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Cambodia PM slams ‘failed’ election boycott campaign

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen said opposition calls to boycott elections failed as he celebrated his "crystal clear" victory in the uncontested vote in a speech to thousands of garment workers Thursday.

Sovantha and Rozeth: Two opposite sides of the same Cambodian coin

They are two young women full of hopes for their nation: High profile, energetic and not afraid to speak their mind.

Hidden opposition networks bide time waiting to end ‘nightmare’ in Cambodia

Even on a crackling line from Africa to Asia, Mu Sochua sounds determined.

Cambodia accuses former opposition members of urging poll boycott

Cambodian authorities are investigating former opposition officials after accusing them of encouraging a boycott of controversial elections, one of the officials said on Monday.

Cambodia calls campaign to boycott election a ‘crime’

Cambodia's election commission on Tuesday described calls to boycott a controversial election on Jul 29 as a "crime" and said authorities were already pursuing charges against those who criticised the vote.

A Singaporean girl, a tuk-tuk driver from Cambodia and their unexpected friendship

When Sofia Goh made a friend on her trip, she began a journey she will never forget. The new series Across Asean explores these special bonds formed by ordinary individuals from the countries in this region.

Cambodia restores railway link to Thailand after 45 years

Cambodia on Wednesday (Jul 4) reopened the final stretch of a railway running from the capital Phnom Penh to the border with neighbouring Thailand, the first time the line has been operational in 45 years.

Cambodia earns Guinness Record for longest woven scarf

Cambodia won a place in the Guinness book of World Records on Sunday for a 1,100m long version of the country's popular krama scarf.

With Cambodia ‘drowning in a wave’ of waste, plastic could be banned at Angkor...

Siem Reap - A future ban on plastic in Cambodia’s world renowned Angkor Archaeological Park will be considered by authorities, in what could be...

Powerful, cheap and Cambodian: Computer dreams being born in the kingdom

When Thul Rithy first moved to Phnom Penh as a young man he lived in a simple pagoda with monks and exercised his keen thirst for knowledge. 

Cambodia warns against ‘clean finger’ election boycott

Cambodia's ruling party on Friday (Jun 15) threatened legal action against opposition figures leading a "clean finger campaign" that is encouraging voters to boycott a national election in July.

Cambodian schools told to stop improvising bells from war-era bombs

Cambodia's government has told schools across the country to stop converting war-era ordnance into school bells to prevent possible explosions.

Singapore — Nine Millennia Institute students injured in bus accident during Cambodia school trip

Nine students from Millennia Institute sustained minor injuries after the bus they were travelling in met with an accident during a school trip in Cambodia.

In Cambodia, fears tarantula may go off the menu

While a plate piled high with hairy, palm-sized tarantulas is the stuff of nightmares for some, these garlic fried spiders are a coveted treat in Cambodia, where the only fear is that they may soon vanish due to deforestation and unchecked hunting.

Ex-Cambodian opposition leader Kem Sokha to remain in jail before trial: Appeal Court

Former Cambodian opposition leader Kem Sokha is to remain in jail while awaiting his trial after the Appeal Court on Tuesday (Mar 27) upheld the decision of the Phnom Penh Municipal Court to extend his pre-trial detention by an additional six months.

Protestors stand up to Cambodia’s Hun Sen in Australia

Hundreds of Cambodian-Australians gathered in Sydney on Friday (Mar 16) to protest the visit of Cambodian leader Hun Sen who is accused of overseeing widespread human rights violations in the Southeast Asian nation.

UN expert calls on Cambodian government to ‘choose path of human rights’

The United Nations Special Rapporteur on human rights in Cambodia called on the government on Wednesday to “choose the path of human rights”, while expressing serious concerns about restrictions on the media, freedom of expression and political participation ahead of a national election in July.

Cambodia arrests 100 suspects over China telecoms fraud

Cambodian police on Monday (Mar 12) arrested 100 Chinese people suspected of running a telecoms scam to defraud victims in China, a senior official said.

Cambodia authorities deny ‘slaughter’ over land dispute, claim self-defence

Security forces in Cambodia have said they acted out of self-defence in clashes with civilians who were involved in a land dispute with a rubber plantation company in Cambodia’s Kratie province.

UN ‘misunderstands’ Cambodia’s human rights reality

The United Nations Special Rapporteur on Cambodia does not have proper understanding of the country when it comes to human rights, according to the head of the country’s government rights body.