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Cambodia to ban online gambling, cites threat to social order

Cambodia said on Sunday it is banning online gambling, which helped propel a wave of Chinese investment in casinos in the country, saying that the industry had been used by foreign criminals to extort money.

Remembering Cambodia’s brutal Brother No 2

Nuon Chea, recently deceased chief organizer and ideologue of the murderous Khmer Rouge, epitomized the ‘banality of evil’.

Nuon Chea’s death highlights importance of Khmer Rouge Tribunal

There can be no perfect justice for Cambodian genocide, but law helps healing.

Cambodia-European Union trade deal is on the chopping block

Accusations of human rights abuse by the Cambodian government may force the end of a preferential trade agreement.

Cambodian Government Urges Public to Ignore Opposition ‘Propaganda’ Calling For Protests

Cambodia’s Minister of Interior Sar Kheng on Wednesday warned the public not to fall victim to “propaganda” from the opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) and protest the ruling Cambodian People’s Party (CPP), which he said had won the right to govern through legitimate elections.

Acting Cambodia Opposition Chief Sam Rainsy Walks Back Plan to Return From Exile Next...

Acting opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) President Sam Rainsy has walked back plans to return to Cambodia from self-imposed exile by late next month, but said he plans to travel there before “the end of the year,” despite the threat of prison.

Chinese project in Cambodia raises alarms of military build-up

While Cambodia welcomes an ongoing influx of Chinese tourists, investment and development, the world at large increasingly suspects that China is launching a military buildup in the country for stronger Chinese influence in Southeast Asia.

An innocent abroad

The mother. The online relationship. The scam that’s destroying lives. This is how vulnerable Australians are being lured into carrying illegal drugs for a powerful international cartel.

Australia called to reassess ties to Cambodian microfinance amid reports of child labour, debt...

The sleeve of Srey Pheak's pink-striped T-shirt hangs loose from where her right arm used to be.

Trial of RFA Reporters Ends in Cambodia, Verdict Still to Come

A court in Cambodia’s capital Phnom Penh on Friday concluded the trial of two former Radio Free Asia journalists charged with espionage and the production of pornography, with the court’s verdict on both charges scheduled for delivery later this month.

Australian government unconvinced by Cambodia’s denials over Chinese military base

An intense diplomatic effort is under way to overturn "seriously disturbing" plans for a new Chinese military base after the Australian government concluded that it does not believe public denials of the deal by Beijing and Cambodia.

Cambodia’s Khmer Rouge Trials Must Continue, Rights Groups and Survivors Say

The death in Cambodia last week of Khmer Rouge leader Nuon Chea has left unfinished a full accounting of the crimes committed by the Khmer Rouge against Cambodians and others, survivors and rights groups say, with one group calling for further prosecutions.

The Man Behind Cambodia’s Khmer Rouge ‘Died Easier Than the People He Killed’

Cambodians found little comfort in the death of Nuon Chea, believed to be the mastermind behind the Khmer Rouge regime that killed 1.7 million of their countrymen between 1975-1979

Obituary: Nuon Chea, Cambodia’s unrepentant perpetrator of genocide

While Pol Pot has gone down in history alongside Adolf Hitler, Josef Stalin and Mao Zedong as one of the most murderous leaders of the 20th Century, his right-hand man is less known.

Nuon Chea: Cambodian former Khmer Rouge deputy leader dies

Nuon Chea, a key leader in Cambodia's Khmer Rouge who was convicted of genocide last year, has died at the age of 93.

For Some Villagers, Cambodia’s New Census Numbers Won’t Add Up

They say people working on the count were rushed, skipped questions, ignored issues. Enumerators say not enough of them hired to question villagers who weren’t prepared.

US Welcomes Cambodian Assurances on Reported Chinese Naval Base

The United States has welcomed assurances by Cambodia that it will not permit China to construct naval facilities on its territory, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in Bangkok on Friday following meetings of ASEAN foreign ministers in the Thai capital.

Plundering Cambodia’s Forests

101 East investigates how illegal loggers are plundering some of Cambodia's last remaining forests.

U.S. Embassy Slams Cambodia’s ‘Failed’ One-Party Elections on Anniversary

The U.S. Embassy in Phnom Penh marked the first anniversary Tuesday of national elections conducted under a ban of Cambodia’s main opposition party with a statement calling the vote “deeply flawed” and urging Hun Sen’s regime to “take tangible actions to restore democracy.”

Hun Sen: Sanctions Would “Impact US-Cambodia Ties”

Lawmakers hope the Senate would pass and send the bill to President Donald Trump to sign later this year.

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AFF Women’s Championship 2019 – Cambodia vs Myanmar

2018 semifinalists Myanmar will take on Cambodia in Group B of the AFF Women’s Championship 2019 at the Institute of Physical Education Chonburi Campus Stadium in Thailand on Sunday.