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The next Macau? China’s big gamble in Cambodia

Chinese money has made properties in the seaside village of Sihanoukville as expensive as Byron Bay. But now, crowded out by casinos and resorts, the locals are pushing back – literally.

Jailed Australian filmmaker James Ricketson to face trial in Cambodia

Jailed Australian filmmaker James Ricketson will face trial in Cambodia after a year in prison, accused of espionage by the country's increasingly authoritarian government.

Cambodia’s Sam Rainsy warns against ‘fake election’, China ties

Exiled Cambodia opposition leader Sam Rainsy has warned Cambodia's ever-closer relationship with China is weakening regional security and undermining his country's national sovereignty.

Australian Rachel Prins facing five years in Cambodian jail if guilty

An Australian woman charged by Cambodian police with drug possession and trafficking is facing up to five years in jail if she is convicted.

Australians detained by Cambodian police in Siem Reap bar

An Australian woman has been detained by Cambodian police in the tourist city of Siem Reap and could face charges for possessing marijuana.

Cambodian adoption system corrupt: NGO

Cambodia's inter-country adoption system was rife with corruption and many children given up for adoption overseas were not orphans, a local NGO says.

‘Democracy is dead in Cambodia’: deputy opposition leader speaks out

For Mu Sochua, life in exile is a series of airports and interviews. This week, she is in New Zealand. Next week, Canada, where she will again be welcomed by Cambodian expatriate communities.

Rumours of demise exaggerated says Phnom Penh Post chief executive

The chief executive of Cambodia's oldest independent news outlet, Marcus Holmes, says the Phnom Penh Post is not in danger of closing down, despite reports to the contrary.

Australian killed in landmine blast in Cambodia

An Australian and a Cambodian were killed when a landmine detonated during a military training exercise west of Phnom Penh on Thursday, police say.

A small school in Cambodia is showing entrepreneurship can be taught

Growing up in the Cambodian province of Kampong Cham, Marady Heang’s ambitions were limited.

Hun Sen’s Cambodia slides even further into dictatorship

Cambodia’s ruling party has drawn-up a five-year plan that critics say will entrench the dictatorship of strongman Hun Sen through intimidation, harassment and arrests.

Cambodian court rejects bail for opposition leader

A Cambodian court on Thursday rejected a plea for bail by detained opposition leader Kem Sokha, following his arrest last year on charges of seeking to overthrow the government.

Canberra must act to get Australian James Ricketson out of jail in Cambodia

James Ricketson, the Australian filmmaker accused of spying in Cambodia, has little chance of getting a fair trial in the country's politically rigged, chaotic and corrupt courts.

Cambodian court refuses Australian bail over ‘spying’ allegations

Cambodia's Supreme Court has rejected a bid by accused Australian spy James Ricketson to be released on bail from one of Cambodia's harshest jails.

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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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