mission of the United States Embassy is to advance the interests of the United States, and to serve and protect U.S. citizens in Cambodia.


The World Bank is supporting decentralization efforts in Cambodia through the government’s Rural Investment and Local Governance Project (RILGP)


Cambodia from The World Bank: Data

WTO | Cambodia – Member information

MEMBER INFORMATION: Cambodia and the WTO – This page gathers key information on Cambodia’s participation in the WTO. Cambodia has been a member of WTO since 13 October 2004.

Italy Country Overview | World Health Organization

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Cambodia: A Historical Overview

By David Chandler Cambodia’s history is marked with periods of peace and of great calamity. From its early cities to the introduction of Hinduism and Buddhism, the great kingdom of Angkor, colonialism, and the Khmer Rouge, this essay tries to put its current rebuilding of civil society in context of its incredible history and the challenges it faces today.

Dance in Cambodia

by Toni Shapiro-Phim Possessing the power to capture imaginations and emotions, and thus to “transport” people to other times and places, dance is sensually and socially impassioned. It is an integral component of spiritual life and rites of passage, and a popular form of entertainment for people the world over.


Stone reliefs on Cambodia’s temples from as far back as the 10th century depict scenes from the epic narrative of Indian origin, the Ramayana. Statues of the poem’s heroes were worshipped in temple sanctuaries.

The Cambodian Diaspora

During the Khmer Rouge reign in Cambodia, many know that one million people died after great suffering. An estimated one million others fled Cambodia, with over 100,000 settling in the United States. This essay starts to explore the difficulties faced by Cambodian refugees in the United States and how communities were established over time.

The Legacy of Angkor

Why were there so many Chinese fans in the bleachers at this year’s FIFA World Cup, when the Chinese team wasn’t even on the field? Student Jerry Tian gives us his perspective. It may sound incredible, but China’s formal education system-the oldest in the world-was established nearly two millennia ago.

Site 2

Although the refugee camp known as Site 2 no longer exists, it held as many as 180,000 people in a four-mile area on the border of Thailand and Cambodia during the 1980s. This historic documentary follows the life of one Cambodia family in Site II.

Cambodia Film Festival: CAMBOFEST (est. 2007/2550)

Cambodia film festival, CamboFest: Film and Video Festival of Cambodia , is the first internationally recognized film festival to take place in Cambodia since the end of the Khmer Rouge era. Established in 2007/2550, CamboFest’s pioneering efforts encouraged the startup of a number of other film festivals in Cambodia, and the ASEAN (SE Asia) region.

Cambodia: Introduction

Cambodia is a country in Southeast Asia that borders the Gulf of Thailand. Neighboring countries include Laos, Thailand, and Vietnam. The geography of Cambodia is mountainous in the southwest and north and is dominated by the Mekong River and Tonle Sap Lake.

Genocide Studies Program

Important Notice -12 April 2021 Statement on the misuse of photographs from the Tuol Sleng prison archives in Cambodia The Genocide Studies Program is dismayed by the publication of doctored photographs from the Tuol Sleng prison archive by Matthew Loughrey, a designer affiliated with VICE media.

Angkor What? Angkor Wat!

Beginning in the 9th century the Khmer empire, which was based in what is today northwestern Cambodia, began to gather power and territory in mainland Southeast Asia. It would grow to be one of the largest empires in Southeast Asian history. In this lesson, students will learn about Angkor Wat and its place in Cambodian, and Southeast Asian, history.

Cambodia Lesson Plans & Worksheets | Lesson Planet

Finding tests that assess global history and geography knowledge can be challenging, but here’s a resource that solves the problem. Last updated in January 2018, the exams ask scholars to analyze charts, primary sources, and graphic…

LibGuides: Cambodia Lesson Plans: Overview

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Fonts | Khmer Fonts | Cambodian Fonts | Khmer Unicode

As computer and internet industry gain influence and market in Cambodia, several types of Khmer fonts have been developed as well, such as Khek font, Limon font, Zero-Space font, and many others just to name a few. Most of them were not developed by using Unicode or meet the guideline of the Unicode Standards.

Room to Read Cambodia

Support Education During the Khmer Rogue’s brutal regime, over 1.8 million Cambodians were killed, including nearly all educated Cambodians. By 1978, there were almost no surviving teachers, writers or scientists in the country, and an entire generation of literate role models had been eliminated.

Education and Child Protection | Cambodia | U.S. Agency for International Development

Cambodia has made significant improvements in education over the last several years. The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport (MOEYS) is close to achieving universal access to primary education; the country achieved a 97.7 percent primary net enrollment rate in 2016.

List of universities in Cambodia – Wikipedia

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia This is a list of universities in Cambodia . This is the list of universities in Cambodia according to the Cambodian Ministry of Education, Youth, and Sport. The Cambodian formal education system ceased to exist and many educated people fled the country or died during the Khmer Rouge era (1975-1979).

[Cultural Heritage Talk Series 2016] Imagining Angkor: Politics, Myths, and Archaeology

Cultural Heritage Talk Series 2016Imagining Angkor: Politics, Myths, and Archaeology想像吳哥:政治、神話與考古Speaker: Prof. Miriam StarkDate: 14/10/2016 (Fri)Time: 4:00-…

Premodern Khmers and their Mekong: Ecology and Agency in Archaeological Perspective

The Mekong River is Southeast Asia’s longest drainage system, originating in China’s Qinghai Province near the Tibetan border and wending its way southward t…

Cambodia country profile

Since seizing power from his then co-prime minister, Prince Ranariddh, brother of the then king, Sihanouk, in 1997, critics believe Hun Sen has become increasingly authoritarian, using a mixture of electoral fraud, corruption and intimidation to maintain quasi-dictatorial rule.

