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National Assembly Boycott Signals Tougher Diplomatic Stance

When the opposition Cambodian National Rescue Party (CNRP) boycotted the opening of parliament following the 2013 national election, diplomats from countries that support democracy were left in a bind: should they attend an event that would legitimize what many viewed as a stolen election or ignore an invitation from the head of state who had accepted their credentials?

Five Vietnamese Activists Will go on Trial in October

Five Vietnamese activists held without trial for almost two years will now go to court on Oct. 5 in Ho Chi Minh City, also called Saigon, a defense lawyer and family member said.

US Report Points to ‘Extreme’ Violence by Myanmar Security Forces in Rakhine

A report issued by the United States on Monday determined that violence committed by Myanmar security forces against Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine state last year was ‘extreme, large-scale, and widespread,” but failed to describe the atrocities as amounting to crimes against humanity or genocide.

‘My boy’s coming home’ Mum’s joy after Scottish stroke victim rescued from Cambodian hospital...

Charles McLaughlin was abandoned by the Tory Government to die in a foreign hospital but is now set to be flown back to the UK.

Cambodia’s current development cannot be achieved without Chinese help: deputy PM

Cambodia's remarkable progress today could not be achieved without China's help and support, Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister Hor Namhong said here on Tuesday.

Multidimensional poverty continues to fall in Cambodia, but around 35 pct of population still...

Multidimensional poverty continued to fall, but around 35 percent of all Cambodians remained poor, the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) in Cambodia said in a press release on Tuesday.

The future is bleak, says ‘A Cambodian Spring’ director Chris Kelly

In the run up to its screening at this year’s FreedomFilmFest, Southeast Asia Globe speaks to the director of 2017 documentary A Cambodian Spring, which highlights the infamous land disputes of Boeung Kak Lake in Phnom Penh and charts the return of prominent opposition politician Sam Rainsy.

PM Hun Sen’s UN Summit Trip to Be Met With Protest

An estimated 300 to 500 protestors are expected to travel to New York from other states in the US to join the protest, according to an organizer.

Vietnamese Citizen Handed Two-Year Prison Term For Facebook Writings

A Vietnamese citizen active on Facebook was sentenced on Monday by a court in Can Tho province to a two year and three month prison term for “abusing democratic freedoms to infringe upon the interests of the State,” state media reported on Sept. 24.

Myanmar Military Officer Files Defamation Lawsuit Against Monk

A Myanmar military officer has filed a defamation lawsuit against a Buddhist monk known for founding a charity organization in the central city of Mandalay, for posting comments on social media that were critical of the country’s top defense commander and the armed forces.

US, EU must tread carefully over Cambodia

The US and EU must not commit the same mistakes in Cambodia that they made in Thailand. Efforts to pressure strongman Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen to follow their suggested paths will not work.

Jungle plane wreckage that sparked ‘search’ for MH370 in Cambodia could be a downed...

As a ground search begins some believe the ghostly image is actually a F-105 Thunderchief  - a large ground attacker retired from the Vietnam War due to heavy loses.

Family of James Ricketson ‘hesitant’ about film-maker returning to Cambodia

Australian ‘grateful to have his freedom’ after 15 months in prison as family urge 69-year-old to ‘chill out’ and take ‘time to reflect’.

State Sen. Doug Ericksen out of order to approve of a sham foreign election

State Sen. Doug Ericksen should not be praising July's flawed elections in Cambodia, which the White House and others have condemned as undemocratic.

Aussie filmmaker back home after 15 months in Cambodia jail on accusations of spying

James Ricketson is back in Sydney after 15 months in a Phnom Penh prison on accusations of spying. But he has promised he will return to Cambodia.

‘I don’t love Cambodia any less’: Ricketson home after ‘spy’ ordeal

James Ricketson is back in Sydney after 15 months in a Phnom Penh prison on accusations of spying. But he has promised he will return to Cambodia.

What in the world was Sen. Ericksen doing in Cambodia?

State Sen. Doug Ericksen projects a surprisingly rosy view of the recent election in Cambodia, which the U.S. government and many others have condemned as unfair and undemocratic. What’s his deal?