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Cambodia reports an outbreak of H5N6 bird flu: OIE

Cambodia has reported an outbreak of the highly pathogenic H5N6 bird flu virus among poultry, the Paris-based World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) said on Thursday, citing a report from Cambodia's agriculture ministry.

Never Be Home

Get Real chronicles the plight of Cambodian American refugees who are deported back to Cambodia by the Trump administration.

Poachers kill elephant in Cambodia wildlife sanctuary

An elephant has been found dead with its tusks and tail sliced off in a wildlife sanctuary in Cambodia, where wild elephant numbers have dwindled to just a few hundred due to poaching and deforestation.

Global watchdog to put Cambodia on its money-laundering watchlist

A global money-laundering watchdog, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), will place Cambodia on its watchlist on Friday (Feb 22) because of concern it is highly vulnerable to money laundering, a high-level official with knowledge of the issue said.

In prison, Cambodian babies grow in squalid conditions as war on drugs rages

Since the Cambodian government started a war on drugs in 2017, the number of prisoners has considerably increased. Among them are pregnant women who have no choice but to give birth and raise their babies behind bars.

Cambodia strongman Hun Sen derides ‘democracy’ in fiery speech

Cambodia's strongman leader Hun Sen lashed out at Western governments for pushing "democracy and human rights" on his country, capping off a tumultuous political year with a fiery speech on Saturday.

‘Under the table’: Cambodia’s surrogate mothers risk jail for Chinese couples

Pregnant and scared, Yin hides in a house on the outskirts of Phnom Penh - one of an untold number of Cambodian surrogate mothers risking jail time for lucrative payouts from Chinese clients.

Cambodia prime minister’s son tapped for powerful party commitee

The eldest son of Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen was promoted on Thursday (Dec 20) to the ruling party's permanent committee, an official said, as questions swirl over who might succeed the strongman.

Cambodia hails opening of country’s largest dam despite opposition

Cambodian premier Hun Sen on Monday opened the country's largest hydropower scheme, swatting aside dire warnings about the environmental impact of the US$780 million project and its effect on local communities.

Cambodian critic held in Thailand over sex-trafficking film – wife

A Cambodian labour activist faces deportation from Thailand back to Cambodia over his role in making a documentary about sex trafficking that angered the Cambodian government, which dismissed it as fake, his wife said on Friday.

Cambodian critic held in Thailand over sex-trafficking film – wife

A Cambodian labour activist faces deportation from Thailand back to Cambodia over his role in making a documentary about sex trafficking that angered the Cambodian government, which dismissed it as fake, his wife said on Friday

Despite Salik’s success, concerns remain for welfare of Cambodian children working in tourism

The viral story of Thuch Salik, the talented multi-lingual boy selling souvenirs around Angkor Wat, has thrown the spotlight on the plight of working children in the province and across the country.

ASEAN may be forced to choose between US, China: Cambodia PM’s son

Southeast Asian nations may soon have to "choose sides" between the US and China in their ongoing trade war, the political heir to Cambodia's strongman ruler Hun Sen warned Wednesday in rare public comments.

New life beckons for multilingual Cambodian boy at centre of viral video

In the ancient temple complex of Angkor, it is not often a new attraction emerges. But from the country’s most revered site, a new sensation has arrived - a young boy named Thuch Salik.

Cambodia’s Hun Sen eases pressure on unions, as EU sanctions threat looms

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen told his ministers to ease pressure on labour union leaders on Wednesday, after threats by the European Union to remove the Southeast Asian country's duty-free trading access.

Hidden history: Radar probes mass graves from Khmer Rouge era

A man walks gingerly over a small field in rural Cambodia, pushing a lawnmower-like contraption that deploys ground-penetrating radar to unearth clues of mass graves.

Plastic? Fantastic!: Cambodian LGBT fashion designers find beauty in trash

From a dress inspired by the plume of a peacock and fashioned out of bottle caps and cement sacks, to a black and orange tiger outfit made of plastic bags, one group of LGBT fashion designers in Cambodia crafts beauty from trash to battle discrimination.

Video: Cambodia’s casino boom town, created by Chinese money

Chinese money has transformed the once-sleepy backpacker destination of Sihanoukville, Cambodia into a gambling resort hub with 30 casinos, and 70 more being built.

China brings casino boom to Cambodian town – but doom to local businesses?

The new season of The New Silk Road looks at how Chinese money is changing Sihanoukville and Phnom Penh, from the glitz and glamour, jobs and construction boom to the sudden imbalance, animosity and anxiety.

Cambodia offers to resume search for US Vietnam War missing

Cambodian leader Hun Sen has offered to resume working with a US programme that recovers the remains of American soldiers killed during the Vietnam War, as the premier seeks to defuse criticism of a flawed election.