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The Economist Intelligence Unit

Access the latest politics analysis and economic growth summary through 2011 for Cambodia from The Economist Intelligence Unit

Cambodia | World news | The Guardian

Leader of royalist Funcinpec party was overthrown as prime minister by Hun Sen, who has ruled country as a despot ever since

Khmer Live TV Online

Free khmer live TV online. Come watch cambodian live television for free, listen to cambodian music and watch movies in khmer.


As a child, Theary Seng escaped Cambodia’s killing fields. After returning there as a human rights advocate, she angered the country’s strongman leader. But she refuses to be driven away again.


A selection of news from and about Cambodia.

Cambodia : Ruling party eliminates critical media | Reporters without borders

Alarmed at the prospect of losing the July 2018 general elections after more than 30 years in power, Prime Minister Hun Sen launched a major pre-emptive offensive against the media that devastated the journalistic landscape. Many radio stations and newspapers were banned outright while the staff at other news organisations were “purged”.

Home – The Cambodia Daily Khmer

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VOA Khmer News, Radio, TV

Sochet Krisna estimates that about 600 businesses closed across the province, including many coastal attractions, but he says 100 of them have reopened in the last three months with more turning their lights back on every day. Others have closed temporarily and are now planning soft re-openings.


The Fulbright English Teaching Assistant (ETA) Program places Fulbrighters in classrooms abroad to provide assistance to the local English teachers. ETAs help teach English language while serving as cultural ambassadors for the United States. Prior teaching experience is not required but helpful.


Volunteers in Cambodia work with their communities on projects in education. During their service in Cambodia, Volunteers learn to speak Khmer.

Advanced Study of Khmer

ADVANCED STUDY OF KHMER (ASK) INTENSIVE EIGHT WEEKS SUMMER ABROAD PROGRAM IN PHNOM PENH AND SIEM REAP, CAMBODIA Program highlights * 4-week homestay in Siem Reap * Research on social-cultural, political or economic issues * Fieldworks on ecotourism-heritage preservation at Angkor site in Siem Reap * Culinary Khmer food, arts and dances Program date: ASK 2021 HAS BEEN POSTPONED TO 2022 Application deadline: March 29, 2022 The Summer Abroad Program: Khmer Language and Culture, is an intensive eight-week training in Khmer language-culture held in Siem Reap and Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

Self-Designed Study Abroad – University of Hawai’i at Mānoa Study Abroad Center

STUDY PRACTICALLY ANYWHERE IN THE WORLD Definition and Appropriateness of an Independent, Self-designed Study Abroad Program The “self-designed” study abroad option is available to University of Hawai’i at Mānoa students who would like to study abroad, but cannot participate in an existing traditional study abroad program due to extenuating academic circumstances.

UH Summer Abroad Program

The Summer Abroad Program: Khmer Language and Culture, is an intensive eight-week training in Khmer language-culture held in Siem Reap and Phnom Penh, Cambodia. The program is administered by Khmer Language Program at the University of Hawai’i, and in collaboration with the Center for Khmer Studies, Royal University of Phnom-Penh, Cambodia.

Cambodia – Traveler view | Travelers’ Health | CDC

CambodiaTraveler View Hide Level Unknown: COVID-19 Unknown COVID-19 in Cambodia Avoid travel to Cambodia. If you must travel to Cambodia, make sure you are fully vaccinated before travel. COVID-19 and Cruise Ship Travel COVID-19 and Cruise Ship Travel CDC recommends that people who are not fully vaccinated avoid travel on cruise ships, including river cruises, worldwide.

The Killing Fields Museum of Cambodia

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Cambodia travel

Explore Cambodia holidays and discover the best time and places to visit.

Ministry of Tourism, Cambodia – Official Website – Holidays

This website,, the official website of Ministry of Cambodia of the Kingdom of Cambodia, is designed and maintained collaboratively by RED DOT (Cambodia) Co., Ltd and Cybernetics Ltd a full service branding and advertising agency in Cambodia.

Cambodia Travel Guide

National Geographic’s latest travel stories about Cambodia

The Official Site for Tourism of Cambodia

Agency offering information about Cambodia Tourism, Visa, Culture, Attractions, Travel Guides, Trip Planner, Hotels, Flights, Cars, Tours, Bus and Boat Tickets, News and Gallery.

Cambodia 2021: Best of Cambodia Tourism – Tripadvisor

Set your own pace by cycling through Khmer ruins at Angkor Wat or pedaling the banks of the mighty Mekong. Trek off the beaten path on eco-adventures through the Cardamom Mountains, southern tropical islands or crater lakes of the remote northeast. Add urban adventure and hire a “motodop” taxi in Siem Reap.

Cambodia Travel Advisory

Do not travel to Cambodia due to COVID-19. Read the entire Travel Advisory. Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has not issued a Travel Health Notice level for Cambodia for COVID-19, indicating an unknown level of COVID-19 in the country.