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Heatwaves and drought have devastated crops in rural Cambodia, forcing many farmers to abandon the fields and take work in the country’s burgeoning brick industry, where they become trapped in debt bondage.
Women lured by the chance to escape poverty explain how they have gone from being treated as victims to criminals.
Australian ‘grateful to have his freedom’ after 15 months in prison as family urge 69-year-old to ‘chill out’ and take ‘time to reflect’.
Documentary maker was jailed for espionage this year after flying drone over electoral rally.
Vast project follows a similar $3.8bn project, raising concerns about Beijing’s dollar diplomacy in the region.
Jailed Australian film-maker’s son says six years in prison ‘will kill’ his father and pleads for the king to show mercy.
Daughter says the health of the 69-year-old Australian, who was sentenced to six years jail, is failing and he could die in prison.
The Australian film-maker and alleged spy James Ricketson is a good man who helps the poor and is not involved in politics, a Phnom Penh court has been told.
The trial of Australian filmmaker James Ricketson has begun in Cambodia’s capital Phnom Penh.
Former Japan international Keisuke Honda has been named general manager of Cambodia’s national team just a week after signing for Melbourne Victoryin the A-League.
The once-sleepy beach town of Sihanoukville has been transformed by Chinese investment – and the sheer speed of development has divided locals.
Election widely condemned as a sham by human rights groups and political observers.
Scared and on the run, members of the opposition mount campaign against legitimacy of strongman leader Hun Sen.
Police say a Chinese manager appears to be the mastermind behind an illegal “rent a womb” operation at two Phnom Penh apartments.
James Ricketson granted trial delay he asked for after telling judge it was not clear he had been indicted.
Snares – either metal or rope – are indiscriminately killing wildlife across Southeast Asia, from elephants to mouse deer. The problem has become so bad that scientists are referring to protected areas in the region as “empty forests.”
There’s gripping human drama in this documentary about a Buddhist monk and two ‘housewife activists’ leading a battle against forced evictions.
Government-commissioned report says proposed site at Sambor reach is the ‘worst possible place’ for hydropower due to impact on wildlife
There are no reliable sources of information left. Not for ordinary people, diplomats or NGOs
Phnom Penh Post was seen as last bastion of independence in media under fire from PM
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