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Khmer Rouge fall still dominates Cambodian politics 40 years on

Large celebrations set to take place in Cambodian capital to mark 40th anniversary of 'Victory Over Genocide Day'.

Hun Sen ‘win-win’ legacy debated on Khmer Rouge fall anniversary

Twenty years since collapse of ultra-communist movement, policy hailed by Cambodia PM for ending war back in spotlight.

The last 92 Irrawaddy dolphins in Mekong River may not survive

Experts are concerned that the Mekong dolphin is unlikely to survive Cambodia's modernisation as a new dam is planned.

Trick or real? CNRP split over Cambodia move to ease politics ban

Self-exiled co-founder calls government decision a political maneuver but others see it as sign of genuine improvement.

Poverty and demand from China fuel illegal Cambodia surrogacy

Commercial surrogacy was banned in 2016, but trade has continued as government discusses formal legislation.

Cambodia reiterates Khmer Rouge tribunal’s work is complete

Sar Kheng says UN-backed war crimes court has no need to prosecute anyone beyond the Khmer Rouge senior leadership.

Cambodia’s beleaguered opposition and the fight for democracy

Today, the country is effectively a one-party dictatorship with the opposition party scattered across the world.

How indigenous ‘vigilante’ grandfathers protect forest life

A group of elders, frustrated with state response, protect forest from looting against backdrop of rising deforestation.

There is still hope for Cambodia’s democracy

The international community has to pressure Cambodia to hold free and fair elections.

Cambodia’s high-rises, slavery and climate change

A legion of Cambodians are trapped as debt slaves in the brick-making industry as skylines and climate change expand.

Cambodia calls EU trade threat ‘extreme injustice’

The EU announced Cambodia could lose its special access to European markets over undemocratic practices.

‘This is my land’: Cambodian villagers slam Chinese mega-project

A few families in Cambodia's southwest lead resistance effort against large resort including casino and golf courses.

Cambodia’s Hun Sen tells world: Leave Indochina alone

Mekong Delta nations can solve their own problems, controversial leader says while defending Myanmar's government.

Cambodia opposition figure Kem Sokha under house arrest 

Kem Sokha of the dissolved CNRP placed under house arrest after more than a year in jail pending treason trial.

‘I used to talk about politics on Facebook, but now it’s scary’

As Cambodian critics are targeted online, an offline forum provides space to discuss issues such as a cybercrime law.

Hun Sen’s CPP wins all parliamentary seats in Cambodia election

Ruling party sweeps up all seats in parliament in last month's poll overshadowed by forced absence of viable opposition.

Cambodia blocks 17 media websites before vote

Independent media sites taken offline for 48 hours as Cambodians prepare to vote on Sunday in a controversial election.

Fear in the rice fields – Cambodia’s controversial election

Sunday's vote has been widely criticised as rural voters fear reprisals for going against Hun Sen's long-ruling CPP.

Is democracy dead in Cambodia?

Cambodians will go to the polls on 29 July but these are clearly not free and fair elections.

Five things to know about Cambodia’s general election

Hun Sen, who has led the country for 33 years and is accused of eliminating the opposition, is expected to retain power.