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Cambodia election: Australia warned ‘you don’t drink champagne with dictators’

The Federal Government is being urged to reject the results of Cambodia's elections and impose sanctions on the Hun Sen regime, after his ruling party declared victory in yesterday's vote that was widely seen as a sham.

Cambodian politician caught bribing reporters at polling station as ‘sham’ election gets underway

Cambodia's Information Minister has been seen giving local journalists $US200 just minutes after voting in an election labelled a "sham" by rights groups.

Life story of a beggar-turned-stall holder in Cambodia

South-East Asia correspondent Liam Cochrane sits down to interview a woman with a badly scarred face he has seen for years in a Cambodian market, and her story is not what he expected.

Injured former Cambodian PM Ranariddh sent to Thai hospital

A Cambodian prince who was a candidate in upcoming general elections was transferred early Monday to a hospital in neighboring Thailand after being injured in a road crash that killed his wife, said a fellow politician and a Cambodian news agency.

Australian filmmaker’s trial set for Friday on Cambodian spying charges

Australian filmmaker James Ricketson will stand trial this Friday, facing espionage charges that carry a possible 10-year prison sentence.

‘He could die in there’: Australian James Ricketson has now spent a year in...

The son of an Australian filmmaker detained in Cambodia for 12 months without trial says now is a "critical juncture" for the Australian Government to put diplomatic pressure on the Hun Sen regime.

‘So many kids were dying’: Meet the Perth woman saving lives in Cambodia

A Perth scientist has spent more than a decade helping sick children in Cambodia. The testing and treatment set up by Robyn Devenish has saved the lives of more than 1,000 children suffering from crippling blood disorders.

Meet the ‘hero rats’ clearing Cambodia’s landmines

The sun is barely up when Thoeun Theap pulls into a clearing in the thick Cambodian bush with a giant African rat on the seat beside him.

Tony Abbott throws support behind Australian filmmaker jailed in Cambodia James Ricketson

Former prime minister Tony Abbott has met with supporters of James Ricketson — an Australian filmmaker detained in Cambodia on spying charges — and called for his release.

Vietnamese hackers trigger software trap after Australian sale of newspaper in Cambodia

A Vietnamese state-linked hacking group has used a Cambodian newspaper website to attack a local human rights organisation, according to a leading cyber security firm.

The Phnom Penh Post: CEO and five staff quit Cambodia’s last independent newspaper over...

The Australian CEO and five senior staff at The Phnom Penh Post have quit in protest over editorial interference at Cambodia's last independent newspaper.

Australian accused of spying James Ricketson transferred to a prison hospital in Cambodia

Australian filmmaker James Ricketson has been transferred to a prison hospital in Cambodia with various health complaints as he awaits trial on espionage charges.

Cambodian military won’t investigate Australian death at gun range, says it’s a ‘private case’

The Cambodian military will not investigate how an Australian was killed on a shooting range last week, after allegedly trying to "cover up" the nature of the incident.

Australian killed at Cambodian gun range was tourist, not military as local ‘cover-up’ suggests

The two Australians involved in a deadly explosion at a shooting range in Cambodia were tourists and not part of an official Australian military training operation as claimed by Cambodian authorities, according to various sources.

Cambodian director of Sofitel hotel linked to business which saw shooting of farmers

The luxury Sofitel hotel chain is refusing to comment on one of its Cambodian director's business links to the shooting of protesters at a rubber plantation.

Cambodia’s future uncertain amid casinos, Chinese investment and corruption

Cross the land border from Thailand into Cambodia and what strikes you first are the casinos.

Cambodian court on a ‘fishing expedition’ through emails, James Ricketson says

Emails sent by filmmaker James Ricketson to Cambodia's political opposition and members of the country's media are being investigated by a judge who is looking for evidence of espionage, but the Australian says it's a "fishing expedition".

FM intervenes to help Australian filmmaker jailed in Cambodia

Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has written to her Cambodian counterpart raising concerns about the detention of Australian filmmaker James Ricketson.