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Since activist monk Soeung Hai was arrested and defrocked for protesting peacefully outside City Hall on Tuesday, Wat Samakki Raingsey, a popular residence for dissident monks, has been under surveillance.

November 15, 2014

About 100 protesters gathered outside the National Assembly on Friday to call for lawmakers to intervene following the recent spate of arrests involving activists, monks and opposition officials.

November 15, 2014

The Cambodian Red Cross has rejected a donation of $4,000 from a senior government official who obtained the cash by demanding compensation from a taxi driver who crashed while she was in his vehicle last month, according to a statement from the organization.

November 14, 2014

A day after prominent CNRP official Meach Sovannara was arrested and jailed for his alleged role in clashes at the July 15 protest at Freedom Park, the Appeal Court on Wednesday denied a bail request for the only other opposition official still in prison over the confrontation.

November 13, 2014

Authorities in Sihanoukville on Tuesday let pass a deadline they had set for a group of families to vacate the state land they are living on but warned them to leave voluntarily or face a forced eviction.

November 12, 2014

Armed authorities set up camp Monday near a waterfall on the outskirts of Sihanoukville popular among tourists, ahead of Tuesday’s deadline for a community living on state land there to vacate the area, officials said.

November 11, 2014

With all but 42 crews going into Friday’s final day of Water Festival boat racing with no chance of being champion, it was time for non-rowing team members—through their music and moves—to shine.

November 8, 2014

Fewer than 100,000 people came to Phnom Penh over the first two days of the Water Festival, according to estimates from the city government, a sharp decline from previous years, when more than 1 million visitors would flood into the city.

November 7, 2014

Thousands of Cambodians resumed a centuries-old tradition Wednesday, streaming into the capital to party and watch boat races for the first time since 353 revelers were killed in a panic-induced stampede at the end of the festival in 2010.

November 6, 2014

A senior CPP official on Monday night outlined the ruling party’s stance in its stalled negotiations with the opposition CNRP on the creation of the new bipartisan election commission.

November 5, 2014
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