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Thai court rejects class action against sugar giant Mitr Phol

Cambodian villagers accuse Thailand's biggest sugar company of stealing their land, something the company denies.

In a Cambodian beach town, China-led building boom flouts rules

Lax regulation, bribery and corruption put lives at risk in China-fuelled development of once-sleepy Sihanoukville town.

Cambodian farmers take Thai sugar giant to court

Two Cambodian villagers claim the company illegally took their land to clear it for sugarcane farming.

Cambodia’s opposition faces renewed crackdown amid China shift

With senior leaders jailed or exiled, local and regional supporters of opposition report attacks and harassment.

Gateless: A Story of Child Sex Abuse in Cambodia’s Temples

A young man seeks justice after being abused in a Buddhist temple in Cambodia.

Neo-Nazi website founder must return to US to face lawsuit

A neo-Nazi website operator is not excused from returning to the United States for questioning under oath in a lawsuit accusing him of orchestrating an anti-Jewish "troll storm" against a Montana real estate agent's family, a federal judge has ruled.

Calls grow for investigation over missing Cambodian land activist

Human rights groups ratchet up pressure on the Cambodian government after Sum Moeun vanished without a trace.

Cambodian court issues arrest warrants for top opposition leaders

Exiled politicians accused of incitement to commit felony and plotting treason after announcing plans to return.

Will Brexit push Cambodia into economic crisis?

As the UK prepares to leave the EU, we look at Brexit's potential effect on Southeast Asian economies.

Cambodia economy: High growth expected to continue

From the ashes of war, Cambodia is forecast to have the sixth fastest growing economy in the world.

‘Clock’s ticking,’ EU tells Cambodia as trade scheme under threat

Bloc launches process that could lead to end of favourable deal over Phnom Penh's record on human rights and democracy.

Cambodia’s opposition leaders in exile to return

The opposition was accused of conspiring with foreign countries to overthrow the government and was dissolved by the court.

15 years on, justice elusive in Cambodia union leader’s murder

Charismatic union leader Chea Vichea was shot dead in Phnom Penh on January 22, 2004, but his killers remain at large.

Chinese investment brings casinos to Cambodia

Seaside town once popular with backpackers, now seeing residents forced out because of rising costs and construction.

Cambodia opposition member Kong Mas charged with ‘incitement’

Proponent of sanctions charged with incitement days after PM Hun Sen warned critics to flee if EU revoked trade deal.

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.