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‘We can’t hide anything’ say Cambodians at alleged China base

Trying to rebut a report of a secret deal to give China access to a naval base, Cambodia’s defense ministry took reporters to see the torpid jetty and outbuildings on Friday.

Appeal Court in Cambodia to review woman’s 164-year jail term

The Appeal Court will hear the case of a 24-year-old woman who was sentenced to 164 years of imprisonment in connection with killings and robbery offences.

Court summons Adhoc staffer

The Ratanakkiri Provincial Court has summoned a senior Adhoc staffer and eight other people to be present for questioning next month on grounds of “incitement to commit crimes”.

Gov’t spokesman slams China base deal reports as ‘worst fake news’

Government spokesman Phay Siphan slammed the recent reports of a "secret deal" allowing China to use a Cambodian naval base as "the worst of fake news" and "political in nature".

The Diplomat Vietnam-Cambodia Military Relations in Focus With Fourth Defense Dialogue

The latest iteration of the dialogue spotlighted security ties between the two countries amid wider developments.

Terrifying moment motorcyclist and passenger plunge into flash flood after bridge collapses in Cambodia

This is the terrifying moment two motorcyclists were swept away after a bridge collapsed during a flash flood.

Third Chinese tourist dies after Kulen Mountain crash

A third Chinese tourist has died as a result of injuries sustained in Sunday’s traffic accident on the new Kulen Mountain road in Siem Reap province’s Phnom Kulen National Park.

Affordable drugs and new treatment method save lives

Some 71 million people worldwide are infected with the hepatitis C virus. If left untreated, hepatitis C can lead to liver damage, liver cancer and sometimes death.

Espionage trial to begin for former Radio Free Asia reporters in Cambodia

Cambodia should drop espionage charges against two former Radio Free Asia reporters and stop using anti-state charges to harass journalists, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

Fear remains 3 years after slaying of Cambodian political commentator

Anniversary of Kem Ley's murder sees Cambodia further than ever from democracy, a land where no one dares voice dissent.

Twelve Taiwanese held in Cambodia, MOFA seeks access

Twelve Taiwanese were arrested in Cambodia last week on suspicion of engaging in telecom fraud, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said, adding that the nation’s nearest representative office is requesting consular access to visit the suspects.

Cambodia sees rise in crackdowns on human, sex trafficking crimes in H1

Cambodia has seen a 25.8 percent increase in crackdowns on human and sex trafficking crimes in the first half of 2019, the National Police said on Tuesday.

Multidrug-Resistant Malaria Spreading in Southeast Asia, Study Shows

Malaria is caused by Plasmodium parasites which are carried by mosquitoes and spread through their blood-sucking bites.

Hun Sen’s Big Bet: Making Sense of China’s Second Overseas Military Base

What is the significance of China setting up its second overseas military base in Cambodia?

Banh takes aim at sanctions

Minister of National Defence Tea Banh on Monday criticised sanctions imposed on Cambodia by “superpowers and organisations” as unjust and as a political trend against the Kingdom.

Empty pockets and broken children

Ministries and child protection non-governmental organisations (NGOs) in Cambodia recently established a joint-committee for the implementation of the Action Plan to Prevent and Respond to Violence Against Children.

Drug-resistant malaria spreads in South-East Asia from Cambodia, Sanger Institute finds

Malaria that is resistant to two first line drugs has spread rapidly from Cambodia to neighbouring South-East Asian countries, researchers have discovered.

Of justice and genocide

Finding justice for the "crime of crimes" is an arduous and fickle affair. Genocide inevitably reaches from the corridors of power, where vested interests will do their best to mitigate culpability, to the traumatized lowest rungs of society.

Casualties from landmine/UXO in Cambodia doubled in H1: report

Cambodia recorded 62 landmine and unexploded ordnance (UXO) casualties in the first half of 2019, up 100 percent compared with 31 over the same period last year, said an official report on Tuesday.

Cambodian Authorities Did Not Approve Importing of Banned Plastic Waste, Official Says

Over a thousand tonnes of plastic waste found recently imported into Cambodia’s port city of Sihanoukville were brought into the country without the knowledge of Cambodian authorities, a senior customs official said on Monday.


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Threats mount as Borei Keila holdout families protest coming eviction

Around 14 families from Phnom Penh’s Borei Keila neighbourhood gathered on Thursday outside Prampi Makara district hall to protest their imminent eviction.