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Eleven women allegedly paid to be surrogate mothers have been released on bail after agreeing to keep the babies, Cambodia's trafficking czar said Wednesday, as the poor Southeast Asian nation seeks to regulate the womb-for-hire trade.
Gen. Le Duc Anh, a Communist Party hard-liner and former Vietnamese president who led the invasion of Cambodia, which led to the fall of the Khmer Rouge regime, has died at 99.
A railway reconnecting Cambodia and Thailand was officially inaugurated Monday in a bid to slash travel times and boost trade between the Southeast Asian neighbors.
South Korean President Moon Jae-in sloughed off the trappings of high office on Saturday (March 16) and mingled with thousands of other tourists at Cambodia's famed Angkor Wat.
Cambodian premier Hun Sen warned against interference in the country's affairs on Tuesday, his first comments since the European Union launched steps to cancel trade benefits that would hammer the local garment industry.
Wielding handmade bamboo baskets and nylon nets, hundreds of people waded thigh-deep into a muddy lake in eastern Cambodia on Sunday for an annual fish-catching ceremony where only traditional tools are used.
Cambodia’s strongman leader Hun Sen on Thursday called on his country’s military to “destroy” opponents if the government comes under threat, in a tirade in which he described himself as the “the one who steers the wheel” of the army.
In October, the European Union threatened to withdraw the duty-free Everything But Arms scheme (EBA), which benefits exports from Cambodia's garment and footwear sector.
Bopha should be in school but instead toils seven days a week in a searing brick kiln on the outskirts of Phnom Penh - a 14-year-old trapped in debt bondage in a booming industry preying on the poverty of Cambodia's farmers.
Discovery of 1,026 tusks at Phnom Penh port follows a tip from the US embassy.
The US has welcomed Cambodia’s landmark genocide verdict and said it served as a warning that perpetrators of mass atrocities, "even those at the highest levels", will eventually face justice for their crimes.
Cambodia breaks the Guinness World Record for building a 87.3 meters-long wooden dragon boat. The previous record was set by China in 2016.
Cambodia hiked the monthly minimum wage for garment workers by $12 on Friday from the current $170 following an election promise from Premier Hun Sen.
Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen warned Friday against any questioning of the legitimacy of his controversial reelection after a top UN official doubted whether the polls could be regarded as democratic.
As customers sip on their lattes and hang out with the reptiles, "they will love them like I do," the 32-year-old told AFP while stroking the scaly neck wattle of an iguana.
Zao Zeye was charged with drug trafficking and faces up to life imprisonment if convicted, as police look into possible accomplices.
Cambodia's strongman Premier Hun Sen Monday rejected claims the results from last month's widely criticised election had been falsified, saying he would stake his life on their accuracy.
The co-founder of Cambodia's disbanded opposition has decried the landslide victory of Hun Sen's ruling party in an uncontested poll as a "terrible setback", urging a campaign of non-cooperation with the next government.
Buddhist monk Sao Chanthol will cast his ballot for Cambodia's ruling party on Sunday, but the vote has exposed a deep fracture in the 60,000-strong clergy with some planning to stay home to protest a ban on the opposition in what is now effectively a one-party state.
Cambodia's strongman Hun Sen on Friday hailed his success in eliminating "traitors" ahead of an election he cannot possibly lose, with no credible opposition left to challenge his 33-year rule of what has become a virtual one-party state
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