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Aung San Suu Kyi Says Rohingya Crisis ‘Could Have Been Handled Better’

Myanmar State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi on Thursday said her government could have done better managing the Rohingya Muslim crisis in Rakhine state, but defended the sentencing of two Reuters reporters handed seven-year jail terms earlier this month for possessing documents related to the massacre of 10 Rohingya men and boys.

Cambodia Town Is Mapping Its Political Future In Long Beach

No Cambodian-American serves as an elected official in Long Beach.

Cambodian PM returns home after attending China-ASEAN Expo, WEF on ASEAN

Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen returned home on Thursday after attending the 15th China-ASEAN Expo in Nanning City in China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region and the World Economic Forum on ASEAN in Vietnam's Hanoi.

US pop sensation Charlie Puth to play Phnom Penh

In a room crowded with cheering young Cambodians, Smart Axiata announced today that it would be hosting US popstar Charlie Puth at its annual Smart Mega Concert in Phnom Penh on 2 November.

Cambodia’s Hun Sen tells world: Leave Indochina alone

Mekong Delta nations can solve their own problems, controversial leader says while defending Myanmar's government.

Kem Sokha Release ‘Not Enough’: Congressman

Kem Sokha is now placed under house arrest and is still denied access to his former colleagues at the Cambodia National Rescue Party, which was banned in November.

Cambodia’s Hun Sen Urged to Drop Charges on All Political Prisoners

A leading international human rights group on Wednesday called on Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen to release all political prisoners and drop all charges against them, arguing that recent releases and pardons were merely “attempts to regain international legitimacy after sham elections.”

Chinese Political Refugee on Hunger Strike in Thai Immigration Detention Center

A Chinese political refugee detained last month by police in Thailand has begun a hunger strike in an immigration detention center in the hope of staving off her forced repatriation.

Vietnamese Democracy Activist Sentenced to 12 Years in Prison

Vietnamese activist Nguyen Trung Truc, a member of the online Brotherhood for Democracy advocacy group, was sentenced by a court in northern Vietnam’s Quang Binh province on Wednesday to a 12-year prison term in a decision that drew harsh rebukes from human rights groups and the U.S. embassy in Hanoi.

UN, partners in Cambodia meet to improve support for victims of human trafficking

The Cambodian government, the United Nations, and civil society representatives gathered here on Wednesday to strengthen mechanisms in order to support the victims of trafficking in persons, said the UN mission in Cambodia.

US urges Cambodia to remove restrictions against opposition leader

The United States urged Cambodia's government on Tuesday to drop all charges against opposition leader Kem Sokha, who was released on bail but has been placed under house arrest.

Open letter to Marise Payne: Will Australia let James Ricketson unjustly spend 6 years...

Dear Foreign Minister, Human Rights Watch writes to urge you to press the Cambodian Government to quash the conviction and immediately release imprisoned Australian journalist and filmmaker James Ricketson.

A critically ill British man may die in Cambodia after the government wouldn’t pay...

Charles McLaughlin is on life support with two blood clots on his brain in a 'basic' hospital in Cambodia.

Release of Cambodian Opposition Chief Fails to Satisfy Hun Sen Critics

Cambodia released opposition leader Kem Sokha on bail Monday, a year after he was arrested on treason charges widely seen as politically motivated, but critics said he should never have been arrested and called for his banned party to be reinstated.

Kem Sokha, In His Own Words

The following text tells the life story of Kem Sokha, president of the opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party until it was dissolved last year, in his own words.

Vietnam Bars Rights Campaigners From Entering Country to Speak at Forum

Vietnam has denied entry to two prominent human rights advocates invited to speak at the World Economic Forum on ASEAN hosted by the Southeast Asian nation, in what rights groups say is a continued crackdown on those critical of the repressive government’s dismal human rights record and an attack on freedom of expression.

MH370 Google Earth Location: Chinese Satellite Investigates Wreckage Claim In Cambodia Jungle

A Chinese satellite investigated claims made by a British tech expert of spotting missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 in the Cambodian jungle.

Interview: Brian Eyler, director of the Stimson Center’s Southeast Asia Program

Brian Eyler is an expert on transboundary issues in the Mekong region and China’s economic relationship with Southeast Asia.

Chinese Money Is Driving One of Asia’s Fastest Property Booms

Phnom Penh, once known for its French colonial villas and modernist “New Khmer Architecture,” is becoming unrecognizable.

The life of a Swiss children’s doctor in Cambodia

Beat Richner, a Swiss paediatric doctor who died at the age of 71, gave his all for sick children in Cambodia.

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Hun Sen Raises Spectre of Assassination Attempt in Warning Over Threat...

According to Hun Sen, in September 1998 while traveling to Siem Reap his car was targeted by an attacker with a B40 rocket-propelled grenade.

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