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Chinese gambling boom looms over Cambodia’s Kampot

Kampot is one of Cambodia's cultural jewels, but as George Styllis writes, a flood of Chinese gambling money is making residents of this small sleepy town nervous.

Cambodia releases opposition leader Kem Sokha on bail

Cambodian opposition leader Kem Sokha has been unexpectedly released from prison where he was awaiting trial on charges of treason.

Kem Sokha: Jailed for standing up to Cambodia’s strongman

The Cambodian ruling party's landslide win in recent elections came as little surprise - the widespread jailing of rivals meant there was almost no political opposition left.

Cambodia votes in poll without main opposition

Cambodians are set to vote in an election that will not feature the only serious challenger to the rule of Prime Minister Hun Sen, who has been in power since 1985.

In 1993, the UN tried to bring democracy to Cambodia. Is that dream dead?

In the early 1990s, the international community - through what was then the largest-ever UN peacekeeping operation - made an idealistic attempt to remake broken, war-ravaged Cambodia into a functioning liberal democracy.

Cambodia Prince Ranariddh injured and wife killed in car crash

A Cambodian prince and former prime minister has been injured and his wife killed in a head-on car collision in the south-west of the country.

Kak Channthy: The Cambodian Space Project and a rock revival

Cambodian singer Kak Channthy rose from poverty to perform in front of audiences worldwide. Dubbed Cambodia's Amy Winehouse, she was the voice and face of a revival of the legendary 1960s rock scene that swept the country pre-genocide.

Healing Cambodia’s painful past through food

Nite Yun was born in a refugee camp in Thailand after her parents fled the genocide in Cambodia in the 1970s. Shortly afterwards, the family emigrated to California. Now she is bringing a Cambodian history and flavours to the US with her new restaurant Nyum Bai. She tells Emily Thomas how her food business has helped bring her closer to her family and unlock painful memories of the past.

Cambodia deports seven tourists accused of producing pornography

Cambodia has deported seven of the ten foreign tourists charged with producing pornography.

Cambodia Facebook feud hits California courts

Lawyers for exiled Cambodian opposition figure Sam Rainsy have filed legal action against Facebook, in a case that highlights how the quest for "likes" has gripped the small Southeast Asian country's leading politicians.

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