Coordinates: 13°N 105°E / 13°N 105°E / 13; 105

Cambodia (i/kæmˈbdiə/;Khmer: កម្ពុជា, Kampuchea, IPA: [kɑmpuˈciə]), officially known as the Kingdom of Cambodia (Khmer: ព្រះរាជាណាចក្រកម្ពុជា, Preăh Réachéanachâk Kâmpŭchéa, IPA: [ˈprĕəh riəciənaːˈcɑk kɑmpuˈciə]) and once known as the Khmer Empire, is a country located in the southern portion of the Indochina Peninsula in Southeast Asia. Its total landmass is 181,035 square kilometres (69,898 sq mi), bordered by Thailand to the northwest, Laos to the northeast, Vietnam to the east, and the Gulf of Thailand to the southwest.

With a population of over 15 million, Cambodia is the 70th most populous country in the world. The official religion is Theravada Buddhism, practised by approximately 95 percent of the population. The country's minority groups include Vietnamese, Chinese, Chams, and 30 hill tribes. The capital and largest city is Phnom Penh, the political, economic, and cultural centre of Cambodia. The kingdom is a constitutional monarchy with Norodom Sihamoni, a monarch chosen by the Royal Throne Council, as head of state. The head of government is Hun Sen, who is currently the longest serving non-royal leader in South East Asia and has ruled Cambodia for over 25 years.

Latest News for: Energy cambodia


Cambodia spends 1.27 bln USD for oil imports in H1

Xinhua 16 Jul 2024
Cambodia currently ... The Ministry of Mines and Energy predicts that the demand for oil products in Cambodia will increase to 4.8 million tons in 2030, up from 2.8 million tons in 2020 ... Cambodia spends 1.27 bln USD for oil imports in H1....

New events announced ahead of registration for SIEW 2024

The Manila Times 10 Jul 2024
SINGAPORE, July 10, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Four new events will be added for the 17th Singapore International Energy Week (SIEW) which will be held at the Sands Expo and Convention Centre from 21-25 October ... Keo Rottanak, Minister of Mines and Energy, Kingdom of Cambodia H.E....

Asia Responsible Enterprise Awards 2024 Spearheading Sustainable Development in Asia by Recognizing 81 ESG Champions

The Manila Times 02 Jul 2024
The AREA and ICS Summit 2024 are supported by CSRone, ESG Malaysia, India CSR, the Kuala Lumpur Malay Chamber of Commerce (KLMCC), Malaysian Alliance of Corporate Directors (MACD), Malaysian Business Chamber of Cambodia (MBCC), Singapore-Thai Chamber of Commerce (STCC) and Taiwan Institute for Sustainable Energy (TAISE) ... CAMBODIA ... CAMBODIA ... CAMBODIA....

Can luxury travel ever be truly sustainable? The ethical hotels giving back to their communities

South China Morning Post 30 Jun 2024
Song Saa in Cambodia and the global chains Rosewood Hotels and 1 Hotels are looking beyond limiting energy use and physical resources to wider community- and guest-based initiatives ... ....

Hydropower dams further undermine REDD+ efforts in Cambodia

Mongabay 28 Jun 2024
This is the second of a two-part Mongabay series about hydropower dams in the Cardamom Mountains. Read Part One. PURSAT/KOH KONG, Cambodia — “Fifteen years ago, this whole village was forest,” said Phan, sipping an energy drink and leaning back in his plastic chair ... We can’t do that now,” he said, chuckling to himself....