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Deforestation for profit in Cambodia

Efforts to protect forests come crashing down as locals see gold in felling trees.

Second Cambodian man arrested for insulting king on Facebook

Cambodian police have arrested a 70-year-old barber for allegedly insulting the king, the second such case since a controversial lese majeste law was introduced this year.

Japan has a role to play in Cambodia’s future: The Yomiuri Shimbun

In its editorial, the paper says that Japan should use its good relationship with Cambodia to improve the latter's situation and stability in the country.

Cambodia adopts lese majeste law, raising fears of politically motivated cases against govt critics

Cambodia's Parliament on Wednesday unanimously adopted a law that forbids insulting the monarchy as rights groups expressed concern the legislation, in effect in neighbouring Thailand, could be used against critics of the government.

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As Cambodia Educates More Girls, Boys Fall Through the Cracks

Girls now complete lower secondary school nearly 20 percent more often than boys, and in some provinces, 1.5 girls complete school for every boy.

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