Authorities in Cambodia’s Kratie province on Thursday opened fire on a group of people protesting over a long-running land dispute with a rubber plantation, killing as many as eight people and injuring dozens of others, according to sources.
And in Armenia, all children between the ages of 6 and 8 receive compulsory chess lessons, making Armenia the first country in the world to include chess in its national curriculum, while in Fada N’Gourma, Burkina Faso, African choreographer Aguibou Sanou has been bringing dance to prison.
As the U.S. aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson headed to Da Nang on a “historic visit,” Vietnamese newspapers exploded with excitement. They explained almost the entire history and stature of the Vinson. The carrier visit, they argued, could be considered the most convincing evidence of America’s commitment to Vietnam.
Sophal Ear is an associate professor of diplomacy & world affairs at Occidental College in California who has written "Aid Dependence in Cambodia: How Foreign Assistance Undermines Democracy" and co-authored “The Hungry Dragon: How China's Resource Quest Is Reshaping the World."
New Zealand won't be following the United States' lead and cutting aid to Cambodia.
The United Nations Special Rapporteur on Cambodia does not have proper understanding of the country when it comes to human rights, according to the head of the country’s government rights body.
The United Nations human rights envoy to Cambodia asked that the government to respect the rule of law and not “rule by law” during a meeting on Wednesday with the head of the government’s human rights committee.
After Chinese New Year in Cambodia, Cambodians believe powerful spirits ascend to possess the living.
Shrinking political and civic space in the Kingdom is highlighted in a new report from the United Nations’ human rights commissioner and secretary-general ahead of a UN Human Rights Council discussion this month on Cambodia.
It is 5.30am. I am sitting on an upturned bucket in a cell bathroom – the only place at this time of day where there is any light.
Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen on Monday rejected a request from opposition leader Sam Rainsy for talks about the country's political problems, denigrating his archrival as a traitor and a convict.
Response follows US move to cut aid for what White House called Southeast Asian country's recent democratic 'setbacks'.
Cambodia’s former opposition leader Sam Rainsy said on Sunday he was open to talks with Prime Minister Hun Sen, who has held power since 1985, to end a crisis caused by the dissolution of the main opposition party ahead of elections in July.
Cambodia’s prime minister on Saturday accused the U.S. government of being dishonest in its announced suspension of aid to the Southeast Asian nation, saying Cambodia had already stopped receiving aid from Washington in 2016.
Two retired British businessmen are charged with molesting teenage boys after luring them to play in swimming pool at their house in Cambodia.
The eldest son of Cambodia's Prime Minister Hun Sen has assumed a position as joint chief of staff of Cambodia's Armed Forces, the latest promotion of one of Mr Hun Sen's family members to a senior post aimed at apparently consolidating his grip on power.
The Australian government has told Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen that his recent threat to assault protesters when he visits the island continent later this month is unacceptable, as outrage over the remarks intensifies.
Yim Tith, who was charged with crimes against humanity for his alleged role in the mass killings in 1970, may be released as lawyers argue over whether he falls under the court’s jurisdiction.
As a leader in the field of textile conservation, Julia Brennan has worked to preserve many glamorous and historic articles of clothing, from a kimono presented to Babe Ruth, to singer James Brown’s jumpsuit, to a British aristocrat’s coronation gown.
As the six-month anniversary of the arrest of former opposition leader Kem Sokha on treason charges nears, Cambodia’s Foreign Ministry is criticising what it characterizes as “endless” foreign interference in the country.