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Cambodia: 33 pregnant women found in raid on child surrogacy ring

Police say a Chinese manager appears to be the mastermind behind an illegal “rent a womb” operation at two Phnom Penh apartments.

Australian film-maker ‘learned of Cambodia espionage charges on grapevine’

James Ricketson granted trial delay he asked for after telling judge it was not clear he had been indicted.

Rangers find 109,217 snares in a single park in Cambodia

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.”

A Cambodian Spring – engrossing portrait of grassroots protesters

There’s gripping human drama in this documentary about a Buddhist monk and two ‘housewife activists’ leading a battle against forced evictions.

Leaked report warns Cambodia’s biggest dam could ‘literally kill’ Mekong river

Government-commissioned report says proposed site at Sambor reach is the ‘worst possible place’ for hydropower due to impact on wildlife

Now the Post is muzzled, Cambodia’s free press is gone

There are no reliable sources of information left. Not for ordinary people, diplomats or NGOs

Newspaper takeover is ‘staggering blow’ to Cambodia’s free press

Phnom Penh Post was seen as last bastion of independence in media under fire from PM

Expats say Australian woman on drug charges in Cambodia criticised Hun Sen

Rachel Prins had openly and publicly criticised prime minister and that could have been catalyst for her arrest, expats post on blog

The town that breeds resistance to Malaria drugs

As new waves of the disease threaten the globe, worried scientists want to conduct a mass inoculation in a Cambodian region where new vaccines always seem to stop being effective

Australia joins UN condemnation of Cambodia but refugee deal remains

Australia has joined 44 other nations at the UN human rights council in condemning growing political violence and repression in Cambodia ahead of elections there this year

Briton in Cambodia ‘pornographic’ images case apologises in court

Daniel Jones could face up to a year in prison if convicted of breaking indecency law to promote pool party.

Seven released on bail after Cambodia ‘porn party’ arrests

A court in Cambodia has granted bail to seven people including four Britons who were held in the tourist town of Siem Reap on charges of making pornography. Another Briton and two others remain behind bars.

Cambodia’s backlash against ‘disrespectful’ party culture

As the neon lights of the Yolo club flash brightly and the chest-pulsing beats of Rihanna blare from Temple Bar, a young man is on his knees in the road, chugging beer poured through a funnel. As the liquid gets too much he chokes, spraying warm beer over the road, known as Pub Street.

Britons held in Cambodia on ‘porn’ charges should be deported, says lawyer

Foreigners could spend six months in detention before case goes to court, reports suggest,

Five Britons arrested for ‘pornographic dancing’ in Cambodia

Group are among 10 foreigners arrested near Angkor Wat who could face 12 months in prison.

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