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Kem Sokha: Jailed for standing up to Cambodia’s strongman

The Cambodian ruling party's landslide win in recent elections came as little surprise - the widespread jailing of rivals meant there was almost no political opposition left.

James Ricketson’s daughter pleads for release of film-maker jailed in Cambodia

Daughter says the health of the 69-year-old Australian, who was sentenced to six years jail, is failing and he could die in prison.

Cambodian government critic flees after receiving threats

A Cambodian political analyst said on Monday he has fled the country after receiving threats since his release from a 1-1/2 year sentence for accusing Prime Minister Hun Sen’s party of orchestrating the 2016 murder of government critic Kem Ley.
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‘To forget is a crime’: Genocide survivor helps heal Cambodia’s wounds

Youk Chhang receives the Ramon Magsaysay Award 2018 for his work gathering and preserving evidence of the Khmer Rouge abuses.

Vietnam to double efforts to boost cooperation with Cambodia: ambassador

Vietnamese Ambassador to Cambodia Vu Quang Minh has highlighted the significance of Vietnam’s National Day (September 2) and relations between the two countries in an interview granted to the Cambodia News Channel (CNC).

U.S. Man Arrested, Faces Deportation on Child Sex Abuse Charges

William David Brenner, 63, from Houston, Texas was detained in Preah Sihanouk province.

Hair Aid mission to Cambodia aims to fight poverty ‘one haircut at a time’

Brisbane hairdresser Bronwyn Ball had always wanted to volunteer overseas but when the day finally came and she left for a remote corner of Cambodia, high on her list of concerns was the humidity — 99 per cent, according to her weather app.

Cambodia to Create Two New Provinces in Bid for ‘Efficiency’

The two new provinces will be formed from a land cut from Kandal province and from two districts in Mondulkiri and Ratanakkiri provinces.

Court extends detention of Cambodian opposition leader

A court in Cambodia on Thursday extended by six months the pre-trial detention of Kem Sokha, the leader of the now-dissolved main opposition party who already has been held for a year on a treason charge.

Cambodia eases pressure by releasing political prisoners

Facing international condemnation over human rights and a flawed election, Hun Sen shows his merciful side.

Clearing Cambodia’s leftover landmines: A dangerous job

Decades after war and conflict ravaged Cambodia, it is still reeling from millions of landmines. They continue to kill civilians and even de-miners. Nic Dunlop reports from one of the world's largest minefields.

Cambodia PM Hun Sen Vows to Keep Opposition Chief Kem Sokha Jailed, Despite Recent...

Cambodia’s Prime Minister Hun Sen on Wednesday vowed to keep opposition chief Kem Sokha behind bars despite a recent spate of clemency for members of his now-dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) and others held on politically motivated charges and convictions.

Released Former Opposition Official ‘Will Return to Politics’

Meach Sovannara, the former public affairs chief of the Cambodia National Rescue Party, was released from prison along with 13 fellow party activists on Tuesday.

Cambodia’s strongman is freeing his political prisoners. Why?

Activists and human rights campaigners in Cambodia have had a lot to celebrate in the past two weeks.

India Signs Two Agreements To Step Up Cooperation With Cambodia

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today discussed bilateral, multilateral and key international issues with her Cambodian counterpart Prak Sokhonn, and the two countries signed two agreements to step up cooperation.

Cambodia genocide survivor makes ‘homecoming’ to PH

When Youk Chhang first set foot in the Philippines in 1986, he said it felt like he was making his first steps to “heaven.”

Are China’s gifts a blessing or a curse for Cambodia?

This year marks the 60th anniversary of Cambodia–China diplomatic ties, and the relationship between the two countries has never been closer.

UN demonstrates double standard on Cambodia vs Myanmar

UN-appointed three-member panel has just released a report recommending that Myanmar generals identified by a year-long fact-finding mission into the Rohingya tragedy be referred to the United Nations Security Council.

India to help Cambodia renovate Lord Shiva temple

India on Wednesday signed an MoU with Cambodia to help the help the Southeast Asian nation on restoration and preservation of an ancient Lord Shiva temple, a World Heritage site.

In Photos: 14 Cambodia Political Prisoners and Activists Released

Just one month after Cambodia general election in 2018, Meach Sovanarra, former opposition figure and other 13 members of opposition party and activists were released from Prey Sar Prison after being pardoned by the King as requested by Prime Minister Hun Sen during early Tuesday morning on 28th August, 2018.

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Donaco’s Ben Reichel on Cambodia’s draft gaming law

Donaco International Executive Director Ben Reichel explains why the draft gaming law currently being finalized by the Cambodian government will benefit both his company and the local gaming industry as a whole.

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