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Malaysia couple spared death for starving Cambodian maid

A Malaysian couple who were on death row for starving their Cambodian maid to death saw their sentences reduced to 10 years in prison last week, according to Malaysian rights organisations.

Message from Australia’s ambassador to Cambodia, Angela Corcoran

Australia Day is an occasion to celebrate the best of Australia, and what it means to be an Australian. We celebrate our history, our heritage, and the values and institutions that underpin contemporary Australia.

Sean Pengse, former minister and fierce critic of Cambodia’s border disputes with Vietnam, dies...

Sean Pengse, a former government minister under the Lon Nol regime and an outspoken critic on Cambodia’s border issues with Vietnam, has died in France at 82.

Cambodia’s low rate of unemployment doesn’t tell whole story, report finds

Cambodia continues to boast a remarkably low unemployment rate of 0.2 percent, according to a new global employment report from the International Labour Organization (ILO) – but analysts warn the number doesn’t tell the entire story.

Cambodia may be pressed by new EU palm oil regulations

New proposed rules from the European Union restricting the import of palm oil would likely affect Cambodia’s nascent palm oil sector, but the country’s main exporter is hoping that demand from India and China will cushion the blow.